Contrary to previous reports, it turns out that Microsoft has no intention to manufacture its own smartphones for its Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system.
In the wake of Microsoft's official look at Windows Phone 8, device manufacturers are already making plans for the mobile operating system, with the latest news coming from an inside source about HTC.
Earlier this week, Microsoft took the wraps off a line of tablets, which will be sold directly to consumers as the "Microsoft Surface". An industry analyst says that this company plans to do something similar with smartphones.
An upcoming software update for the Nokia Lumia 710 and 800 will allow users to share their wireless internet connection via a mobile hotspot app. Other improvements are coming as well.
A day after Microsoft offered its first in-depth look at its next mobile operating system release, Windows Phone 8, Chinese device manufacturer Huawei has announced that it will be introducing a handset running it.
Microsoft just wrapped up its "Windows Phone 8 platform preview," giving developers (and the rest of the world, as it was live-streamed) a first look at the new Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system.
Celebrate Father's Day today and tomorrow by picking up a free 4G smartphone courtesy from T-Mobile. This includes both Android devices and Windows Phones.
As the worldwide mobile phone market grows in 2012, smartphones are projected to see an increase of sales of about 40% while feature phones will see a decline of about 10%.
Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the smartphones that readers have shown the most interest in during the preceding four weeks. Half the models on the May list are from Samsung, but Nokia makes a strong showing, too.
AT&T customers who are interested in the latest Windows Phone from Nokia can get this device at an unusually low price thanks to a sale by Amazon.com. The Lumia 900 is currently going for just $10.
A study performed by market-analysts IDC showed that more than eight out of ten smartphones shipped in the first quarter were powered by the Android or iOS operating systems.
Old handsets that end up in landfills leak toxic chemicals into the soil and groundwater. But there are programs that make it easy for consumers to recycle, and even make some money.
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