04/08/2013, With iOS and Android firmly holding their ground as the top two smartphone platforms, many argue that there is room for a third platform as well. The tussle for that place is between BlackBerry and Windows Phone, both have been working quite hard to get their platforms off the ground. Nokia has pledged unwavering support to Microsoft and its Lumia range of smartphones are testimony enough. According to AdDuplex, a […]
03/27/2013, Just how well do you think that Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform is doing at the moment? Well, we know for sure that they are not going to overtake the two 800 lbs gorillas at the moment, namely iOS and Android, but it sure as heck has a fighting chance to remain in third position, with the only real competition around being the BlackBerry 10 operating system that was introduced earlier […]
12/10/2012, You know just how strong a particular game franchise is when it has been around for quite some time already, spreading its wings (how apt in the case of Rovio’s Angry Birds) to a myriad of platforms. We’re talking about the Angry Birds franchise here, which has seen them make the trip to Space and back, and even touching on the science fiction department with a collaboration alongside Disney’s Star […]
08/29/2012, Thanks to a bunch of passionate and dedicated developers at XDA, here we are with a video above that depicts the wonders of experiencing USB Video Out for the Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system. It does seem to work in a butter smooth manner that is nothing short of impressive, but the setup process can be said to be quite the hassle since you will need a custom ROM […]
07/27/2012, If you’re unsatisfied with your Nokia Lumia’s default camera app, fret not. Nokia has released a new app called Camera Extras which should improve your photo shooting experience with the Windows Phone 7 device. Camera Extras will give you features such as panorama mode, smart group shot, action shot and self-timer to the Windows Phone 7 camera app. While these features sound like they should already be in any default […]
12/23/2011, The Acer Allegro was first released last month ahead of schedule thanks to a French store Rue du Commerce. Well, yesterday the phone was officially released in France. The Acer Allegro is Acer’s first foray into creating a Windows Phone 7 device and it packs first generation WP-device specs: a 1GHz processor, a 3.6″ display, 8GB of internal storage, Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, a 1,300mAh battery (with Acer Fast Charge), […]
12/15/2011, With T-Mobile officially launching the Nokia Lumia 710, both Nokia and Windows Phone fans based in the US are probably wondering when the rest of Nokia’s Windows Phone portfolio is expected to hit, and here’s the good news. According to Nokia’s North American President, Chris Weber, Nokia’s big push into the US market won’t begin until CES which is held in January 2012.
12/12/2011, Besides being able to sideload non-Marketplace apps on your Windows Phone, it looks like unlocking the device has another benefit: more customization options. If only being able to select the background color and the color of the tiles feels too limited for you and you want a more unique-looking Windows Phone device – you’re not alone. And until Microsoft decides to make it an official feature of the operating system, […]
12/12/2011, Now here is a bittersweet bit of news for those Windows Phone 7 owners out there – it seems that the software giant from Redmond, Washington, did confirm that Windows Phone 7 will have built-in NFC support, but before you actually jump up and down, whopping around the room in joy, here is me being a wet blanket – at the end of the day, the decision still lies in […]
12/09/2011, Nokia doesn’t have many Windows Phone devices. In fact, its first one, the Nokia Lumia 800 only hit the market recently. Well, it looks like the phone isn’t going to be so lonely anymore. Nokia has announced that starting today, the Nokia Lumia 710, which was unveiled at the same time as the Lumia 800, will be available for purchase. The phone will be available in select countries (US still […]
12/08/2011, It looks like we’re about to see the first Nokia Windows Phone devices in the US sooner than we thought. The folks over at T-Mobile and Nokia have started sending out invitations for an event that will be held in New York City on December 14th. It wasn’t mentioned what the event was going to be about, but judging by recent events (Nokia Lumia 710 turning up at the FCC […]
12/02/2011, Just because you use Windows Phone 7.5 does not mean that you have to love Microsoft’s Bing as your default browser. Similarly just because you own an Android phone does not mean that your preferred search engine must be Google, but now Google is offering the chance to Windows Phone 7.5 users to start using their own search engine in place of Bing.
12/01/2011, It looks like we’ll have an additional player in the Windows Phone game next year. Lenovo has confirmed that it will be launching a Windows Phone device next year – in the second half of the year that is. Besides the confirmation of a Windows Phone device next year, Lenovo didn’t announce any specs, prices or even details of an international launch. Lenovo hasn’t been too well known for creating […]
12/01/2011, Evernote has just announced that its Windows Phone app has just received a new update. The update brings the app up to version 2.1 and includes some new improvements such as the ability to pin any note or notebook to your home screen; you can even pin options to create a new text, snapshot, or audio note. Great for those of you who have been looking for a shortcut to […]