Nokia’s Lumia 610 doesn’t have the slick unibody casing of the 800 or the huge screen of the 900, but it does have a bargain price tag. Pushing Windows Phone to a new price point – and into fresh markets – the fourth Lumia takes advantage of Microsoft’s new, pared-back minimum hardware specifications with just 256MB of [...]
Microsoft promised Windows Phone users a free upgrade to Windows 10 at its event earlier this week, but it turns out not all phones will be getting the update. Through itsLumia Conversationsblog, the company clarifies "not every phone will upgrade or support all possible Windows 10 features," adding that its goal is for "the majority of the Lumia phones running Windows Phone 8 and 8.
And so the Mobile World Congress 2015 comes to a close and now we're left to pick up the pieces of a whirlwind week. We've been bombarded by a lot of annoucements, new and old products, and promises, and now it's time to weed out the winners from the not so winners. Because everyone's a winner, right? But there are really quite a few that really piqued our interest and earned our applause.
Microsoft 's red headed stepchild just can't seem to catch a break. Bad news come one after another for the Windows RT that, if the ARM-based OS were a cat, it would have pretty much run out of lives by now. Perhaps there is now very little reason to believe that Windows RT has any future beyond being placed on life support.
I don't use Apple devices, so I don't think this would affect me. Apple needs to remember it's going after only a portion of the market.I'd probably consider the Apple TV thing if it's ad-free and would have all the channels my shows are on. If it's like, just the basic stuff like the Big 4 plus sports, news, and family, I probably won't go for it.
Microsoft has launched a new Lumia smartphone that is aiming directly at users who need a device that will support dual SIM cards on a budget. The smartphone is called the Lumia 430 Dual SIM and it will be available for $70. The low price makes this device the most affordable Lumia smartphone offered so far. The Lumia 430 runs Windows Phone 8.1 with the Lumia Denim update.
Today we took the Raspberry Pi 2 out of the box and the static shielding bag to give it a first start-up and go. As you'd expect, loading software to an SD card is much the same as it was in the past - except here you're using a much smaller microSD card instead. After that, you've got a more powerful processor and 1GB of RAM to work, so it's time to get quick.
There’s an unusual degree of forthrightness - sometimes bordering on vitriol - in how outspoken people are about the new MacBook Retina . It’s something you see occasionally with high-profile, edge-pushing devices: not just dissent as to whether it’s a good product to buy or not, but a sort of slightly-frothy aggression in aiming to convince you that you’ve made the wrong decision.
Are the commonly flashy colors of Lumia handsets not entirely to your liking, but black and white too plain? If so, Microsoft has introduced a couple special editions of the (Nokia branded) Lumia 830 and 930 Windows Phone handsets with gold trim along the edges.
As of the publishing of this article, Pebble Time will have beaten its goal nearly twice over in its first hour being online. This Kickstarter project mirrors the original Pebble release, this time coming with a device with a color display and three unique color options for the device's border and band.
LONDON — How much computer can you buy for just $35?For fans of Raspberry Pi, a British-made computer aimed at children, hobbyists and tinkerers, the answer is quite a lot.On Monday, the British charity behind the minicomputer announced a new version that was significantly more powerful that the previous device, which had sold more than four million units since being introduced in 2012.
Goodbye iPhoto, hello Photos. Apple has revealed a new, cloud-centric photo management and editing app for OS X Yosemite , recognizing the changing ways people take and organize photos, and the rise of the smartphone camera. Built completely afresh, Photos is set to be baked into OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, due for release this spring, but will be offered in the developer build from today.
Remember the OnePlus One ? You most likely can't forget it, if not for the tons of news and sometimes controversy surrounding it, then for its sweet features and the equally sweet price tag. The invite-only system, however, is pretty much the proverbial wart on the OnePlus One's face.
Piracy. Despite the near endless efforts to battle it, the Internet has always won out in the end and illegal downloads show no signs of going away. The ease of access that video streaming services and similar products offer has given consumers attractive (legal) alternatives, and many have embraced them.
Councilman David G. Greenfield introduced a bill that would cap surge pricing in New York City at 100% the normal rates.But, these politicians are wrong to try to ban and further cap surge pricing.Uber's surge pricing feature is great for the company's business, since Uber keeps a fixed percent of fares. When Uber's surge price multiplier kicks in, Uber makes more money.
What does it take to create a smartphone design classic? For the HTC One M9 , the answer is relentless refinement, improving what worked in its metal-bodied predecessors rather than chasing the latest trends. The smartphone spec arms-race is relentless, however, notable as much for its hyperbole as the minimal attention span of would-be buyers in carrier stores.
This week Facebook launches Facebook Lite, a version of their social networking app made for low-speed data networks around the world. This app is aimed at nations with little or severely limited data on smartphone, pushing the line between functionality and operability.