Microsoft will seek to draw more people to its Internet-based services with two new mid-range smartphones it unveiled Thursday, including one designed to help people take better selfies.
It's hard to get excited about using the Windows Phone operating system instead of Android or Apple's iOS. There's a long list of official apps that can't be downloaded, including YouTube, Snapchat, Dropbox and Lyft.
Smartphones and tablets would be much more useful if they allowed us to multitask the way desktop and laptop computers do.
(AP)—Microsoft is spreading its Cortana digital assistant abroad, starting with China and the U.K.
(AP)—Many of the Amazon Fire phone's features are twists on apps and concepts tried in other devices.
(AP)—What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.
The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each.
Watch out, Siri. Someone wants your job. Since it debuted on the iPhone 4S three years ago, Apple's Siri technology has been synonymous with the concept of a virtual personal assistant. But now comes Cortana, an intelligent ...
For years, Joe Belfiore and David Treadwell waged their own separate battles at Microsoft Corp., with Belfiore helping to lead the upstart Windows Phone division and Treadwell heading Xbox software and services engineering.
When it comes to smartphones, these days bigger seems to be better.