It's been six months since I ditched Windows phones and hitched my wagon to Android. Here's what you should expect, along with some thoughts on switching back and the future of Windows 10 Mobile.
...of Microsoft mobiles, Apple's sales slide, and Windows 10 anticipation
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HP Sweden has started accepting orders for the Elite x3 and, in doing so, revealed the price for the handset. Interested buyers can also slash 10% off the price during the company's summer promotion.
Rumors that a Snapchat app might finally land on Windows 10 Mobile were seemingly confirmed a couple of days ago. Now a Microsoft Support agent is giving us a second confirmation - but is it true?
Less than one year after Microsoft opened a retail store in São Paulo, the company has now announced it will close off all of its retail points in the country, opting for online-only sales.
Microsoft has now acknowledged the bug where a Lumia 550 will fail to charge or be recognized by a PC after upgrading to build 14267 and has posted a workaround to recover the device.
Rudy Huyn, provides 3rd party Windows Phone apps for Instagram and Tinder. Now, he's updated his 6tag Instagram app and will start work on the Universal version for Windows 10 next week.
In response to a recent post on the AT&T forums, a company representative has reaffirmed that Windows 10 Mobile updates can be distributed by Microsoft, without prior carrier authorization.
Even after six years since its launch, the HTC HD2 is getting ports of the latest versions of a variety of operating systems, and this time it's Android Marshmallow that's hitting the device.
Three retailers in the United Kingdom are now taking pre-orders for Microsoft's Lumia 550 budget handset. Currently, the device is available with differing price points and ship dates.
Reports have surfaced stating that Canadian carriers will not be offering Microsoft's latest, the Lumia 950 or 950 XL. The devices will be available unlocked via the Microsoft Store.
From Google's lightning data loss and Ashley Madison data dumps, to Microsoft's hardware extravaganza and the fiery death of an old Nokia, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft has updated its "Software and Services" License Agreement to state that it can update its software to stop you from playing "counterfeit games" and using unauthorized peripheral hardware.
Looking for a Android device with a keyboard? Samsung might have what you are looking for as their new 'Keyboard Cover' aims to cater to a niche group that yearns for a physical keyboard on Android.
Popular file sharing app, Xender, has finally made its official debut on Windows Phone. The service allows users to share files of up to 10GB in size with a maximum of four devices simultaneously.
Cyanogen Mod has seen incredible growth in the past few years, with over 50 million users to date. The company now claims it has more users than Windows Mobile, a statement that doesn't seem true.
Microsoft has announced today that Cortana will be rolling out to new locations in the coming months that includes Japan and Australia, and in English in Canada and India.
We probably won't be seeing a Windows Mobile device with a curved display this Fall, but this leaked bezel shows that Nokia/Microsoft has experimented with the possibility of such a device.
The new Windows 10 Mobile build 10080 has a bunch of new features including new UI elements, extra polish, the new Beta Store, more customization options and so on. Jump in to see the full list.
After launching last year as an app, now new Lumia 'gestures' are under consideration to be included in a future version. Microsoft is also hinting that the new features will be baked into Windows 10.
A new affordable flagship from Elephone is rumored to feature both Android and Windows 10 as well as an Intel processor and some very impressive specs. Unfortunately there's no official launch date.
Lenovo is working on a number of Windows 10 phones the first of which will be launched later this summer. Unfortunately it looks like the company's handsets might be launched only in China.
Gabe Aul just confirmed that Windows 10 technical preview for phones and small tablets will be available for insiders later on today though which devices are supported is still unknown.
Microsoft has shown off Windows 10 running on smartphones and small tablets, which is set to replace the Windows Phone and Windows RT operating systems later this year.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said in a presentation at Oxford University today the company would have a "stronger position in the phone market today" if he could get a "redo" of his time.
Rockstar Games has announced that in December, it will be bringing Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas to mobile devices, including Windows Phone, iOS, Amazon Kindle and a selection of Androids.
If you have wanted to know why Microsoft moved to Windows Phone 7 and dumped Windows Mobile 7, take a look at this concept video of WM7 and you will know exactly why Microsoft made the decision.
