Can Nokia produce an iPhone like eye catcher?

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Nokia Sea Ray

  A recent tweet by SamFirmware has rumors flying that Samsung is teetering on moving away from Microsoft’s Windows Phone in 2012.  The fact that we have only seen evidence of one new Windows Phone from Samy, the Omnia 7 with front facing camera and will only be available in Europe lends…

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Rising above the iPhone 5 coverage

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Microsoft Windows Phone Marketing

Microsoft has released its new Mango update to their OS and device manufactures are beginning to answer the call to release new phones. First we saw the Toshiba-Fugitsu IS12T released on August 25th in Japan with multiple colors for that market but isn’t expected to be widely available in other locations. It’s unique features…

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Did HTC get it right?

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HTC Radar Dock

It’s exciting to see new Windows Phone 7.5 devices appearing. HTC has introduced the HTC Radar and Titan, both phones sporting some much needed feature improvements such as front facing cameras and DLNA suppport. HTC has also focused on upgrading the cameras abilities to take pictures in burst mode (five rapid…

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Windows Phone 7 to Windows 8 app translation

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Fandango Windows 7 slate app

  The apps I’m about to talk about are not actually Windows 8 apps, but they give us a wonderful sneak peak at the functionality and look and feel we might expect when Windows 8 applications do arrive. For the most part they take their design cues from the Metro UI which Media…

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John C. Dvorak says WP7 has no soul or personality?

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Has no soul or personality

John C. Dvorak, PC Magazine “The Windows Phone 7 OS and devices have no soul,” says John C. Dvorak on pcmag.com. He says the phone is modern, impressive and incredibly slick, but apparently too perfect. So much so that in his view every new screen debutes itself with fanfare and might as well include a trumpeted entrance as it…

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You’ve Got Gmail, We’ve Got Ads!

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gmail man

Sometimes you just can’t hold back from stirring up the pot I guess. That was evidently the case when this video was allegedly created by Microsoft portraying a peeping Google Gmail Man searching for keywords to feed you content relevant ads while you are viewing your mail. Apparently that video…

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