The consumerization of IT has reached a maturation state in key markets forcing smartphone OEMs to incorporate security and advanced enterprise features into mobile device hardware and software.
Microsoft's deals with Nokia are starting to make slow but noticeable progress, with more than ten percent of smartphones in the EU running on Windows.
The Nokia Lumia 1520 seems to be on track to debut on October 22 at a special Nokia event in Abu Dhabi. It's expected to go on sale in the US in the second week of November. It will be the first Windows "phablet" if rumors are right.
So, your brand barely floats in mobile and you need to find a way to refresh it, or reinvent it. So, you decide to buy another brand that finds itself in the same situation, mostly due to siding with you. Microsoft acquiring Nokia is like geezers marrying each other because they could use the company.
A week ago I splurged and upgraded my Lumia 920 to the Lumia 1020. So to those of you who were expecting me to switch over the Android or an iDevice; I'm still entrenched in the Windows Phone world. And this phone cements my opinion to stay.Let's talk ...
While software giant Microsoft has been touting its software at the top end of smartphone land, it is actually Steve Ballmers' considerable bottom end where the money is likely to be made.
Rumours that online bookseller Amazon might be developing its own smartphone gathered momentum after it announced that it had hired a a 20-year Microsoft veteran who most recently worked in its Windows Phone unit.
In the smartphone world, the Windows Phone operating system has traditionally been in third place in many countries.
For years, Mac lovers could smugly poke fun at Windows users and their disease ridden PCs. Apple was much safer they claimed, and they were right. However, Apple gear wasn't safer because it was designed to be safer, it just wasn't as popular and hackers couldn't be bothered coming up with exploits for a platform used by a handful of enthusiasts.
Microsoft is reportedly testing an indigenously designed Windows 8 smartphone with a number of Asian hardware suppliers.
The latest entry in Nokia's brand-redifining Lumia brand has been introduced.
Microsoft is rejecting statements made by one of its own employees.
HTC's latest and greatest Windows Phone device could carry an unsubsidized price of around $560.
The next iteration of Microsoft's mobile operating system has been granted an official release date.
It's believed that Microsoft will launch its own branded smartphone in the early part of 2013.
Nokia Music has just gone live in the US.
Verizon is fully in support of Microsoft's new mobile operating system.
For a significant amount of its customer base, Microsoft is unveiling a new logo for the first time in their lifetime.
Microsoft has turned the proverbial faucet back on for its mobile app storefront.
Microsoft has stopped publishing new apps to the Windows Phone Marketplace due to crippling issues with the platform's digital certificate system.