Tag Archives: Windows Phone

52% Of Windows Phone Users Use Bing Instead Of Google

Here’s an encouraging number for Microsoft, and something that should seem to them as a vindication of their decision to shove the Search button on every Windows Phone out there – 52% of Windows Phone users use (or hit accidentally) Bing search instead of Google search. The number comes from Kantar, known for providing Using […]

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review

The Nokia cameraphone history starts with the Nokia 7650, coming with 0.3 MP camera and a colour screen. It was then upped by the Nokia N90, which came with Carl Zeiss lens, dual screens, a swivelling half where the camera rested and a 2 MP camera coupled with an LED flash. Next year, it was […]

Windows Phone Turns 3 Today. Happy Birthday. Also, A Comparison With Android

Microsoft’s smartphone operating system, Windows Phone, turned 3 today (thanks to Joe Belfiore for reminding me!). While the OS has evolved quite a bit, it’s still lagging behind in both marketshare and features, when compared to Android. Microsoft always had its task cut out, and it still has to do a lot to bring Windows Phone to […]

Microsoft Wants HTC To Dual-boot Windows Phone And Android On Its Phones

According to a new report, Microsoft apparently wants(/ed) HTC to come up with phones that can dual boot Android and Windows Phone. HTC, which is reeling from the onslaught from Samsung since 2011, has long been a Microsoft partner, launching phones running Windows Mobile. They have been making Windows Phones too, but lack the marketing […]

Nokia Board Summoned To Finland; Joe Belfiore Is On A Visit To Nokia

Nokia Board of Directors has been summoned for a meeting on the Wednesday and Thursday of next week, that is, 26th and 27th of June. Finnish broadcaster, YLE is reporting that the meeting has been called for “…preparing key decisions on the future of the company”. This, apparently, is being done for finalizing the interim report […]

Nokia All But Confirms That The Nokia EOS Will Come With A 41 MP PureView (Pro) Camera

In a blog post on the Conversations blog today, the Finns have all but confirmed that the July 11th event in New York will see the announcement of the Nokia EOS, the much awaited, long-rumoured, incessantly leaked Windows Phone 8 device with a 41 MP PureView Pro camera. The PureView Pro bit is my speculation, […]

First Quad Core Nokia WP8 Device Spotted In Benchmark Results

An unnamed quad core Nokia WP8 device has popped up on popular GPU benchmarking website GFXBench (previously known as GLBenchmark). Unfortunately the results don’t reveal much about the SoC used in the device. But it is sure that this device packs a quad core CPU.   The GPU is an Adreno 305 but again the […]