Windows Phone licensing fee dropping, according to OEM

According to an OEM, Microsoft’s Windows Phone licensing fee is dropping. That OEM is Infosonics, maker of affordable Android-powered handsets sold in Latin America.

Speaking to PCMag, Joseph Ram, Infosonics CEO, said, “We’re hearing Microsoft will drop the license fee quite a bit, as far as 70 percent, which will make their product more competitive [...]

Windows is the fastest growing OS in the world, according to Kantar

According to market expert Kantar (pdf), “Windows is the fastest growing OS in the world.”

In part of Kantar Worldpanel analyst Dominic Sunnebo’s report, he writes, “If Android and Apple can claim to be the big players of 2013, Windows Phone wins the title of top-performer. It wasn’t a promising start for Windows Phone when [...]

Microsoft tells iPhone 4S owners to ‘ditch that old Apple’ for a Lumia

Microsoft is telling Apple iPhone 4S owners via email to “ditch that old Apple” for a Nokia Lumia 1020 or a Nokia Lumia 1520.

The email titled “Ditch that old apple” reads, “You deserve something better, like the Nokia Lumia 1020 with a 41MP camera. Trade in you iPhone 4S, and get a Nokia [...]

Microsoft chooses Satya Nadella as its CEO

Microsoft has finally chosen its CEO. The Redmond firm has chosen Satya Nadella as its third CEO – the first was Bill Gates and the second was Steve Ballmer.

In a press release, Microsoft announced:

Microsoft Corp. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Satya Nadella as Chief Executive Officer and member [...]

Nokia reportedly planning to unveil new flagship Lumia 1820 running Windows Phone 8.1 at MWC 2014

According to a report, Nokia is planning to officially unveil it next flagship called the Nokia Lumia 1820 at MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2014, which kicks off in February in Barcelona, Spain. The device is said to run Windows Phone 8.1, the latest version of Microsoft’s Windows Phone.

The news comes to us courtesy of [...]