Tag - Windows Phone

Tag: Windows Phone

This Is End For Windows Phones, Kantar Says

Hope you’re ready for a two OS world! Independent market analysis firm Kantar Worldpanel has written off Windows in the global phone market, saying that there will only be two mobile ecosystems moving forward. Android and iOS. The latest statistics released by the market share research firm confirm what we already know, and that is the …

Surface Phone Not Launching Before 2019

Time to manage expectations, folks! Multiple reports are now claiming that the mythic Surface Phone will take its sweet time coming, with Redmond not looking to launch the handset before 2019. In, what could be, a classic case of too little, too late. Although Microsoft has been frugal in sharing details regarding the Surface Phone, it …

Microsoft Will Launch A New Windows Phone This Year

Well, this just got interesting! Reports are claiming that Microsoft is planning to launch a new Windows phone this year. An ordinary Windows powered phone, not the Surface Phone, mind you. According to this rumor, this new Windows 10 Mobile powered handset could launch in late 2017. Possibly with other hardware refreshes that Redmond has planned. …

Windows Phones May Just Have Lost MirrorLink

The software titan continues to neglect its mobile operating platform. The latest on the matter is that the company may have dropped the MirrorLink integration for the Windows Phone OS. No official confirmation, yet, but it is very likely that Windows on smartphones will receive another big hit from none other than its creator. And that …

BBC Retires Its Windows Phone App

So, it finally happened. BBC has become the latest company that can no longer find a reason to maintain and support its Windows Phone app, We knew they were contemplating something like this, and now the company has pulled the plug on iPlayer, its popular multimedia application. Instead, the company recommends users to switch to the …

The Features That Never Made It To Windows Phones

There are a fair few of them, aye. One thing that everyone would agree on is the fact that Windows phones continue to miss out on many of the features that are available for other platforms. Forget iOS and Android, Microsoft has failed to maintain feature parity with Windows 10. And as these new screenshots that …

Panasonic Launches New Windows 10 Mobile Phone

The platform is alive and kicking! Sort of. There are many that hold the believe that Windows Phone does not have a future, but apparently, Panasonic is not one of them. The company has just launched a new Windows 10 handset, called the Toughpad FZ-F1. It had previously showcased and presented the device at MWC last …

Windows Phone Market Share Collapses To Just 0.3%

The latest Gartner data is here, confirming that Windows Phone market share continues to lose ground with each passing month. In fact, the fast pace at which it is declining is remarkable. According to the research firm, approximately 1.1 million phones running Windows were sold in the fourth quarter of 2016 — which itself represents a …

Windows Phone Market Share Collapses Even More

Brace for more bad news, Windows Phone fans, as the market share of the mobile OS dropped even more according to the latest statistics provided by Kantar. The numbers confirm that the platform dipped in all major markets across the globe. Windows phones handsets are also not selling well in Europe, which has long been its …

Microsoft Accidentally Mentions Minecraft For Windows 10 Mobile

There are times when Microsoft really goes out of the way to disappoint Windows 10 Mobile users, and this sure looks like one of those times. The company has caused another uproar of sorts. And that is because the Windows Phone community has, once again, been angered after the software titan made a mention of a …

BBC iPlayer App For Windows Phone Being Pulled

Seems like the start of the new year has pushed even more developers away from the Windows Phone platform, with the BBC iPlayer app for the mobile OS the newest to be pulled. Instead, the company says that Windows users should use the browser instead. The app will be pulled from the platform in April this …

Another App Departs Windows

The Windows platform is losing another big app, both on Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile, as the UK Bus Checker application can no longer be downloaded by users on these platforms. And although the developer has not provided a reason — it’s not hard to imagine why they have decided to focus on Android and …