Well there you have it, ladies and gentlemen. Sprint has officially become the only carrier in United States without a Windows Phone, as the company confirmed that it will be taking a break. A break from the platform, that is to say. Fine way to treat customers, but maybe they have their reasons. This probably is a...

The Windows Phone journey has seen its ups and downs, but there have been a few inexplicable events too. Events like Sprint dropping Windows Phone handsets on its website. So far, the company has not commented on this decision. But the third largest wireless carrier not only does not show any Windows Phone smartphones...

Time for some crunchy statistics. The total number of Windows Phone users in the US is of interest to many, as Microsoft’s mobile platform has a lot of ground to cover on home turf. The latest is that the company now has some 6.2 million users in the United States. Better yet, it is slowly gaining more every month....

There’s no denying that Microsoft’s mobile platform has got a lot of work to do on home turf. Windows Phone US share has not only been insignificant, it is also immobile. It’s been a tough fight — with both Apple and Google also vying for dominance in the home market. However, if we take this StatCounter data into...

Well, that was pleasantly quick! Redmond usually takes a while to roll out products internationally, but the company has made Microsoft Xim for Windows Phone available to users across the globe. Don’t exactly recall what this is? Here’s a refresher. The story goes that Microsoft Research, an internal division at...

This is big stuff. The NYPD is currently testing various Windows and Windows Phone powered devices, as part of a trial. The organization is said to be considering making a switch to Microsoft products. According to reports, the New York Police Department was granted a $160 million budget to replace the tools officers...

Another unqualified success? Although the Nokia Lumia 530 has some solid competition in the form of the Lumia 630, there is every chance that it will be a retail hit. The predecessor Lumia 520 (along with the Lumia 521) took the market by storm in the US when it launched last season, and this new version improves upon...

Talk about unyielding intentions! Russia, along with China, is one of the few countries that is slowly shifting away from Microsoft software, at least on government PCs. As a result, the country has placed fewer orders for Windows and other such products. Surely, Russia would needs years to completely move away...

All your base are belong to us? Well, something very similar to the timeless meme. Microsoft continues its legal battle against the US government for email privacy. This time however, the company is saying that all your email belongs to you, not us. Microsoft repeated this stance in a recent blog post, which follows...

Full page newspaper ads, of course. Papers in the United States, this week, are filled with Microsoft advertisements advocating for much enhanced email privacy. Redmond’s fight against the US government for requests to provide access to user data that is stored overseas, continue on then. These advertisements explain...