Posts tagged " windows phone "

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What’s So Great About Windows 10??

January 29th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

Last week Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took the stage to give a preview of Windows 10, the company’s upcoming operating system. Combining the old (desktops, laptops) with the new (mobile devices, the cloud), Windows 10 is a unique beast, for sure. It’s Microsoft’s next, biggest, and most important attempt to become competitive with Apple and […]

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Four Things You Must Know About The New Firefox Mobile OS

July 9th, 2013 Posted by 2013, Blog No Comment yet

The growth of mobile devices has been well documented, both here and elsewhere.  The common wisdom is that both Google and Apple are dominant (as is evidenced by recent research by Kantar Worldpanel, which states that Android, led by Samsung, accounts for 70% of smartphone sales across Europe), with other OS’s, including Windows Phone and […]

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My First Two Weeks With the Nokia Lumia 920

November 29th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

  Windows Phone 8 has been getting a lot of buzz. Microsoft has significant ad campaigns underway, and many of my friends and colleagues (even strangers!) have asked me about my experience with the new Nokia Lumia 920.  I have worked for Nokia in the past so I knew that I would like the quality […]

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Streaming Media Over iOS, Jelly Bean and Windows Phone 8

August 7th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

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Recently my colleague Ali wrote an interesting post comparing various features of the next generations of the Apple, Google and Microsoft mobile operating systems – iO6, Jelly Bean and Windows Phone 8, respectively.  I …

iOS 6 vs. Jelly Bean vs. Windows Phone 8

July 26th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

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All three major players in the mobile market – Apple, Google and Microsoft — either already have or will be releasing the latest versions of their mobile operation systems very soon.  iOS 6, Jelly Bean and Win…

Mobile OS Wars: iOS, Android, and Windows Phone Against One Another – Part Two

June 14th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

In part one of Mobile OS Wars, I talked about the performance of the three major mobile platform vendors so far. In part two I’d like to focus on some of the standard features that are expected on current smartphones.
4G Support
Currently, Andro…

Mobile OS Wars: iOS, Android, and Windows Phone Against One Another – Part One

May 10th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

mPortal has been around for 12 years and in that time we have seen the industry go through some dramatic changes.  The single biggest revolution was when Apple launched the iPhone.  Apple turned a mobile handset from a mere voice and data ena…

Mobile World Congress Day One

February 27th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Mobile World Congress day one got off to a fast start with a number of announcements from some key players.  Here’s a highlight of some of the things we saw: 

Lots of new Android devices.  New phones like the HTC One X, Samsung Ga…