Why Windows Phone 7 is lagging behind

Mobile device users are expected to download a whopping 36 billion apps in 2012. 



Why Windows Phone 7 hasn't taken off

A former Microsoft exec weighs in on why Windows Phone 7 (WP7) hasn't managed to claim significant market share as it struggles to compete against Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS.



Analyst downplays Nokia WP7 expectations


A Pacific Crest Securities analyst has slashed an earlier forecast for Nokia Windows Phone 7 sales from two million to a mere 500,000 units this quarter. 


Microsoft eyes third place in smartphone race

Sales of Windows Phone 7 handsets have been somewhat below Redmond's expectations thus far.

Ballmer acknowledges lackluster WP7 sales

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer acknowledges that sales of Redmond's rapidly evolving Windows Phone 7 have been somewhat lackluster thus far.

AT&T gets serious about Windows Phone 7

AT&T has confirmed that it will be launching three new 4G handsets powered by Mango - the latest version of Microsoft’s rapidly evolving Windows Phone operating system.

On MeeGo and OS/2 Warp

A new report claims Intel is poised to "temporarily discontinue" development of its nascent MeeGo operating system due to a lack of enthusiasm from handset and tablet vendors.

Microsoft faces phone tracking lawsuit

Microsoft's been hit with a class action lawsuit alleging that the Windows Phone 7 operating system tracks its users geographically without their permission.

webOS devs jump ship to Windows Phone 7

Devs jumping off the sinking webOS ship are hoping Microsoft can throw them a Windows Phone 7 life-preserver. 



Android solidifies lead in smartphone race

Google's Android operating system maintained its current domination of the U.S. smartphone market - accounting for 52 percent of units sold in the second quarter (Q2) of 2011.



Windows Phone market share falling fast

Since the launch of Microsoft's new mobile operating system, the market share of Windows-powered smartphones has fallen 38%.

World's first WP7 Mango phone will be in Japan

Toshiba-Fujitsu's IS12T will be the first smartphone in the world to carry Microsoft's updated version of Windows Phone out of the box.

Nokia hits downward spiral as smartphone sales lag

Nokia's quarterly phone sales have plummeted a whopping 20% from just a year ago.

Google's Schmidt unconcerned by Android lawsuits

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt says he is unconcerned about various patent infringement lawsuits targeting a number of Android handsets.

Microsoft envisions $100 Windows Phones

Here's another way Microsoft hopes it can compete in the hyper competitive smartphone race - price.

Microsoft says no to WP7 tablets

A high-ranking Microsoft exec says Windows Phone 7 is a handset-specific operating system and was not designed to power tablets.

Ballmer remains bullish on Windows Phone 7

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer remains relatively bullish about the chances of Windows Phone 7 claiming significant mobile market share at some point in the near future.

Microsoft pushes WP7 Mango to "Christmas"

Microsoft originally used the word "fall" to describe when the huge update to its Windows Phone platform would arrive.

Samsung may bring 'Galaxy' brand to WP7

Samsung's popular Galaxy S2 Android phone is reportedly on its way to Windows Phone 7.

Microsoft offers devs a basket full of Mangos

Microsoft is currently offering Windows Phone 7 developers early access to Mango.