We have seen on occasion that Microsoft’s OEMs are more enthusiastic about their Windows phone products that Microsoft themselves, and while for Microsoft Windows Phone is now immaterial, it seems Windows OEM HP is still seeing a future for products based on the OS. Show More Summary
Alcatel’s flagship Windows Phone, the Alcatel Idol 4 Pro is now on sale in more parts of Europe. The device is priced like a typical flagship device, with prices starting at 531 Euros. The handset itself isn’t bad, featuring a metalShow More Summary
Those anticipating it will need to wait a little longer, but it looks like we finally have a solid release window for the Essential Phone.
Back in May when Andy Rubin officially unveiled the Essential Phone, he said the plan was to start shipping the phone in 30 days. Unfortunately, that window has already passed, but recently an Essential exec said the phone was expected to arrive “imminently.” However, with July coming to a close here soon, it [...]
Windows phone loyalists, I have bad news for you: Microsoft's "ultimate mobile device," or "Surface phone," if it succeeds at all, can probably do so without you and me. Despite the benefits our years of commitment have brought Microsoft's Window phone efforts, we may not be important to the success of the next step in its Windows-on-mobile strategy....
In the tradition of breaking out individual aspects for Microsoft fans to have a look at on earnings day, we’re breaking out Windows phones results once more. Microsoft’s Q4 2017 earnings slides had this to say about their former mobile...Show More Summary
Is it worth buying another Windows phone in 2017? We want to know what you think. Last week, I pretty much recommended that you not go out and buy the upcoming Alcatel Idol 4 Pro with Windows 10 Mobile. Of course, I also mention that...Show More Summary
There are several reasons why you might want to sync notifications from your Android phone with your desktop. For instance, if you spend most of your time on your computer, it might be inconvenient to reach for your phone every time there’s a new notification. Show More Summary
Now that official support has ended, is it worth carrying on using your older phone with Windows Phone 8.1 onboard? It had a good run, and even today there are folks who strongly prefer Windows Phone 8.1 to Windows 10 Mobile. However,...Show More Summary
Windows 10 on ARM is set to launch in new devices powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors later this year. But Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore recently confirmed that it’s not coming to existing phones. And unless you were actually expecting...Show More Summary
Microsoft has confirmed that existing Windows phones like the Lumia 950 won't be able to run full Windows 10 on ARM. Ever since Microsoft announced that full Windows 10 would be coming to ARM, many Windows phone fans have assumed this means phones like the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL will be getting an update to full Windows 10. Show More Summary
The Nokia 8 will be the Nokia brand’s first flagship phone since 2014’s Lumia 930. While the Windows phone was the phone company’s last flagship (As well as heralding the marriage of Nokia Devices and Services and Microsoft), the firm...Show More Summary
How do you protect your Windows phone? Windows 10 Mobile has built-in Reset Protection that can stop someone who gets their hands on your phone from resetting it and making it their own. Reset Protection isn't available for all Windows phones; only some newer phones that have build 8.10.15127.138 or later installed. Show More Summary
Instead of typing in your password on your PC like a caveman, you can use the fingerprint scanner on your phone. It will make you feel like Tony Stark.
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Buying a new Windows Phone in 2017, Spectre x2 review and more! This past week, Alcatel finally put up pre-orders for its Idol 4 Pro Windows 10 Mobile handset in the UK, and our very own Zac Bowden is buying one. Also this week, we talk about Windows 10 Mobile's future, our Spectre x2 review, new builds and more! ...
If you are a still a Windows Phone user you are by definition somewhat of a masochist, ignoring the comforts of a well-supported phone OS in favour of the asceticism of Live Tiles and Edge. Reading the IDC’s quarterly smartphone tracker...Show More Summary
Dieter Bohn, The Verge: So while Microsoft didn’t do itself any favors, I’d argue strongly hat all these machinations and flailings weren’t a response (or weren’t only a response) to the iPhone. The real enemy was the company that had...Show More Summary
From your phone case to airplane windows, polycarbonates are everywhere. Several million tons of polycarbonate are produced every year around the world. However, worries about the dangers of this material are increasing because of the toxicity of its precursors, especially bisphenol-A, a potential carcinogen.
Dave! I bought and watched a movie while at my Mom's place and now realize I can't save a copy of it for my Windows system or Android phone. I don't like iTunes, am I out of luck? The post Watch iTunes Movies without iTunes DRM? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
Microsoft’s Cortana has been expanding quite rapidly ever since it launched on the Windows Phone back in 2014. Microsoft claims the personal assistant has around 145 million users across a Windows 10 PCs, phones, Android, iOS, and the Xbox One. Show More Summary