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Nokia may be tight-lipped on how its new Windows Phones are selling so far, but a company executive has spoken up about Nokia's rivals, and how his company can differentiate in a crowded marketplace.
Android's got malware, and Microsoft plans on profiting off that. Today, the company is offering free Windows Phones to those with "Droid Rage" just by telling them their stories.
New software released by the Windows Phone 7 developer community allows owners of WP7 handsets to customize their phone theme for the first time.
When Nokia's Lumia 800 arrived without NFC, we assumed it was down to a limitation of the Windows Phone OS. Then, Microsoft confirmed the OS already supports it. Now, it's confirmed that it doesn't...
Nokia's Lumia 800 Windows Phone is an awesome device, but many of us have been craving something even better. Now, details have emerged claiming to shed light on Nokia's new flagship: the Lumia 900.
When Nokia confounded expectations in excluding NFC from its new Lumia devices, many believed that the OS didn't support it - but, as it turns out, Windows Phone does have NFC support built in.
Did you know that Windows Phone supports many more emoticons than just the ones you see on the keyboard? Last week, we revealed dozens of these 'hidden' icons, and today, we've got 40 more to share.
As the Fall Update for the Xbox 360 Dashboard is finally pushed out to users, Microsoft has also launched its long-awaited Xbox Companion app for Windows Phone... and for iOS devices too.
A more complete picture is developing of the manufacturers and networks employing the controversial Carrier IQ software that tracks and sends your mobile web searches, call data and keystrokes.
Microsoft has completed a feat that Google hasn't managed to do with Android. Every Windows Phone on the market to date has been updated to the Mango release of Windows Phone 7.
The Mango update brought a new look for Windows Phone's emoticons - but did you know that many more emoticons are supported in Windows Phone than just those that appear on the keyboard menu? :-D
Are Microsoft's Tellme and Apple's Siri comparable? An Australian blog claims otherwise, with a side-by-side video of, amongst other things, WP7's Tellme planning a meeting "at teen anal."
Windows Phone 7 launched one year ago, with a handful of devices and a pretty slim line-up of apps. Now, one year on, we look at how the app ecosystem has developed, and what's next for the mobile OS.
With the 710 and 800 still hot on some shelves, talk has turned to the next phase of Nokia's plan. A rumoured leak of an upcoming entry-level WP7 device might just be the answer.
As expected, the Nokia Lumia 800 is now available across the UK and Europe. Nokia has marketed this device to the max, only time will tell if it will be a success for both the company and Microsoft.
Android's explosive growth continues, as it rises to 52% of the worldwide smartphone market. While the market as a whole continues to grow, its rivals nonetheless see their market share in decline.
Some believe that a dual-core processor is a must-have for new Windows Phone devices, while I feel that right now there is little or no reason for it other than a marketing buzzword.
The wait for the launch of Nokia's Windows Phones in the US is almost over, as the company prepares to launch a 4G version of the striking Lumia 800 handset at CES in January, starting with AT&T.
Large amounts of Zune Pass users are now locked out of their music libraries and software after a a Terms of Service change. It appears the acceptance screen becomes stuck in a loop.
It looks like Microsoft is going all out with the release of Windows Phone 7. At the launch party today in New York City, the company is literally handing out Windows Phones.
Microsoft has announced that people who buy one of the four new Windows Phone 7-based devices from HTC and Samsung will get $25 in free downloads from the Windows Phone Marketplace.
Single-core Windows Phones are simply not good enough. Microsoft needs to up their game and add support for dual-core processors soon to avoid becoming a joke in the future
Microsoft has quietly relaxed their Windows Phone hardware requirements, completely removing the need for cameras in manufacturers' devices; perhaps to reduce costs in super-low-end Nokia devices?
Nokia has partnered with chipset manufacturer ST-Ericsson, who will be providing their dual-core NovaThor chipsets for future Nokia Windows Phones; meanwhile Qualcomm's WP reign ends
Since the Nokia Lumia phones were announced last week, Nokia has launched a full scale advertising assault across TV, billboards and on the internet in the UK. A good sign for the future of WP7.
