CEO of Connecticut-based Windows phone company WhartonBrooks is reaching out to fans. In a comment on the latest piece in my WhartonBrooks series Murphy took the position of giving more details to information he previously shared inShow More Summary
Microsoft today announced the availability of its Office Lens document scanning app for Apple’s iPad tablet. Office initially launched as a Windows Phone exclusive, and in 2015 Microsoft brought it to Android and the iPhone. Now you can use it on bigger-screened iOS devices. Microsoft brought its core Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps to the […]
The smartphone landscape is cutthroat, highly competitive and unwelcoming to newcomers. Given this reality and the state of Windows phone, it's fair to wonder how upstart Windows phone company WhartonBrooks is faring in its quest toShow More Summary
Minecraft used to be the game that seems to run on anything. Be it your phone, PC, Xbox, or even your VR headset, Minecraft had a version for it. That’s about to change however, as the WC reports that Microsoft has decided to no longer update the block stacking game for their own mobile platforms, […]
Microsoft's advice to developers remains "do as we say, not as we do."
It’s nearly 4 years now since the Lumia 1020 has been released, but despite the passage of time the 40-megapixel windows phone has not yet been replicated by anyone. The unique device has now found an interesting use as part of a DNA sequencing lab which simply uses slides, tagging chemicals and a 3D printed […]
Vine as we know it is dead. Today Twitter turned off sharing, liking, commenting and revining in Vine, and released its successor, Vine Camera, as an app update on iOS and Android. It has also discontinued the Vine Windows Phone app....Show More Summary
The free-to-play strategy title heads to Android following its Windows Phone debut in 2014.
Most people I know don't use a Windows phone. With just 1% market share, most people that most people know don't use a Windows phone. Several months ago, while I was at Microsoft's Redmond, Washington headquarters, most Microsoft employees I saw with smartphones didn't use Windows phones. Show More Summary
If you're on the lookout for solid, consistently updated fitness apps for Windows Phone, your options are now a little slimmer....
Runtastic PRO is probably the best app for runners in the Windows Store. It helps you monitor all outdoor (running, walking, hiking, biking, etc.) and indoor (treadmill, cardio, yoga, weight lifting & more) health & fitness activities. It also supports the Runtastic Wearable Connect feature, allowing you to use chest straps and other accessories. Unfortunately […]
US based company WhartonBrooks has been building hype around a “ground breaking” Windows 10 Phone that would “breaks the mold of current technological thinking to create a new path” featuring their own “disruptive technology.” Investing in Windows Phone in this day and age however seems quite a risky venture, with the failure of multiple crowd-funding […]
Back in October, Twitter announced the company is killing its Vine service and more recently in December 2016 they announced that the service would be replaced on the 17th January with a new “Vine Camera” app which would offer the 6-second video feature of the app without the social network. Now Twitter has pushed out […]
In a blow to Windows Phone users into the Internet of Things, Samsung has announced on their Smartthings blog that they will be withdrawing their app from the Windows Store on April 1, and would stop supporting it after June 2017. They write: We also regret to announce that version 1.7.0 of the SmartThings app for Windows […]
SmartThings has taken to its blog to outline its plans for 2017, and things aren't look good if you're a Windows Phone user....
The Microsoft Lumia 435 may no be the best Windows phone, it certainly features bottom of the barrel specs and is weaker than even the awful Lumia 550. That being said, Walmart is offering a sale for the Lumia 435 at the low price of $28.75 unlocked. While you may not be able to replace […]
Samsung has been showing off flexible screens for a long time (see the Windows Phone prototype above) but it seems this year, presumably under pressure from the iPhone 8), the dream may finally become reality. The Korean Herald reports that Samsung is set to release its first foldable phone in Q3 2017. Called the Galaxy […]
If there's one thing die-hard Windows phone fans are awaiting it is the much-anticipated Surface phone. Though it has never been explicitly confirmed, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's "device beyond the curve in mobile" and "ultimate mobile device" statements suggest that a post-smartphone category-defining Surface is coming. Show More Summary
Prominent Windows 10 publisher, Game Troopers, has debuted its latest free-to-play mobile game, Heli Hell. Putting players behind a fleet of military helicopters, the game is set to offer fast-paced shoot 'em up action in a top-downShow More Summary
Kantar has released its monthly report on the smartphone market for the three months ending in November 2016, and things continue to look down for Windows Phone....