Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is executive editor of Windows Central. He has been covering Microsoft since 2009 back when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, Surface, HoloLens, Xbox, and future computing visions. Follow him on Twitter: @daniel_rubino.

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 Fast Company names Design Lead for Windows Phone as one of the most creative people 2012

Fast Company names Design Lead for Windows Phone as one of the most creative people 2012

Daniel Rubino 6

One of the main reasons so many of us like Windows Phone is because the UI design is not only unique but equally mesmerizing. From Windows Media Center to Zune HD to Windows Phone, the Metro UI lineage is as clear as the subway signs it's based on. The popular and influential business magazine Fast Company has named the Design Lead for Windows Phone, Jeff Fong, #81 in their 100 Most...

Gartner data shows Nokia and Microsoft face intense battle against Samsung and Apple

Gartner data shows Nokia and Microsoft face intense battle against Samsung and Apple

Chris Umiastowski 48

Industry research firm Gartner just released its latest data on mobile phone sales for the first quarter of 2012. There are some interesting points to be pulled out of this report that I wanted to address. Samsung dominates Android. Gartner’s data says that Korea-based Samsung shipped over 40% of all Android handsets last quarter. So that still leaves 60% of the market to other vendors...

glƏƏk! now available for free with special unlock codes to celebrate 500,000 downloads

glƏƏk! now available for free with special unlock codes to celebrate 500,000 downloads

Rich Edmonds 96

To celebrate the 500,000 download milestone being reached for all published apps, the glƏƏk! developers have decided to unleash a number of special codes that can be used to unlock the full version of their Twitter client. This move is targeting those who are unable to pay for apps, which may be due to age requirements, carrier restrictions, or other factors preventing Windows Phone...