Articles about Windows Phone
From productivity to email to operating systems to mobile to hardware, David Gewirtz is no longer actively using Microsoft products. He's not a Microsoft hater. The transition just happened organically as he adopted products that better served his needs.
There are a number of excellent high end smartphones available today and most will satisfy buyers. Matthew updated his September list with some new candidates and a bit of reshuffling based on hands-on experiences.
A decade or so ago, Microsoft used to have a stranglehold over operating systems, but today, the ones that dominate are those made by Google and Apple that run your phones and tablets. By reorienting Nokia, can Microsoft recapture its lost glory?
2014 was another great year in the mobile space with Android dominating the smartphone space and Matthew Miller's top stories.
Microsoft is slowly rolling out the next version of its Lumia phone firmware, Denim, to Windows Phone users.
We've done a bunch of projects in 2014. In this article, we'll take a look at the big ones, along with pointers for how you can get started in any of them you wish.
Microsoft will share more about the Windows 10 'consumer experience' at an event on January 21 in Redmond.
Microsoft is spending more of its overseas cash to buy mobile crash-analytics vendor HockeyApp.
Microsoft's Windows Phone platform continues to struggle to gain meaningful market share, especially in the United States. With partners like Verizon, it's no surprise.
The Windows Phone personal assistant is now available in four new countries, with European jokes and football data onboard.
Microsoft is working on its next preview releases of Windows 10 for desktops, mobile devices and servers. Here's the latest from tipsters about what to expect when.
Microsoft has yet to launch a single flagship model across all major US wireless carriers in the history of Windows Phone. Their focus on the low- to mid-range market may be part of why Windows Phone market share remains low.
The Microsoft Band is a data collection machine and with the ability to select your tile interface, it can do as much or as little as you want it to.
The days of counting on Microsoft to deliver first and best on Windows are gone. Will Windows 10 bring them back next year?
Microsoft will unveil its first own-branded Lumia device next Tuesday, and bets are on that it's a low-end phone.
Not only is the company itself under new leadership, it is having to adapt to a rapidly changing ecosystem where the PC has given ground to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Travelers often try to balance their smartphones while using them for navigation. Pick up an excellent, low cost mount now and drive without worry.
Microsoft launched the Microsoft Band late at night, but it turns out they may have delivered one of the best values in wearable technology to date. Matthew has spent the last three days running, walking, and sleeping with it.
Apps running in mobile operating systems must get permission from the user for all sorts of things. This can be confusing. Do some do it better than others?
There are plenty of GPS navigation options for Windows Phone and the prices have fallen dramatically over the years. CoPilot is a powerful, low-cost option that has helped Matthew for the past month.
The iPhone 6 Plus is a fantastic large smartphone, but it is very expensive and locks you into the Apple ecosystem. There are several Android and Windows Phone alternatives if the iPhone is not for you.
The Lumia 520 was one of the most popular devices ever to run Windows Phone. Can its successor follow in its footsteps?
The more I use Cortana the more I am convinced it beats Google Now and Siri for getting things done and having some fun.
Over the last couple years we have seen Nokia update and release their Lumia Windows Phones so it is refreshing to see HTC jump back in and provide a high end Windows Phone, especially one as good as the M8.
People drop their phones all the time. A recent survey shows that 50 percent of college students break their phones. Here are some low cost options and warranty options to protect your investment.
Microsoft is actively rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 after three months of being in preview mode. The Lumia Cyan update is also coming to supported Nokia devices.
We're certainly not claiming that Windows Phone is better overall than iOS (or even the reverse). But there are ways that Windows Phone beats current iPhones.
Is the latest all-rounder from the Nokia stable your next business device of choice?
It’s very, very red. It’s also a completely different UI from Android and iOS. In many ways, though, it's just another high-end smartphone. And that's a good thing.
You no longer have to pay high prices for great phones and with no-contract with a carrier you are in charge of your service obligation.
The Lumia 1020 has a truly impressive 41-megapixel camera and a high-quality 4.5-inch AMOLED screen, but many Windows Phone fans might do better with the 920 and a good dedicated camera.
The Lumia 925 is a slimmer and lighter Windows Phone 8 handset than its 920 predecessor, with a neater and more ergonomic design. It lacks integrated wireless charging but supports LTE and NFC, and has an excellent 4.5in. AMOLED screen.