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Asus reveals the Transformer Book Trio, a hybrid device that runs Windows 8 AND Android

Asus reveals the Transformer Book Trio, a hybrid device that runs Windows 8 AND Android

Paul Acevedo 113

Considering the Windows 8 ecosystem’s relative newness, Microsoft’s PC and tablet OS certainly has room to grow in the app department. Wouldn’t it be great if one machine could run both Windows 8 and another established tablet OS such as Android? The newly announced Asus Transformer Book Trio does just that, packing both operating systems into a dockable tablet model. One major caveat...

Microsoft finally has a compelling Windows Phone ad, makes fun of Samsung and Apple rivalry

Microsoft finally has a compelling Windows Phone ad, makes fun of Samsung and Apple rivalry

Daniel Rubino 372

Microsoft has often been criticized for not making effective commercials—something we think that has changed recently with the Surface campaign (and back stepped with ‘Scroogled’). But what about Windows Phone? We’ve seen some interesting ones in the past but nothing that could potentially go viral (or not be cringe worthy). That may have all just changed as a new YouTube ad has gone...

Microsoft to release Switch to Windows Phone for Android, to help owners find apps in their new store

Microsoft to release Switch to Windows Phone for Android, to help owners find apps in their new store

Rich Edmonds 131

Microsoft is set to release an app for Android to help consumers on Google's mobile platform to switch to Windows Phone with less hassle. "Switch to Windows Phone" will locate identical apps or valid alternatives for Windows Phone 8 to replace existing Android apps. The plan is to make switching to Microsoft's platform as painless as possible. The app will then store the list of apps...

Report: Evernote experiencing higher average revenue per Windows Phone user than Android

Report: Evernote experiencing higher average revenue per Windows Phone user than Android

Rich Edmonds 59

According to a report over on CITEworld, Evernote is currently witnessing a higher average revenue per user on Windows Phone, when compared against Android. While Google's platform has a rather large install base, leading to an overall increase in revenue, it's interesting to note that Windows Phone owners spend more money than Android consumers. it's a familiar situation and why...

Popular and addictive Puzzle Craft comes to Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8, beats Android again

Popular and addictive Puzzle Craft comes to Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8, beats Android again

Daniel Rubino 25

We may be picking a bit here on Android, but as many Windows Phone users know we are not familiar with getting games first or second. That’s why when we see Brotherhood of Violence and now Puzzle Craft go to Windows Phone 8 (and Windows 8) ahead of Android, we get a little excited. Puzzle Craft is made by popular game makers Chillingo (though ported by SYZYGY Deutschland GmbH for WP8/...

The new HTC One Android smartphone is announced, stepping up against Windows Phone 8

The new HTC One Android smartphone is announced, stepping up against Windows Phone 8

Rich Edmonds 133

HTC has announced the HTC One, a new Android-powered smartphone. The device is made from an aluminium uni-body and is the company's attempt to stop the current down spiral by releasing new, unique hardware. So what's included in the new Android smartphone and how do the specifications compare to the latest Windows Phones? Sporting a 4.7-inch Super LCD 3 display and designed using a...

Android fans rumored to be getting bigger, more powerful HTC 8X clone with the M7

Android fans rumored to be getting bigger, more powerful HTC 8X clone with the M7

Daniel Rubino 123

Here’s an interesting twist: An HTC Windows Phone design is evidently being reused for a new Android phone. Yes, after a few cycles of having it in reverse it appears now that HTC will take their highly praised 8X design and recycle it for a new Android M7. The images come via Android Police and while this is far from official (or 100% confirmed), the phone looks different enough from...