Fans of the Samsung Galaxy S4 that aren’t fond of Google Android might be interested in the Samsung Ativ SE. The handset runs Microsoft Windows Phone and shows that Samsung is hedging its Android bet with Microsoft’s platform.
Mint, the popular personal finance app, is finally available on Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.
The Lumia 1520 is the best Windows Phone yet – as long as you can wrap your hands around it.
At long last, Microsoft is taking advantage of its Halo franchise to help its Windows Phone 8 devices stand out from the crowded smartphone market; Halo: Spartan Assault lands next month and has Xbox tie-ins.
There’s really no need for Microsoft to build its own Windows Phone 8 hardware since partners are offering solid handsets, says Microsoft’s Terry Myerson. Maybe hardware isn’t the problem.
Microsoft’s purchase of Skype is starting to benefit the Windows Phone 8 platform: The newest preview version of Skype for Microsoft smartphones is the first to offer HD video on mobiles.
Getting multiple Gmail calendars on a new Windows Phone 8 isn’t difficult, but the process is slightly different from older Windows Phone versions. Follow these simple steps and in under five minutes you’ll have up to 25 shared Gmail calendars on your Microsoft-powered phone.
Two new LTE handsets running Windows Phone 8 are heading to Verizon with pre-orders beginning tomorrow. The Nokia Lumia 822, a mid-range handset, will cost $99.99 after rebate while HTC’s Windows Phone 8X is $199.99. Both handset prices are with a new two-year agreement.
Nokia’s second Windows Phone 8 device is the Lumia 820, a smaller companion to the 920. It will offer a smaller screen, exchangeable covers and wireless charging.
As expected, Nokia unveiled the Lumia 920 smartphone Wednesday in New York. The Windows Phone 8 device will lead Nokia’s comeback fight and will be in key in Microsoft’s bid for relevance in the smartphone market.
Samsung is showing more love for Microsoft, debuting the world’s first Windows Phone 8 device, the Ativ S. The device, similar to the Galaxy S III, gives Windows Phone 8 a strong flagship phone as it goes up against Android and iOS.
We already knew that Windows Phone 8 would support better hardware and here’s proof. A pair of planned phones from Samsung indicate that the company won’t miss out on the next generation of Microsoft’s mobile platform, even though Android is such a success for Samsung.
Microsoft’s plan for Windows Phone 8–which appears to be moving in step with its overall Windows 8 launch strategy–has been leaked, and th…