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Showing posts with label Microsoft. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Microsoft. Show all posts

Thursday, April 11, 2013

According to Wall Street Journal, Microsoft is working on a 7-inch Surface tablet

According to the The Wall Street Journal , it seems that a new line of surface tablets are currently under construction in the Microsoft labs. This new series of surface tablets would carry  a 7-inch display, designed especially to counter competitive products with the same dimensions, such as the  iPad mini and Nexus 7.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Microsoft reasures users not to worry about Windows Phone 8 support ending

Microsoft decision to end the  support for Windows Phone 8 in July 2014, put on your toes burned by the experience of many users that Windows Phone 7 sold on terminals also expensive and then essentially abandoned, they feared would be repeated the same thing with WP 8. Luckily this time that not will be the case. 

Friday, March 15, 2013

Microsoft secondary Windows Phone 7.8 update 7.10.8862 is rolling now

Microsoft has started rolling out secondary Windows Phone 7.8 update. The update build 7.10.8862.144 , is rolled out in order to  fix the problem Live Tiles.

Monday, February 18, 2013

Nokia and Microsoft sign carrier billing agreement with VimpelCom

Microsoft and Nokia have signed agreement with VimpelCom, the 6th global carrier in the world. The name of the carrier may not be familiar, but the brand of VimpelCom include, “Beeline” (in Russia and CIS), “Kyivstar” (in Ukraine), “Wind” (in Italy and Canada), “Djezzy” (in Algeria), “Mobilink” (in Pakistan), “Banglalink” (in Bangladesh), and others and has 205 million customers across 20 countries. 

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Nokia will pay more than $40 per WP license in Q1 2013, meaning that Nokia WP royalties will be bigger than current Microsoft platform payments

In Q4 of 2012, Nokia has managed to make profit of $ 584.7 million. $334 million of operating profit from the property are Nokia Siemens Networks, while the sale of mobile devices counted for $ 367 million, from which 2.2 million Symbian and 4.4 million Lumia smartphones, achieved thanks to the success of smartphones like the Lumia 920 due to higher profit margin.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Microsoft released Windows Phone 7.8 SDK

Windows Phone 7.8 update will be unleashed soon and Microsoft has thought to please developers releasing the Windows Phone 7.8 SDK . 

Microsoft raised the download cap for Windows Phone from 20 to 50 MB

If you often use your Windows Phone with cellular data connection turned on, you'll surely realized that it was not possible to download from the Windows Phone Store apps larger than 20 MB, advising us to connect to a WiFi network, as there was a limit imposed by Microsoft.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Windows Phone 7.8 update coming on January 31st according to Windows Phone Colombia

There seems to be more questions, Windows Phone 8.7 will be officially released from next January 31!  Following extensive evidence highlighted by telecom operators around the world, here comes the first official response from Microsoft, namely Windows Phone Colombia.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Nokia signs deal with Avanade to get more Lumia smartphone and services into large enterprises

Nokia continues to work  to bring the attention of the business users for its Lumia range of smartphones. In this perspective must be framed the recent agreement concluded by Nokia with Avanade, company founded in 2000 by Accenture and Microsoft, strong experience in the field of managed services and technological solutions aimed at businesses, may be an important ally for the dissemination of Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices in the enterprise world.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Windows Phone sales over the Christmas period up 5 times over past year sales

As we all know, Microsoft rarely talks about real sales figures of the Windows Phone smartphones. This time too, even though they were declared the sales numbers, it turns out the growth had over the Christmas period compared to last year.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Rumor - Nokia will present 10-inch Windows RT Tablet at MWC '13 ?

So far this year we had several rumors, regarding Nokia building its own Windows tablet,  despite the same Nokia has always denied everything. Now, apparently, it seems the rumors are becoming a reality.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Windows Phone 8 first OS update codenamed "Portico"

Windows Phone 8 , the new mobile operating system created by Microsoft , was officially launched on the market for some time now, along with some of the first mobile devices created by the partners of the company that started a few weeks to arrive in stores in different countries to provide users with the new features introduced with this new platform. addition to the various rumors about the intermediate Windows Phone 7.8 update, however, for some weeks have leaked the first rumors about what should be the first official update dedicated to Windows Phone 8.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Microsoft unveils the Surface Pro prices

Barely a month has passed since the launch of the Surface ARM with Windows RT and the market response has been very satisfying, as well as sales of Windows 8, which, as we saw the other day , has already sold 40 million licenses . 

Today Microsoft announces the prices for the Surface Pro tablet:
  • 64 GB - $ 899.00
  • 128 GB - $ 999.00
Both versions include the pen Surface technology Palm Block and the ability to use the Touch or Type Cover (sold separately).

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Windows Phone 7.8 features leaked in Nokia docs

The issue, regarding the update to Windows Phone 7.8 for the current WP 7.5 smartphones has not yet been fully clarified, both in terms of the exact date of launch of the distribution, both for what concerns the features that will be introduced, beyond Start screen, already confirmed by Microsoft. 

Monday, November 12, 2012

Microsoft working to improve the WI-FI management on Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 has brought many new but has also dragged behind some small shortcoming of the previous releases, such as talking about the Wi-Fi that disconnects as soon as the device is in standby, sins which will be remedied as soon as revealed by a tweet from Joe Belfiore.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

SkyDrive 3.0 for Windows Phone 8 released

SkyDrive is one of the cornerstones of Microsoft and the interaction with the Cloud is the basis of the entire Windows ecosystem "Windows Phone 8/Windows 8/Xbox 360". The smartphone application has, however, been slow to arrive and is only available now in version 3.0 , compatible with all Windows Phone 8 devices.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Windows Phone 8 features shown in the latest promo videos

Microsoft on its on Windows Phone YouTube channel  has posted several videos that showcase some of the highlights of the new Windows Phone 8 OS. As you can see, shows a number of features and characteristics of Windows Phone 8 as the familiar Start screen with resizable tiles , the new Live Apps, the assistant voice, the ability to share your location, the photo editor and many Other features that distinguish the new experience of the new devices.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Windows Phone 8 - Live wallpapers/Lockscreen coming with the new update?

Nokia Innovation has published a picture showing three live in the new lockscreen wallpapers for Windows Phone 8 , from third-party applications such as Bing, ESPN and USA Today. 

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Microsoft reveals the price of Surface RT,starting from $499 or $599 with Touch Cover keyboard

In conjunction with the launch of the campaign , Microsoft has unveiled the selling prices for the U.S. of its  Surface tabletAt the time it was made ​​public only the price of the ARM version of Windows 8 and the U.S. users can pre-order the tablet in short time through Microsoft official site.

First Official Microsoft Surface Ad Released

The time is right and now we are begging to see the first fruits of the majestic investment of more than $ 1 billion that Microsoft will address these decisive months,with advertising campaign aimed to raise awareness to all new operating systems,the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 with related devices, starting of course with the Surface tablet.