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Nokia Lumia 625 Windows Phone Market Share Rise to 3.1 Percent

Back in July, Nokia unveiled a 4.7-inch smartphone with mid-range specifications known as Nokia Lumia 625. The large screen handset aimed for …

Windows Phone

Yes, Microsoft is working on a Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone

When Microsoft said that it would release its Remote Desktop app for Android and iOS, it left many scratching their heads -- what, no Windows Phone version? There's no need to worry, though, as the company has just promised <i>The Next Web</i> that it's writing a client for its own mobile platform. Redmond …

Nokia Lumia 1520: Rumours, release date and everything you need to know - Pocket-lint

There have been many stories in recent weeks suggesting Nokia is working on its first Lumia phablet. Called the Nokia Lumia 1520, this device has …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

Wall Street

Ballmer's last shareholder letter lays out Microsoft's devices and services future

Sure, Steve Ballmer still has a few months left as Microsoft's CEO, but the last shareholder letter he'll pen while holding that title has just been posted online. The missive catches Redmond's head honcho in a reflective, yet forward-looking mood, highlighting the firm's future in devices and …

Microsoft Rereleases Its YouTube App For Windows Phone

Microsoft today re-released its YouTube app for Windows Phone, two months after Google axed the prior version over a terms spat. The application is little more than a bridge to YouTube’s website itself.<p>In May, Google and Microsoft decided to work together to get a strong YouTube app into the …

Microsoft might ditch the back button in Windows Phone 8.1

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>We’re still waiting on another round of updates to come in Windows Phone 8(s msft), but that hasn’t stopped the WP 8.1 rumor …

First press shot of Nokia's Lumia 2520 tablet leaks in cyan blue ahead of 22 October event - Pocket-lint

Ahead of Nokia's 22 October media event in Abu Dhabi, EvLeaks has posted what is believed to be the first press shot of Nokia's upcoming tablet. …

Technology News, Views, Opinions & Mobile Reviews | Gadgets & Gizmos

Technology News & Mobile Reviews, Gadgets & Gizmos in Video & Photo Reviews at BGR India. Get latest Gadgets & technology news on laptops, mobiles, …

Microsoft & Nokia: the promise that few focus on

Microsoft's recent announcement that it would acquire Nokia comes as no big surprise. Since Microsoft's mobile strategy has not been robust, the two have paired efforts to speed development of a third mobile ecosystem. The goal is to build Windows 8 as a competitive mobile operating system, which …

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India

One month after Nokia deal, what is Microsoft's plan?

Change is coming to Redmond, but change itself isn't a plan<p>What does the Microsoft of the future really look like?<p>It's been four weeks since the company announced its $7.2 billion plan to acquire Nokia's phone business, cementing CEO Steve Ballmer's plan to transform Microsoft from a software …

New Symbian (and Meego) applications not allowed in the Nokia Store from Jan 1st

Here's the email sent out today:<p>Dear Nokia Developer,<p>With the growing business opportunities available on the Asha and Windows Phone platforms, we …

Symbian

The Nokia-Microsoft Sellout: Why it happened & What Next - By Atumu Marho

Last month, Microsoft announced that it will be buying Nokia’s Devices and Services division, as well as access to its extensive patent portfolio for …

The Microsoft-Nokia puzzle

Read time 13min 50sec<p>While Microsoft has hinted at new form factors and innovation in the tablet and smartphone space after its EUR5.44 billion …

Microsoft's YouTube app for Windows Phone reverts to a web link

YouTube-loving Windows Phone fans just got some good news... sort of. Microsoft has pushed out an update to its self-developed YouTube app that restores playback. Unfortunately, it's a crude solution -- Microsoft has simply reverted its app to the web shortcut that Windows Phone users have known …

Microsoft opens Windows 8.1 preorders before Oct. 18 launch

Microsoft has opened preorders for Windows 8.1, the update coming later in October that's designed to make it easier for people to absorb the radical new interface that arrived with Windows 8.<p>The software maker will automatically upgrade Windows 8 machines on October 17, the day before Windows 8.1 …

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft's Windows Phone enjoys strong growth in Europe

Microsoft’s Windows Phone software has grown to account for almost a tenth of the European smartphone market, new figures reveal.<p>Windows Phone accounted for 9.2pc of sales in the five largest European markets in the three months to the end of August, according to the industry research firm Kantar …

Windows Phone

Nokia says current high-end Lumias won't get Bluetooth 4.0 support (update: they may)

We hope you don't want to use a heart rate monitor while running with your Lumia 1020 -- you'll likely be out of luck. Nokia Australia claims that Bluetooth 4.0 support won't be coming to existing high-end Lumias like the 820, 925 and 1020. There are "hardware limitations" that prevent an upgrade, …

Nokia Lumia 520 is Microsoft's best-selling device right now

The state of the PC industry was summed up this week in an internal meeting at Microsoft, where it was revealed that the Nokia Lumia 520 is the …

Windows Phone sales share in Europe near double digits, close to iOS

Not even Ballmer can cry with these numbers. Windows Phone sales were the highest ever in the last three months, accounting for 9.2% of smartphones …

Time for Gates to go, some top Microsoft investors tell board

Three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft Corp. are lobbying the board to press for Bill Gates to step down as chairman of the software company he co-founded 38 years ago, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>While Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has been under pressure for years …

Investing

Nokia Lumia 929 rumored for November alongside new Lumia 525

Nokia is expected to launch a new flagship Windows Phone on Verizon shortly. WPcentral claims Verizon will launch the Lumia 929, which is expected to replace the existing Lumia 928 that the carrier currently offers. The Lumia 929 has been previously pictured as a large-screen Windows Phone, …

Windows Phone is doing way better in Europe than in the U.S.

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>As we have noted before, Windows Phone(s msft) is getting a boost from Nokia’s decision to push it hard at the cheaper end of …

How Microsoft Could Cope With The Differing European And US Windows Phone Markets

The latest numbers from Kantar Worldpanel (announced this week) should make for some good reading for the European arm of the Windows Phone team. The UK market share is up to 12% (up from 4.5% in August 2012), France reaches 10.8%, and overall in the top five EU countries the platform is on 9.2%. …