Displaying items by tag: Windows Phone

Mobiles running Windows Phone will soon disappear from the market if the sales figures from the latest Kantar Worldanel ComTech are any indication.

Published in Mobility

The world's worst-kept secret was confirmed over the weekend: Windows Phone is dead and Microsoft will only look at maintenance support for devices that are in use.

Published in Mobility

Australia’s mobile phone market — including feature phones and smartphones — is growing by leaps and bounds, with a new report revealing that it has exceeded growth expectations, shipping 2.16 million phones in Q2 2017.

Published in Strategy

The failure of Windows Phone was avoidable, but Microsoft's culture made it inevitable, according to a former Apple chief executive, Jean-Louis Gassée.

Published in Mobility
Thursday, 20 April 2017 11:36

New Microsoft app skips Windows Phone support

In an indication of exactly how small a share of the market Windows Phone has, Microsoft itself has not bothered to support the platform on its new Authenticator app.

Published in Apps
Monday, 27 February 2017 11:44

Why I gave up on Microsoft: a developer's tale

A young Vietnamese developer has decided to give up on Windows Store and the Microsoft app ecosystem after experiencing what he claims was the company's lack of support for developers.

Published in Apps

Android has grown in most markets with "increased demand for lower-cost" devics, while iPhone SE sales are "strong" in the UK.

Published in Mobility

In the last quarter of the 2015-16 fiscal year, Microsoft sold 1.2 million Lumia phones. Yes, that isn't a typo, the figure is correct.

Published in Open Sauce

I am very tired of ill-informed trolls, bloggers, or reporters (I won’t justify their existence by calling them journalists) saying that Microsoft has spectacularly failed – Windows Phone is dead. Here is a good weekend read on why they are wrong.

Published in ShawThing

The market share of Windows phones has sunk below 1%, according to the latest smartphone sales report from technology analyst firm Gartner.

Published in Mobility

Apple’s iOS share has remained steady as the Android Empire’s growth has grown, but it is at Windows Phone’s expense in Europe’s big 5 markets. 

Published in Mobility

With global smartphone shipments now reaching 1.4 billion devices per year, Apple’s growth might be slowing, but it’s a galaxy beyond Samsung and an entire universe beyond Microsoft.

Published in Mobility

Kantar’s latest worldwide OS market share stats have been released for the three months to October 2015, and some interesting trends and stats have been revealed.

Published in Mobility

Kantar’s latest worldwide smartphone OS sales share report notes Android gains in the US, losses in Europe and that Samsung and Apple account for 66% of US Smartphone Sales.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 23 October 2015 10:23

Microsoft lifts profits while revenue slips

Microsoft's first fiscal quarter results reveal a 2% rise in profits despite a 16% decline in revenue.

Published in Listed Tech

There’s a new way for schools to keep parents fully in the loop about school events, excursions, communications and much more: Australian app School Stream.

Published in Apps

Telstra’s $195 plan strikes back at Vodafone’s $5 int’l roaming and everyone else’s premium iPhone 6s plans with standard-setting market-leading inclusions, while other plans prove tempting, too!

Published in Mobility
Saturday, 12 September 2015 15:50

More Apples in the orchard? Sweet!

Apple has finally unveiled its updated iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Although claims are rife that smartphone penetration has reach saturation point, Apple’s flagship devices are going to outsell their predecessors.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

Take up of mobile app development among developers is surprisingly slow globally, but this indicates an opportunity for developers in the Australian market where mobile is still a strong focus and area for growth.

Published in Development

As Microsoft announces massive changes within its smartphone unit, formerly Nokia, and says it must grow its ‘first-party device family’, success is as simple as simplification.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

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