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Microsoft Publishes ‘Why Microsoft’ App on WP7 Marketplace

Microsoft Publishes ‘Why Microsoft’ App on WP7 Marketplace

July 21, 2011 No Comments

Microsoft launches another app into the WP7 marketplace. This time around it is an app that acts as a mobile hub to their Why Microsoft blog. Anything going on in the world of tech that is a positive for Microsoft and/or and negative for Google and Apple is spoken about on that blog. You can […]

ITC judgment of HTC infringement of Apple patents Help Windows Phone

ITC judgment of HTC infringement of Apple patents Help Windows Phone

July 19, 2011 No Comments

Android has been under fire recently after HTC lost its battle against Apple as the The US International Trade Commission (ITC) made it’s ruling that HTC infringes on 2 Apple patents via Android. We have already seen many companies run to Microsoft to make mobile patent deals but we might see companies start to choose […]

After 4 Recent Successful Patent Deals – Microsoft Focuses on Samsung

After 4 Recent Successful Patent Deals – Microsoft Focuses on Samsung

July 6, 2011 1 Comment

Yesterday we detailed how Microsoft is after patent licensing for every Android and Chrome manufacturer. Recently they have successfully signed four Android manufacturers to licensing agreements for the use of Android. Now Microsoft sets it’s eyes on the biggest Android manufacturer of them all… Samsung. Reuter reports that Microsoft is looking for $15 per Android handset that […]

Microsoft Signs Another Patent Deal With a Android Manufacturer (That’s 4 in 9 Days)

Microsoft Signs Another Patent Deal With a Android Manufacturer (That’s 4 in 9 Days)

July 5, 2011 No Comments

Microsoft announced today that it has signed a patent deal with the manufacturing company Wistron. That makes 4 patent deals in nine days. Recently Microsoft also made similar deals with General Dynamics Itronix, Velocity Micro and Onkyo. Just late last year Microsoft also made a deal with HTC that brings home a reportedly $5 per Android […]

Nokia Hopes to Build Hype for First Windows Phone 7 Device

Nokia Hopes to Build Hype for First Windows Phone 7 Device

June 20, 2011 1 Comment

  Nokia has a great deal riding on the success of their Windows Phone 7 devices due to be released this Fall.  Nokia employees know that their very lively hood could rest on the success of this partnership. “If we can build the same hype around our first Windows Phone as Apple does about iPhone…” […]

Imitation the Sincerest Form of Flattery? Google IO Goes Metro UI

Imitation the Sincerest Form of Flattery? Google IO Goes Metro UI

June 16, 2011 No Comments

I am beginning to wonder whether companies are able to be innovative anymore. We have written numerous articles going over different ideas that Apple has clearly taken from Microsoft and then passes it off as theirs. Clearly, Google has turned to Apple’s methods and taken the tile concept for the Google IO conference website. Clearly […]

Apple Finally Agrees to Pay Nokia For Mobile Patents ($600 Million + Royalties?)

Apple Finally Agrees to Pay Nokia For Mobile Patents ($600 Million + Royalties?)

June 14, 2011 1 Comment

Apple and Nokia finally come to an agreement over the many patents that  currently holds. Most manufactures have deals with Nokia in place as soon as they get into the mobile game because Nokia’s mobile patent portfolio seems to cover it all. The deal is said to contain a one time payment to Nokia and royalties attached […]

Nokia Losing Title of Largest Smartphone Maker

Nokia Losing Title of Largest Smartphone Maker

June 14, 2011 No Comments

It’s no secret that 2011 has been a tough year for Finnish smartphone maker, Nokia. With the announcement of their plans to join forces with Microsoft to primarily produce Windows Phone 7 devices, their numbers have been dwindling. Analysts have also noted these bumps in the road and naturally released their prediction for Nokia in 2011 […]

Windows Phone Mango will Have More Integrated Features than iPhone

Windows Phone Mango will Have More Integrated Features than iPhone

June 13, 2011 No Comments

If you didn’t already know, there is a battle for OS supremacy and while there are more contenders people seem to constantly pit Windows Phone 7 and iOS against each other. In the latest battle, winphone7.info created a chart displaying the features of Windows Phone 7 (with Mango), iPhone and iPad (both running iOS5) and […]

Apple’s IOS5 Blatantly Copies WP7 Integrated Viewfinder Too

Apple’s IOS5 Blatantly Copies WP7 Integrated Viewfinder Too

June 9, 2011 No Comments

Looks like Apple has taken another idea from Windows Phone 7 and Microsoft. Earlier this week we went over all of the new features on Apple’s IOS5 that take a handfull of WP7 features. This time around it doesn;t get anymore blatant than this. Windows Phone’s Integrated Viewfinder that let’s you take pictures and just […]

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New Video Of Windows Phone 8.1/Blue On A Nokia Lumia 920

Unleashthephones has just released another exclusive video of a Nokia Lumia 920 device running the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1...

Microsoft Releases 2 Commercials Featuring Video Footage From The New Nokia Lumia Icon On Verizon

Below is another video featuring the Honestly campaign ran by Microsoft, showing off the features of the device while...

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