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Nokia Confirms The End of Symbian With The PureView 808

Nokia first showed off the 808 PureView in February 2012 at Mobile World Congress, with the main feature of the device being its 41 megapixel camera. In addition, the 808 PureView featured Nokia's Sybmian as its operating system, an odd choice considering Nokia's close partnership with Microsoft these days.

Microsoft Surface Pro Arrives on February 9th, Starts at $899

Although the Microsoft Surface RT hasn't been a runaway success, it certainly managed to make a pretty big media splashdown when it first arrived. Although some consumers like the idea of the Surface, others need something that can do even more.

Nokia Releases Nokia Lumia 820 3D Printing Kit, Now You Can Make Your Own...

While the Nokia Lumia 920 is still king of the Nokia Windows Phone 8 world, the Nokia Lumia 820 is certainly a solid choice if you are looking for a mid-range device. One of the features that sets the Nokia apart from other handsets in their class is their swappable plastic shell.  Most phones only allow you to customize the look of your phone with different cases, but Nokia allows you to replace the entire shell giving you a truly "unique" look.

Will LG Make Another Run At Windows Phone?

According to an article in the Korea Times, it appears LG may be attempting another run at Windows Phone, this time with Windows Phone 8. Besides an effort to renew interest in Windows Phone, LG also has a goal of selling 75 million headsets in 2013 between all of its Android (and soon perhaps WP) devices.

ChangeWave Survey: Samsung, Windows Phone Continue to Rise

More specifically, the survey reveals "an explosive wave of momentum [that] is catapulting Samsung to an all-time high" in North America.

Could Windows Phones be Next to Try Intel Chips?

This week during an interview at CES, a senior project manager for Windows Phone, Greg Sullivan, didn't exactly deny the possibility of a forthcoming Windows Phone handset with an Intel chip.
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Windows RT and Microsoft Surface Jailbreak Arrives, Microsoft Applauds the Effort

It seems that Microsoft's Windows RT has got a jailbreak/unlocking solution of its own. The new jailbreak method makes it possible to run unsigned desktop apps on devices like the Microsoft Surface RT.

HTC HD2 Smartphone Now Running Windows RT?

When the HTC HD2 originally hit the market it was just an ordinary Windows Mobile 6.5 handset, nothing special or worth gawking at. Now, years later? The HD2 has continued to dodge the Grim Reaper by continuing to live on as a hackable device that allows would-be modders to push modern software onto the device.

Microsoft Switching to Yearly Updates? Windows Blue Said to Be in Alpha Testing Now

A new leak/rumor claims that the Metro/Start UI will now be more customizable and the interface will have a more flat design.

Nokia Windows RT Tablet Said to Feature Special Dock Cover with Extra Battery Power

We previously reported that a Nokia Windows RT tablet is on its way, with an unveiling expected at MWC in 2013. Now it seems that we have a bit more information about what the Nokia tablet will have for features.

HTC Working on Windows RT Tablets, 7 and 10-inch Models?

A new rumor suggests that HTC might be working on new Windows RT tablets for release in 2013.

Nokia Windows RT Tablet Coming to Mobile World Congress 2013

The Microsoft Surface hasn't exactly been flying off the shelves, but that doesn't mean that Windows RT is going to lose any support. In fact, there's word that Nokia is working on a new tablet powered by Windows RT and this new device will be making its debut at the 2013 Mobile World Congress.

Dell Originally Wanted Microsoft to Drop Windows Name from Windows RT

There has been a little confusion by some consumers about the difference between the ARM-only Windows RT and the x86-only Windows 8. This is exactly why Dell’s Vice-chairman, Jeffrey Clarke said the company originally tried to get Microsoft Steve Ballmer to rename the Windows RT OS.

Nokia Set to Release Windows Phone, Lumia 505

To all our friends in Mexico, are you wanting to get a Windows Phone, but not wanting to spend a ton of money?
HTC 8S

HTC confirms that the HTC 8S Isn’t Coming to the U.S. After All

A new rumor suggests that the HTC Titan 3 is coming to the United States and will feature quad-core power and Windows Phone 8. We also have the dual-core HTC 8x right now. When it comes to a lower-to-mid end HTC WP8 device though, we seem to be out of luck.
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HTC Titan 3: Nokia Lumia 920 Getting Quad-Core Windows Phone Competitor?

