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Xiaomi Mi4 not alone, ZTE Nubia Z9 to run Windows 10 as well

Xiaomi Mi4 not alone, ZTE Nubia Z9 to run Windows 10 as well

19 March, 2015 | comments (21)

Microsoft is apparently partnering with multiple Chinese manufacturers to bring the future Windows 10 to as many devices as possible. The OS to rule them all was recently shown to be running on a Xiaomi Mi4, but now the live tiles have popped up on...

Tags: ZTE, Windows


Strategy Analytics says tablet market grew 1% in Q4, 2014

Strategy Analytics says tablet market grew 1% in Q4, 2014

03 February, 2015 | comments (3)

A total of 78.3 million tablets shipped in Q4 2014, up 1% from 77.2 million in the year ago quarter, according to the market research firm Strategy Analytics. This in contrast with an IDC report that says worldwide tablet shipments in the quarter...


Microsoft Q2: 10.5 million Lumias sold, Surface strong too

Microsoft Q2: 10.5 million Lumias sold, Surface strong too

27 January, 2015 | comments (17)

Microsoft announced its financial results for the quarter that ended in December. It made $5.8 billion in net income on $26.5 billion in revenue, marking an increase of 8% in revenues compared to the same quarter last year though it lost some...


Lumia 435, 735 and 930 to get Windows 10, others in doubt

Lumia 435, 735 and 930 to get Windows 10, others in doubt

22 January, 2015 | comments (120)

Microsoft is determined to boost the adoption just-unveiled Windows 10 OS as much as possible. In addition to offering a free copy of Windows 10 for the first year of availability to anyone with a Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and Windows 7 license, the...


Microsoft Windows 10 event recap: see all the announcements

Microsoft Windows 10 event recap: see all the announcements

21 January, 2015 | comments (27)

With Microsoft's Windows 10 event over it is time to take a look at what the Silicon Valley giant has in store for the next version of the legendary OS. Announcements definitely did not disappoint both in volume and quality. Most of our questions...


What to expect from today's Windows 10 event

What to expect from today's Windows 10 event

21 January, 2015 | comments (7)

As many of you surely know today, January 21 at 9:00 AM PST/ 5PM GMT Microsoft will be hosting an event centered around the future of Windows 10. Expectations are understandably high and we are all waiting to see how the new One Windows ideology...


HP announces three new Android tablets, including a 12-inch beast

HP announces three new Android tablets, including a 12-inch beast

20 January, 2015 | comments (16)

HP has just pulled the curtains on a trio of Android, coming in three different sizes. HP Pro Slate 12 The centerpiece of the announcement is the Android duo, the Pro Slate 12 and Pro Slate 8, slates in the truest of senses. The larger...

Tags: HP, Android, Windows


Windows Phone 10 to be called just Windows 10

Windows Phone 10 to be called just Windows 10

20 January, 2015 | comments (38)

Microsoft's naming convention for its next generation of mobile OS is a long standing and surprisingly polarizing question. Fans all around have been showing particular interest in the name, turning the issue of the title into a full-blown debate on...


MediaTek predicts single-digit growth in tablet shipments in 2015

MediaTek predicts single-digit growth in tablet shipments in 2015

14 January, 2015 | comments (5)

MediaTek has issued a forecast suggesting tablet shipments are going to rise in 2015, but at a much slower pace than last year. More specifically, the chip maker is anticipating a single-digit growth rate for the tablet market this year with the...

Tags: iOS, Android, Windows


Microsoft will skip WP8.1 GDR2 and jump to Windows Mobile 10

Microsoft will skip WP8.1 GDR2 and jump to Windows Mobile 10

12 January, 2015 | comments (65)

Industry inside sources claim that Microsoft will likely scrape the WP8.1 GDR2 update and jump straight to Windows Mobile 10, or Windows 10 Mobile preview as it is known. Participants in the beta testing program should be given access to the preview...


Archos unveils two Android phones, one WP handset

Archos unveils two Android phones, one WP handset

27 August, 2014 | comments (9)

Archos put out one its traditional "here's what we'll announce" announcements. It details three phones, two tablets and additional gadgets that will be shown at IFA at the start of next month. Details for the first two Android phones are available...


Microsoft ends fiscal year in good form

Microsoft ends fiscal year in good form

23 July, 2014 | comments (16)

Microsoft has posted its earnings report for the quarter ending this June and with it the company wraps up its entire fiscal year. The results in Microsoft's Q4 are $4.6 billion net income on $23.38 billion of revenue. Although positive the results...


AllView outs Impera S, Impera I WP phones and Impera I8 slate

AllView outs Impera S, Impera I WP phones and Impera I8 slate

25 June, 2014 | comments (20)

AllView announced today three Windows devices - the Windows Phone 8.1-powered smartphones Impera S and Impera I, plus the Windows 8.1-based 8" Impera I8 tablet. AllView Impera S features a 5" 720p IPS display protected by Dragontrail Glass and...


Nokia suspends the sales of the Lumia 2520 over safety concerns

Nokia suspends the sales of the Lumia 2520 over safety concerns

18 April, 2014 | comments (44)

Nokia has announced that it is temporarily suspending the sales of the Lumia 2520 tablet. It has come to their attention during internal testing that the supplied AC-300 wall charger, sold exclusively with the Lumia 2520, poses a health...

Tags: Nokia, Windows


Nokia Lumia 2520 hits AT&T on November 22

Nokia Lumia 2520 hits AT&T on November 22

15 November, 2013 | comments (23)

AT&T has announced today the availability of the Nokia Lumia 2520 slate. It will hit the carrier's online and walk-in stores on November 22. The Lumia 2520 is going to cost $399 with a two-year contact with AT&T. You can also get it for $199...

Tags: AT&T, Windows, Nokia


Watch the Samsung's Galaxy & Ativ Premiere event here

Watch the Samsung's Galaxy & Ativ Premiere event here

20 June, 2013 | comments (44)

Samsung's Premiere event in London is over but you can still watch a recording of the whole thing in case you are interested to see the announcement of the new gadgets. We're busy reporting the tech specs of the new products as we speak. Here's...


Image of Windows RT tablet shows up at Nokia event

Image of Windows RT tablet shows up at Nokia event

13 February, 2013 | comments (49)

Rumors of a Windows RT powered Nokia tablet have been going around since at least March last year and a potential slip-up at a Nokia event in Pakistan will only fuel that fire. An image shown during the presentation featured a Windows RT tablet...


Steven Sinofsky, head of Windows division, leaves Microsoft

Steven Sinofsky, head of Windows division, leaves Microsoft

13 November, 2012 | comments (36)

In a rather surprising move, Steven Sinofsky, head of the Windows division at Microsoft, has decided to leave the company. This move comes shortly after Microsoft's biggest launch in years and a product Sinofsky directly worked on. He will be...

Tags: Motorola, Windows


ASUS VivoTab RT for AT&T goes official with Windows 8

ASUS VivoTab RT for AT&T goes official with Windows 8

04 October, 2012 | comments (18)

Alongside the 11.6" Samsung slate we just told you about, AT&T announced the upcoming ASUS VivoTab RT Windows 8 tablet with LTE connectivity. Like the HTC One X+ for the US carrier, the ASUS offering will bring NVIDIA silicon and 4G LTE under the...


Windows 8 now stable on ARM processors

Windows 8 now stable on ARM processors

29 January, 2012 | comments (49)

Multiple sources have reported seeing impressive demos of Windows 8 running on high-profile devices from key manufacturers already and the word is developers are expected to receive a stable build of Windows 8 suitable for ARM architecture come...

Tags: Windows, Rumors