Asian component suppliers working for Microsoft claim that the company is designing its own smartphone, a move that might cause tensions with partner Nokia.
Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer has suggested the company will become more like Apple in the future, focusing on hardware and online services in addition to its popular software.
Nokia has cut the prices of two of its leading smartphones as it prepares to launch new models in November.
Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer, has authorised the company to give all of its US employees a complementary iPhone 5, or an Android or Windows Phone 8 device, putting an end to its previous reliance on BlackBerry phones.
Nokia has confirmed that it will release a new smartphone powered by Windows Phone 8 soon, showing a dogged determination to stick with its partnership with Microsoft.
Microsoft is introducing a “try before you buy” feature for apps in its Windows 8 store, giving users a week to see if they really want to pay for the app.
Finnish mobile firm Nokia has been downgraded by a credit ratings agency as analysts fail to see how its deal with Microsoft for Windows Phone devices is paying off.
Microsoft is rumoured to be working on an own-branded smartphone to help with initial growth of its Windows Phone 8 operating system.
Huawei is to launch smartphones and tablet computers powered by Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 operating systems, providing further competition in an already packed market.
Microsoft has announced a host of new features that will come with Windows Phone 8, including a revamped start screen, dual-core processor support, more screen resolutions, microSD support, a digital wallet, and several improvements for business users.
Microsoft has unveiled Windows Phone 8 at the Windows Phone Summit in San Francisco, with the biggest feature being shared code with Windows 8, creating a potentially universal experience across desktop computers and mobile devices.
Microsoft is to announce its own-branded tablet computer powered by Windows 8 on Monday, 18 June in Los Angeles, according to a source close to the company.
Market research and analysis firm IDC (International Data Research) predicts that Android will peak this year, and that Windows Phone will surpass iOS by 2016. It also forecasts that a market will remain for Blackberry devices, despite their current gloomy status.
According to a Microsoft official, Windows Phone handsets are overtaking the iPhone in the People's Republic of China.
While the entire world believed that Nokia would unveil their new Lumia 928 on May 14 (as the press invites hinted), the new Windows Phone flagship is official, and so here's the first promo video. Let's take a closer look!
Several major telecommunications operators in Europe have slated Nokia's Lumia Windows Phone devices as not good enough to compete with Apple and Android smartphones.
Samsung is expecting to release a Windows Phone 8 as early as October of this year. Recently, rumors posited that the South Korean electronics company would release three Windows phones in 2012. The rumors also suggested that two of them were to run the ‘Apollo’ update of Windows Phone. The Taiwanese branch of
While touch is pervasive way of communicating with the way we communicate with the mobile devices of today, Microsoft is working on a different interface for tomorrow.
Free mobile apps use considerably more battery power than their paid equivalents, due to resource-hogging advertisements, according to a study by Purdue University.
Nokia will unveil a cheap smartphone running the Windows Phone operating system next week in an attempt target the lower end of the market, according to sources cited by Reuters.