Right now HTC's flagship Windows Phone device is none other than the HTC 8X, but this might be changing soon enough. The news comes courtesy of a possible leak due to an Xbox Live Rewards survey.
Microsoft Surface

Microsoft Surface Pro Pricing Officially Unveiled, Starts at $899

We are finally getting solid information about the Microsoft Surface Pro. What's the verdict? Pricing will start at $899 for a 64GB version, or $999 for a 128GB model.

Microsoft Will Support Windows RT on Surface for 4+ Years

Microsoft's Surface RT tablet was just released recently. But that didn't stop Microsoft from detailing it's support plan for the next 4 years. In short, Microsoft is boasting that if you buy a Surface RT tablet, you will be eligible to get software and firmware updates until at least April of 2017.

HTC 8x and Nokia Lumia 810 Free at T-Mobile This Cyber Monday, along with...

Thinking about making the jump into the world of Windows Phone but aren't sure if you want to pay anything up-front to do it? Right now is the perfect time to make the switch to T-Mobile, then.
Windows Phone 8

Some Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC 8x Users Reporting Resetting and Battery Life Issues

So what's about Windows Phone 8 devices, are they having problems early on as well? Yes, it seems they are. Apparently many users are reporting that they are experiencing rebooting and battery life issues with their Nokia and HTC handsets.

HTC 8x or Nokia Lumia 920: Which is the Better Choice?

A new video review from PocketNow has arrived comparing the Nokia Lumia 920 versus the HTC 8X. While many of us tend to prefer the Nokia Lumia line to what HTC has to offer, HTC 8X is a solid phone that certainly might appeal to some of us that aren't interested in the Nokia Lumia 920.

AT&T Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC 8X Both A Steal At Just $100

The smartphone world is becoming an increasingly crowded place, so you have to wonder, can Microsoft really compete with Windows Phone 8? While it is too early to say for sure, great marketing and aggressive pricing will certainly help if Microsoft and its partners want to win consumers over. Luckily, AT&T seems to be doing just that with the Nokia 920 and HTC 8x.

Windows Live Messenger Being Retired in Favor of Skype?

Do you still regularly utilize Windows Live Messenger? You might want to consider moving to Skype now. It seems that Microsoft is planning to retire WLM very soon, according to sources close to the Redmon-based company.

Verizon HTC 8X and Lumia 822 coming November 12th

If you are a Verizon user that is interested in Windows Phone 8, you've probably noticed that we've yet to see concrete information as to what WP devices are heading to the Big Red. Sure, Verizon has mentioned they will support the platform, but we want more details. Ask and you shall receive.

View S606- Another Low Cost Windows Phone 7.x Device

With Windows Phone 8 just around the corner, is Windows Phone 7.x all-but-dead? Actually, no. There have been several reports of new Windows Phone 7.8 devices coming to China and many third world countries in recent times. This makes a lot of sense, actually. Now that the platform is aging, Microsoft could potentially cut down the fees associated with licensing the software and could market it as an alternative to Symbian.

Nokia 920, Everything You Could Want in a Windows Phone- and more

Mobile Magazine recently reported on leaked Nokia Lumia 920 specs. Now it's all official. The new Windows Phone 8 device is coming, and throws in just about every high-end feature you could think of.

Nokia Phi and Arrow WP8 Devices Expected to be Unveiled On September 5th

On September 5th Nokia and Microsoft will unveil two new Windows Phone 8 devices at a special event. The working names for the two phones are the “Arrow” and the “Phi”.

Windows Phone Marketplace Becoming Windows Phone Store?

And in much the same way, Microsoft avoiding the use of "App Store" for its mobile devices, calling it the Windows Phone Marketplace. That appears to be changing.

Nokia’s First WP8 Prototype Let Loose to Pubic Eyes

Windows Phone 8 is just around the corner, and it seems that a prototype of a Nokia WP8 device might have leaked its way to the public ahead of schedule.

