Hey Microsoft, Windows Phone Still Needs Screen Shot Ability!


If you have ever used a Windows Phone device, you know that screenshots are not something that Windows Phone does. Sure, Windows Phone can post to Facebook and Twitter at the same time. Sure, Windows Phone allows you to take a photo without unlocking the screen. Sure, Windows Phone has a fresh looking UI. Sure, […]

Microsoft Officially Details Limitations of Windows Phone Tango


In an effort to appeal to budget-conscious consumers, Microsoft and its hardware partners have been working on a new set of hardware requirements to support a more lean version of the Windows Phone Tango software. On higher-end devices, Tango will work as usual, but the operating system can now work on lower-end devices, like the […]

HTC Confirms Windows Phone Tango with Triumph in China


HTC is slated to launch the HTC Triumph, a variant of the HTC Titan, for the Chinese market. Though the Triumph will just be a re-badged hardware offering of a device that’s been available for some time now on AT&T’s 4G HSPA+ network with a massive 4.7-inch display, the device will be among the first […]

Microsoft Product Manager Tells Us About Windows Phone Tango and More

Windows Phone 7

Yesterday, we saw some of the new features that are coming in the next update to Windows Phone 7. We know there’s less RAM and better MMS, but there are some details that we didn’t know about until now. In an interview with PCMag, Microsoft Windows Phone senior product manager Greg Sullivan clarified that the new […]

What’s Next for Windows Phone: Better MMS, Less RAM

Windows Phone 7

A Mobile World Congress Microsoft quietly announced the existence of what we’ve been calling Windows Phone Tango. The update announcement came as an add-on to the announcement of the Nokia Lumia 610 which will take advantage of the new features. Some of those features will benefit all users, while others could result in some phones […]

Windows Phone Tango Screens Point to Better MMS, More Budget WP7 Devices

Windows Phone Tango leaked screenshots

Microsoft still isn’t talking about Tango, the alleged next version update for Windows Phone 7, but we’ve certainly been hearing a lot about it from other places. Windows Phone Tango will bring the mobile OS down to lower-end phones with less RAM, making it possible for more entry-level smartphones running Windows Phones. These new leaked images could […]

Nokia Speculated to Launch Inexpensive Lumia 610 Windows Phone at MWC


Nokia may be using the international stage at Mobile World Congress to make an even larger push into Windows Phone as the Finnish phone-maker is rumored to debut the Lumia 610, an inexpensive Windows Phone 7 model. Nokia has thus far announced 3 Windows Phone 7 smartphones–the U.S.-centric 4G LTE Nokia Lumia 900 with a […]

Lumia 710, 800 to Debut in China with Windows Phone 7 Tango?


A new report claims that Nokia’s new Windows Phone smartphones will debut in China soon with the Tango version of Microsoft’s mobile operating system. Windows Phone 7 Tango will be a newer version of the Windows Phone platform than the Windows Phone 7 Mango OS that the Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 both debuted with […]

Marvell Eyes Low-Cost Entry-Level Windows Phone, Windows 8 Market


Marvell, makers of more budget-friendly ARM chipsets, is looking at Microsoft for new growth. The company is looking to place its more affordable chipsets into entry-level Windows Phone devices catering to the Chinese market, and also in Windows 8 tablets, which will also run on ARM chipsets in addition to Intel’s and AMD’s x86 chip […]

Nokia Lumia 900 (Ace) on AT&T in March, Lumia 710 on Verizon in April?


Following on rumors of LTE-capable HTC Radiant and Samsung Mandel models running Windows Phone in 2012, we’re also now hearing about Nokia’s LTE plans with its Nokia Ace smartphone, a device that may be released as the high-end Nokia Lumia 900 in the U.S. According to Paul Thurrot, official LTE plans may be unveiled at […]

Samsung, HTC Gearing Up for 4G LTE Windows Phone With Two New Models

Windows Phone 7

The current crop of smartphones running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 operating system still lacks fast 4G LTE mobile broadband support, limiting these devices either to 3G CDMA or 4G HSPA+ protocol for GSM devices. Fortunately, though, it seems that both Microsoft and hardware partners are pushing for 4G support on Windows Phone, and both HTC […]

2012 Nokia Rumors: Tango, Apollo, Windows 8 Tablet Launch Dates


In what is reported as a tip to Nokia-centric blog My Nokia Blog, Nokia has an expansive product launch schedule for 2012 spanning both smartphones and tablets. The company had recently unveiled two debut Windows Phone smartphones at the Nokia World convention in October, and is presumably hard at work to introduce other devices in […]

One Blog Claims Hands-On With Unannounced Nokia Lumia 900


The Nokia Lumia 900, though unannounced, has been generating a lot of news lately as it’s anticipated to flagship Nokia’s Windows Phone lineup and be headed to both AT&T’s and Verizon’s 4G LTE networks in 2012. One blog, Geektechblog.com, has claimed that it had gotten some hands-on time with Nokia’s unreleased phone and its report […]

Nokia Lumia 900, Nokia Champagne Names Pop Up Again


Windows Phone 7 news app Times of India is reporting the statistics of various Windows Phone devices that are accessing its content, and interestingly from the list, there are two smartphones originating from Nokia that have not been announced nor released. The Nokia Lumia 900 and the Nokia Champagne are both listed as devices that have […]

Tango Video Chat Comes to Windows Phone 7.5 [Video]


With the HTC Titan (one has to ask, is it a Mini Tablet or Super-Sized Smartphone?) and other Windows Phone 7.5 Mango devices coming with a front facing camera, video chat becomes a reality. Enter Tango! This popular free video chat client that already has versions for Android and iOS is now available for free […]

Nokia Toasts Windows Phone Tango OS With a Little Champagne


A new Windows Phone 7 device from Nokia was spotted in a leaked sats gathered from the “I’m a WP7!” app called the Nokia Champagne. Little is known about this device from Nokia except that it is running Windows Phone 7.10.8711, which is believed to be the OS number for Windows Phone Tango. Tango was rumored […]

Telefonica Chides Nokia for Expensive Lumia Windows Phone Pricing


An executive for Telefonica spoke out against Nokia’s new Lumia handsets, which are the debut handset from the Finnish phone-maker to run Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system, as being too expensive. The carrier executive notes that if Nokia intends on gaining market share, “they need to bring out devices which are cost-competitive.” However, the pricing […]