Everything Wrong with Windows Phone 8, Illustrated in One App Update

The Amazon Kindle app for Windows Phone 8 got an update today. It's a good one, too, fixing the awful three-sided letterboxing and giving the app a more Metro-y tile. But it's massively late, and tripped over itself coming out the gate, too. In a way, it's a perfect encapsulation of everything wrong with Windows Phone… » 1/29/13 5:07pm 1/29/13 5:07pm

Everything We Know About Nokia's (Hopefully!) Killer Windows Phones

We're all pulling for Windows Phone. Have been for a while. Thing is, it's just not there yet. There's no single drop-dead-amazing god-phone on the platform. Yet. Hopefully, Nokia's going to be pulling back the curtain on just that next week at Nokia World. Here's what we (think we) know so far. » 10/20/11 2:21pm 10/20/11 2:21pm

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