Review: Windows OS hobbles Nokia's impressive Lumia Icon
Nokia's new Lumia Icon smartphone offers a lot of compelling features. But they don't make up for the fact that the device runs Windows Phone software, which has proved unpopular with both consumers and developers.
Nokia targets emerging markets with Android phones
(AP)—Nokia is targeting emerging markets with three low-cost smartphones that use Google's Android operating system rather than the Windows Phone software from Microsoft, which is about to take over Nokia's ...
Microsoft plans spring Windows, phone updates
(AP)—Microsoft will update its Windows system this spring to address some of the gripes people have had when they use devices without touch capabilities.
Nokia touts video recording in new Lumia phone
Nokia is selling a new Windows phone that promises enhanced video-recording capabilities.
Android extends gains on Apple, Windows Phone is third
The Google Android system extended its gains over Apple's iPhone globally in the last quarter of 2013, and Windows Phone grabbed the number three market position, a survey showed Wednesday.
Android in 79 percent of smartphones sold
The Google Android system was used on 78.9 percent of smartphones sold globally in 2013, a survey showed Wednesday.
Android extends gains in key markets
The Android smartphone platform has extended its lead over Apple's iPhone in key markets including the United States, Europe and China, a survey showed Monday.
Launch of operating system rival to iOS and Android is delayed
Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo said Friday that the launch of a new smartphone operating system to rival Google's Android and Apple's iOS had been pushed back owing to development delays.
Top 10 tech gadgets of 2013
Wearable gadgets, curved smartphones and new game consoles defined technology in 2013. That's why it's no surprise they make up the bulk of our top 10 devices of the year.
Android smartphones dominate, Windows gains
Google's Android platform was used on four out of five smartphones sold worldwide in the third quarter, while Microsoft's Windows Phone showed strong gains, said a survey out Tuesday.
Microsoft 1Q profit, sales top views; shares jump
Microsoft posted quarterly revenue and earnings Thursday that easily topped Wall Street forecasts, marking a healthy start to a companywide overhaul it announced in July that should help the software giant ...
Nokia launches first tablet, phablet phones (Update)
Nokia, whose handset division is to be acquired by Microsoft, launched its first-ever tablet computer in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, aiming for a stake in a fast expanding sector.
Microsoft's phone update to feature driving mode
Microsoft is updating its Windows software for cellphones to accommodate larger devices and make it easier for motorists to reduce distractions while driving.
Microsoft announces $40b share buyback (Update 2)
Microsoft announced a new $40 billion share buyback on Tuesday as part of an effort by the transitioning US tech giant to return more cash to stockholders.