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The New and Exciting features in Windows Phone 8.1

The New and Exciting features in Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone is often considered weaker than its rivals, Android and iOS. The operating system doesn’t have as many features, and it certainly doesn’t compete when you talk about apps. However, the problem with that assumption is that it is outdated. Over the last few months, the mobile operating system from Microsoft has welcomed hundreds of thousands apps, added tons […]

 
     
 
 

The Nine-Inch Itch: Microsoft Finally Comes to the Mobile Party

The Nine-Inch Itch: Microsoft Finally Comes to the Mobile Party

Cortana and the return of the Start button might have hogged most of the headlines in the Windows 8.1 Update 1 event yesterday, but what could really turn the world of computing on its head (oh yes, I think it is THAT significant) is Microsoft’s decision to make Windows freely available for devices with screen sizes of less than nine […]

 
     
 
 

Windows 8.1 Update 1: the Revenge of the Desktop

Windows 8.1 Update 1: the Revenge of the Desktop

Change might have become one of the constants of our hectic lives, but managing that change remains a headache. Ask Microsoft. A couple of years ago, the company from Redmond took a bold new step in computer operating systems when it moved from a totally mouse and keyboard based UI to a touch-oriented one with Windows 8. It was magnificent […]

 
     
 
 

Tech This Week: Android Wear, Oppo Find 7, DirectX 12, Moto X in India

Tech This Week: Android Wear, Oppo Find 7, DirectX 12, Moto X in India

Another week is coming to an end so it’s time that we summarize and make a round-up with all the most important technology news that really mattered for the past seven days. Our past edition of ‘Tech This Week‘ was rich in important news, such as the launch of Nokia X in India, massive price discounts for the Google Drive […]

     
 
 

Tech This Week: Nokia X in India, iOS 7.1, Google Drive Price Cut, Universal Phone Charger

Tech This Week: Nokia X in India, iOS 7.1, Google Drive Price Cut, Universal Phone Charger

This weekend we’re “resurrecting” a series of articles we have been doing in the past, called “Tech This Week“. If you have been following Technology Personalized for the past few years, then you probably know what I’m talking about. Judging by the name, you already realized that this is a round-up and a summary of the most important news from […]

 
     
 
 

Windows Phone 8.1 Features: Everything we Know so Far [Videos]

Windows Phone 8.1 Features: Everything we Know so Far [Videos]    

Windows 8.1 for desktop devices and tablets has been around for a while now, but the same thing can’t be said about its phone counterpart. Windows Phone 8.1 is the third generation which will replace Windows Phone 8. The public launch is expected to take place at Microsoft’s BUILD Conference in San Francisco, California in April, as it was released […]

     
 
 

The Lumia 520: WP Superstar or Android Iceberg?

The Lumia 520: WP Superstar or Android Iceberg?

Napoleon had once remarked that it was but a step from the sublime to the ridiculous. And in the case of the Lumia 520, that certainly seems to be the case. Only, it seems in danger from the sublime to the ridiculous. On paper, there is not much you can fault in the Lumia 520.The first “really” affordable Windows Phone […]

 
     
 
 

Is Samsung in Danger of Repeating History?

Is Samsung in Danger of Repeating History?

They say that history has the odd habit of repeating itself. And call me a pessimist, but I have a sneaky feeling that Samsung is slowly walking down the very path that cost its predecessor, Nokia, its smartphone throne. No, this is not an anti-Samsung dirge. To be honest, I think we owe the company a lot. Its Galaxy S […]

 
     
 
 

Should You Let Your Kids Play With Smartphones / Tablets?

Should You Let Your Kids Play With Smartphones / Tablets?

This is a problem for all new-age parents, now more than ever, since almost all households have multiple smart devices like smartphones and tablets. While this wasn’t too much of a problem back in the day, when we were kids, since the only screen in the house was a small TV, today’s kids are constantly interacting with touchscreens and computers, […]