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12 months ago

MSI introduces five VR-ready gaming laptops

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12 months ago

Viewing Windows phone in the proper context

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Viewing Windows phone in the proper context

In light of yesterday's earning report and the less-than-ideal revenue numbers for Windows Phone, we are re-running this earlier editorial and analysis from November. Microsoft's retreat from the smartphone mainstream space calls for different measures of success and a new way to tell the Windows Phone story. Here is how we see it.

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12 months ago

Mobile Nations Community Update, January 2016

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Mobile Nations Community Update

Hope you had a very happy new year, and things are going great for you in 2016. Time again for our Community Update - where we take a quick look at some of the best stuff happening around Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central.

12 months ago

Skylake-powered Dell XPS 13 and XPS 15 grab BIOS and driver updates

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12 months ago

EA, sort of, estimates that Microsoft has sold 19 million Xbox One consoles

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12 months ago

Tubecast fixes issues with moved YouTube servers and in-app purchases

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12 months ago

Tencent won't release a QQ Windows 10 Mobile app after all

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12 months ago

Madden NFL 16 will kickoff on EA Access for Xbox One starting Feb. 2

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12 months ago

Test your engineering skills with Bridge Constructor for Windows PC and Phone

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12 months ago

BT completes its acquisition of EE

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BT completes its acquisition of EE

BT has successfully escaped the gauntlet of regulatory approvals and is now able to complete the company's purchase of EE. Picking up and absorbing the largest UK mobile operator, the £12.5 billion deal is a victory for BT, which has plans to enter the competitive mobile industry once more.

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12 months ago

EA plans to release new Battlefield, Titanfall and Mass Effect games by April 2017

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12 months ago

Community Calendar app now available to all Xbox One owners

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12 months ago

Movies & TV update for Windows 10 desktop brings interface tweaks and more

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12 months ago

Microsoft's Windows Phone revenue tanks 49 percent for Q2 FY2016

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While Microsoft's FY2016 Q2 earnings have been exceptionally high and beating most expectations, their phone division was hit hard. None of that should be surprising for reasons we covered yesterday, but at least, we have an idea of just how bad things are for mobile.

Microsoft reported a 49 percent drop in devices revenue from the last quarter. That brings the number to an estimated 4.5 million Lumias sold for the quarter down from the 10.5 million Lumias from one year ago.

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12 months ago

Xbox Live now boasts 48 million active users up from 39 million from last quarter

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Looks like Microsoft's focus on gaming and the Xbox One is finally paying off. With the release of Halo 5: Guardians, Minecraft and a strong portfolio of games this holiday season.

Microsoft has added 9 million new gamers to their Xbox Live monthly user base from the previous quarter for a total of 48 million users. That's a 30% increase year over year. The numbers were revealed in their FY2016 Q2 earnings earnings report filed today.

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