Ironic Twist of Fate: iOS Virus only attacks Windows Users

While iOS is known for being rather secure and virus free, it seems that an iOS app called “Instaquotes Quotes Cards for Instagram” has been reported to contain a threatening worm virus known as Worm.VB-900. What's ironic about this virus is that it doesn't affect iOS or even OS X in any way, but if you happen to connect your iDevice to your Windows PC, the worm could certainly become a problem.

Safari For Windows Seemingly Vanishes

Apple recently introduced its latest Safari 6.0 update for OS X Lion and Mountain Lion, but the page makes no mention of a 6.0 update for the Windows platform.

Surface Phone And RIM WP8 Concept Devices

Since Windows Phone 8 seems set on a course for change in the mobile universe its not surprising that there has been speculation of a Surface phone or even a RIM Windows Phone device

Microsoft Clarifies That They Have No Current Intentions Of Making Their Own Windows Phone...

With Microsoft getting involved in mobile hardware with the Surface, it's not surprising that many believed that MS might consider a similar move with Windows Phone 8. According to Information Week though, MS has no plans to do such a thing though, at least according to their conversation with Windows Phone senior marketing manager, Greg Sullivan.

Sony Windows Phone Prototype Video ‘Leaked”

Are you a Sony fan dreaming of Windows Phone? If so, the leaked video below will surely have you drooling.

Nokia 41MP PureView 808 Advertising Video Shot By Itself

Back in February Mobile Magazine reported on the upcoming Nokia 808 PureView. At the time we were impressed by its amazing 41MP camera, Carl Zeiss lens, and the PureView imaging technology within it. Now, promotional advertising has began to circulate that is equally impressive, considering it was crafted using video and image stills taken directly by the smartphone itself.

The Power Of Bing On The Fly Translation Comes To Windows Phone

While a marketplace translator app has existed for a while, it now has Bing additions that include the ability to live-translate anything on the fly.

New Version Of Google’s Chrome OS Looks A Lot Like Windows

Most of us have probably already heard that Microsoft is planning to change the status quo by introducing major changes to its familiar Windows UI in Windows 8, this includes removing the traditional start button and bar. In the light of this move, Google also seems to be changing the way it thinks with its newest version of Google Chrome OS. The upcoming version does away with the one-window browser system, in favor of a brand new interface that it is called Aura. As you can see from the screenshot, it looks quite a bit like Windows 7.

Microsoft Windows Mobile Marketplace To Be Shutdown On May 9

It appears like Microsoft is slowly losing their love for their Windows Mobile OS as the company is fully concentrating on the Windows Phone platform. What you see above is the full email that is being circulated to WinMo users which details about the company’s decision to officially shut down Windows Marketplace for Mobile 6.x.

Skype Beta For Windows Phone Has Problems Multi-Tasking

Microsoft has yet to deliver a great Skype experience on its own mobile OS, and in fact it seems to pale in comparison to the iOS and Android versions.

MWC 2012: Nokia 808 PureView 41-Megapixel Cameraphone

Most smartphones have a camera in the range of five megapixels. Some may have eight or even twelve megapixels. The newly announced Nokia 808 PureView blows them out of the water with an amazing 41-megapixel camera. Forty. One. Megapixels.

MWC 2012: ZTE Unveils Two New Windows Phone Handsets

This week at the Mobile World Congress, ZTE has made it clear that they are focused on rebirth and further expansion as they show off 10 new devices all of different shapes, sizes and even operating systems.

Telus Illuminates March 2 for Nokia Lumia 800

The Nokia Lumia 800 has been officially listed on the Telus Mobility website, coming with an official launch date of March 2. The product page is also saying that the Lumia 800 will be offered "only from Telus," snatching up the exclusive away from Bell and Rogers.

White Nokia Lumia 800 Officially Announced

The white Lumia 800 doesn't change up the hardware at all, still touting the same Lumia 800 specs. This includes a 1.4GHz processor, 3.8” 800x480 AMOLED ClearBlack curved display, an 8MP Carl Zeiss rear camera, 16GB of internal storage, Windows Phone Mango, FM Radio, and a 1450 mAh battery.

