So you’re considering jumping ship from iOS, Android or BlackBerry to Windows or Windows Phone, are you? Microsoft is lending a hand courtesy of a pretty lucrative trade-in program launched about a week ago, but only if you’re looking to discard one of Apple’s iPads and get a Surface instead.
Recently, the notorious Twitter leaker @evleaks tweeted that the launch date of the Nokia Lumia 1520 has been pushed back to October 22. Shortly after, another image of the Windows Phone 8 handset on Chinese store shelves emerged.
A new Samsung device with model number SGH-I186 has been seen spotted on FCC, hinting towards a possible launch of a Windows Phone 8 device on AT&T in the coming weeks.
Microsoft is taking the fight to Apple once again, this time in seven – yes, seven – new YouTube videos mocking Cupertino’s recently announced iPhone 5s and 5c.
Microsoft’s voice assistant for Windows Phone is codenamed ‘Cortana’, will compete with Siri and Google Now
With all the rage that are Siri on iOS and Google Now on Android, Microsoft is, unsurprisingly, working on a personal assistant feature for Windows Phone, codenamed “Cortana” after the popular Halo character.
A dual SIM variant of the Nokia Lumia 720 might be on its way to market soon according to serial leakster evleaks, to kick off the dual SIM smartphone trend on Windows Phone 8.
A tweet by @evleaks mentions the Nokia will officially announce the 6-inch full-HD screened Lumia 1520 on September 26th. The Lumia 1520 is the first Windows Phone device to be launched in the phablet segment.
A set of screenshots and videos have revealed all the new features and changes that Microsoft has included in the upcoming General Distribution Release 3 (GDR3) update to Windows Phone 8.
In the wake of Microsoft’s announcement that it’s planning on buying Nokia’s handset division, Microsoft’s operating systems boss says his company will still work with Windows Phone OEMs.
Despite being one of the earliest supporters of BlackBerry’s gesture-based smartphone OS, T-Mobile is reportedly looking to stop selling BlackBerry 10 phones in its stores.
Evernote has updated its official Windows Phone app to add support for Windows Phone 8, along with a plethora of new features that should make up for the neglect the app has received in the past.
For technology enthusiasts, the mobile industry is a fascinating vertical to observe. Even in my relatively few years covering consumer electronics, I’ve already seen Microsoft go from ruling the smartphone space (briefly, and after an even briefer era of Palm dominance), to the unenviable position of (albeit well-funded) underdog — forced to claw its way
A new rumor suggests Microsoft will ship a notification center in the GDR3 update for Windows Phone 8, and that the feature is currently under testing at Nokia.
No matter if you like Windows Phone or not, if you’re rooting for it to grow and become solid competition for Android or you reckon the smartphone market will thrive on a Google – Apple duopoly, you can’t deny Microsoft’s platform is almost exclusively Nokia’s territory at the moment.
An anonymous tipster suggests that Nokia will be announcing its first Windows 8 tablet sometime in September, followed by an unveiling of its Lumia phablet in November.
The feature list of the upcoming GDR3 update for Windows Phone 8 has been leaked, and similar to the previous update, the list is quite small yet adds some useful functionality that users have been requesting since a long time.
Nokia is reportedly planning on launching the Lumia 925 and Lumia 625, its newest Windows Phone smartphones not counting the 41-megapixel Lumia 1020, in India by the end of August.
It’s a busy day for Windows Phone users, as Microsoft has rolled out four new Bing apps for the OS, while Nokia is pushing out an update to add call and text blocking to Lumia devices.
Do you have a great idea for a mobile app but lack the relevant coding skills to make that app? Well, meet Microsoft’s Windows Phone App Studio, which will let you create a Windows Phone app from the web without any knowledge of code.
WhatsApp popularity is virtually unchallenged in today’s connected world, and the service is being updated with push-to-talk voice messaging to celebrate the achievement of 300 million active monthly users.