Windows 8 will die a very slow death and it starts with apps
That includes Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. New apps will no longer be accepted into the Windows Store soon and then the updates will stop flowing.
Former Microsoft exec hits out at carriers and OEMs for Windows Phone failure
The death of Windows Phone comes with some despair, but little surprise. The debate over how it died, perhaps right from its early days, has been dug up again.
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Lumia 1020 Throwback! Can HMD & Nokia disrupt like this again? (video)
We’re seeing rumors of a Nokia 10, an exciting number for us old Lumia fans. Could this finally be our follow up to the Lumia 1020? Can HMD and Nokia disrupt the industry again with something so innovative as the Lumia 1020 was back in its day?
A Tribute to Windows Phone
Windows Phone’s mainstream support has officially ended so it’s time to send off Microsoft’s gorgeous, intelligent, yet failed attempt at rejuvenating itself in the modern smartphone market.
Windows 10 Mobile transition slow, but happening with OS share at 14 percent
The Lumia 500-level devices are still the most popular for Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile users. Windows 10 Mobile is growing faster.
Skype dropping Windows Phone support in October, leaves more than 80 percent of user base behind
Skype will drop support for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 in October. The news is leaving some users and developers piping mad.
Windows 10 Mobile exceeds Windows Phone 8 usage, Nokia Lumia 520 remains most popular device
Despite Windows 10 Mobile surging very close to 10 percent global market share, the ecosystem’s most popular device remains the early 2013 Lumia 520.
Windows 10 Mobile on HTC 8X isn’t happening right now
The 39-month-old Windows Phone 8 device will not get its Windows 10 Mobile stripes, HTC UK said. What about the HTC One M8 for Windows? What about the US?
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Anton thinks: Windows Phone is not good for me
Our Editor-in-Chief tried Windows Phone exclusively for a week. He says it’s not good for him and gives reasons, examples, and usage scenarios to back it up
Spotify for Windows Phone gets new features and a fresh look (Video)
The Spotify Windows Phone app just brought Microsoft’s smartphone platform one step closer to Android/iOS parity. Join us for a hands-on of this big update!
I just bought a one-year-old phone and it’s still better than anything else out there
With all of the new phones coming out this fall, I just bought a one-year-old phone that came out last summer and it’s still better than anything.
Thoughts on the iPhone 6 from a Windows Phone user (Video)
“iPhone 6 vs Windows Phone” may not be the comparison you’d expect after a day with Apple’s latest, but there are more commonalities here than you think.
Dropping the iPhone 6, reviewing the Moto X, and drooling over HTC Rumors | Pocketnow Weekly 114
Fun with rumors, leaks, unboxings, and unplanned iPhone 6 drop tests: the Pocketnow Weekly has it all on episode 114. Join us!
HTC One M8 for Windows review, abridged: what’s hot and not in 60 seconds (Video)
Don’t have the time for our full written review and its 8-minute video companion? No problem! Our 1-minute HTC One M8 for Windows review video is here!
BBM beta for Windows Phone goes public
Learn more about the launch of BBM as a public beta for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices. It’s far from V2, but still a good way to start.
Samsung Galaxy K Zoom vs Nokia Lumia 1020 camera comparison
Physical lens doing optical zoom, or the PureView technology? We try to answer that in our Samsung Galaxy K Zoom vs Nokia Lumia 1020 camera comparison.
LG G3 first look, PadFone X AT&T impressions, Galaxy S5 Active surprise & more | Pocketnow Weekly 098
From LG’s flagship to Samsung’s ruggedized S5 to the PadFone X AT&T edition & beyond, this week’s podcast (with special guest Daniel Bader) has you covered!
Verizon goes official with XLTE service, shares lists of compatible phones and launch cities
Find out which cities made the Verizon XLTE launch, and which phones can take advantage of the high-speed service.
Pocketnow Weekly 095: Apple Beats, fleece phones, & the great kickstand war
You know what they say: weird weeks beget weird weekly podcasts. On today’s show: Apple Beats, Surface Mini, and a BIG debate on the merit of kickstands.
Samsung, Apple see global share of smartphone market decline
Apple and Samsung no longer have the stranglehold on smartphone global market share they once did, with new competition making its presence known.
Windows Phone 8.1 review: transparent tiles and a cybernetic sidekick to the rescue
Cortana. Action Center. A new UI. The Windows Phone you know and love has gotten a huge overhaul. Find out if it’s enough in our Windows Phone 8.1 review!
Windows Phone 8.1 review (Video)
Microsoft’s biggest-ever update brings a whole lot of change to its smartphone platform. How well does it work? Find out in our Windows Phone 8.1 review!
Windows Phone to start flirting with super-thin handsets?
Assuming it even exists, this rumored Neo M1 Windows Phone might be the platform’s thinnest model to date.
Nokia launches Lumia 930, Lumia 630, and Lumia 635
During the Build 2014 keynote, Nokia has just announced the Lumia 930 launch, as well as the arrival of the 630 and 635.
Lumia 1820, Galaxy S5 variants hinted at by case maker? Maybe, maybe not
Is the Nokia Lumia 1820 finally happening? Check out the potential Lumia 1820 evidence to show up on a case maker’s website.