Windows Phone development continues at a healthy pace with app releases and updates, new and exciting games, and firmware updates for the Nokia Lumia 920.
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.
T-Mobile must be making other carriers nervous as it shines the light on the subsidized phone pricing racket currently in place and moves to a model that offers fairness and high value to consumers.
This is the debut week of the Z10 on AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile, and at the same $200 price point as the iPhone, Android smartphones, and Windows Phone devices, I wonder if consumers will choose BlackBerry.
Samsung is challenging Apple in the consumer smartphone and tablet market, and is really starting to focus on the enterprise. I lost this debate as the majority also feel that Samsung is on the right path to success in business.
The first BlackBerry 10 device, the Z10, finally arrives in the US today, launching on AT&T, followed by Verizon. There are several accessories available for the Z10 and I had the chance to try a few out.
US consumers buy subsidized phones because they are cheaper up front, but then the carrier makes that money back in increased monthly fees. However, when the phone is paid off, those monthly fees don't change, and consumers are left paying extra for nothing.
HTC needed to knock it out of the ballpark with a new phone and get it onto all major US carriers. They have done both with the HTC One, so now it is up to marketing to help it succeed.
T-Mobile is starting to enable LTE on existing devices with new devices soon rolling out with support for their newest network upgrade. The Note II update is appearing on devices now.
The UI on the Apple iPhone looks about the same as it did six years ago, while the new BlackBerry 10 UI is fresh. The question is, will consumers care and want a new UI experience?
It's fun to see highlight videos automatically created on the HTC One, but don't overlook the ease of use and powerful customization options of creating highlight videos on BlackBerry 10 devices.