Yesterday (September 1) Terry Myerson, VP of Windows Phone Engineering, Microsoft officially posted in his blog that Windows Phone 7 just went into RTM stage. RTM, short for Release To Manufacturing is the stage where there are no more changes to the source code, the software is considered finalized and it will start to be [Click for More]
OK, this is what Motorola, Verizon and Microsoft have in common so far: a new Windows Phone 7 smartphone to be released soon… really soon… end of September soon… I was at the mall this afternoon and went into a BestBuy mobile (of all places) where I started a conversation with the source for this [Click for More]
As we get closer to launch date, Windows Phone 7 news are getting white-hot. Only six months after announcing the launch of the new OS and with a few beta releases for the development tools, it was finally announced today that the development suite, final version; will become available on September 16. Only 3 weeks [Click for More]
The security and antivirus experts at Kaspersky Lab, see [here]; have identified and confirmed the first Trojan malware in Android to send SMS messages to specific paid “premium numbers” (porn and astrology numbers). The identified malware sends SMS messages to numbers at $9.99 per message. It comes in as part of other packages and installs [Click for More]
Windows Phone Live was announced to provide several services at the time when the first devices are launched (more on the launch timeline in a new post). The features offered will reportedly be free and will be a one-up from the MyPhone free service for Windows Mobile 6.x available now. MyPhone can be found [here] [Click for More]
After last week’s “they do it too” from Apple regarding the iPhone 4’s signal problems; Nokia and Research In Motion have responded to Apple’s claim. The Antennagate seems to continue forever. Had Apple resisted the urge to hit back, with childish justifications for what is clearly a hardware design flaw and replaced the faulty units; [Click for More]
"Less than 1% of our users called Apple Care". It comes into my mind a young friend of mine that told me that he does not care if he could not make a call in the case of an emergency, the important thing was to own an iPhone 4!
Apple had a press conference to attempt to give it a positive spin to the multiple problems facing the iPhone 4. Antenna hardware placement, flaky communications, calls dropped, etc; all of these reportedly to be fixed with a software fix that does not address all issues. If the particular problem you are facing is not [Click for More]