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Mar 4th, 2015, by in Latest news

The Mobile World Congress 2015 is going on in full force in Barcelona. Recently, the folks at Windows Central spotted an Alcatel device — the Pixi 3 — running the Windows 10 for phones technical preview. Surprisingly, the version spotted on the handset isn’t the version which was seeded to Insiders last month, but an […]

Mar 4th, 2015, by in Feature Stories

We typically do a podcast on the weekend, but we decided it’d be a better idea to hold a special edition of the podcast mid-week to celebrate Microsoft and their announcements at Mobile World Congress 2015. So, with that plan set in stone, we’ve done just that! This edition of the WinBeta podcast is dedicated […]

Mar 3rd, 2015, by in Latest news

The GSM Association (GSMA), hosts of Mobile World Congress has just announced the winners of the 20th Global Mobile Awards, and the award for Best Mobile Tablet goes to… The Microsoft Surface Pro 3! Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 takes the award this time around from the Apple iPad Air, which won the award in 2014. […]

Mar 2nd, 2015, by in Latest news

Here we are in 2015 with another MWC announcement at our back and the Microsoft Build Conference just over our horizon. With promises of a unified ecosystem, universal apps, a much more refined Windows experience and significant movement on mobile, one can’t help but feel a sense of deja vu. Yet, Microsoft is looking to re-write it’s […]

Mar 2nd, 2015, by in Latest news

Universal Apps represent Microsoft’s next big push for their Windows developer story, and today at Mobile World Congress Microsoft went into more specific details. One app code which can be used across all device types encourages developers to write good apps for Window because they can reach more users on more devices with the same […]

Mar 2nd, 2015, by in Latest news

At last night’s Mobile World Conference (MWC) Microsoft didn’t drop a lot of bombs on the public but there were quite a few nuggets throughout the event. They showed a deeper look into Office on Widows 10, highlighted the universal Action Center, demoed features from multiple Microsoft universal apps, and showed us a live demonstration […]

Mar 2nd, 2015, by in Latest news

It was rather an odd occasion, the official Microsoft conference at MWC 2015. At the biggest mobile trade show in the world, attendance is functionally mandatory, and this is almost exactly how Microsoft treated it. In a rather staid 40 min presentation, almost no new ground was covered. Stephen Elop, now quite advanced in his […]

Mar 2nd, 2015, by in Latest news

Earlier today at the Mobile World Congress, Microsoft unveiled a number of Windows Phone devices, but it’s not just about the smartphones, the company also unveiled a Bluetooth-enabled foldable keyboard accessory for mobile devices. The keyboard works with iPads, iPhones, Android devices, and Windows tablets, as well as Windows Phone handsets, allowing users with a more […]

Mar 2nd, 2015, by in Latest news

Part of the great promise of Windows 10 is the notion of cross-device interactivity. With the same version of the OS running on tablets, phones and PCs simultaneously, what syncs across these devices is the user experience. This means that the same apps will be available, no matter where users choose to use them. To […]

Mar 2nd, 2015, by in Latest news

Since the introduction of Windows 10, Microsoft has taken a different approach to the spread of Windows 10. Eschewing the secrecy they had exercised previously with the development of Windows 8, all work on Windows 10 has been conducted in the open. As revealed by Stephen Elop at MWC 2015, during the Microsoft press event, […]

Mar 2nd, 2015, by in Latest news

Microsoft has today officially announced the new Lumia 640, a 5-inch (1280×720) device that will initially ship with Windows Phone 8.1, but will be upgrade-able to Windows 10 in the fall. The device sports a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 8 MP camera, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, a 2500 MAh battery, 3G/LTE, an 8MP wide-angle camera, […]

Mar 2nd, 2015, by in Latest news

Microsoft is all set to take the stage in Barcelona for the 2015 Mobile World Congress (MWC). For those that did not know, MWC is one of the largest techfests for the mobile-technology industry. Microsoft is rumored to announce two new Windows Phone devices, with one of them being the Lumia 640.  While we aren’t expecting […]

Mar 2nd, 2015, by in Latest news

Mobile World Congress 2015 has begun and Microsoft has briefly unveiled four new Windows Phone devices from Coship and Cherry Mobile. Starting with the Coship BVC L08, this 4.5-inch LTE smartphone runs Windows Phone and will be available to partners from their regional OEMs with a global launch in April. The L08 features a Qualcomm […]

Mar 1st, 2015, by in Opinion

It was recently that I opted, at last, to move away from my venerable Lumia 1020. Spoiler alert: I ended up moving to the refreshed Lumia 930. Purchased in May of last year, my innocuous little white slab of polycarbonate, with its comical camera ‘Oreo’ and muscle-car styling has seen me through thick and thin. […]

Mar 1st, 2015, by in Latest news

 SanDisk shocked the world when it unveiled its 128GB MicroSD card. We knew it was coming, it was a long time coming in fact, still, the thought of having all that storage capacity in such a tiny package was groundbreaking. Today, SanDisk has done it again. The company has just unveiled a 200GB Class 10 […]

Mar 1st, 2015, by in Latest news

Over the past year, we’ve seen a number of small Windows 8.1 tablets come to market from practically all of Microsoft’s big-name Windows OEM partners like Dell, Acer, HP, Toshiba, and Asus, as well as some of the lesser known brands like Linx, iView, and XOLO. Today, we have a new tablet from Lenovo. Succeeding […]

Mar 1st, 2015, by in Latest news

Last month, it was rumored that Samsung was going to pre-install some Microsoft software on its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6. Today, with the launch of the S6 at Mobile World Congress 2015, those rumored proved true. Microsoft has transformed itself into a ubiquitous software services company. It brought software like Office, OneNote, OneDrive, […]

Mar 1st, 2015, by in Latest news

The original Surface RT may have been a commercial flop, but at least two aspects of the device were unquestionable; its design and build quality. Microsoft proved with the Surface RT that matching Apple in its ability to build well designed, quality hardware with extreme attention to detail was not an impossibility. Microsoft continued to […]

Mar 1st, 2015, by in Latest news

We know that Microsoft will have a couple of new Lumia devices to show off at Mobile World Congress 2015. While we aren’t expecting any flagship devices, there should be some exciting new mid-range devices unveiled, and we’re starting to see the first signs of them. Following the publication of the recent AdDuplex report for February […]

Mar 1st, 2015, by in Latest news

Mobile World Congress 2015 is just about to officially get underway, and we are finally seeing some of the first new products unveiled. Since December last year, we’ve been hearing rumors of an upcoming Acer Windows Phone-powered smartphone, and now it’s here in the form of the Acer Liquid M220. Acer was reportedly envious of […]

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