In an effort to further increase its presence in the retail space, three Windows Phone 7 devices have just found their way to Radio Shack, one of the country's top retailers for mobile phone sales.
It's a number that is lukewarm at best for Microsoft's much-anticipated new mobile platform. According to reports, the company sold 40,000 units in launch sales. That spans the handful of devices and two mobile carriers that put Windows Phone 7 phones in stock this week.
It seems as if Microsoft only managed to offload 40,000 over-hyped Windows Phone 7 devices on launch day - despite spending a whopping $100 million on the doomed platform’s advertising campaign.
It appears to have been a successful launch for the Windows Phone 7 platform yesterday, as one of the handsets has already sold out. T-Mobile is no longer able to immediately fulfill orders for the HTC HD7 phone.
Microsoft's new mobile operating system is now live and kicking in the US. Mobile retailers and Best Buy have flagship launch units in stock, though today is more about the platform as a whole than it is about specific products.
In another blow to the future of RIM's Blackberry brand, Dell has announced it will terminate its corporate Blackberry contract and will give all of its employees brand new Dell mobile phones as a replacement.
If Europe is any indication about the latest technology (we wanted to insert a joke about Europe being behind the times here, but didn't), then Microsoft may have a bona fide hit on its hands. The first handsets to use the new operating system are selling out around the continent.
Even though Microsoft would have you believe Windows Phone 7 is the most powerful video game platform on a mobile phone, leading PC game developer id Software and lead designer John Carmack disagrees.
Running third-party apps on a smartphone with the screen turned off may seem like a no-brainer to those using an iPhone, BlackBerry or Android device. But as usual, Microsoft is quite (unfashionably) late to the party.
After making waves on virtually every other smartphone platform out there, Amazon has created a Kindle app that will be available with the launch of Windows Phone 7 in the US in November.
Steve "Balmy" Ballmer apparently believes that Windows Phone 7 will make the unfulfilled masses tremble with pleasure and utter a soft "ooooh."
Nintendo is finally admitting that the iPhone is taking a big bite away from its dominance in the market of handheld gaming. But it's not quite as worried about Microsoft's upcoming game-centric mobile platform.
Microsoft wants Windows Phone 7 to be THE platform when it comes to mobile gaming. It wants you to throw away any notion you have that iPhone gaming is cool. That'll be tough, but at least Gameloft is helping it realize that ambition.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has acknowledged that Redmond faces an uphill (if not Sisyphean) battle to promote its Windows Phone 7 platform in the crowded mobile marketplace.
You know who stands the most to gain with a high-profile mobile platform launch? How about the guy that's losing out on its biggest exclusivity deal of all time.
It seems as if TG Daily has been overrun by hordes of rabid Microsoft fanbois who are seething over a recent Windows Phone 7 article.
Do you know anyone who is waiting with bated breath for Microsoft to launch Windows Phone 7 on November 8th?
For the first time since the introduction of Microsoft's Zune media player several years ago, the platform that was once seen as a direct rival to iTunes will be going to Apple's computer operating system.
Live TV is now available through the Xbox 360, with the news that AT&T plans to make its U-verse TV service available on the console.
Today a large number of Windows Phones were launched - but one of Apple’s greatest disadvantages and one of their greatest advantages is the limited choice of their phone.