Previous week we saw that the mobile web version of Google Maps service was not accessible through the IE (Internet Explorer) browser on Windows Phone. Although the service was not officially supported because IE does not run on the WebKit engine that the site is optimized for. Now, 1 week and lots of outrage later, the Google Maps website is now again accessible on IE...

Most of the smart phones and tablet PCs are using LCD or LED displys, AMOLED displays Samsung’s products use. However, according to market research firm DisplaySearch, AMOLED screen has begun the invasion of a conventional LCD panel market – 10-inch and smaller size. The cell phone producers are now more and more uses AMOLED screen in 2012 of 6% market share...

The NOKIA 800 already can download the update to ( Windows Phone ) WP7.8 However, because of this update batches push, only the Netherlands have received the official update officially, so buddies of Taiwan may have to wait on the 1st class. In addition, all LUMIA equipment to get WP7.8 upgrade after Lumia 800, four WP7 models (Lumia 510,610,710,900), WP7.8 upgrade firmware...

If you are eager to load up a Windows Phone or Windows 8 PC with dedicated Gmail or Google Drive apps, it’s time you ease up on the anticipation, as Mountain View is not bent on bringing apps to the platforms thanks to a lack of interest. “We have no plans to build out Windows apps,” Google Apps product management director Clay Bavor told V3. “We...

  It’s no secret that Windows Phone sales have been in the doldrums for much of the platform’s existence. If we believe Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer’s talk at the annual company shareholder meeting, however, the cell phone OS has turned a corner. He tells investors that Windows Phone sales are about 4 times what they were at the same point last...

South Korea has about 0.7% of the world’s population and is smaller than California, yet it was responsible for two instances of world domination in 2012. The 1st was Gangnam Style‘s Psy’s frenetic juggernaut of a viral video that, by November, had become the most-viewed ever on YouTube. The 2nd was Samsung. Psy can perhaps be dismissed as a 1-shot novelty act,...

In few senses, we have been waiting for this moment since last May: Verizon is back to selling brand-new Windows Phone hardware. Starting today, the carrier is offering both the $200 HTC Windows Phone 8X as its flagship and the $100 Nokia Lumia 822 for the more cost-conscious. Both Windows Phone 8 devices have a slight spin on the stock formula. Verizon’s 8X is...

There’s no mistaking it: the Windows Phone 8 battle is heating up. HTC just announced its high-end HTC Windows Phone 8X for AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon, two weeks after Nokia unveiled the Lumia 920. The resemblance between the two phones is readily apparent, and more than skin deep. Like the Lumia 920, the HTC Windows Phone 8X drops the phone screen into a richly...

Nokia Lumia 900; “a larger screen gives more satisfaction” After the success of the Nokia Lumia 800 the Finnish company decided to announce a successor, the Lumia 900. Big difference with the 800 is its appearance. With a 4.3 inch display, you can now enjoy more of your smart phone. Lumia 900 introduced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It was...

According to rumors, Samsung is considering a Windows Phone device on the market that is heavily based on the Galaxy S3. If all goes well, this heft – around October – the latest version of the Windows Mobile operating system on the market, Windows 8. Although it is not clear whether such a device Samsung also an ultra-fast quad-core processor provided, it...