Category: Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

According to Nokia’s fourth quarter earnings report – Microsoft paid Nokia $250 million in the quarter for “platform support payments”. Here’s the quote: Our broad strategic agreement with Microsoft includes platform support payments from Microsoft to us as well as software royalty payments from us to Microsoft. In the...

Interesting snippet from Engadget that describes Sprint’s allged attitude toward the Windows Phone platform. That includes Sprint, which does currently have a Windows Phone in its lineup (and is apparently considering more in the “August-September time period”), but remains decidedly unenthusiastic about the platform as...

Some video for you of the Nokia Lumia 900. Nokia is introducing the flagship of Windows Phones to the United States in March 2012 – The Nokia Lumia 900. Like the Lumia 800, the Lumia 900 uses the ClearBlack Super AMOLED technology. The display had great viewing angles, bold colors, and sharp text. Blacks look deeper...

New commcercials for Windows Phones from Nokia. The first is for the Nokia Lumia 710 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDECIwJPWBk The second is for the Lumia 900. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1qurHPAeDA I haven’t used these phones yet. Do any of you guys plan to buy any of the new Nokias?

Now, earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled a challenge to CES 2012 attendees – beat Windows Phone’s speed and win $100. Obviously, a lot of people were interested in trying to do just that and it was a pretty bold thing to do. Here’s the problem though, a few people actually...

When it comes to mobile phone/tablet technology, Intel certainly isn’t a name that comes to mind. Despite their major lagging behind the pack, Intel has always aspired to develop x86 processors that work in a variety of different situations from high-end servers, supercomputers, thin-and-light laptops, netbooks,...

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop unveiled the Lumia 900, the premier smartphone running Microsoft’s Windows Phone mobile operating system and perhaps the greatest hope of redemption for Microsoft’s struggling mobile software. The Nokia Lumia 900, the top-of-the-line Windows Phone from Nokia has arrived almost a year after...

When it comes to smartphones, Windows Phone doesn’t exactly lead the pack. Despite its somewhat lagging popularity compared with iOS and Android, it is still a very capable platform that I personally think would have made a great tablet OS. Of course we all know that Microsoft instead choice to take the slightly-more...

Microsoft and its phone partners seem poised to spend hundreds of millionsof dollars launching new Windows Phones in the U.S. in 2012. Citing internal (not so secret) Microsoft documentation, Paul Thurrott is saying the amount that Microsoft, Nokia and various phone partners are ponying up to spend in the first part...

Ever since Windows Phone 7 came to the market there has been at least some speculation that the OS would have a modified cousin that would work on tablets. Of course, we all know this tablet-version never happened and instead Microsoft decided to focus Windows 8 on working for both PCs and tablets. Some of us are...