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Android and iOS Control 95% of US Mobile Phone Market

Michael R. Levin | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Launch Drive iOS Gains Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results of its research on m...

Doesn't Cortana Know That Disparaging Siri Reflects Negatively on Her Parents?

Ira Kalb | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Good marketers know that when a company "badmouths" a competitor, it is (more often than not) a big mistake -- especially when the company being disparaged has Apple's track record of success.

What Your First Step In Digital Marketing Should Be

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 11.10.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Think your business is 'too complicated' for an app or there isn't 'an app for that' yet? Go get a sobriety test.

Anything Can Happen in a World Where Innovation, Not Government Intervention, Rules

David Balto | Posted 08.10.2014 | Technology
David Balto

Truly, the talk of threats to competition in the mobile device market could not be more wrong.

Spotify Hack Hits One Unlucky User

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology

Dun-dun-dun. Spotify has discovered that a hacker was able to exploit a security vulnerability, which the company says affected only one user. Ther...

Nokia App Social: Encouraging Engagement Through Mobile App Social Recommendations

Lin Humphrey | Posted 04.15.2014 | Technology
Lin Humphrey

In the crowded smartphone market, a rich app ecosystem is a minimum requirement for manufacturers.

RUMOR: 'Halo' Fans Will Dig Microsoft's Answer To Siri

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

Microsoft may be turning the dreams of fanboys everywhere into a reality by putting Cortana, the sexy AI companion from the "Halo" franchise, into the...

Review: Nokia Lumia 1020 AT&T 4G LTE 41MP Camera With Windows Phone 8

Chris Rauschnot | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Chris Rauschnot

At four and a half inches with Gorilla Glass 3, its screen is larger than the iPhone 5S and has ClearBlack plus AMOLED technology. During use in bright sunlight and in completely dark rooms, the Lumia's screen had no problem performing well enough in both situations.

How the Chromecast Shows Google's Changing Priorities

Joseph Farrell | Posted 11.30.2013 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

Chromecast is another step towards breaking the iron grip current providers, like cable, have on content distribution and the living room.

WATCH: The Terrible iPhone Mocking Ad Microsoft Never Wanted You To See

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.15.2013 | Technology

You just couldn't resist after landing one punch, could ya Microsoft? Only a few days after skewering Apple on Twitter during the unveiling of thei...

Nokia Buyout Could Be A Boon for Fans of Microsoft's Mobile Experience

Mark J. Simpson | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Mark J. Simpson

It wasn't all that long ago when owning a Nokia cell phone carried with it a certain cache of being forward thinking, stylish and "cool."

The 1 Reason No One Likes Microsoft's Phone

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.04.2013 | Technology

Microsoft's $7.2 billion deal to buy ailing smartphone maker Nokia will likely do little to change one basic problem these two companies face: No one ...

Microsoft Buys Nokia's Mobile Phone Business

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Two years after hitching its fate to Microsoft's Windows Phone software, Nokia collapsed into the arms of the U.S. software giant on Tuesd...

The Evolution Of An Underground Copycat App Environment

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

Modern day "App Stores" have existed for roughly 5 years. In that time, two operating systems have emerged as the runaway victors: iOS and Android. iOS, Apple's brainchild, and Android, Google's platform, each possess a little over 800,000 apps within their app store.

24 Travel Apps to Download Now

Fathom | Posted 08.17.2013 | Travel

The best travel apps that help us pack our bags and see the world.

Nokia Won't Give Up On The Windows Phone

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2013 | Technology

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop said the company would remain focused on using Microsoft's Windows Phone software to compete w...

Hold On, Doesn't The Facebook Phone Sound Familiar?

Craig Kanalley | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

"Stay close to the people who matter." "Put people first." These are slogans Microsoft used to promote Windows Phone in August 2011. Facebook launched its first Facebook Home ad with this: "We use our phones to connect with the people we care about" and "Your friends are always right there with you."

Jason Gilbert

Windows Phone Is Outselling The iPhone! | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.29.2013 | Technology

How do you say "smash success" in Ukrainian? According to a new report from the research firm IDC -- as shared by Microsoft's Frank Shaw in a rece...

HTC Unveils Super Slim New Windows Phones

Reuters | Sinead Carew | Posted 11.19.2012 | Technology

By Sinead Carew (Reuters) - HTC Corp on Wednesday unveiled two smartphones running Microsoft Corp's Windows Phone 8 software and said t...

LinkedIn App Upgrades Get Real-Time Features for Smartphone and iPad Mobile Users

Chris Rauschnot | Posted 11.11.2012 | Technology
Chris Rauschnot

As more of their 175 million members on the service go mobile with their smartphones and iPads, finding a job or connecting with those who can help will now occur in real-time.

Nokia Unveils New Phone

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.05.2012 | Technology

"This is Lumia, and it's time to switch." At an event Wednesday morning in New York City, Nokia introduced its newest top-of-the-line smartphone --...

Does Microsoft Need Even Bigger Changes?

Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.03.2012 | Technology
Jason Gilbert

Whenever I think about the current state of Microsoft, I can't help but imagine Steve Ballmer, the company's CEO, in skin-tight black leather pants. ...

Jason Gilbert

Nokia's Gorgeous Smartphone Is Now $50 -- Should You Buy One? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 07.16.2012 | Technology

In slashing the price of the Lumia 900 to $49.99 this weekend, Nokia's gorgeous, super-intuitive Windows Phone is now -- as the poets at Gizmodo put i...

Microsoft's Radical Keyboard Could Be A Blessing For Your Thumbs

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 07.03.2012 | Technology

Accurately typing on your smartphone with but one hand can require the dexterity, flexibility, and finger strength of a world-class thumb wrestler. Th...

Microsoft Planning Another New Gadget?

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | Technology

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is looking at making its own smartphone to kickstart sales of its Windows mobile software, according to a Wall Stre...