Tag Archives: Windows Phone

Nokia, T-Mobile Partner For “The Dark Knight Rises” Promotional Tie-In For Lumia 710 Buyers

Nokia and T-Mobile are looking to add a little “The Dark Knight Rises” into your life with a brand new promotion targeting Lumia 710 buyers both future and past. The promo offers specially designed Xpress-on covers in Magenta, Cyan, Yellow, Black, and White with a special Batman logo. Nokia has officially announced the details surrounding the promotion and we’re pretty happy with how … [read full article]

Why T-Mobile Reps Love Windows Phone, A Video By Microsoft

So why do T-Mobile employees love Windows Phone? T-Mobile recently held an internal competition asking reps why they loved Windows Phone and now Microsoft has posted the below video to their official Windows Phone YouTube channel. The winners won an XBOX 360 with Kinect and while the reps made their own video submissions leading Microsoft to compile the best of and put together the video now gracing their YouTube channel. I’m sure Microsoft … [read full article]

Nokia Lumia 710 Tango Software Update Coming June 20th

Lumia 710 owners take not, come June 20th you’ll want to be on the lookout for the Windows Phone *Tango* update. Windows Phone update 7.10.8773 brings a host of improvements and additions that are definitely worth the upgrade. Users will be notified through push notifications sent from Microsoft informing them the update is available through the Zune software. Internet sharing enabled Resolves keyboard disappearing randomly Resolves unlock screen getting stuck Improvements to uplink … [read full article]

Best Buy Offering Nokia Lumia 710 On Monthly 4G Plan, For A Little Extra

If Best Buy has carried the Lumia 710 on T-Mobile’s Monthly4G for some time, this is the first we’ve heard of it. Given that their price is $50 more than T-Mobile’s own offer, I can’t really say I’d recommend taking them up on it anyway. While Best Buy may have the larger price tag, perhaps they are counting on some impulse buys from people walking through the Best Buy Mobile department. I’m … [read full article]

Android Marketshare Set To Drop, Windows Phone To See Significant Jump By 2016?

So, here’s a bit of a doozy for all you Android fans out there enjoying the meteoric rise of your favorite operating system — the growth won’t last. Well, not only will it not last, it will peak in 2012 and then begin to make way for Windows Phone. According to market research firm IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report, what goes up, must also come down. The report solidifies Android as … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm Talks iPhone, Job Restructuring In New Interview

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm is playing a bit of offense thanks to an interview with the Seattle Times, helping to get out of front and allay any fears that T-Mobile’s recent job restructuring cuts are of any real concern to the future of the company. Humm highlights that while 900 positions are being eliminated on one side, the company is adding 550 new positions which he believes was misunderstood. Furthermore, Humm … [read full article]

Windows Phone Owners And Haters Alike, Here’s A Lengthy List Microsoft Should Review

Warning: this article begs for a fanboy war in the comments and in this particular instance, I’m only asking to keep it clean as this is an interesting, if not completely subjective look at why Windows Phone may never be as successful as Android or even iOS without some drastic changes to the software. Don’t get me wrong, Windows Phone has incredibly smooth performance, but is that really enough to win over the masses? … [read full article]

Rumor Alert: T-Mobile Retail Employee Says Lumia 900 Is Coming?

I’m filing this story completely into the rumor category and it’s not because I don’t want it to be true, more like I’m skeptical of random T-Mobile employee comments. While this isn’t the first time we’ve heard about a possible Lumia 900 launch on T-Mobile, this story isn’t doing much to convince me. I completely trust the boys at WMPowerUser, however, I don’t know that this isn’t just a random T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile And Nokia See Strong Demand For Lumia 710

While Nokia still has a long long way to go before they can reach their earlier levels of success in the US, Lumia 710 sales on T-mobile is already providing numbers indicating Nokia is heading in the right direction. The Lumia 710, the first Lumia phone to launch in the US went on sale this past January for $49.99 and has been the highlight of a number of T-Mobile deals since launching. … [read full article]