Microsoft and Huawei bring affordable Windows Phone to Africa

Huawei 4Africa Windows Phone 8

Microsoft has teamed up with Chinese equipment manufacturer Huawei to gain the African smartphone market foothold. Huawei 4Africa, a cost-friendly Windows Phone 8 has been released today. The smartphone will be available later this month in seven countries, namely Angola, Egypt, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa. Internally, Huawei 4Afrika is based on […]

Windows Phone Next App Star: Microsoft offers promotional ad

Windows Phone App Star Next

The companies continue to strive to attract developers to their platforms. A few days ago RIM managed to add 15,000 apps to the catalog of BlackBerry 10, where developers were rewarded with $100 each who succeeded in getting approval of their applications. Now, Microsoft has launched Windows Phone Next App Star campaign where developers will compete for […]

Joe Belfiore the man behind Windows Phone 8 admits, he uses Android


What if we tell you that the Manager of Windows Phone Program at Microsoft himself carries a Samsung Galaxy S3? It is hard to believe, but Joe Belfiore, the man behind Windows Phone 8 has accepted that he uses the Android based rival smartphone. Not only this, the former President of the Windows Division, Steven […]

Nokia ships Lumia 920 and 820 with Portico update


Last month, Nokia announced the first OTA update “Portico” for its Lumia 920 and 820 and cited that it would be available only in US and Canada while the rest of the regions could get the update in early February. Now the happening is that the Finnish phone maker has started shipping Nokia Lumia 920 and […]

Microsoft sends out invitations to surprise event in Brazil


Microsoft has started sending out invitations to the tech press, journalists, and analysts for an event to be held on January 29th in Brazil. Without letting anybody know much about the event, they just mentioned “a release that will surprise you.” Well, this surprise by Microsoft may be predicted as a release event for Surface Pro, […]

Huawei introduces Ascend W1, a midrange Windows Phone 8 device at CES

Huawei Ascend W1

Huawei has presented its first device with Windows Phone 8 at the CES 2013. The Huawei Ascend W1, whose specifications, particularly its 512MB ​​of RAM, probably would not impress the gadget geeks, but its solid feel and presumably low price make this device truly fascinating. The mid-range Ascend W1 comes with a 4-inch (480 x […]

Samsung ATIV S goes on sale in Canada

Samsung ATIV S

Samsung’s first Windows Phone 8 smartphone, ATIV S went on sale yesterday in Canada starting at $29.99, depending on the terms of the contract. Telus Mobility is offering ATIV S at just $29.99 under 3-year contract and for $650 without contract, meanwhile Bell has tagged slightly higher price and offering it for $99.95 with 3-year […]

WhatsApp for Windows Phone 8 hits App Store


The wait is finally over. WhatsApp is now available in the Windows Phone Store. You can download & install WhatsApp on your Windows Phone 8 handset. As before, it’s free for the first year and then it’s $0.99 per year. Although, there aren’t many improvements in looks, which appear pretty much the same. The emoticons […]