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Sharing Woes on Windows Phone 7 vs Android [Video]

I’ve been trying to love Windows Phone 7 for a while now, but I just keep on running into road blocks that send me running back to my Android device. My most recent frustration is around sharing. Android provides you with sharing limitation around what…

Samsung Omnia M: New Windows Smartphone Coming to Europe

Hooray, Samsung hasn’t yet forgotten Windows. It was clear that the South Koreans were cooking up some new ideas, but the release of the new Samsung Omnia M smartphone confirmed it. The Omnia M (GT-I8350) was officially unveiled today by Samsung and when you see…

LG Abandons Windows Phone 7 in Favor of Android *Update

Looks like LG has wasted no time to react to the message that went out in the Korea Herald. They apparently not planning a departure away from Microsoft and will remain loyal to Windows Phone but their main focus will be Android. LG apparently plans…

Apollo to Offer Customization & Differentiation to OEMs

Microsoft may have learned its lesson from Mango and will be taking a more open stance with its partners at the upcoming “Apollo” MO Summit in Reading, UK. We have gotten a hold of the high level agenda and Microsoft is planning on addressing Customization…

Translate by Bing for Windows Phone 7 adds Live Camera Translation [Video]

Microsoft has updated one of their Translation apps to with the ability to live-translate anything on the fly. All you have to do is point your phone at a sign, and the translation, in the language you prefer, will appear. The app also contains voice…

Nokia Lumia 610 Windows Phone 7 Smartphone in Pink Hands on

Nokia has launched its latest budget smartphone with the Lumia 610. Under the hood of the platic riden devices is a 800MHz Snapdragon S1 CPU, 5MP rear AF camera with LED flash, 3.7-inch WVGA TFT display, 1,300mAh battery and quad-band GSM / EDGE / WCDMA.…

What Are My Favorite Windows Phone 7 Apps?

I used Windows Phone 7 for seven months and went back to Windows for a few different reasons (I actually have a whole post about the move here).  I still use it as my back handset on the Nokia Lumia 710, so i thought I’d…

Nokia Accidentally Publishes Photo of a White Lumia 900

The white version of the Lumia 900 was just released yesterday and to promote it Nokia published several photo’s of the Lumia 800 to Facebook. In a slip of the mouse the unannounced white Lumia 900 was included in the series of photo’s! The photo…

Why I left Windows Phone 7

There has been a rant brewing since I switched from Android to Windows Phone 7 back in June. I finally switched back to Android at CES when I got Casi from our German site to bring me over a European edition of the Samsung Galaxy …

Nokia Lumia 710 Windows Phone Unboxing Video

The Nokia Lumia 710 is now slowly rolling out around the world. On the inside, its similar to the Lumia 800 it packs a 1.4 Ghz Qualcomm MSM8255 (WCDMA) processor with 512 MB of RAM. It’s also got a 5 Megapixel Camera with a LED…

Microsoft Goes After Android Phone Users with Free Windows Phone

Microsoft is going after Android users who may have been affected by the malware by offering them a free Windows Phone. The latest promotion follows reports that Google has recently removed 22 apps from Android Market that contained malicious code.

In a twitter post, Microsoft…

Microsoft Takes Back its NFC Statement

Yesterday news spread of a Microsoft UL product manager stating that NFC support was indeed present on Windows Phone software, but required hardware partners to unlock and utilize the feature. It seems that he spoke out of turn as Microsoft has released an official statment…

Microsoft Confirms Unused NFC Support in Windows Phone 7

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Phone 7 already supports NFC, but it remains the decision of handset manufacturers to activate it. “As far as I’m aware, NFC is supported by [Windows Phone], but needs to be enabled by the OEM” Will Coleman developer evangelist and…

Lumia Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone 7 Hands On Video

The 800 sports a 3.7-inch ClearBlack AMOLED display, a single-core 1.4GHz processor and an 8-megapixel camera with a f/2.2 Carl Zeiss lens capable of shooting 720p video. The specs won’t exactly set anyone’s world on fire, but the design might: like the N9… before it,

Nokia Lumia 710 Windows Phone 7 Hands On Video

The Nokia Lumia 710 (formerly known as the Sabre) is smaller and the chunkier compared to the Lumia 800, but that doesn’t mean it’s a slouch when it comes to hardware. It packs the same 1.4GHz as seen in the Lumia 800, and pairs it…