Microsoft is well-known for its uncomfortable relationship with branding, but Cortana is an exception. It almost didn’t happen.
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To one of the biggest-ever fans of Windows phone, there was no point higher in this product line’s history than the release of the Nokia Lumia 1020.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says that Windows Mobile, and not Android, should be the dominant mobile OS today.
The Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL remind me of a similar Nokia effort, the Lumia 830. Let's take a look back.
In memory of the beloved Microsoft consumer products and services that have been ripped from our cold, dead hands.
Apple promises to aggregate content from multiple video services into a single, cohesive user experience. What does that remind me of?
Microsoft recommends users to switch to Android or iOS as Windows 10 Mobile nears End of Support.
Anyone still pining away for Windows phone needs to pay attention to how Google is evolving Android with AI capabilities.
Stephen Elop's decision to back Windows phone over Android was a strategic mistake that ultimately destroyed the company.
Windows Phone hacker René ("Heathcliff74") announced a major update to his Windows Phone Internals tool that unlocks all known Lumia devices.
I read a story about a technology in which Microsoft is deeply invested. And yet, it's like Microsoft doesn't even exist.
Delta is starting the process to move away from Microsoft hardware in favor of iPhones and iPads in all of their planes.
This week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella shed some new light on his evolving mobile strategy in the wake of the Windows phone defeat.
In his book Hit Refresh, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella admits that he advised his predecessor not to purchase Nokia.
I keep thinking that I'm done writing about Windows phone. And then something horrible happens. Again.
Mainstream support for Windows Phone 8.1---the last version of Microsoft's mobile platform that was worth a damn---ends tomorrow.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer this week expressed regret that he didn't make the software giant a "world-class hardware company." Steve, please. You did the right thing.
If you're a Windows Insider, be careful not to install any new builds today: An internal mishap at Microsoft has triggered an errant release.
Microsoft is working on new software and hardware to try and claw back market share in the mobile space where the company has failed to plant its flag.
Microsoft has been promising to integrate Windows 10 PCs with our Android smartphones since early 2016. We're still waiting.
Today: Thurrott.com is going to Africa, Xbox Insiders Program will have four rings (probably), Norway v. Windows phone, All new Chromebooks will run Android apps, more.
A Google Play Services update has started rolling out on Android, providing an excellent Instant Tethering feature. We need this on Windows.
Today: Microsoft to stop updating Minecraft on Windows phones, Cortana coming to the Android lock screen, Office Lens for iPad, more.
After a successful first-gen NexDock device in 2016, the firm is jumping on board with the Intel Compute Card for 2017.
Today: A Games with Gold reminder, a Windows 7 warning from Microsoft Germany, a reported Windows licensing change is coming, much more.
Just three days after it delivered its biggest-ever Windows Insider build, Microsoft is back with a new build for both PC and Mobile.
If you're anything like me, your Microsoft account is the core of your online identity. It's time for a check-up.