Nokia is planning a big-screen Windows Phone for release later this year. Sources familiar with Nokia's plans have revealed to The Verge that the company is currently testing a 6-inch device with the version
Windows Phone might have over 160,000 apps, but there are still some big names missing. Microsoft has tried to bridge the app gap between iOS / Android and Windows Phone, but much of the innovation is
When Nokia launched the Lumia 1020, the second iteration of the Finnish handset maker’s 41MP “PureView” camera technology, media coverage centered on the phone’s ability to pump out huge 7136 x 5360 pixel
Nokia’s Lumia 1020 is a smartphone running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system. No, wait. It’s a 41-megapixel camera jam-packed with everything you might ever need from the best DSLR point-and-shoot
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History is in danger of repeating itself Back in June of last year, Microsoft started teasing a "major announcement" that would soon be revealed as its first tablet: the Surface RT. There was an air of
The smartphone market is slowing, and it spells opportunity for Microsoft. Verizon is on the hook for roughly $23.5 billion in payments to Apple for iPhones it can’t sell, suggesting that the talismanic
The Nokia 1020 is the best smartphone camera I’ve ever used. This is something I can say with complete confidence after spending a few hours with the device this week and looking at more of its sample
As conflicting reports emerge about the political status of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden today, President Obama's new pick to lead the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), James Comey, just told
We've seen a few attempts at shared audio streaming, but many of these depend on specialized apps or hardware. Microsoft and Nokia could clear that hurdle with their newly launched Nokia Music Mix Party,
Things haven't worked out that way. So Microsoft is bringing in experts that know how to get enterprises to buy tech products. On Monday, Microsoft said it's now selling Surface Pro and Surface RT through
Nokia is poised to buy out German partner Siemens for its 50 percent share of their joint Nokia Siemens Networks telecom equipment business, report Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal. According to reports,
Redmond opens up to developers to take on Google Earlier this year, the head of Microsoft's search team, Qi Lu, unveiled a new approach for Bing: the concept of a broad search platform that could feed
The new LTE-A version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 was compared to its competitors in a series of benchmarks. The results show that the Snapdragon 800 version consumes the same or less power than the Exynos
As teased by Microsoft last week, you can now get your Xbox Music fix on a browser (and non-MS hardware) starting today. The service has now gone live over at music.xbox.com, offering up a music interface
Microsoft Turns On Its First Carrier-Billing Deal For The Windows Phone Store With Bango, In Indonesia
Microsoft, unveiling a raft of product annoucements at its Build conference this week, is also making some advances further afield. Today, Bango, the UK-based mobile payments and analytics company that
Major mobile network operator Telefónica is partnering with Microsoft to double-down on Windows Phone 8 and launch an ‘enhanced marketing effort’ to boost handset sales running the mobile operating system.
Microsoft is making use of its Skype acquisition for Windows 8.1, opting to bundle it into a final version of the OS. Existing preview versions of Windows 8.1 do not include the traditional built-in Messaging
Microsoft's Windows 8 introduced some interesting new user interface paradigms, but it did so on a very limited selection of screens. To have a compelling touch experience, you pretty much needed to have
Microsoft's Build developers conference in San Francisco has mainly focused on Windows 8.1 so far, but the company spent a few minutes talking about the future Xbox One development platform on Thursday.
It’s not often that you see Microsoft ahead of the curve. Its recent history is replete with stubbed toes and dropped balls — such as, for instance, missing the early significance of the Internet. Or Or