Here's What Won't Work in Cheaper Windows Phones

They good news: Microsoft is loosening its strict spec standards to push some highly affordable Windows Phones to the market. The bad news? Those phones are going to be gimpy little crud boxes. But hey, that's compromise. » 3/08/12 9:33am 3/08/12 9:33am

20 Essential Tips and Tricks for Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

Windows Phone 7 is one of our favorite mobile platforms, and the Mango update brings some core functionality that was missing in the original release. With all of the new features and tools, there is a minor learning curve, but this list of tips will get you using Mango like a pro in no time. We'll go through many of… » 10/21/11 11:40am 10/21/11 11:40am

7 Non-Apple Alternatives to Today's iOS 5 Releases

iOS 5 dropped today, which is fantastic, I guess—if you own an iPhone. However, if you're like me and, well, don't but still want the same bells and whistles on your phone, might I suggest the following? » 10/12/11 4:00pm 10/12/11 4:00pm

Windows Phone 7.5 Review: Second Best Isn't Half Bad

"Windows Phone Seven Point Five." It's somehow mind numbing and yet not totally unexpected that chunky string of syllables is how you say the name of the new Windows Phone. Mind numbing, because it's the antithesis of what Microsoft has ultimately built, and not totally unexpected, because we're still talking about… » 9/27/11 1:00pm 9/27/11 1:00pm

Microsoft Discovers Windows Phone Retailers Know Nothing About Windows …

When you're preparing for a not quite make or break but still enormously important launch (hi, Mango!), you want your sales staff on their feet. So when Microsoft's secret shopper snoop squad discovered totally clueless employees, they scrambled. Hard. » 9/07/11 8:39am 9/07/11 8:39am

Hands On: HTC's Titan Is One Giant Windows Phone Sonofabitch

HTC has done the unthinkable and created a massive phone named Titan. It weighs over a third of a pound, has a gigantic 4.7-inch screen (Christ...), has a 1.5 Ghz processor of some sort, and, yeah, is huge. Bonus: Mango! » 9/01/11 2:30pm 9/01/11 2:30pm