LG shifts focus to Android, blames lackluster Windows Phone sales

LG Quantum

It's hard to say that LG really had a strong position in the world of Windows Phone, but even that's about to be diminished. According to the Korea Herald, the company will now focus its efforts on new Android phones, with nothing new in works for Windows Phone. LG was one of the manufacturers which helped to launch Windows Phone, but the LG Quantum was its first and only … [Read more...]

iOS and Android Users Offered Opportunity To Test Drive Windows Phone

Windows Phone demo

Microsoft has come up with a great demonstration of Windows Phone, accessible from any web browser. This of course means that anyone using an iOS or Android device, can test drive Windows Phone by simply firing up their web browser and visiting aka.ms/wpdemo.   The only trouble with this equation is awareness. Share this post with your friends and family. Let … [Read more...]

Google Buys Motorola, Ends Any Hope of Motorola Windows Phone

Google today announced they will be purchasing Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. This effectively ends any hopes that were remaining for a Motorola branded Windows Phone. One has to wonder why Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha said his company was "completely open to the notion of Windows as a platform", just days before they were purchased by Motorola. Conversely, this purchase … [Read more...]

Motorola Open To Using Windows Phone, Again

Motorola Windows Phone 7

When Windows Phone first launched, Motorola had little interest in the new platform, despite a very successful run with the Q-series running Windows Mobile. “I don’t envision us using Microsoft. I would never say never but it’s not something we’re entertaining now,” said Motorola's Christy Wyatt.They have been very successful with Android and didn't join other phone … [Read more...]

Using Your Android Development Skills For Windows Phone Applications


Microsoft has done it again, this time helping Android developers out on creating applications for Windows Phone. If you recall, JC Cimetiere posted a very useful guide for iPhone developers back in May 2011. Microsoft has now released a comprehensive pack to help Android developers port over to the Microsoft platform, as posted by Cimetiere. Once again, JC emphasizes how … [Read more...]