Posts Tagged ‘windows phone’

Microsoft reportedly enticing manufacturers with $2.6 billion to make Windows Phone handsets – Samsung reportedly getting $1.2 billion of the $2.6 billion

January 16 | Posted by nadine | OS News Tags: , , , , ,

Microsoft is reportedly enticing manufacturers to make Windows Phone handsets with a total of $2.6 billion, with Samsung getting a larger chunk of the money than others. The Korean tech giant is reportedly getting $1.2 billion, Sony $500 million, Huawei $600 million, and the others will get a total of $300 million. The news comes from infamous Nokia insider Eldar Murtazin.... Read more

Nokia Lumia 520 accounts for more than 25% of Windows Phone devices in the world

November 29 | Posted by sarah | Phone News Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The Nokia Lumia 520 accounts for 26.5% of Windows Phone devices in the world, according to an AdDuplex report. Neowin reports, “One data point has been very consistent in AdDuplex reports ever since this summer, and that’s the fact that the Lumia 520 reigns supreme. The least expensive Windows Phone on the market is also the best-selling one, accounting for almost 30%... Read more

Microsoft plans to end the ‘app-gap’ for Windows Phone in end of 2014

November 25 | Posted by nadine | App News Tags: , , , , ,

On Twitter, Joe Belfiore, Microsoft’s corporate vice president and manager for Windows Phone Program Management, said, “We’re all gonna look back on the end of 2014 as the ending of the app-gap for Windows Phone. The 3rd ecosystem is decidedly here!” This simply means that the Redmond firm plans to close the gap on the number of apps available on Windows... Read more