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Battery Life Most Important Feature In A Smartphone [Survey]

05/21/2014, When you’re choosing your next smartphone, what sort of things do you take into consideration? Do you take things like screen size into consideration? Battery life? Design of the phone? The type of operating system it uses? At the end of the day we...

WhatsApp Will Be Restored Soon, According To Microsoft

05/20/2014, A couple of days ago, WhatsApp for Windows Phone was removed from the Windows Phone Store. No explanation was given as to why the developers made that decision, but according to a statement released by WhatsApp, they claimed that it was due to technical...

Chinese OEMs Still Hesitant About Windows Phone

05/20/2014, As far as Windows Phone handsets are concerned, the larger manufacturer of such devices is probably Nokia. You also have other companies in the mix such as HTC, Samsung, ZTE, and Acer, although safe to say that Nokia is probably the most prominent and has...

WhatsApp Removed From Windows Phone Store

05/18/2014, It looked as though the hugely popular instant messaging program known as WhatsApp was removed from the Windows Phone Store over the weekend, with WhatsApp as well as Microsoft remaining mum on any particular reason that it was removed. If one were to...

Windows Phone 8.1 Allows Hi-Res Lumia Photos Backups On OneDrive

05/18/2014, It is a no-brainer that those who own the better or higher end Windows Phone 8-powered devices out there will also be able to capture some rather stunning photos, thanks to the hardware included. With the Nokia Camera app, it seems as though only low...

BBM On Windows Phone Is In The Pipeline

05/16/2014, Earlier this week, we did hear some pretty interesting insight from BlackBerry concerning the company’s position when it comes to wearable technology, including tablets and laptops – that they simply will not dive into those market segments,...

Microsoft Announces K-Touch And Blu Products As Windows Phone OEMs

05/15/2014, Earlier this February at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Microsoft did announce that they company has signed up another nine new hardware partners to Windows Phone, adding Micromax and Prestigio to the growing list at BUILD which was held last...

ZTE Nubia W5 Runs On Snapdragon 801 Processor (Rumor)

05/15/2014, The ZTE Nubia W5 does seem to want to create history, as up till now, there has been no Windows Phone-powered smartphone that came with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor underneath the hood, so you can more or less expect just what the ZTE Nubia W5 will...

Prestigio MultiPhone PAP5507 DUO Runs On Windows Phone

05/13/2014, When it comes to the Windows Phone platform, one name would most probably come to our minds, and that would be Nokia, whose smartphone arm is now under the ownership of Microsoft. Having said that, LG too, might continue to ride with the Windows Phone...

LG Uni8 Windows Phone 8 Device Spotted

05/13/2014, Has it been that long already that LG has been missing in action from the world of Windows Phone? Apparently, four years have already passed, where back then, the LG Optimus 7 and the LG Quantum were released over on AT&T in 2010. In between then and...

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...