Windows Phone

Samsung Announces ATIV S Windows Phone 8 Smartphone (Specs, Images)

August 29, 2012

Samsung introduced its new “ATIV” line of Windows devices during the Samsung Mobile Unpacked press conference at IFA 2012 today. In case you’re wondering, “ATIV” is actually “VITA” (Latin for Life) spelled backwards. Out of the four ATIV devices announced, the ATIV S is the only smartphone and it’s powered by Microsoft’s Windows Phone...
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Verizon to Offer Nokia Windows Phone 8 Device this Year

August 22, 2012

Verizon Wireless has been rather quiet in the Windows Phone space ever since launching the HTC Trophy back in May of 2011. According to Bloomberg, the lengthy drought could finally be over as Verizon will reportedly offer a Nokia-branded Windows Phone 8 device this year. Verizon is not expected to be at Microsoft and...
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Samsung Outs Windows Phone 8 ‘Odyssey’ and ‘Marco’

July 30, 2012

During an ongoing legal dispute with Apple, Samsung has outed two potential Windows Phone 8 devices, called Odyssey and Marco, in submitted court documents. The pair of handsets are powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 dual-core 1.5GHz processor, support 4G LTE connectivity, and will apparently launch in Q4 of 2012. The Odyssey is clearly...
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Amazing Alex HD for Android (Video Review)

July 14, 2012

In this video, we review Rovio’s latest physics-based puzzle game, called Amazing Alex (HD), for Android and iOS (coming soon to Windows Phone). It’s a departure from what we’re used to from Rovio with Angry Birds, but it’s still fun nonetheless. Rovio provides 35 interactive objects for use throughout four different locations and 100...
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Closer Look at Windows Phone 7.8 Start Screen (Video)

June 26, 2012

Ben Rudolph from Microsoft gives us a closer look at the upcoming Windows Phone 7.8 update for devices currently running 7.5. Of course, the key highlight of the update is the new Start Screen from Windows Phone 8. Although it’s an early build, you can see it in action on a Nokia Lumia 900...
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Closer Look at Windows Phone 8 Features (Video)

June 20, 2012

As you know, Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8 at a press event earlier today. Let’s take a closer look at the highlighted features from the preview. Keep in mind, this is only the beginning, as Microsoft will unveil more further down the line. Windows Phone 8 Key Features Hardware Partners: First wave of Windows...
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Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 7.8 Upgrade

June 20, 2012

While unveiling Windows Phone 8 features today, Microsoft also revealed unfortunate news for early adopters. As you may already know, there is no upgrade path to Windows Phone 8 for current Windows Phone 7.x devices. However, an update to Windows Phone 7.8 will still bring the awesomely redesigned Start Screen to legacy handsets. The...
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Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8 Features: New Start Screen, More Resolutions, Dual-Core Support, Nokia Maps

June 20, 2012

UPDATE: here’s a closer look at Windows Phone 8 (Video). Microsoft just announced their upcoming mobile OS, previously codenamed Apollo, as Windows Phone 8. They detailed and previewed 8 new platform features centered around a “shared core” strategy with Windows 8. Windows Phone 8 will feature support for multi-core processors, two more resolutions (720p...
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T-Mobile Father’s Day Sale: All 4G Smartphones FREE!

June 11, 2012

T-Mobile will hold a special two-day promotion for Father’s Day 2012 in which all their “4G” smartphones (and an Android tablet) will be available for the ultra low cost of FREE. “We want to say thanks to fathers for all they do and keep them easily and affordably connected to family throughout the entire...
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Samsung Reveals Omnia M GT-I8350 Windows Phone

May 11, 2012

Samsung announced the Samsung Omnia M GT-I8350 smartphone today. It’s yet another mid-range Windows Phone with a 1GHz single-core processor, 4-inch WVGA (480×800) Super AMOLED display, 5 megapixel rear camera with flash, VGA front-facing camera, 4GB of internal storage, and 1500mAh battery. It’s also 10.5mm thick, weighs 119g, and runs Windows Phone 7.5. Look...
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AT&T Announces Samsung Focus 2 LTE Windows Phone

May 7, 2012

AT&T and Samsung have announced the 4G LTE-equipped Focus 2 Windows Phone. The Focus 2 succeeds the original Focus, Focus Flash and Focus S, and it’s Samsung’s first 4G LTE enabled Windows Phone to date. Specs-wise, we’re looking at a 4-inch WVGA (480×800) Super AMOLED display, 8GB of internal storage, 5 megapixel rear camera,...
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AT&T 4G LTE Switched On In Lafayette, Akron and Canton

April 19, 2012

Today, AT&T is following through with their promise to deliver 4G LTE data speeds to three more of the dozen markets that were recently announced. Customers in Lafayette (Indiana), Akron (Ohio) and Canton (Ohio) can now access AT&T’s growing LTE network with Android and Windows Phone devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Nokia Lumia...
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AT&T Turns On 4G LTE in St. Louis and Staten Island

April 11, 2012

AT&T has turned on its 4G LTE network in St. Louis, Missouri and Staten Island, New York. With the latest in wireless network technology, AT&T promises faster speeds, cool new devices (HTC One X, Nokia Lumia 900, Samsung Galaxy Note, new iPad), faster response time, and more efficient use of spectrum. Tweet
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Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone Now Available from AT&T

April 9, 2012

In case you missed it, AT&T released the Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone over the weekend for just $99.99 with a 2-year contract or $449.99 outright. It’s one of the first 4G LTE-enabled Windows Phones to hit the market and it’s available in either cyan blue or matte black color options. The Nokia Lumia...
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AT&T HTC Titan II to Join Nokia Lumia 900 on April 8

March 26, 2012

AT&T has confirmed that the HTC Titan II Windows Phone will hit retail stores on April 8th for $199.99 with a new or renewing two-year subscriber agreement. The Windows Phone 7.5 smartphone sports a massive 4.7-inch Super LCD WVGA display, 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 single-core processor, 16 megapixel camera, 16GB of internal storage, 512MB...
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