Mobile Archive

Microsoft finally mention Windows Phone 8

Right now, Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 OS is waiting for the next major upgrade – the anticipated “Mango” release. It’s believed that Windows Phone 8, aka “Apollo” is the next version after that, rumored to be coming

Yes – Microsoft should buy Nokia or RIM

Mary Jo Foley just wrote a post where she feels like Microsoft should NOT acquire either RIM or Nokia. I disagree. Some of her points… I’ve seen a number of Microsoft watchers tweeting that it’s all but inevitable

New Windows Phone 8 Wallpaper

Happy Monday! This is a new Windows Phone 8 concept wallpaper by a Deviant Art user named Metro UI. It’s a large wallpaper so click on the image below to get the full size. Stay tuned for

Google acquires Motorola Mobility for 12.5 billion dollars

Google announced Monday that it will acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in order to “supercharge” its Android mobile operating system and build up its patent portfolio. In a blog post championing the acquisition, Google chief Larry

Skype video calling coming to Windows Phone

A job posting by Skype seems to indicate that Skype Video calling will be coming to Windows Phone. In the job posting Skype is looking for a developer to optimise their Video Engine solution for Windows and

Nokia desperately need Microsoft Windows Phone to succeed

Research firm Canalys announced that in the smartphone market, Google Android kicks ass. Their Android platform has taken almost 50 percent of the global smartphone market, dominating in the Asia-Pacific region. Android, which Google acquired in 2005

Microsoft tablet OS share is at 5 percent

According to numbers released on June 21 by Boston-based research firm Strategy Analytics, global tablet shipments reached 15 million units in the second quarter of 2011. Apple remained in first position with 61 percent share — down

The new Windows Phone 8 challenger is coming – Apple iPhone 5

What a year in technology! The rumor mill has been buzzing like crazy regarding technology from Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft. This is a really great time to be a blogger and to those of us who

Microsoft shows Windows Phone and Kinect integration

Microsoft showed off the interactivity and integration between Windows Phone and Kinect. Some highlights: Windows Phones will be able receive reminders from Xbox for Live TV scheduling. Microsoft’s Bing listings will also be shared to Windows Phone. Xbox users

RIM loses 21 percent – a cautionary tale

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion is drastically lowering its financial outlook and handing out pink slips. Very disappointing sales of BlackBerry smartphones and tablets during the last quarter led RIM to cut its full-year profit expectations by