Windows Phone 8′s NFC Features Will Allow Limited Cross-Platform Communication with Android

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Starting with Windows Phone 8 devices, NFC will now come into play on Microsoft’s newest mobile platform. While this isn’t that surprising, it is interesting to know that the tap+send features in Windows Phone 8 will actually work just fine between WP8 devices and Android phones.

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Several New Features Coming to Windows Phone 8, Including Revamped Camera App

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The Lumia 920 is official. At the joint Microsoft-Nokia event, most of the show focused on this impressive Nokia phone- but not all of it.

Microsoft actually showed us quite a bit about some of the features that are baked in Windows Phone 8, using the Lumia 920 as a reference. What can we expect?

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Verizon Wireless Rumored To Carry Windows Phone 8 Devices

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Verizon hasn’t been very receptive of Microsoft ever since the huge failure that was the Microsoft Kin, not to mention that even Verizon’s WP efforts have proven to be less than profitable. Good news for those that like Windows, Verizon Wireless might be giving the boys at Redmond another chance with Windows Phone 8.

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A Look At New Features In Windows Phone 8

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Microsoft is clearly bringing out the big guns in order to attempt to compete in a meaningful way in the growing mobile sector. While Windows Phone 8 might seem a lot like WP7 at first glance, the new OS really has much more in common with Windows 8 and RT, sharing the same NT and RT cores, and ditching the CE core found in Windows Phone 7 and its predecessor, Windows Mobile.

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Windows Phone 8 Dual-Core Smartphone For Sprint Being Tested?

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While HTC has plans to release their newly unveiled S4 powered One S (T-Mobile) and One X (AT&T version) within the next two months, Microsoft is reportedly busy testing a Windows Phone 8 smartphone, which is intended for Sprint’s network, with the dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm MSM8960 chipset. The new info comes to us courtesy of the folks over at The Verge who were apparently tipped off by “sources familiar with the company’s plans”.

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How Does Windows Phone 8 ‘Apollo’ Compare To Android And iOS?

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Just last week we talked about the new leak of information regarding Windows Phone Apollo, and today we are going to try and answer another big question: How does Apollo stack up against Android (or even iOS)? Are it’s new features enough to draw new users in?

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Windows Phone 8 Details Leaked and Confirmed

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While Windows Phone hasn’t enjoyed the same level of success as iOS and Android up to this point, it is still a very solid, if not sometimes misunderstood, operating system. Luckily, a new leak regarding WP8 shows that Microsoft is wasting no time in adding many great new features that might further push Windows Phone adoption beyond their highest expectations.

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Samsung Focus (Omnia 7) running Windows Phone 7 destined for AT&T November 8th

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Windows Phone 7 is a pretty big deal for the boys and girls in Redmond, Washington. Windows Mobile hasn’t exactly been the most popular of mobile platforms, so WP7 could represent quite the revival for Microsoft. When is that going to happen? For AT&T folks, one of the biggest dates to circle is November 8th.

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2008 Summer Olympic Games Say No to Windows Vista

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Here’s a twist of fate for you. While the news is getting bombarded with stories of poisoned this and poisoned that coming out of China, the Olympic organizing committee in that country has decided to cast aside what they consider to be unsafe too. According to Lenovo, the 2008 Olympic Games official computer supplier and […]

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AXIA markets A308 as “world’s smallest” Windows Mobile phone

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The HTC Tornado Smartphone might be just a touch smaller than the 0.8×1.9×4.5-inch AXIA A308 PDA phone, but that didn’t stop the Malaysian manufacturer from marketing its product as the “world’s smallest PDA Phone on Microsoft Windows Mobile 5 featuring Wifi connectivity.” The design leaves much to be desired – it isn’t exactly the most […]

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