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GoPro HERO4, the seventh of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

GoPro HERO4, the seventh of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

For day seven of our 12 Days of Hidden Gems, we are continuing our exploration of wearable cameras! When it comes to extreme videography, there is no name as prominently associated with it as GoPro (GoPro.com). Over the weekend, the GoPro team delivered a significant update for Windows Phone,...
Surface Pro 3

Is it time for a reclassification of what a 'PC' really is?

We reexamine what should and should not be called a "PC." This week, the research firms Gartner and IDC revealed their estimates for PC shipment number for the fourth quarter of 2014. The two companies disagreed on their overall numbers. Gartner claimed that PC shipments grew by 1% year-to-year...
Misfit Shine, the first of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

Misfit Shine, the first of 12 Days of Hidden Gems

One of our first Hidden Gems for our 12 Days sweepstakes is Misfit's Shine activity tracker. Misfit makes one of the more fashionable trackers around these days, and it is worth a look for those who do not care for the traditional black bands found at Best Buy or Amazon. Misfit is competing...
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Smartphone Futurology: The science behind your next phone's processor and memory

Smartphone Futurology: The science behind your next phone's processor and memory

The electronic brains behind the supercomputer in your pocket Welcome to Smartphone Futurology. In this new series of science-filled articles, Mobile Nations guest contributor Shen Ye walks through current technologies in use within our phones, as well as the cutting-edge stuff still being...
Windows 10

It's time to embrace the change with Windows 10, not dismiss it before it arrives

In the week that was Microsoft was the talk of the town. From Windows 10 through the enormous Surface Hub and the HoloLens, the Redmond event left the tech world – and arguably even further beyond – talking about Microsoft. Satya Nadella himself said that Microsoft wants people to love Windows....
Windows Central poll

Poll results: Windows Central community speaks up on Microsoft Band and the week of Windows 10

It's been a crazy, crazy week around here and in among all the Windows 10 activity we've turned things over to you, the community, several times to get your opinions. Starting out with our weekly poll, which this week was all about the Microsoft Band, we then switched gears on more than one...
Microsoft HoloLens

I tried Microsoft's HoloLens: It is mind blowing, but many questions remain

Microsoft announced yesterday many new features for Windows 10 including details on the new phone OS. However, perhaps the oddest part was in the last quarter where the word 'holograms' unexpectedly came up over and again. Of course, this was the prelude to Microsoft HoloLens, the new Windows 10...
Mobile Nations Community Update, January 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update, January 2015

It's time to bring you up-to-speed on the latest goings on at Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central in the first Community Update of 2015.
Surface Pro 3

Is it time for a reclassification of what a 'PC' really is?

We reexamine what should and should not be called a "PC." This week, the research firms Gartner and IDC revealed their estimates for PC shipment number for the fourth quarter of 2014. The two companies disagreed on their overall numbers. Gartner claimed that PC shipments grew by 1% year-to-year...
Trivia Crack Windows Phone

Trivia Crack may be the next big thing in mobile gaming, and Windows Phone is ready

I do not consider myself exactly on the edge of trendsetting, nor do I claim always to know what the next 'big thing' is, but Trivia Crack (TriviaCrack.com) has recently caught my attention. I started playing the game a few months ago as it came to Windows Phone back in September. Sure, it is...
Microsoft, Windows 10 for Phone and what is coming next week

Microsoft, Windows 10 for Phone and what is coming next week

With the holidays and CES now officially out of the way, the great beast, that is Microsoft, is slowly beginning to wake up again to kick off 2015. Already the company has launched a new phone (the ultra budget Nokia 215). All eyes are now on the January 21 event on Microsoft's campus, including...
CES Day 3 roundup

CES Day 3 roundup

The later you get into CES, the weirder it gets, and CES 2015 has been no exception to that rule. After the surprise revelation that Audi had an LG webOS smartwatch we had to wonder what else there could possibly be. Turns out there was still plenty of weird to be found at CES.
CES Day 2 round up

CES Day 2 round up

The big announcements of CES 2015 are out of the way, and that means it's time for the real surprises. If we're honest, most of the announcements this year were relatively tame — iterations on what's come before. But it's everything else that's had the potential to surprise, and surprise us it has.

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