Try A Demo of Windows Phone 7 on your iPhone or Android Phone

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Well, this is a marketing technique with some positive momentum (or is that aggressiveness.) Microsoft has put up a demo of the Windows Phone 7 UI that you can load into your browser on an iPhone or an Android phone. If your are on the fence and thinking of switching and you want to get […]

iPhone & Android Out, Windows Phone & Lumia In at CNET

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CNET UK editor Rich Trenholm, a long-time iPhone user, recently wrote an editorial about why he is giving up his iPhone for–not Android but–Windows Phone 7. Trenholm highlights that it’s the UI that has converted him into “a Windows fan now,” highlighting the difference between the iPhone’s restrictive iOS platform and Android’s chaotic but open […]

LG Jil Sander Designer Windows Phone 7 Now Available

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The LG Jil Sander designer Windows Phone smartphone is now available as an Expansys exclusive in the UK for £299.99. For fashionistas looking for an understated designer handset, the LG Jil Sander smartphone provides that with a Jil Sander hub and electric blue color. The handset is considered a modest refresh from LG’s Optimus 7 handset […]

Full House Poker for Windows Phone Review [Video]

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I love Texas Hold’em Poker. I used to play a lot online, but the US Government put an end to that. I would play for fun on Facebook, but when there is no real action involved, people play loose and just roll the dice. There is no fun in that. When playing against computer opponents, […]

Xbox Live Offers Black Friday Deals All Week Long

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Not content to confine their big holiday deals to just one day or even one weekend, Microsoft kicked off a week of deals for Xbox Live users today. They’re offering deep discounts on everything from games and themes to Zune Pass and Gold memberships. Some deals went live just a while ago, others will have […]

Windows Phone 7 Fan Girls Video Is Just Agonizing

Windows Phone 7 Fan Girls Video Is Just Agonizing

I’d call this awful. But that would be a disservice to the word “awful”.  These supposed fan girls of Windows Phone 7 are probably doing more harm to Windows Phone 7 and the concept of fan boys and fan girls than anyone could imagine. This is so bad that it could be used as an […]

Nokia Lumia 800 Sells Out in the Netherlands

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Having already topped the sales chart in France, Nokia’s Lumia 800 debut Windows Phone 7 smartphone is now selling out in the Netherlands. After struggling to maintain and grow market share under the Symbian operating system, Nokia had made a bold move earlier this year by declaring that it would tie its fate to that […]

Nokia Lumia 800 Review (Video): Editor’s Choice

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Once a dominant player in the phone industry, through a series of mis-steps Nokia had ceded the U.S. smartphone market to Apple, various phone-makers who are using the Google Android operating system, and Research in Motion, which itself is struggling to keep pace in the competitive market. Nokia didn’t want to play ball with carriers […]

AT&T Exec Confirms Talks with Nokia to Bring Lumia to U.S.

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AT&T, the largest GSM provider in the U.S., has confirmed that it is holding talks with Nokia to bring the Lumia-branded Windows Phone devices to the U.S. The carrier’s head of tablets division Glenn Lurie says that the details are being finalized, though Lurie failed to specify which device(s) would hit the U.S. market. Bloomberg […]

Did the Flagship Nokia Lumia 900 Appear in a Leaked Promo Video?

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An unannounced Nokia smartphone has appeared in a Windows Phone promo video and many believe the device, with its large screen, to be the leaked but unannounced Nokia Lumia 900, which should best the Lumia 800 on specs. Currently, Nokia has only announced the entry-level Nokia Lumia 710 and the more feature-rich Nokia Lumia 800, […]

Nokia’s Flagship Windows Phone Has Yet to Arrive

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While Nokia had debuted a higher-spec’ed Lumia 800 and a mid-range Lumia 710 at Nokia World, head of Nokia France says that you haven’t seen anything yet. In an interview with French newspaper LesEchos, Nokia France compares the Nokia Lumia 800 to the mid-range BMW 5 Series, saying that “We will soon have a full […]

Nokia Lumia 800 Now On Sale at Orange France

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The Nokia Lumia 800, the first of two debut Windows Phone 7 devices from Nokia, is now available in France through carrier Orange. The device will retail for 99€ with a 50€ rebate through the carrier is scheduled to ship within 3 days. The Lumia 800, a review on GottaBeMobile is forthcoming this week so stay tuned, […]

Nokia Toasts Windows Phone Tango OS With a Little Champagne

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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 […]

Unlocked Nokia Lumia 800 Not Expected Until Early 2012

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Nokia’s premier flagship Windows Phone 7 device, the Lumia 800, may not be available in a contract-free SIM-unlocked form until January 2012 according to Internet retailer Clove, which is based in the UK. The smartphone has garnered a lot of interest and attention due to a historic shift from Symbian to Windows Phone 7 manufacturing […]

Telefonica Chides Nokia for Expensive Lumia Windows Phone Pricing

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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 […]