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Hands on with the Nokia Lumia 830 and Lumia 730

We took the two newest entries in Nokia's famous Lumia line -- the flagship-lite Lumia 830 and the selfie-powered Lumia 730 -- for a spin at IFA.

Beats Music Review: Don’t Forget About Dre

Beats Music may be late to the music streaming game, but it's got more personality than its competitors from day one. Does Dr. Dre have another winner on his hands?[...]

Moms, Dads, & Grads: What Is the Best Smartphone?

Smartphones are not all alike, nor are smartphone users. Subtle differences in the design, UI, and services make some smartphones better suited for certain tasks than others, while the demands[...]

Nokia Lumia Icon Review: The Last Great Nokia Phone

For Verizon users who can buy what Windows Phone is selling, the Lumia Icon is a no-brainer purchase. Find out why in our review.

Microsoft Reveals Windows Phone 8.1 with Cortana Digital Assistant

Microsoft has unveiled the latest iteration of its mobile OS, Windows Phone 8.1. We detail the changes, and see how much momentum they could bring to the third-place platform.

Best Windows Phone Apps: Files

An official file management app for Windows Phone users was long overdue, but Files is a convenient perk for anyone who has made the upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1.

Nokia X Shifts from Android to Windows Phone as Microsoft Lays Off 18,000

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the largest round of layoffs in company history this morning, and signaled the end Microsoft's flirtation with Android in the process.

Best Windows Phone Apps: FileEx

Microsoft has promised that its own file manager for Windows Phone 8.1 is coming soon, but the recently released FileEx app may have already rendered it unnecessary.

Samsung Ativ SE Confirmed, Reunites Samsung and Windows Phone

Samsung is officially returning to Windows Phone with the Samsung Ativ SE, a higher-end WP8 device that strongly resembles the Galaxy S4.

Best Black Friday Smartphone Deals 2014

Lots and lots of smartphones will see significant discounts over the next few days, so to help you sort through the madness, here are the best Black Friday deals we[...]

Best Windows Phone Apps: Boxcryptor

Just launched for Windows Phone, Boxcryptor is a nifty security app that encrypts your cloud-bound files before you ship them off to Dropbox, Google Drive, and the like.

HTC One (M8) for Windows Review: New Phone, Same Story

The HTC One (M8) for Windows is a wonderful treat for those already invested in Microsoft's mobile platform, but also serves as a reminder of why Windows Phone is in[...]

Budget Nokia Lumia 630 and 635 Bring Windows Phone 8.1 on the Cheap

Who says new hardware and software has to cost a premium? Certainly not the folks at Microsoft and Nokia, as they announced the budget Nokia Lumia 630 and 635 at[...]

What Does Windows Phone 8.1 Mean for Business?

Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 has a host of business-minded goodies for IT departments. What will that mean for business users? No more smartphone camera?

Nokia Lumia 930 Features Include High-end Camera, Windows Phone 8.1

The Nokia Lumia 930, unveiled at the Microsoft Build 2014 conference is the latest Window Phone flagship, and it could be stand out as an imaging powerhouse.

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Arrives as Developer Preview Next Week

Microsoft has taken the wraps off the first major update to Windows Phone 8.1, which is set to bring a number of new features and expanded support for its Cortana[...]

Windows 10 Includes the Next Version of Windows Phone

Microsoft previewed the next generation of its Windows operating system, dubbed Windows 10, at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday. Most of its unveiling catered to tablets and the[...]

Best Windows Phone Apps: Doodle Buddy

Doodle Buddy is a fun little drawing app that can be just as effective for your business as it is for your kids.

7 Smartphones for the Budget-Minded Student

School is back in session, which means that lots of students are looking to refresh their tech. Since every dollar is precious on campus, we've rounded up a few of[...]

Best Windows Phone Apps: Sticky Notes HD

Sticky Notes HD is a simple yet elegant productivity app for Windows Phone; previously available only to iOS users.