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Microsoft launches Bing Rewards on iOS and Android; coming soon to Windows Phone

Microsoft launches Bing Rewards on iOS and Android; coming soon to Windows Phone

Rich Edmonds 358

Microsoft has a Bing Rewards program set up to enable you to earn credits by simply using services available. By earning said credits and redeeming them for rewards, you can pocket awesome items like gift cards for Amazon, Xbox, Skype and more, or even donate your hard-earned credits to schools or charities. Previously, Bing Rewards was only possible through web browsers on a laptop or...

Windows Phone grows to 4 percent market share in Q3 2013; Android, iOS stay flat

Windows Phone grows to 4 percent market share in Q3 2013; Android, iOS stay flat

Abhishek Baxi 78

According to Canalys, and independent analyst firm, Windows Phone grew its share of pie to four percent in Q3 2013, while Android and iOS stayed static. The report cited that nearly a quarter of billion smartphones shipped in the three-month period, a 44 percent year-over-year increase. Windows Phone accounted for 9.2 million of these units, a growth of 185 percent. It is interesting...

Indie game developer explains how QONQR has done better on Windows Phone than iOS

Indie game developer explains how QONQR has done better on Windows Phone than iOS

Rich Edmonds 37

QONQR should sound familiar as we've covered it numerous times in the past. The popular MMO has now been covered on the Windows Phone Developer Blog. It's been revealed that the developer, while basing revenue on in-app purchases, has experienced up to 10x the weekly downloads and double the revenue on Windows Phone compared to iOS. The development team has accumulated more than 100,...

User experience report praises iOS 7, slams Windows Phone 8 on customisation, OS annoyances

User experience report praises iOS 7, slams Windows Phone 8 on customisation, OS annoyances

Rich Edmonds 374

With both the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C announced already, just how good is Apple's iOS 7? We've been using it for a short while and we'll admit that it doesn't feel half bad, but Pfeiffer Consulting has taken a rather in-depth look at how Apple's new OS ranks against Windows Phone 8, BlackBerry 10 and Google's Android (note the firm used Samsung's implementation of Android over the stock...