Microsoft released a preview version of the WP8 Update 3 change and it is quite easy to get it for yourself to try out, much the way Apple now allows people to install early betas for testing and app compatibility.
Smartphones and Cell Phones
It seems everyone in business has a smartphone today to keep connected to the office and enjoy their time away from the office. Matthew Miller provides you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile phones sporting iOS, Android, Wi
Matthew Miller started using a Pilot 1000 in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is an excellent device for the business person, but Samsung also added many fun features. One function compares well with the HTC One Video Highlights.
HTC revealed the rumored large One Max device that stretches the HTC One Mini beyond the flagship HTC One. A removable back teases you with microSD, but the battery stays put.
We read rumors that Samsung and LG were working on flexible smartphone displays and it seems Samsung is first out of the gate with the Galaxy Round launching in Korea.
There appear to be talks between Microsoft and HTC about reducing or eliminating Windows Phone license fees with one possibility being a dual boot solution.
The Galaxy Note 3 is available for US buyers this week and after spending time with it on the road I am convinced it is nearly the perfect device for travel and field work.
With the highest specs on an Android phone, one of the largest displays with S Pen support, and enhanced Samsung software we see Samsung continue to improve on a fantastic device with the size staying about the same.
The Galaxy Note 3 is now available in Europe and coming to the US starting next week. European buyers noticed a sticker on the box that indicates the device can only be used with a European SIM card.
Apple and Samsung are dominating the smartphone world. Founding companies in this space are down and out with a couple possibly able to make comebacks in the years ahead.
Samsung continues to work to gain enterprise traction with a focus on security and customization. Their new program opens up APIs to enterprise application developers.