There was a time, not too long ago, that Samsung was a nonentity in the mobile world. Companies like Nokia and Motorola were ruling the roost, with absolute authority. Needless to say both giants have been through quite a few ups and downs. The ultimate beneficiaries of the smartphone revolution, however, have been...

Thank havens for Nokia! Soon to be part of Microsoft, Nokia is the biggest reason why the Windows Phone platform is on an upwards trajectory. This side of Redmond’s own efforts, of course. But surely, Microsoft would have found it difficult to attain this upwards trajectory without the Nokia brand recognition and the...

Windows Phone 8.1 has brought a fancy stream of new features, but it also streamlines current traits of the ecosystem. Microsoft, for instance, have just kicked off a new pilot program. The company talked about this at the recently concluded BUILD 2014 conference. Basically, it allows application developers the...

Redmond has just updated its lineup of Bing apps on Windows Phone, and in the process made some sweeping changes to the naming scheme and even the version numbers of these mobile applications. Two strokes, one brush, and something like that? Yeah. By far the biggest change is that the apps are now no longer known as...

Slow, steady and then stupendous. Microsoft’s mobile platform is on this sensible strategy, and while it still has around 4 percent of the market to its name, the signs of growth are massive. According to the latest numbers released by ABI Research, Windows Phone is really starting to come into its own, with growth of...

The search engine giant is wary of just two companies. Facebook in the social scene, and Microsoft in all other areas. That is one reason why the Google has not really jumped in to offers its apps, software and services to Windows 8 and Windows Phone users. But the company cannot afford to wait too long, what with...

Disney has brought along another one of its hit mobile title to the owners of Windows Phone devices out there. Star Wars: Assault Team was made available for Android very recently, and is now up for grabs on the Windows Phone Store. This is a free turn-based combat game from Disney Interactive that features the...

Some might opine that Nokia should have released an app like this eons ago, but it is finally here now. The company has unleashed its official Car application for Windows Phone devices. Lumia owner will now be able to use their handsets for quick access to information without, well, holding it in their hands — perfect...

Well if you have to say something, say it straight. That’s what Huawei, a Windows Phone partner has done, with a company executive talking about how they feel about the mobile operating platform. Huawei was one of the four hardware partners (along with Nokia, Samsung and HTC) that hopped on the Windows Phone wagon...

Fans of the modern environment of Microsoft’s modern platform breathed a collective sigh of relief when VLC for Windows 8 landed on the Windows Store. It was long overdue. Another port of the popular media playback application that has been even longer overdue is for the Windows Phone platform. And while we do know...