After having announced the (then-named) Windows Phone 7 Series platform at Mobile World Congress 2010, Microsoft planned a flashy New York City event in the fall of that same year to show off the first devices that would be bestowed with the Windows ecosystem’s answer to Apple and Google’s foray into mobile. There were a handful of devices, though one stood out to us in particular: the Samsung Focus, which seemed to have the best screen, the snappiest performance, and the most impressive thin-and-light form factor. The Focus went on to be one of the best-selling early [...]
Those who know my work know that I’ve been a big fan of Windows Phones since I first got my hands on a Samsung Taylor developer prototype. There are a lot of reasons to love Windows Phone, but as you might expect with any technology there can also be some frustrations. In this article we’ll talk about a few annoyances about Windows Phone that I personally have been frustrated with, however if you’re also a Windows Phone user, we’d love to hear about a few of your frustrations in the comments at the bottom of the page.
The first big thing about Windows [...]
Chris McDermott, Ben Darvill and Russell Hepton created this concept design artwork and video for a product that works with the Windows Phone system as well as Metro-style tablets to easily link devices to a TV, Projector, etc. and then control the remote display with a phone or tablet. The design was nominated for a D&AD digital design award. Of course these images are just design concepts and explorations that aren’t really part of any type of product currently in development however it’s still an interesting project and it’s certainly good to see skilled [...]