In Canada, Samsung Electronics has officially announced the availability of its Windows Phone 8 handset, the Samsung Ativ S. According to press release, this smartphone will launching next month and Canadian customers will be able to get it via four carriers: Bell, Telus, Rogers, and SaskTel
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker , the top 5 smartphone vendors in the third quarter of 2012 (3Q12) were Samsung, Apple, RIM, ZTE, and HTC. Nokia has been in the top 5 since 2004 when the tracker started, but was just replaced by RIM
Angry Birds is one of the most popular game across multiple platforms including iOS , Android , Windows Phone , Windows and Mac. The developers of the game, Rovio Entertainment, has now released the popular game for Windows 8 as well. Angry Birds Space is now available in Windows 8 store and you can download it now.
A confidential Verizon schedule map leaked today revealed the pricing and availability for the Nokia Lumia 822. The Windows Phone 8 device will be available in White, Gray, and Black for $99 (with contract) on November 12th. We don’t know much about the Nokia Lumia 822 other than it will be a variant of the Nokia Lumia 820 that was already announced.
Approximately 2 weeks from now, the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 will be sold in Germany at Vodafone shops. The November 1st date was revealed at Vodafone’s Facebook page. Pricing was not shared by Vodafone, but Nokia Germany’s suggested prices are 649 EUR for Nokia Lumia 920 and 499 EUR for the Lumia 820 without contract
One thing that bothered me about Windows Phone, but learned to live with, is that apps restart when clicking on their tile from the homescreen or app list. If an app has already been launched then you go elsewhere, you can get back to where you left off by holding the back button.
Originally announced on June 14, 2012, Nokia have just finished selling Vertu to private equity group, EQT VI. Vertu is a retailer of luxury mobile phones that was an independently-run division of Nokia
If you have a Nokia Lumia 900 with AT&T and travel frequently, we have good news for you. WPCentral discovered that you can now call AT&T to unlock the device so you can use SIM cards from other carriers. You’ll need your IMEI number before calling