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.
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.
There is a world of operating systems beyond Android and iOS. Will any of them lock down third place? Can any of them give Google or Apple a run for the top spots?
Smartphones make great gifts for tech-minded dads and students achieving their goals. Here are five handsets to consider for each group -- including one device that makes an ideal choice for either dad or grad.
Keep yourself up to date and entertained by these awesome free apps for Windows Phone 8.
These are the top Windows 8 apps we have found to help your business and leisure travel trips go smoothly.
These Windows 8 apps are invaluable for small business owners and entrepreneurs who want to simplify their workflow.
I had the opportunity to capture photos with the Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One (M8), LG G2, Apple iPhone 5s, Nokia Lumia Icon, and Nokia Lumia 1020. They all take great photos, but I did notice some differences.
Windows Phone 8.1 was released as a Developer Preview today and some of the latest and greatest can be seen in these screenshots. You can download and test out this update on your Windows Phone device today.
Nokia now has Windows Phone devices with internal specs matching the leading smartphones. They take it further with their advanced camera, fantastic display, and more and the Lumia Icon is an excellent smartphone to consider.
Nokia Lumia and Nexus smartphones have Qi wireless charging functionality and with the Mugenizer N11 you can simply place your phone on the battery pack and have it charged on the go.
Enthusiasts have purchased unlocked smartphones for years, but more mainstream consumers are picking them with falling prices and the allure of no contract service.
Here's 10 Windows Phone 8 apps that business users must have, whether it's securing messages and logins to finding the right location for a meeting.
I'm not a big iPhone fan, but there's one thing it has basically right: a physical switch to go totally mute. Android is not as good and Windows Phone stinks at it.
Nokia's massive 6-inch Windows Phone is available this week and includes all the best specs allowed by Microsoft. However, AT&T made some design trade-offs that detract from the overall value.
Nokia today unveiled a whole new suite of big-screen devices, as well as some lower end handsets.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 Best 10 smartphones at the close of 2014
- 2 Best unlocked smartphones (February 2014)
- 3 Beyond Android and iOS: The top six mobile operating system alternatives
- 4 Bandwidth vs signal strength: How to get the best internet connection for your device
- 5 Microsoft makes Windows Phone 8.1 file manager available