Microsoft and Samsung are taking their royalty dispute to court. For years, Android manufacturers have been paying royalties to Microsoft, but Samsung recently decided that enough was enough. As the largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, Samsung has a whole lot of smartphones to be paying royalties on, and it makes sense that it would ... Read More »
When Nokia announced the Android powered Nokia X we weren’t quite sure what to think about it. We’ve long dreamed of the ultra-powerful, ultra-beautiful combination of Android and Nokia but the X simply didn’t deliver. It’s a low spec’d device running a custom version of Android in a cheap body. What we really want ... Read More »
Nokia and Microsoft’s foray into Android may be one of the odder things we’ve seen, but the Nokia X has still sold alright in developing countries. But with the Nokia X growing aged, whispers of a successor have been swirling around. That successor could be coming sooner than we thought, as Microsoft and Nokia have ... Read More »
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As we continue to wait for the release of the Android Wear powered LG G Watch and Motorola Moto 360, rumors surrounding other noteworthy wrist-mounted computers are beginning to ramp up. Today, Forbes is reporting good news for Android users who may be interested in a Microsoft branded smartwatch.
According to Forbes, Microsoft’s upcoming smartwatch ... Read More »
If you’re a fan of the game Titanfall and you own an Xbox One, you’re in luck. EA Mobile today released a mobile app for Android (and iOS and Windows Phone) that not only lets you see various stats and info about Titanfall, but also pairs with the game to show you vital info while ... Read More »
ASUS isn’t the only manufacturer that’s been cranking out dual-booting devices with both Windows and Android, but it has been pushing them pretty intently. There are already a few on sale, but unfortunately, it looks like that’s about to come to an end. ASUS is halting sales of dual-booting devices and will not be making ... Read More »
We thought the Nokia Normandy was a remnant of the past. A device built before the Microsoft takeover, we assumed it was cancelled and locked in a dark warehouse. We thought the Android-powered device would never see the light of day. But if this newest rumor ends up being true, we were very wrong. The ... Read More »
Because Android phones are all about Google and its services, Microsoft has come up with a clever new way to entice people to use Bing for Android – daily wallpapers. Bing for Android has received a design refresh, but the main reason you’ll want to download the app is the ability to use the Bing ... Read More »
As you may know, Microsoft Windows Phone has not been doing well in regards to user adoption. And HTC has not been doing well with sales… or profitability in general. Combining a failing company and a failing operating system is either the best or the worst idea ever, but Microsoft seems intent on it. According ... Read More »
Xbox Music is taking a page from Spotify’s book. The service is now free for all users over the web, and mobile apps launched for both iOS and Android today.
Windows 8 users have enjoyed free streaming for some time now, but with this new move Microsoft hopes to reign in paid customers. Similar to ... Read More »