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Review: Lumia 920 Hardware Impressions

It has been a long time since I reviewed the last Windows Phone device, namely HTCs Titan which happened to be a nice smartphone that unfortunately didn’t make any impact on the market. So I’m curious to see how the…

Review: HTC Titan (Mango Windows Phone, 4.7 inch display)

Some years ago mobile phone manufacturers competed in creating the smallest device not much larger than a credit card when it comes to lenght and width. Nowadays the race has changed, as it seems like smartphones are getting bigger year-over-year…

Nokia finally reveals their Windows Phone 7 flagship called Lumia 800. Is this the long awaited comeback?

You might say that Nokia is a little bit late to the party (more like a few years late), but at least they decided to ditch Symbian as OS for flagship devices and teamed up with Microsoft in order to…

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update is rolled out now

Microsoft announced yesterday that the roll out of the latest Windows Phone update has begun. After many positive previews of the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update in the recent months, all customers will soon be able to try out all…

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Beta 2 – Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn Integration

On my Windows Phone 7.5 Mango review i mentioned how social media services will be integrated tightly into the peoples hub. The first Mango beta already provided the Facebook sync but Twitter and LinkedIn were not yet available. Recently Microsoft…

Miscellaneous Windows Phone Windows Phone news

Windows Phone 7.5 – Mango has been released to manufacturing

Microsoft just announced on the official WP7 blog, that the Mango update has archieved RTM status. So Windows Phone 7 users should see the first devices updated by fall. This is great news because the mango update is introducing about…

Review: Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Beta – Microsoft strikes back

Microsoft got a lot of praise for their new Windows Phone operating system, and rightfully so because WP7 represents a fresh, innovative and unique mobile OS approach that is easy to understand while still being effective. Most people didn’t expect…

Review: Windows Phone 7 OS (LG Optimus 7) from an Android users perspective

Similar to the Palm Pre and WebOS combination, it isn’t especially the hardware of the LG Optimus 7 which is the interesting subject, but the mobile OS it’s running on. Windows Phone 7 marks a complete reboot for Microsoft’s approach…

Review: LG E900 Optimus 7 (Windows Phone 7) Hardware Impressions

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 OS went gold recently and LG was among the first manufacturers to launch a Windows Phone 7 device. Since the first time Microsoft showed off their new smartphone OS i was really eager to get my…

Review: HTC Sense for Windows Mobile (HTC HD2)

One of the main reasons for me try out Android, after being an Windows Mobile user for many years, was HTC Sense. I never really liked the pure Android experience, as it was a little bit too bland for me….