Does the world want or need a six-inch Windows phone. Nokia is betting on yes.
Tech products get colorful, AT&T gets cozy with the feds, Microsoft pulls Nokia into its watery embrace, and Amazon introduces MatchBook. With guests Jonathan Seff and Mark Sullivan.
Microsoft clearly bought most of Nokia to ensure the future of Windows Phone, and ensure a safe harbor for its licensing strategy. But there's a case to be made that this is a marriage of equals. Equal failures, that is.
Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices & Services business is a necessary gamble for the software company's future growth in mobile, and for Nokia an admission that it doesn't have enough resources to successfully compete with Samsung and Apple, according to analysts.
Microsoft's CEO couldn't have picked a more sensitive time to pack up his boxes.
Skype is now baked into Windows 8.1, Xbox One, and Outlook.com. But until Windows Phone gains momentum and the wireless carriers chill out, it will never become a mobile standby.
Microsoft is updating the recently launched beta of Windows Phone App Studio to improve performance and scalability after the new app development tool crossed 55,000 active projects.
After Microsoft and Google settled their differences, a Microsoft-authored YouTube app is back in the Windows Phone Store.
Can’t find an app you need in the Windows Phone app store? Just create it yourself using Microsoft’s Windows Phone App Studio tool.
With a little naming trickery, attackers can coax your phone into giving up its Wi-Fi login credentials, Microsoft warns—but don't expect a patch to fix the issue.