Windows Phone boss Andy Lees sees the latest version of Microsoft’s mobile operating system as the answer to big problems facing iOS and Android, the two most popular mobile operating systems on the planet. In an interview with The Seattle Times, Lees pitched Windows Phone 7.5 — affectionately known as “Mango” — as the answer [...]
Microsoft has developed the web based version of its Windows Phone Marketplace application store. The web based store’s launch coincides with the release of the much awaited Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update which brings more than 500 features to Microsoft’s fledgling mobile operating system. The platform features more than 30,000 apps divided into 16 categories. [...]
Efforts are now under way to take as much smartphone market share as possible away from the major manufacturers like Google and Apple as Microsoft releases its latest mobile OS called Windows Phone 7.5 Mango on almost all WP7 handsets. The changes that Microsoft has made to its new WP Mango OS are being seen [...]
In a rather surprising change in strategy mobile handset manufacturer samsung has decided to make a deal with Microsoft to cross-license their numerous patents rather than suing each other relentlessly for any and every copyright infringement they come across. This new deal should hopefully allow for massive innovation within the two companies, beginning with [...]
The number of smartphones and tablets suffering from mobile malware has increased by 273% in the first half of 2011 compared to the same period in 2010, a new report has revealed. According to software company G Data’s Malware Report on current threats for Internet users and PCs, the rise is being driven by [...]
The patent and hardware wars in the smartphone and Tablet markets just got much more complicated as Google has publicly announced its intentions on buying Motorola Mobility. Motorola Mobility houses over 20,000 patents both e listing and pending, which will give Google the much needed advantage and protection against Apple and Microsoft who both seem [...]
A new mystery smartphone from HTC has been leaked online through Flickr, showing off the white rounded edges of this new device, which we only know as the HTC ‘Ruby’ according to the Flickr information on what device model these pics came from.
The nice little Nokia Windows Phone 7 device that Stephen Elop leaked in a boardroom a few weeks ago has gotten the Candid camera treatment from what looks like the factory floor running a version of WP7 Mango which is not for resale.
Android Still first in OS usage, iPhone top device, Windows Phone 7 largest impressions gain – report
So not surprisingly, Android is still the top dog when it comes to overall mobile OS market Share with for the 7th straight month now at 54%, with Apple’s iOS behind it at 26%.