It's been almost ten years since I bought my first smartphone, the Orange SPV E200 running Windows Mobile 2003. Join me in a spot of nostalgia, and share your memories of your first smartphone...
Despite being named as a Windows Phone 8 launch partner, Huawei's plans for the new OS remain largely unknown. But now, pics of its new 'Ascend W1' handset have leaked online.
Today marks the final step in the death of the Marketplace for Windows Mobile 6.x, with the service shutting down two and a half years after it opened in late 2009
A new survey from Nielsen shows that a slight majority of mobile phone owners in the US now own a smartphone, with Android-based devices leading the pack.
Microsoft has pushed back the planned shutdown of the online Windows Mobile 6.x Marketplace. Originally set to be closed May 9th, it will now shut down on May 17th.
A study of free apps on Android smartphones shows that up to 75 percent of the energy consumed by such apps is dedicated to showing targeted advertisements.
Microsoft has sent emails to Windows Mobile users, announcing that the Windows Mobile 6.x Marketplace will shut down its operations on May 9, although already downloaded apps will still work.
Microsoft's older Windows Mobile OS is used in a lot of "rugged devices" but some competitors could take some of Microsoft's market share in that business space in the future as the company has abonded it's Windows Mobile platform.
It may be long gone, killed off by Windows Phone 7, but in today's Trivia Tuesday I look at some interesting facts surrounding Microsoft's original Windows Mobile OS; it's been around for a while now
Microsoft has been ordered to pay over a sum of $70,000,000 to the French company Alcatel-Lucent, over a patent infringement that dates back to 2003. The patent was originally filed by engineers at AT&T, and...
Since the launch of Windows Phone 7, Microsoft has been slowly phasing out support for their legacy mobile operating system, Windows Mobile. Earlier today Microsoft sent a message to users of Windows Mobile 6.x devices,...
Microsoft has officially finished Windows Phone 7 today. The software giant has officially released Windows Phone 7 to manufacturing (RTM). The final build and code has been shipped to Microsoft's hardware and carrier partners to allow...
At the MGX (Microsoft Global Exchange) conference today, Microsoft announced that it would be distributing Windows Phone 7 devices to every employee in the company. Microsoft currently has around 90,000+ employees, and thats a lot of...
The latest ComScore results released today suggest market share for Google's mobile operating system, Android, grew strongly during the last quarter between March and May rising 4% since February at the expense of other mobile...
Just to recap, Microsoft already has Windows Mobile 6.5 on the market, Windows Phone 7 nearing launch, and Windows Embedded Compact 7 coming to tablets. Is there anything left in the mobile spectrum for Microsoft...
The new policies for the Windows Phone Marketplace have officially been posted on the Windows Phone Developer Blog. Eight months ago, Microsoft's first phone market was announced. Now, with the upcoming release of Windows Phone...
WMPoweruser has pointed us to an article on Smarthouse that brings up some disappointing news for the Windows Mobile community. Due in time for the holidays, Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 platform will bring a...
Microsoft has launched Microsoft Office Mobile 2010 today. The release co-incides with today's Office 2010 launch. The new Office suite is made for Windows Mobile 6.5. A different version of Office Mobile will ship with...
Engadget has just posted a major phone leak. Although not as hyped up as the iPhone 4G, this upcoming phone by Dell is sure to make you think again before deciding Microsoft is out of...
WMPoweruser has posted some juicy information regarding Windows Phone 7's underlying architecture. The leaked architecture guide was found to contain some previously unknown information regarding the upcoming OS. Here's what we didn't know before: Your phone...
Dropbox is a free (2GB) cloud based backup and storage service for all those important files that you can't afford to lose. With Dropbox, you can drag and drop files into a designated folder on...
Earlier today, Microsoft announced it will be holding a mystery event for their latest project. This mystery meeting was revealed today by Ina Fried from Cnet. The invitations were sent out to members of the...
Back in February, Mozilla released Firefox Mobile for the Maemo platform and was hard at work on a version for Windows Mobile. Now, almost two months later, the browsing giant is throwing in the towel....
Opera has launched a native beta version of Opera Mini 5 for the Windows Mobile platform today. The browser will support both Windows Mobile 5 and 6. The great part about this being a native...