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11 Reasons Why Windows Phone will Overtake Android in next 3 Years

11 Reasons Why Windows Phone will Overtake Android in next 3 Years | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Please hold your skepticism, keep an open mind, go through the following point and only then pass a judgment on my prediction that “3 years down Windows Phone would have overtaken Android” says Udayan Banerjee (CTO at NIIT Technologies Ltd).

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Got Android malware? Microsoft wants to give you a free Windows Phone

Got Android malware? Microsoft wants to give you a free Windows Phone | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Are you an Android user? Have you dealt with any sort of malware or infection of your handset due to something you downloaded from its app store, or snagged off the Internet?

If so, Microsoft may have something for you. If you can tell your story in a humorous fashion, you might be able to score one of the company’s Windows Phone handsets.

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10 meter Windows Phone erected in Paris

10 meter Windows Phone erected in Paris | Microsoft | Scoop.it

We previously touched on Paris being the next location where a giant Windows Phone is to be constructed, just like the event in New York last month.

Today, we've got an idea of what the setup looks like. In the photo above we can clearly see the erected display (behind a tree) with what appear to be demo stands situated just in front.

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Windows Phone 7.5: Microsoft’s Overachieving Underdog

Windows Phone 7.5: Microsoft’s Overachieving Underdog | Microsoft | Scoop.it

The new update to this inventive mobile operating system is a real alternative to the iPhone and Android.

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Rumored Amazon smartphone to run Windows Phone?

Rumored Amazon smartphone to run Windows Phone? | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Amazon’s rumored new smartphone could run the Windows Phone operating system, according to reports. Amazon is reportedly preparing a 4-inch touch screen device, equipped with an 8-megapixel camera and a Qualcomm chipset.

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Windows Phone Mango: 10 New Apps You Must Check Out

Windows Phone Mango: 10 New Apps You Must Check Out | Microsoft | Scoop.it

It’s never easy being a third-party app developer. Besides needing a great app idea, you must master your platform’s SDK, and then work hard to make sure your app has visibility in whatever platform ecosystem you’ve chosen to infiltrate.

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Microsoft: Where's your $199 Windows Tablet?

Microsoft: Where's your $199 Windows Tablet? | Microsoft | Scoop.it

A tablet computer combining Windows Phone Mango OS and cloud computing could be a mobile monster.

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Office 2007 SP3, another Mango phone event and more Microsoft news of the week

Office 2007 SP3, another Mango phone event and more Microsoft news of the week | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft rolled out its latest Office 2007 service pack and System Center 2012 test builds; invited press to a Windows Phone event on November 7 and...

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With New Smartphones, High Hopes for Nokia and Microsoft

With New Smartphones, High Hopes for Nokia and Microsoft | Microsoft | Scoop.it

The Lumia models, unveiled Wednesday, are the first fruits of the phone maker's alliance with the software giant.

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Nokia to Announce Its Windows Phones On October 26

Nokia to Announce Its Windows Phones On October 26 | Microsoft | Scoop.it
Nokia will show off the first Nokia Windows Phones to the world at the Nokia World event, which is held October 26-27 in London.
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Study shows surprisingly positive social media sentiment for new WP7 handsets

Study shows surprisingly positive social media sentiment for new WP7 handsets | Microsoft | Scoop.it

According to a new study executed by BrandWatch, the sentiment surrounding several new Windows Phone handsets is more positive than we might have anticipated.

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Windows Phone Marketplace passes 45,000 apps as Apple announces 500,000 for iOS

Windows Phone Marketplace passes 45,000 apps as Apple announces 500,000 for iOS | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft’s Windows Phone Marketplace has now reached 45,000 applications. The Marketplace has grown by 5,000 applications in under a month.

Microsoft previously reached 40,000 apps in mid-November.

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Spike in Windows Phone 7 Facebook usage could indicate strong holiday sales

Spike in Windows Phone 7 Facebook usage could indicate strong holiday sales | Microsoft | Scoop.it

 

A sharp spike in Windows Phone 7 Facebook application usage appears to indicate that Windows Phone is selling better this holiday season.

 

The number of monthly active users of Microsoft’s Windows Phone Facebook application has increased by 100,000 in two weeks.

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Newly scouted Windows Phone build points to a Tango future

Newly scouted Windows Phone build points to a Tango future | Microsoft | Scoop.it

We have known for some time that Tango, the codename of a Windows Phone build that is set to land between Mango and Apollo (Windows Phone 8), is real.

However, until now, we have had scant hard evidence of it outside of the occasional leak and rumor.

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Microsoft rolling out Windows Phone update to fix Exchange and Voicemail bugs

Microsoft rolling out Windows Phone update to fix Exchange and Voicemail bugs | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft has started distributing a new operating system update for Windows Phone 7.5. The update brings the operating system version up to 7.10.7740.16 and appears to be available for a variety of devices.

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10 small but impressive ways Mango improves the WP7 experience

10 small but impressive ways Mango improves the WP7 experience | Microsoft | Scoop.it

 

 

Mango’s biggest changes have grabbed most of the headlines, but WP7 users will appreciate the small improvements, too.

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Microsoft erects huge Windows Phone in New York City

Microsoft erects huge Windows Phone in New York City | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft is preparing for its “big” Windows Phone event tomorrow by erecting a huge Windows Phone in New York City.

The Windows Phone is located within the pedestrian plaza of Herald Square in New York City. Microsoft is inviting passers by to check out the event at 12 noon on Monday November 7.

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Windows Phone Is Back, Full of Great Tricks - State of the Art

Windows Phone Is Back, Full of Great Tricks - State of the Art | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft’s software answer to Android and the iPhone first appeared, incomplete, about a year ago. The blanks have been filled in: speech recognition, Twitter integration and app updates.

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Microsoft ‘flattered’ by Android 4.0 similarities to Windows Phone

Microsoft ‘flattered’ by Android 4.0 similarities to Windows Phone | Microsoft | Scoop.it
Microsoft’s Windows Phone chief Andy Lees has compared Google’s recently announced Android “Ice Cream Sandwich” operating system with Windows Phone and is flattered by the similarities.
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