Items tagged with Windows Phone

If you use Dropbox, you almost certainly know by now about the company’s partnership with Microsoft to offer better compatibility between Dropbox and Office – something users had been calling for. Now, the partnership has produced another gem for... Read more...
It looks as though Microsoft might have a winner on its hands with the smartphone version of Windows 10. Microsoft officially announced the operating system yesterday, and is bringing a wealth of improvements compared to its predecessor, Windows... Read more...
In a perfect world, we all could forget all about Windows 8 and the headaches that it caused for regular consumers all over the world. Microsoft’s heart was in the right place; it sought out to create an operating system that would not only cater to... Read more...
It's common knowledge that Android and iOS dominate the mobile scene (in that order), in terms of market share. And the cold reality for Microsoft is that its Windows Phone platform is found on only about three out of every 100 smartphones. With... Read more...
In case it hasn't been said enough, Windows 10 is going to be a massive release for Microsoft. It's not just that the company will have to try to make the world forget about Windows 8, it's also about making the entire product line feel congruent --... Read more...
Samsung is reportedly considering a move to Microsoft's Windows Phone platform, at least for its lower cost handsets. Part of the reason Samsung might make the switch from Android to Windows Phone in the entry-level space is because it determined... Read more...
Windows Phone has captured roughly 2.5 percent of the global smartphone market, and its fortunes don’t exactly look promising in the face of cutthroat competition from the likes of Google’s Android... Read more...
Everyone loves to pick on Apple for saddling its smartphones with only 1GB of RAM (even the flagship iPhone 6 Plus is limited to just 1GB when most Android flagships are packing three times a much memory). However, Microsoft just reminded us of that... Read more...
If slow and steady wins the race, then Microsoft might be onto something with its Windows Phone platform. It's been slowly and steadily gaining market share and IDC figures that by 2018, it will hold 5.6 percent of the global smartphone... Read more...
As part of a massive holiday giveaway promotion, Microsoft is offering over 100 MP3 albums through its Music Deals app for free to everyone. That is, everyone who uses Windows 8 or owns a Windows Phone. The promotion is available for a limited... Read more...
It seems like we can't go a single month without seeing a major change happen at Microsoft that wouldn't have likely happened had the company still been under the rule of Steve Ballmer. Today, another such change is tossed on the pile, and it's a... Read more...
Microsoft has been updating and improving on Cortana, its personal assistant for the Windows Phone and a popular character from the Halo franchise, since it was rolled out. Microsoft’s response to Apple’s personal assistant Siri has... Read more...
As of today, the Spotify app for Windows Phone offers free music streaming. Android and iOS users have been enjoying free music from the streaming service for months, but Windows Phone users have been impatiently waiting – first for a Spotify... Read more...
A weakness has been identified that could exist in Android, Windows, and iOS devices that can be used to obtain personal information. Discovered by a team of researchers, the vulnerability revolves... Read more...
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