Why is Windows Phone Not Winning?

Why is Windows Phone Not Winning?

Guest Article by Criselle Lobo. Humans are known to be resistant towards change. More often than not, we are so used to the operating system on our phones that we are reluctant to change to another one. Personally, I have been an avid iPhone user since the past 4 years. There have been times when I did get bored of […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Working on a Lumia “Selfie” Smartphone, Codenamed Superman

Microsoft Working on a Lumia “Selfie” Smartphone, Codenamed Superman

A few days ago, we reported that Microsoft was launched the cheapest Lumia smartphone yet, the Lumia 530. But it seems that more new handsets are being prepared in Microsoft’s secret labs. Well, not so secret, since the online environment has been abuzz today with rumors suggesting that Microsoft is planning to launch two new Windows Phone 8.1 devices in the near […]

     
 
 

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Reportedly Brings Support for Folders, Interactive Cases, and More

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Reportedly Brings Support for Folders, Interactive Cases, and More

Microsoft started seeding out Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan updates earlier this month. But it appears the software giant has already finished working on the GDR1 — the upcoming update to Windows Phone 8.1 OS. Microsoft accidentally posted some of the features on its website, as well as provided detailed information to the OEMs. Here’s a rundown on the features […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Lumia 530: Cheapest Lumia Device with Just 512MB RAM and 4GB ROM

Microsoft Lumia 530: Cheapest Lumia Device with Just 512MB RAM and 4GB ROM

Microsoft has debuted today its first smartphone running Windows software since its takeover of Nokia’s phone business has completed in late April. The new Lumia 530 smartphone is a low cost Windows Phone 8.1 device, and actually the cheapest one so far from the Lumia line of smartphones. This new device will primarily be aimed at developing markets to challenge cheap Android smartphones. […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Kills Android Based Nokia X Series

Microsoft Kills Android Based Nokia X Series

It’s official. Just few months after finalizing the acquisition deal, Microsoft is killing the Nokia’s over-optimistic Android smartphone series, the Nokia X. Going forward, Microsoft plans on shifting “select” Nokia X products to become Lumia devices running Windows. Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft, announced a change in direction that will bring the Nokia X line more in line with […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Takes on Chromebooks; Reveals HP’s Stream $199 Laptops

Microsoft Takes on Chromebooks; Reveals HP’s Stream $199 Laptops

For years, Google has placed its bets on the low-budget price of Chromebook as the selling price of the notebook devices. However, that won’t be the case anymore, as Microsoft today unveiled Windows running laptops for as low as $199. At its world partner conference event, company’s COO Kevin Turner revealed HP’s new lineup – “Stream” – that costs just $199. […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Reportedly Taking a Step Backward in Windows Threshold to Lure in Windows 7 Users

Microsoft Reportedly Taking a Step Backward in Windows Threshold to Lure in Windows 7 Users

With Windows 8, Microsoft introduced Metro UI –which it later rebranded as Modern UI. It was well carpeted with Tiles. The operating system also embraced touch response, which later made it possible for Microsoft to port it to tablets. However, the operating system was not well received by users. After getting a lot of flak by reviewers across the planet, Steven Sinofsky, head […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Targets Android Tablets, Announces Low-Cost Windows 8.1 with Bing

Microsoft Targets Android Tablets, Announces Low-Cost Windows 8.1 with Bing

The long rumored Windows 8.1 OS with Bing is real. The Redmond-based company is tieing up with several computer partners, some of which will showcase the device at Computex in Taipei later this year, the company announced in a blog post. The rumor of this operating system started circulating early this year, though we didn’t actually know what this operating […]