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Windows Phone Market Share In Belgium Is 12%, Not Too Far From iOS

05/12/2014, As we had reported yesterday, Vietnam appears to be one of the few countries that Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform is doing pretty well. Well it turns out that Windows Phone is favored in Europe too, such as in Belgium where the latest numbers have...

Windows Phone Commands 26% Of Vietnam’s Smartphone Market Share

05/11/2014, Generally speaking, the Windows Phone platform isn’t exactly the most popular smartphone platform in the world. In fact its worldwide market share isn’t as high as iOS and Android, although to be fair there are some markets in which Windows Phone is...

Cortana Hacked And Used For Home Automation

05/09/2014, Wouldn’t it be cool if you could use your smartphone to control your home appliances? Well, we suppose that is technically possible, thanks to apps and devices like the WeMo or the D-Link WiFi Smart Plug, but wouldn’t it be cooler if you could...

Nokia Shows Off Rube Goldberg Machine To Celebrate Its Past

05/08/2014, If we were to study the lessons of the past, it would make it a whole lot easier for us to learn and apply what we have learned in the future. Nokia has certainly had a colorful past when it comes to the world of mobile phones, leading up to the bevy of...

Japanese Carrier KDDI Has No Windows Phone Plans This Year

05/08/2014, Back in April we reported that according to recent numbers offered by Kantar, it seems as though there is slight growth in Japan for Windows Phone. Granted the growth did not even break 1%, it was still interesting to see a jump from 0.3% to 0.9%,...

LG To Place Windows Phone Orders Soon [Rumor]

05/07/2014, LG is probably more well-known for their lineup of Android smartphones, and despite Microsoft having listed LG as one of their manufacturing partners for Windows Phone devices, we haven’t really seen much from the South Korean company yet. However that...

Snapchat For Windows Phone Release Possible

05/04/2014, Despite presence of other mobile platforms the reason why most first-time smartphone buyers opt for either iOS or Android simply comes down to apps. There’s a substantial app-gap between these two platforms and their rivals, who are doing the best...

File Manager For Windows Phone 8.1 Being Developed

05/04/2014, Even though Microsoft has already released a developer preview of Windows Phone 8.1 that doesn’t mean that the company is finished tweaking it. Public release of the software isn’t expected until next month at the very least. Many Windows...

Cortana To Make Its Way To China And The UK

05/02/2014, As it stands, Cortana is currently available to those in the US. We expect that this might be the case as Windows Phone 8.1 has yet to be released and is only in Developer Preview at the moment. Well the good news for those living outside the US is that...

YEZZ Billy 4.7 Windows Phone Unveiled

05/01/2014, OEMs have come up with a variety of different ways in which they name their devices. Some are clever, some are simple, some names are very long and clumsy, and some are just a little odd. YEZZ on the other hand has decided to go with something simple and...

Microsoft Launches Two Windows 8.1 Apps For Windows Phone 8.1

04/30/2014, Microsoft has slowly been moving towards consolidation of its software and today that mission evidently continues with the launch of two Windows 8.1 applications for Windows Phone 8.1. The latest WP update was announced earlier this month and a developer...

Windows Phone 8.1 Might Only See A Release In June

04/30/2014, It was earlier this month that Microsoft officially announced Windows Phone 8.1. Not only is the update introducing changes to the smartphone operating system, but will also come bundled with new features, such as Cortana, Microsoft’s voice assistant....

Nokia’s Final Earnings Report Reveals 30 Percent Dip In Sales

04/29/2014, The iconic Finnish company no longer has a devices and services business, it has sold that to Microsoft, which closed the acquisition last week. Though in its last earnings report as an independent manufacturer Nokia revealed that it saw a 30 percent...

Glitch Makes It Possible To Delete Native Windows Phone Apps

04/28/2014, OEMs don’t usually allow people to delete native applications found on their mobile devices. For example, even if you have no use for the native stocks app on iPhone, you can’t delete it. Same is true for other platforms as well. However a...