Greenpois0n Absinthe Untethered Jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 now on Windows (Video)

You might remember that Absinthe, the new untethered jailbreak tool from Dream Team, was previously released just a few days ago as a Mac-only solution, but they did promise that Windows people would get it too. So that day is now here.

Viewsonic’s Windows 7 Oak Trail Tablet

With the touch-optimized Windows 8 soon on its way, you would think that every hardware maker out there would have a big “On Hold” sign over any possible plans for Windows tablets until late-2012. Of course you'd be wrong, as Viewsonic announced at CES that it is releasing the new ViewPad 10i.

MultiTouch Launches 55-inch Interactive Display For Windows 7 Embedded

Microsoft's Surface table certainly isn't the only multi-touch table-styled LCD technology out there, as further proven by the new MultiTouch 55-inch Cell MT550W7 display that will be demonstrated at CES from Tuesday through Friday this week.

New Details Surrounding AT&T’s Nokia Ace (Lumia 900) Windows Mango Phone

New reports are in surrounding the Nokia Ace for AT&T, including confirmation that it is in fact the Lumia 900, which will be sold globally as Nokia's flagship windows phone.

CES To Set Stage For Windows Phone Tango Update

Now, we're ready for the next major update to Microsoft's smartphone platform and it looks like next month's CES is where they're going to reveal the Tango update to WP7.

New Program Allows For Windows Phone Customization

For those of us that have been waiting for Microsoft to do something about this lack of customization options, our wait is finally over. Of course, it is no thanks to the folks at Redmond and the new customization options are instead possible thanks to a new Windows-based application, "Themes for Windows Phone".

Xbox Companion App For Windows Phone Released [Video]

Microsoft’s dashboard update to their Xbox 360 was gladly welcomed by all the owners of the console earlier. Now, as expected, the company has released the Xbox Companion app for Windows Phone devices.

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As Facebook Grows It Needs to Continually Scale Up Its Efforts...

On Sunday, Facebook showed off its internal rules on moderating graphic content to some media outlets. Their purpose was to show that the social...

Game Review: Hands-on with Bungie’s Big Sequel, Destiny 2

Destiny 2 on PC plays like a completely different game for any player who has clocked really serious hours on the PlayStation 4 version. The...

Majority of Victims of the WannaCry Malware were Using Windows 7

More than a week after it first hit, the WannaCry ransomware is still spreading quickly, though it has now been checked and controlled, and...

UploadVR is Being Charged in Court for Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

UploadVR is a San Francisco, California-based virtual reality startup company. It is being sued by a former employee alleging that the company engaged in...

The Tech Giants Aren’t All in California, Some are in New...

When we talk of tech giants and startups, what probably comes to your mind is the state of California, particularly Silicon Valley and its...

SpaceX Just Launched Its Heaviest Payload into Geosynchronous Orbit

SpaceX just launched another of its Falcon 9 rockets, but this time carrying a very heavy payload from communications satellite company Inmarsat, the fourth...

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R.I.P. MP3: But the MP3 is Still Alive and Will Be Just Fine

People on the internet seem to be spilling a lot of pixels over the fact that the MP3 has been declared dead by its inventors...

People Don’t Buy Tablets Anymore and the Device Trend is Dying

You may be part of the dying breed if you own a tablet. Customers are buying fewer tablets so keep that in good condition...

5 Amazing Travel Gadgets That May Come in Handy on Your Next Trip

Sometimes you just need to get away. Go far away from the city and leave all the stress behind. However, there are times when...

Toddlers that Play with Touchscreens Get Less Sleep

A scientific study has discovered that toddlers and younger children that constantly play or use devices with touchscreens such as tablets have less sleeping...

Gaming Laptop Review: Razer Blade is the Ultimate in Gaming Laptops

The Razer Blade is actually a slim gaming laptop and is in the middle of a range sandwiched between the 14-inch Blade, bracketed by...

The New Leica Thalia Line is Every Cinematographer’s Dream

Memories are treasured moments that bring a smile on our faces each time we look back on them. Since the pleasure and happiness we...