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Microsoft has revealed that it will be renaming Nokia Lumia to Microsoft Lumia as part of its efforts to phase out the Nokia brand.
Microsoft has made available for download several new Windows 10 features to those running the Windows 10 Technical preview release.
Perhaps, the better question is: "When will they set the date?" Sooner or later, Google's operating systems will come together.
Trying to build platforms that are open and partner-centric, including the recently unveiled Windows 10, is a direct response to requests from enterprise customers, according to Microsoft's VP of Windows marketing.
There are believable rumors that Verizon may be phasing out the Lumia Icon Windows Phone. But so far, neither Microsoft nor Verizon is confirming.
How? By using Opera Mini as a viable alternative to traditional browsers. Why? Because the Korean electronics giant can. Who will use it? Probably very few.
We knew Microsoft makes most of its mobile operating system money from Android, not Windows Phone, but a billion dollars? From one vendor?! Microsoft's good times, however, are in danger of coming to an end.
A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
Microsoft's Windows 10 will include more than just user interface tweaks. Here are some of the expected security, manageability and Store changes coming to the next version of Windows client.
Call it 'Threshold' no more. The next and last major version of Microsoft's Windows client operating system will be called Windows 10 when it is released next year.
On September 30 at its first official Windows 'Threshold' reveal, Microsoft officials may go public with the name of the coming OS, in addition to sharing some product specifics.
Even as it expands to support iOS and Android, Nokia isn't abandoning the Windows Phone platform with its HERE mapping technology.
Apple's new mobile OS is now available, and IT managers need to know how to handle its new features. We examine what the leading Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) vendors have to offer on the subject.
Amazon's latest mobile operating system lands with a few new features, notably Dynamic Light Control, deep cloud integration, and Firefly product matching for tablets.
The retail turned mobile giant unveiled a number of updated products: two new e-readers, a sub-$100 tablet of superb quality, a high-end premium tablet, and even one for kids.
The OS 2.0 update brought support for Android apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook. While many Android apps are available in BB App World, there are still many missing that can be side-loaded onto the device. This is similar to how apps are loaded on the Kindle Fire and B&N Nook Tablet.
RIM's latest tablet operating system adds native email, an enhanced browser and support for some Android applications, among other features. Here's a tour of the new-look PlayBook OS.
The BlackBerry PlayBook was panned for missing functionality when it was released last year. RIM hopes this major software update addresses that. Let's take a tour and see how it fares.
From Washington to Obama, David Gewirtz honors some of our favorite U.S. Presidents with some moderately inappropriate iPhone and Android apps.
There are a number of keyboard solutions for iOS and Android devices and the latest model from ZAGG supports both of these leading smartphone and tablet platforms.
Android 4.0 launched on the Galaxy Nexus and will eventually be coming to some existing devices. It is a much more consistent and attractive OS than previously seen on the Android platform.
Jawbone makes some of the best Bluetooth headsets and speaker so it wasn't much of a surprise that their new health device, the UP, is also built very well. Can the UP help you improve your health through activity tracking and team motivation?
A look back at November 2011: The month where Google made some of its most series mistakes, gaffes and controversies.
ZDNet Asia picks out top apps across four mobile platforms--iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone--to put some organization into your life.
Add a camera/camcorder app and pair non-webOS phones to your HP TouchPad with this latest build of webOS from HP.
A look over 20 killer, crucial features of iOS 5, Apple's most advanced operating system to date.
Many of us use our smartphones as alarms and the TimeCommand dock takes this experience further with a large display, soothing sleep sound effects, and many more advanced alarm and clock settings. You can use your iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad with the TimeCommand.
As per the October 4 launch of the iPhone 4S, a look at iOS 5 -- which offers deep iCloud integration.
RIM released their latest App World 3.0 software store for BlackBerry smartphones. As you can see in these screenshots, the UI has gotten a major refresh with additional functions. You can also see there are a number of applications in App World and BlackBerry devices really don't lack many key apps.
RIM is rolling out their newest BlackBerry OS 7 smartphones and I had the chance to take the three form factors for a whirl over the last week with the Bold 9930, Torch 9850, and Torch 9810.
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