Microsoft goes with Nokia's mapping technology in Windows Phone 8.
Microsoft says its new mobile operating system, Windows Phone 8, will be deeply integrated with the Windows 8 OS in tablet and desktop PCs. No upgrade for existing WP7 users, however.
Will Windows Phone 7 owners be able to upgrade? What about maps? How will Windows Phone 8 work with Windows 8? These and other questions may be answered at today's Microsoft event.
Microsoft will host media events in Los Angeles on June 18 and in San Francisco on June 20. Best guesses so far focus on Windows 8 RT tablets and/or Windows Phone 8 announcements.
The pressure is on Microsoft to expand its young phone OS and its influence with app developers.
New maps, an improved browser, and a smarter Siri are just some of the improvements that Apple has announced for iOS 6. We look at how these new features stack up against Microsoft and Android's offerings.
IDC says the iPhone's growth will moderate because the popular device will have saturated many markets around the world.
Nokia has launched three new advanced feature phones with touchscreens offering a "smartphone-like" experience, the company said on Wednesday.