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 [...]
IFA 2015 is traditionally the time when many companies announce their wares to a captive audience, both physical and virtual. There now seems to be a trend, however, of some of those opting to go ahead, perhaps to avoid clashing with other giants.
Today we're having our first look at the Microsoft Lumia 950 on the review bench, showing you just one - perhaps the most compelling - feature of the bunch: Continuum. When Microsoft first created Windows Phone, it wasn't any secret that they wanted the software to look and feel like a mobile version of what was on the way for their desktop operating system. Almost as if desktop begat mobile.
"Tesla is essentially learning how to become a manufacturing company on the fly," wrote analysts at RBC Capital Markets. "While we don’t have meaningful reason to doubt Tesla can eventually get to their targets, doing so in a timely matter without some growing pains could prove challenging."The confusion is palpable.
Just a while ago we looked into the reasons why it wouldn't be in Microsoft 's best interests to suddenly switch to Android as its mobile platform. And then head honcho Satya Nadella dropped the huge bombshell . Microsoft has, for all intents and purposes, stricken off Nokia from its books. This has lead many to conclude Microsoft's surrender in the smartphone market.
As profits continue to slip for Samsung Electronics, the South Korean manufacturer is resorting to reducing the price of its most popular phone, the Galaxy S6. But all would-be buyers eyeing the price cut should take heed and proceed with caution.
Although Microsoft is in a celebratory mood over the imminent release of Windows 10 , the topic of Windows 10 smartphones remains to be a sore point. And it isn't just because of the company's somewhat indecisive, almost ambiguous, attitude towards this section of mobile, but even more because it lacks such a Wndows phone that it can truly be proud of.
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Even though I’m the Gadgeteer, I don’t upgrade my personal phoneevery few months like some people might expect. I’m still using the LG G3 that I purchased last August. That means that in a few short weeks that I’ll have been using the same phone for an entire year.
raised about $15 million in VC funding plus an undisclosed private equity round.Maxymiser deal wasn't a l0w-ball offer, but a decent one, at least for the major stake owners.We're still trying to discover details on Oracle's purchase of Maxymiser earlier this week.
It's hard to stay connected to the internet when you are on the go in your home country; it's even harder if you travel around the world for business or pleasure. 4G service requires different frequencies to work depending on what country you are in and some normal 4G modems or hotspots won't work everywhere.
Microsoft vowed earlier this year that Lumia Camera would become the default camera app on all Windows 10 phones, but you won't have to wait for the Windows 10 Mobile upgrade to give it a shot. The company has released a version of Lumia Camera that should run on any Windows Phone 8.1 device, not just those with Microsoft or Nokia badges. However, there's a big gotcha.
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.
Already feeling overwhelmed by the surprising flood of leaks about this year's Moto G ? Here, have one more. This time, however, delivered in moving pictures format, which makes it more entertaining and probably easier to digest. And you don't even need to know Brazilian Portuguese to understand it.
Nokia fell from some lofty heights when it went from being the most popular mobile phone maker in the land to having a hard time competing in the smartphone world. Ultimately, Nokia ended up in an agreement with Microsoft that prevented it from building any smartphones of its own for a time.
Aside from the new Huawei Watch and the Huawei Nexus phone , we're also anticipating for the Huawei Mate S to be unveiled at the IFA in Berlin on September 2. Even before the official announcement, the phone has been spotted online at the Oppomart store with a $599 price tag. Nothing really official yet until the formal announcement but there are some details listedon the page.
Seldom are the life-lessons so clear when you launch a follow-up product, like the new OnePlus 2 Android smartphone. Born of a desire to cater to the whims of the Android enthusiast, the requests were simple: they wanted power, they wanted affordability, and they wanted it right now. The original OnePlus One succeeded on the first two of those counts but notoriously botched the third.
BlackBerry isn’t the first platform that I think of when it comes to smartphones. But in a world where it’s difficult for a smartphone to stand out from the crowd, the BlackBerry Passport is obviously different. But is it different good or different bad? Let’s find out. Note: Images can be clicked to view a larger size. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 with 2.