Category: Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

Smart decision from the Finnish telecommunication giant. Even though its newer flagship smartphones in the Lumia series like the 920 and 820 are charting up sales records the world over, Nokia knows that it’s better to focus on the bread too rather than only on the butter. According to a report from Digitimes, the...

During the Windows Phone Summit, Microsoft announced that the existing Windows phones will not be upgraded to Windows Phone 8 instead they will get an update to Windows Phone7.8. Here are some images of how Windows Phone 7.8 will look on Nokia Lumia 800. Well Windows Phone 7.8 still has lots to offer. The biggest...

Great News! Windows Phone market now has 100,000 apps. This info was revealed by Microsoft during the Windows Phone Summit. The first 100,000 apps have come to Windows Phone faster than the rate than it came to other smartphone platforms. This is an exciting figure. Windows Phone marketplace is growing very quickly....

Interesting new stats about Windows Phone. More than 100,000 apps have now been published in the Windows Phone Marketplace. New content is currently being added at the rate of 313 apps per day and as of right now, 100,145 apps have been published. Of these, 26,493 were added in the last three months and 9,391 were...

A new ad from Microsoft/Nokia – this one is promoting the Nokia Lumia 900. It has the 30 Rock actor Chris Parnell in it and well… anyway you guys tell me. I personally don’t really get it..

OK, this is really ridiculous. Maybe it’s just me but every time I go to a T-Mobile store and ask to see a sample Nokia Lumia phone, it always seems like I’m asking for something strange. Four times now I have gone to a T-Mobile store and it’s taken an average of 10 minutes for them to FIND their sample Lumia. It’s...

AT&T Inc. and Verizon Wireless are cozying up to Microsoft Corp. and Nokia facing concerns that Apple Inc. and Google Inc. have too tight a grip on the market for smartphone software. Both carriers praised Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system, which runs the new Nokia Lumia phone when they reported quarterly...

You can actually get grey hair prematurely when you try and cover Microsoft strategy. It’s a roller coaster of ups and down (like the Mitt Romney campaign) and every time you think there’s good news, they provide a counterweight to depress you. This week, I have to speak to the Windows Phone 8 upgrade debacle. For those...

I’m glad to see that there’s news about Skype. A month ago I was asking about Microsoft’s use of Skype after the acquisition. Now it seems we’re starting to see some movement. Today, Microsoft released version 1.0 of Skype for Windows Phone, taking the client out of beta and into a final shipping version. The 6 MB free...

Microsoft and Nokia began their big marketing push behind the Lumia 900 smartphone this week in New York City. Microsoft set up an event in Madison Square Park on Monday to give people a chance to check out the new device. Lumia 900 promotion The Lumia 900 (which costs $100 with a two-year contract) debuted on Easter...