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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Nokia deal to ‘rocket Windows Phone 7 past iPhone’


By 2015, Windows Phone 7 will power 37 per cent more smartphones than Apple’s iPhone, according to the prognosticators at International Data Corporation (IDC). Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 31, 2011 in Apple, IDC, iPhone, Nokia, Smartphone

 

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Windows Phone 7 ‘NoDo’ starts to flow for T-Mobile and Orange users


Microsoft has begun to notify users of HTC HD7 and Dell Venue Pro Windows Phone 7 handsets that the first two WP7 updates are now available for download. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 31, 2011 in HTC, NoDo, T-Mobile, Windows Phone 7

 

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AT&T cuts prices on Windows Phone 7 handsets, Samsung Captivate


AT&T has launched another major sale on Windows Phone 7 handsets, dropping the prices of the Samsung Focus and the LG Quantum down to a measly $50 on a new two-year contract. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 31, 2011 in AT&T, Blackberry, Samsung, Windows Phone 7, WP7

 

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Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 coming to Windows Phone 7


Firefox really knocked the ball out of the park with its most recent release, out-downloading Internet Explorer 9 by quite an impressive – nay, obliterating margin. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 31, 2011 in Microsoft, Windows Phone 7

 

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Windows Phone 7 and Android vs iOS [the “app store” way]


To stop Apple from owning the “app store,” Microsoft reportedly hired a linguist to define the exact meaning of the “app store”, and explaining why everyone can use the two words. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 31, 2011 in Apple, iOS, Microsoft

 

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Windows 8 Screenshots Tease Metro UI


User interface inspiration drawn from Concept Metro UI and typography Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 31, 2011 in Windows 7, Windows 8

 

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DoApp Launches Windows Phone News Apps


DoApp has launched its Mobile Local News publishing platform on the Windows Phone 7. The release includes over 200 local news apps for the Windows smartphone platform. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 31, 2011 in Windows Phone 7, WP7

 

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RunDroid dual boots Android and Windows Mobile on the HTC HD2


If for some reason your smartphone of choice is the HTC HD2, you’ll probably be very happy that RunDroid has been created. Sure, the HD2 has some very capable and high-end hardware under the hood, but on the other hand, it runs Windows Mobile 6.5. Not even Windows Phone 7, but its ancient predecessor. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 31, 2011 in Android, HTC, Windows Phone

 

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While I was gone: Firefox 4, Windows Phone 7 update problems


I’m back in the office after a brief hiatus between March 22 and March 27. Here is what happened while I was gone:

Firefox 4. Mozilla released the new version of its free Web browser, Firefox 4 last week. It came a week after Microsoft released the competing browser Internet Explorer 9. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 30, 2011 in Windows 7 Phone

 

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St.George lite-ly banks on popularity of Windows Phone 7


St.George bank, owned by Westpac, has launched an “Australian-first app” feature “Mobile Banking Lite” letting customers “conveniently check their account balance and transaction history” – but why is it only “Lite” and not the full mobile banking deal? Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 30, 2011 in Android, iPad, iPhone, Smartphone

 

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