Windows Phone

Microsoft Surface Phone, Andromeda: what went wrong (again)

It doesn’t seem to be a good year for Microsoft fans, especially fans waiting for the Windows-powered mobile device to show them all who’s boss.

Samsung Gear Sport v Fitbit Ionic: Which sporty smartwatch should you choose?

We compare the fitness watches in design, features and battery life Picking between smartwatches is never easy, and the case is no different when it comes to

Microsoft 2017 in review: Wins, fails, and WTF moments

We gained the Surface Laptop and the Fall Creators Update. We lost Windows Phone and Groove. Microsoft’s 2017 may as well be known as the

Nokia 3 review : Hands-on and first impressions of Nokia’s budget smartphone

The Nokia 3 was announced at MWC 2017. It’s a budget Android smartphone that’s well built Nokia is back with a bang. The Finnish company,

Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 review: Not Microsoft’s mobile saviour

The smartphone market is almost completely unrecognisable from just five years ago. Back then the Windows Phone platform was tightly controlled by Microsoft and only

Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 preview: Dead software in a shiny phone?

The smartphone market is bizarre and almost completely unrecognisable from the state it was in just 5 years ago. In years gone by, the Windows Phone

Which iPhone is best for you? iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, iPhone 6S Plus or iPhone 7 Plus?

There is plenty of choice when it comes to smartphones, almost too much in fact. Chances are if you are reading this feature however, you

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL Review : This Cheap Windows Phone Is Just OK

There’s a bit of cognitive dissonance involved when you name your budget smartphone the “Fierce XL.” But that’s what Alcatel has done with its low-price

Windows 10 Mobile Isn’t Dead Until a Surface Phone Flops

While the Surface line continues to soar, Microsoft’s Lumia phones have cratered. We’re talking about a big 73 percent drop in sales year over year,

Windows phones getting cooler with a new technology

Windows Phone may be not a popular choice when you want to have a phone at this time. However, the latest research project of Microsoft

Acer Liquid Jade Primo review

1. Introduction Windows phone models aren’t that many, which makes sense as the platforms has a market share of less than 2%. Among those phone

Microsoft Band 2 gains appeal with lower price

The Microsoft Band 2 hit the market in late 2015 and looked much better to the eye than the original wearable from Microsoft. The biggest

Latest Windows 10 Mobile preview includes new Cortana, Edge features

Members of Microsoft’s Windows Insider program received a new beta ofWindows 10 Mobile on Friday, just a day after a similar preview build hit Windows

Which Windows Phone is right for you? Microsoft Lumia 650 vs 550 vs 950 vs 950 XL

Microsoft has announced another Windows 10 smartphone to its portfolio in the form of the Lumia 650. The device is the first to appear with

Microsoft’s iPhone keyboard looks brilliant

Microsoft’s ventures into the phone market have never really taken off. However, that’s not to say that the phones don’t have some features that people

Lumia 520 modded to include huge Wi-Fi antenna, CPU fan

Smartphones are often called “computers in our pocket”, mostly because of how capable they are today compared to yesteryear’s hulking boxes. But if so, should

The first thing to do with your iPhone 6s

Those of you that’ve just received a brand-spanking-new iPhone 6s for the holidays – or an iPhone 6s Plus, just the same – you’re going

Huawei G8 review

1. Introduction Huawei may not be a full member just yet but it’s keener than most to follow the club’s dress code. Elaborate exteriors are

Lumia 650 might be a low-end phone with a surprising metal body

Nokia’s, and now Microsoft’s, Lumia lines hasn’t really been big on premium materials. While the rest of the smartphone world are donning armors of metal,

Microsoft Surface Phone might have a two-phone tag team

To some extent, it’s almost understandable that Windows Phone and Lumiafans still crave for an even more premium flagship. The Lumia 950 and its larger

Cortana released today with Cyanogen for Android and iPhone

Users with iOS 8 or higher for iPhone and Android 4.1.2 or higher will be able to roll with Microsoft’s voice assistant Cortana starting this

Cancelled Nokia McLaren prototype photos arrive a year late

Some dreams do come true, but many also remain just as they are: dreams. One of those dreams, at least for Windows Phone fans, was

Inside OZO, Nokia’s audacious plan for its VR future

Virtual reality may be new for Nokia, but reinvention isn’t. The story of Nokia’s various incarnations is one that has been told many times over

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: One platform to rule them all

Microsoft has thought long and hard about how all its disparate hardware exists and has come up with Windows 10 to bring it all together.

Microsoft Lumia 950 review : Making the case for Windows on a phone

GOOD STUFF Sharp display Fast performance Reliable camera BAD STUFF Price is too high for what it is Cheap materials Boring design Weak app support

Adidas miCoach Fit Smart review

By adding everyday activity tracking, the Fit Smart is now much more useful than it once was. But while it’s somewhat useful in keeping you

Microsoft Band 2 review: Still flawed, but a step in the right direction

You really can’t accuse Microsoft of phoning it in when it built the original Band. Between jamming 10 different sensors into a glorified wristband and

Android 6.0 Marshmallow vs 5.0 Lollipop head-to-head

Verdict  Some improvements remain to be proven, but Android Marshmallow is nonetheless the best version of Google’s mobile OS so far Android 6.0 Marshmallow is

Surface Pro 4 Review

PROS Works well as both a tablet and a laptop New Type Cover and Surface Pen are massive improvements Still pretty thin and light for the

Microsoft to push Windows 10 Mobile updates direct to users

Unlike desktop OS updates, software updates for mobile devices can be a bit tricky, even convoluted, depending on how many cooks are in the kitchen.