The Titan is HTC's top-of-the-line Windows Phone device, loaded with a massive 4.7-inch display and 1.5 GHz processor; today Neowin goes hands-on to see whether it is the best Windows Phone yet
As Nokia's first Windows Phones are revealed, a company executive reveals insights on their special relationship with Microsoft, and how Windows Phone 8 will really show what MS and Nokia can do.
At Nokia World 2011, Nokia has unveiled their first Windows Phone: the Lumia 800. They have also detailed several new features that they have integrated into their WP device such as Nokia Drive
New leaked images appear to confirm that Nokia will be revealing two new Windows Phones at Nokia World tomorrow - the Lumia 800 ('Sea Ray') and the similarly sized Lumia 710.
Nokia's marketing campaign for its new Windows Phones has begun in Europe, ahead of their unveiling this week in London. If you're hoping to buy one in the US this year though, don't hold your breath.
With the announcement of their new Windows Phone 7 OS based phones just a couple of days away, we discuss how Nokia could reverse the fortunes of both their sales and the public perception of WP7.
It's been a busy week for the smartphone world, but Microsoft wants you to know that talking to your phone is overrated... oh, and NFC is coming to Windows Phone 7 soon.
After a long drought of news on the Mango device front, Microsoft has shown off the latest Samsung devices at an event in Asia, and they're well worth the wait.
The second wave of Windows Phones for the Western world, preloaded with WP7.5 Mango, are being launched right now. Neowin goes hands-on with HTC's newest WP device: the HTC Radar.
It's that time of the week again, where we showcase a review submitted by a member in our forums. This week we've selected Neowin member ~johnny for his HTC Titan X310e review.
A new manufacturer joins the Windows Phone club, as Acer plans to launch its new 'Allegro' handset before the end of the year - and it's set to have the lowest price of any Windows Phone so far.
The Finnish phone manufacturer has announced the winner of their "next Nokia tune" competition. The new tone? A Dubstep-inspired remix of the original.
Nokia's new Windows Phones are eagerly awaited but concrete info is hard to come by on the first three devices: Searay, Sabre and Ace. A leaked image from Orange adds a new name to the mix: Nokia Sun.
Microsoft has announced that a new Windows Phone application that allows users to control their Xbox 360 will be released soon. It will be a free download and lets you find, learn and control content.
HTC is finding success with their Windows Phone line-up, with HTC Singapore manger Melvin Chau stating today that 30% of their overall unit sales are Windows Phones
After a long wait, Microsoft is finally ready to deploy Windows Phone 7.5 Mango. The update should be rolling out in the coming days, as Microsoft open and deploy their new Mango website and services
It's taken a long time, but finally Windows Phone 7 "Mango" is available for the public. We briefly take a look at Mango's new features, when you can expect the update and some future Mango devices
Ahead of the launch of Mango (rumored for later today), Microsoft have launched a web version of their Marketplace so users can browse and discover apps from the comfort of their browser.
If you are on Verizon and use the Trophy, the Mango support page is now live. If you were worried that the Verizon Mango update would come at a later date, this page appears to calm those concerns.
Nokia's first Windows Phone needs to be good. The company's UK chief believes it is, and adds that those who have seen it in action believe it's nothing short of "absolutely stunning".
Chinese smartphone maker ZTE have announced a Windows Phone 7 Mango-based handset called "Tania". The device will ship with a 1GHz single-core CPU, a 4.3" display and will go against HTC's Radar.
Samsung has announced plans to launch the Omnia W, the Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) smartphone. The phone will go on sale in Italy by the end of October.
Microsoft is starting to make moves towards releasing Windows Phone "Mango" to customers, as a pre-update for beta users hits Zune.
After a terribly slow release of NoDo, AT&T are upping their game with the release of Mango, being the first carrier to officially distribute it to retail phones on September 27th.