Will you look at that! It is not every day you see market numbers skew to this degree in favor of one device, or in this case two variants of one smartphone. But here you are. According to the newest numbers from AdDuplex, based on data collected March 18 from 3,568 Windows Phone apps, the Lumia 521 sits comfortably...

Ratings. It often comes down to these little numbers, and this is particularly true on apps repository. With countless apps to wade through, it is imperative that users get access to relevant applications as easily as possible. And it seems Microsoft has done just that with an update to its rating algorithm on the...

The constant flip flopping over dual OS smartphone is currently one of the most piercing mysteries in technology. The user base might be ready, but almost all vendors are having second thoughts. Sure, Ramos is almost ready to become the first vendor with a dual boot tablet. But the chief marketing officer of Huawei,...

Third place locked and loaded, and now aiming for the second position? You bet! Microsoft has left a lot to be desired when it comes to updates to its platforms this past year, but it appears it still managed to do more than enough. Oh, and hard to deny the push Windows Phone received from hardware partners, Nokia in...

Another big win for sense and sensibility! The Finnish telecom giant has officially announced an update to its Nokia Refocus app that now makes it compatible with all Lumia devices running the Windows Phone 8 operating system. This is news that will please the user base to no small extent. Up until now the app was...

Microsoft’s mobile platform is going places. After setting the record straight with Windows Phone 8 (will you look at that, it rhymes), the company is ready to unleash its most important update yet. Windows Phone 8.1 aims to keep the momentum going forward, and others are noticing. After the news last week that UK...

The race for the third ecosystem of choice is almost done and dusted. BlackBerry’s new CEO John Chen recently remarked that his company had a 50/50 chance of survival on its own. And it’s easy to see why — the BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 are unable to compete where it matter. Instead, wireless carriers around the world are...

And then one wonders what went wrong at the company! Microsoft recently announced that it had signed up nine new hardware partners that plan to release Windows Phone 8 handsets. But one company that is missing from this list is Acer. Acer launched just one single Windows Phone handset back in 2011, plainly called the...

The good old days are about to end, and soon. The signs were already there, as consumers shifted their attention to tablets as opposed to smartphones, but the huge growth rates of mobile phones are coming to a certain halt. In fact, annual smartphone growth is poised to hit single digits as early as 2017. The good...