Reported emerged earlier this week that Acer is gearing up to join the Windows Phone party next year. This was said to be a strategic move by the hardware maker as it will allow it some spread its portfolio a bit as it faces tough competition from other Android vendors. The company previously dabbed with Microsoft’s...

Symbian was one of the first smart operating system for mobile phones, before iOS, Android and Windows Phone became household names. It powered the first mass smartphones from Nokia, helping the company take charge as a dominant force on the market. But like most things in life, there comes a time to say goodbye. It...

The mobile advertising network, AdDuplex, tallies and crunches the numbers from it ad impressions in the apps for the Windows Phone devices and shares its findings this time of the month. The latest statistics for the month of June show that the Nokia Lumia 920 is now the most popular Windows Phone device worldwide....

Computer market Alienware is known for the high-end performance and build quality of its devices, but the company is now said to be considering the release of a smartphone. It is not yet clear which mobile platform Alienware will target — whether Windows Phone, Android, or maybe even both. But considering that the...

The Windows Phone 8 party could soon welcome a new member. Computer maker Acer is said to be gearing up to launch a Windows Phone 8 smartphone next year. Acer’s last Windows Phone came with the Mango update to the platform, way back in 2011. But the company has already confirmed plans to launch Windows Phone devices...

The past few weeks have all been about Windows 8.1, from a detailing of the features of the upcoming operating system, to Outlook 2013 RT and more. Redmond has, however, been quiet on other members of the Blue initiative, particularly the important Blue version of Windows Phone 8. We do know that it is coming, but now...

Nokia is almost synonymous with the Windows Phone platform, and while other Microsoft partners like Samsung, HTC and Huawei also have a part to play, the real traction comes from the Finnish giant. Speaking of which, Nokia managed to grab some pretty decent numbers in its home turf. The latest statistics from IDC...

The Finnish telecommunication giant focused on premium Lumia smartphones after joining the Microsoft Windows Phone camp. And rightly so, to good success it must be said. But now having registered impressive success with the most affordable smartphone in its Windows Phone 8 Lumia range, the Lumia 520, Nokia now appears...

In the never ending quest to label all things BLUE in 2013, the rumor on the street is that a Blue version of Visual Studio is coming as well. Our news culprit this time is Mary Jo Foley who speculates that this version of Visual Studio will be optimized for integrating Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8. Here’s some of the...