June, 2013

HuaweiRenders of the Huawei Ascend W2 were leaked only a few weeks ago, and today the device had been teased once again. Huawei Italy recently posted an image on their official Facebook account teasing an upcoming Windows Phone 8 device. …

Nokia EOSWhilst we’re patiently waiting for Nokia to reveal their 41MP PureView Windows Phone – the Nokia “EOS” – on July 11, a series of photos of an alleged prototype device was leaked to the internet today showcasing an aluminum …

NokiaFollowing the multitudes of leaks of the Nokia “EOS” device last week, showing its impressive 41MP PureView camera mounted on a polycarbonate body, Nokia is finally ready to officially unveil the device to the public next month. The company has …

prod_windowsStore_WebMicrosoft seems to be reshaping itself before our very eyes, most recently with what looks to be a carefully crafted new “Windows Everywhere” ad campaign, and now today the announcement of “Windows Store only at Best Buy”, a new store-within-a-store …

SiriYesterday, at WWDC, among a flurry of Apple announcements including a new, flatter, more “Windows Phone-ish” look for iOS with iOS 7, came news that Apple’s Siri will, beginning this fall, return Bing search results instead of Google.  A post …

22361Last month, when Microsoft announced the Xbox One, they focused largely on the hardware, promising that E3 was going to be “all about the games”, as Don Mattrick had said. Today’s Xbox E3 2013 Media Briefing largely delivered on that …

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As most of you are aware, the Xbox E3 2013 Media Briefing is only 9 hours away! Having previously announced Xbox One’s hardware, specs, and certain entertainment features, Microsoft has promised today’s briefing will be strictly gaming focused. That being …

Windows Phone BlueWe all know that Microsoft is currently preparing the rollout of the GDR2 update for their Windows Phone 8 OS, and future updates are also in development – including a GDR3 update as well as Windows Phone “Blue” upgrade. However, …

bing desktopBing Desktop, an application that sits on your desktop and provides instant access to a search bar, news and weather, and even access to Facebook, was first released in beta form a year ago in April.  Since then, over …

Nokia announced pre-order for Lumia 925 starts on June 17 in China by updating  the Chinese Lumia 925 page. On June 17, customers can pre-order Lumia 925 on JD.com online store. Also, first 925 Lumia 925 buyers will get …

bing translatorIf you’ve used Bing Translator before, you’ll know it to be a simple and mostly effective method of getting a quick translation, either by inputting text or selecting portions or whole web pages for translation.  For sites like ours, who …

Nokia EOSIt seems as if everyone decided to break the NDA all at the same time, as today images of the alleged Nokia “EOS” – the Windows Phone 8 device said to come with a 41MP PureView camera – were leaked …

WindowsWe’ve been using Windows 8 since it was first released to developers in September of 2011, but we have a confession to make.  Like many of you, we’ve shied away from the “Metro style” modern features of Windows 8 and …

New-Microsoft-LogoYesterday we mentioned an All Things D post with news that Microsoft is considering a broad restructuring, and today, Bloomberg News has more.  Both publications report that the plans are not final and may change, but Bloomberg’s report …

Nokia Lumia 925 has acquired all two certifications in China right ahead of launch on the China Unicom network this month. One of the certifications is CCC (China Compulsory Certificate), another is by TENAA regulator which is more …

skype updateSkype is in the news today with the announcement of a new updated version of Skype for Windows 8, which brings Enhanced HD Video support to Skype for Windows 8 in “selected scenarios”, according to a post on Skype’s …