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Category Archives: Microsoft
A comment by Ed Oswald on the Windows Phone OS and increased fragmentation: Microsoft has chosen Android’s fragmented path against any good sense. While I understand this likely has to do with the drastic code changes under the hood, it … Continue reading
The flagship Nokia phone isn’t doing so hot in Europe. Sean Ludwig reports for VentureBeat: “No one comes into the store and asks for a Windows phone,” an anonymous European mobile executive told Reuters. “Nokia have given themselves a double … Continue reading
Could it be possible that AT&T is only listing it as sold out to generate buzz?
Raimo Lenschow, a Barclays analyst quoted in this AllThingsD piece by John Paczkowski: Our admittedly anecdotal check of 10-15 stores did not find a single one that was open — a significant barrier to sales. We found promotional materials for … Continue reading
Tarun dives into the experience of the Windows Phone with the Lumia 800. Continue reading
Tarun takes an in-depth look at the history of the Windows Phone and Nokia, while also setting the stage for his own opinions about the device itself. Continue reading
According to Sebastian Anthony: The Lumia 900 isn’t targeting iPhone or Galaxy users; it’s targeting the 41% of the US public who still own a feature phone. If you’re already firmly set on getting an iPhone, the Lumia won’t stop … Continue reading
He’s a fan of the design and build quality, but thinks the OS falls short still. John Gruber agrees with him, and notes that if he were in the market for a Windows Phone, it would be for the 800 … Continue reading
IE is making a slight comeback with a .99% gain last month. This may sound pathetically minuscule, but the amount is almost enough to recoup their losses that they experienced over the past year. The chart also shows Firefox’s continual … Continue reading
In this episode, Chris and I talk about the upcoming Lumia 900 launch in the US; the “Smoked by Windows Phone Challenge”; Google’s loss of who they are; and RIMs continued falterings. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: … Continue reading
This is a great ad campaign, more so than a contest that can actually be beaten. Sean Hollister has a good analogy: In some ways, Microsoft’s challenge is like a carnival attraction, complete with an outlandish prize, a smooth operator, … Continue reading
The first comment from user “Top Gear” seems to hit the sentiment I had on the nose: Bad news for Android. Not so for Apple. People don’t buy iPhones because their carrier rep recommends them. They buy the iPhone because … Continue reading
Microsoft Applied Sciences Group shows how current tablet technology still has a few years before it gets to the point of actually feeling like you are painting with your finger.
Related to Jim’s post, Erik Kain writes: More likely, we’ll see a tighter integration of mobile devices and station-based computers. We’ll see more touchscreens across all device categories, and there will be more ways to network and switch between all … Continue reading
Nilay Patel, The Verge: A quick look through the halls of Mobile World Congress reveals an endless number of iPads, quite a few Android tablets, and almost no touchscreen Windows PCs. But Microsoft is here in Barcelona promising that balance … Continue reading
Tom Warren on The Verge: Office 2010 introduced the idea of a Professional Plus edition, and it appears this could be making its way to Windows along with the following SKUs: Windows 8 Starter edition Windows 8 Home Basic Edition … Continue reading
Both brands that probably should have been taken to the graveyard around version 7, but we’ll take it. Now, how bout letting go of Windows? May I suggest Tiles?
At the crack of dawn, Apple surprisingly announces Mountain Lion for developer preview. We cover the implications of the next OS, including what it means to be iOS-ified. We also discuss iPad sales; cookies being exploited, Nook/Playbook/Tablet B-lists, and the … Continue reading
Looks slick. Update: Or not.
They clearly want to release the product on a day everyone will forget for a little while.