Remember the names! Alcatel, BLU, Kazam, New Generation Mobile and ZTE are but a few of the companies that launched new Windows Phone devices this year. And Microsoft is highlighting these new addition to the Windows Phone party in a blog post. Some 14 new OEMs helped launch 22 new smartphones powered by Microsoft’s...

Either Microsoft is doing something right, or other companies are doing it wrong. Probably a bit of both. Sony is the newest technology titan that has outright copied the Modern UI. Or Metro, for the purists among you — crazy copyrights be darned. So the story is that the user interface Redmond introduced, and was...

People used to complain about the lack of variety with Microsoft’s mobile platform. But now you can get yourself a Harley Davidson Windows Phone handset that stands out. For just €250, or rather $325. Italian hardware vendor, NGM (New Generation Mobile) have teamed up with renowned motorcycle manufacturer Harley...

From the cautious letdowns of the past week, to the pleasant highs of this one. The year’s IFA has been the reason of much joy in terms of new mobile devices, smartphones and tablets. An array of new hardware has already been unveiled, with more slated over the next few days. Here are some of the highlights leading up...

Microsoft’s anticipated press conference as part of IFA 2014 Berlin just concluded, and the company had a lot to share in terms of new devices and new statistics regarding its mobile ambitions. Sure, the main talking points were the new smartphone launches. But the technology titan also shared a lot of details...

Denim is in! We finally have confirmation that the name of the next firmware update for Lumia devices, the one that brings Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1, is Lumia Denim. Not too shabby, Microsoft. Which is to say, the name Lumia Debian Red is no more, thank heavens! This had been the prevalent rumor, and some leaked images...

Hard to label this as a leak, so close to the official unveil tomorrow, but the newest leaked Nokia Lumia 830 photos confirm hardware specifications of the smartphone. We have substantiation of the PureView camera, the Xenon Flash, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor that keeps it running. In fact, another set...

The final high profile technology fair of the year, IFA 2014 is just about to kick off, and product announcements are coming in fast. Toshiba Encore Mini being one of the first. This remarkable new Windows 8.1 tablet was first announced by Microsoft as the Toshiba Encore 7 at Computex 2014 earlier this year, but now...

The PureView technology is going midrange. About time. Microsoft is gearing up to announce two new additions to the Lumia family, the Lumia 730 and the Lumia 830. While the former is billed as a selfie smartphone, the latter is aimed at consumers that want a capable photography solution. Sure, there is the Lumia 1020,...

Interesting times we live in. IFA 2014, the last major technology gathering of the year is about to kick off in Germany, and the event will be held from September 5 to 10. Interesting times because mobile manufacturers are now in the habit of launching two flagships a year. While CES (Consumer Electronics Show) and...