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Thursday, 9 Jan 2014

Lumia Black Software Update Arrives

Lumia Black Software Update Arrives

Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 owners, rejoice! The Lumia Black software update rolls out today, starting with Lumia 1020 and Lumia 925 smartphones. Other models in the range will follow soon.

Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014

This is How Nokia's Version of Android OS Will Look Like

This is How Nokia's Version of Android OS Will Look Like

@evleaks posted an image of a Nokia handset running on a modified version of Google Android. Hit the link to find out if the new flavor of Android is better.

Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013

Project Siena Enables Business Users to Create Mobile Apps for the Enterprise

Project Siena Enables Business Users to Create Mobile Apps for the Enterprise

Project Siena is a beta Windows 8 app that lets anyone (particularly business experts, business analysts, consultants, and other business users) create powerful business apps in just minutes, via a Windows 8-style interface, for today's mobile devices.

Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013

Windows Phone Store Crosses 200,000 Apps, Notification Center Likely to Arrive in Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone Store Crosses 200,000 Apps, Notification Center Likely to Arrive in Windows Phone 8.1

Here's a couple of good news for Windows Phone 8 users: the Windows Phone Store now has over 200,000 apps, and the Windows Phone 8.1 update that's due next year is likely to come with a notification center.

Monday, 16 Dec 2013

Google Snags Key Microsoft Software Architect

Google Snags Key Microsoft Software Architect

One of Microsoft's star engineers -- Blaise Aguera y Arcas -- has recently left the company, to join Google. Aguera u Arcas was in charge of Microsoft's Bing Maps services, and oversaw developments to Microsoft's 3D panorama service, Photosynth

Thursday, 12 Dec 2013

Microsoft Planning to Make Windows Phone and Windows RT Free

Microsoft Planning to Make Windows Phone and Windows RT Free

In a bid to make their mobile platform competitive with Google's Android operating system, Microsoft is considering making Windows Phone and Windows RT available free of charge to device makers.

Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013

Nokia's Android Phone is Code-named 'Normandy', This is What It Could Look Like

Nokia's Android Phone is Code-named 'Normandy', This is What It Could Look Like

According to The Verge, Nokia has been building a low-end Android phone code-named 'Normandy', and this is what it could look like.

Monday, 2 Dec 2013

Goodbye Windows RT, It Looks Like Your Days Are Numbered

Goodbye Windows RT, It Looks Like Your Days Are Numbered

Julie Larson-Green, executive VP of Devices and Studios at Microsoft, has said that Microsoft now has three mobile operating systems and "we're not going to have three." Somehow we don't think they're going to kill Windows Phone and Windows, so it's going to be you, RT.

Thursday, 28 Nov 2013

Watch How Microsoft Slams Competitors' Tablets in Its Latest Ads

Watch How Microsoft Slams Competitors' Tablets in Its Latest Ads

Microsoft is touting the benefits of having a USB and HDMI port on its Surface 2 tablet and compares it with the Apple iPad Air and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1).

Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013

Teardown Reveals Xbox One Costs US$471 to Build

Teardown Reveals Xbox One Costs US$471 to Build

A Xbox One was stripped down to its bare components and analyzed. And according to the analysis, each console, along with the Kinect sensor and controller costs around US$481 to build.

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