Why You Won’t Touch the iPhone 6’s Windows Phone 8.1 Competitor

Apple iPhone 5s vs. Nokia Lumia 925 What To Buy (5)

It looks like Microsoft will prefer that users not touch McLaren, the upcoming Windows Phone that rumors indicate will see a wide release this coming fall. That’s not because it doesn’t want users to buy it – it does. It’s because new rumors indicate McLaren will introduce 3D motion technology that’ll allow users to control […]

The Best Windows Phones on Every Carrier [May 2014]

The Nokia Lumia 925, with it's new Smart Cam application pictured.

Microsoft set the world on fire when it formally announced Windows Phone 8.1 about a month ago and rightfully so. The features and functionality that are included in that upcoming update are what the mobile operating system needed to be taken seriously as an iPhone competitor. Cortana, a new personal digital assistant that allows users […]

Windows Phone 8.1 Review: It’s an iPhone Killer, Almost

Windows Phones Have Features the iPhone 5s Just Doesn’t (3)

It’s been a long time since Microsoft found itself even close to competing for iPhone and Android users. Windows Phone, the mobile operating system that Microsoft sells to smartphone makers for inclusion in their devices, has always been interesting. Its Live Tiles, app icons with auto updating information and pared down user interface, arguably set […]

5 Features Microsoft Stole to Make Windows Phone 8.1 Better For You

5 Features Microsoft Stole to Make Windows Phone 8.1 Better For You

By now, you may have heard that Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 operating system could be the first new software to actually give the iOS operating system that powers the iPhone 5s a run for its money. In fact, it’s entirely possible that Microsoft may even pick up smartphone users from even Google’s Android operating system. […]

How to Check Your Battery Life in Windows 8

How to Check Your Battery in Windows 8 (5)

In our constantly connected world, having a notebook or tablet that can make it through the day isn’t just an extra; it’s essential that users get as much time as they can to check their email or pass the time by playing their favorite videos. In Windows 8, Microsoft made some changes to bolster battery […]

Windows Phone Outselling The iPhone Isn’t Crazy Talk


Devices running Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system are outselling Apple’s iPhone in at least 24 countries, according to remarks made by the company itself. The company first shared the numbers with Tech Radar, this afternoon. The publication’s report cites internal Microsoft statistics that show smartphones running Windows Phone are outselling the iPhone in 24 countries. […]

Microsoft Could Launch Surface Windows Phone 8 Device


Shortly after Microsoft announced the Surface tablet rumors began swirling that it might make phones as well, which Microsoft denied. Now the rumor surfaces again with more details. According to BGR Microsoft could make its own Windows Phone 8 smartphone sometime in the near future to help build more interest for the platform. The device […]

Windows Phone 8 Final Build Caught on Video

Windows Phone 8 Video

Microsoft isn’t ready to show off the final build of Windows Phone 8, but there is a final build out there somewhere, and now we have video of it. The video comes from WP Central who managed to get their hands on the emulator for the final build of Windows Phone 8. The video walks […]

HTC Accord Could Launch as HTC 8X


HTC’s upcoming mid-range Windows Phone 8 phone won’t come to market as the HTC Accord, but as the HTC 8X. According to XDA Developer member Football4PDA HTC will release the new phone as the HTC 8X. The marketing material he posted on Twitter shows it written at Windows Phone 8X HTC, but we imagine that’s […]

Nokia Lumia 920 Release Date on AT&T Possible for November 2

Lumia 920 Hands On

Earlier this week Nokia announced its flagship Windows Phone 8 device, the Lumia 920, but failed to announce a release date for the smartphone. New rumors say the company could release the phone in early November on AT&T. According to The Verge and TechRadar, Nokia will release the new yellow smartphone on November 2 on […]

Nokia Lumia 920 With PureView And Nokia Lumia 820 Photos Leak

Nokia Lumia 920 with PureView leak

Next week Nokia will announce its first smartphones running Windows Phone 8, but images and some details of the high-end and mid-range phones are already online. Twitter account @evleaks leaked photos of both the upcoming Nokia Lumia 820 and Nokia Lumia 920 with PureView. The two phones are the Nokia Arrow and Phi, respectively. We […]

Rumor: Microsoft To Launch Windows Phone 8 on October 29


Today Samsung announced the first Windows Phone 8 phone, the ATIV S, but we still don’t know when Microsoft will release the new mobile OS. A new rumor though states the release will come just a few days after the release of Windows 8 and Windows RT. According to ZDNet, Microsoft will launch Windows Phone […]

Samsung ATIV S is The First Official Windows Phone 8 Device

Samsung ATIV S

Samsung beat Nokia to the title of first Windows Phone 8 phone today with the announcement of the Samsung ATIV S. We heard rumors of the ATIV S shortly before the Unpacked event, and Samsung confirmed the phone’s existence at the end of the presentation. The ATIV S looks very similar to the Samsung Galaxy S […]