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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

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...

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Windows Phone overtakes iPhone in Lithuania; boasts selling three times as many units

Windows Phone overtakes iPhone in Lithuania; boasts selling three times as many units

According to Ekonomika, Windows Phone has experienced substantial growth in Lithuania, surpassing the iPhone. Due to progress made by Nokia, company representatives estimate that Lithuanians have more than 50,000 Lumia smartphones and that Nokia has sold three times more units than Apple. Vytenis Koryzna, Nokia sales representative in Lithuania, estimates "that by the end of the year,...

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Taking advantage of affordable Lumia Windows Phones, Microsoft surpasses Apple in India

Taking advantage of affordable Lumia Windows Phones, Microsoft surpasses Apple in India

The Nokia Lumia 520 is an extremely popular smartphone, in fact it's actually the most preferred Windows Phone around. The device has also taken over the Indian Windows Phone market, according to previous reports released by AdDuplex. Today, news has begun circling around that Windows Phone has surpassed the iPhone in India to take second position behind Android. The most affordable...

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VimpelCom joins other major Russian mobile operators ditching Apple and the iPhone

VimpelCom joins other major Russian mobile operators ditching Apple and the iPhone

It has been reported that the top three major Russian mobile operators have ceased selling the iPhone. VimpelCom has closed its partnership with Apple, following MTS and MegaFon. We previously looked at MTS preferring Windows Phone over the iPhone, feeling more comfortable with Microsoft's mobile platform, but this is an issue for Apple on a larger scale.  So what's going on? According...

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MTS praises Windows Phone, says it's more comfortable promoting Microsoft than iPhone

MTS praises Windows Phone, says it's more comfortable promoting Microsoft than iPhone

The Chief of Russia's largest mobile operator, OAO Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has stated that the company would require better terms to back Apple after Windows Phones advance to almost match iPhones in market share. Ouch. According to Bloomberg, MTS ceased selling iPhones in its stores at the end of 2012 and has strengthened its relationship with other hardware vendors, including those...

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US government shows how smartphones can help save lives, merging the iPhone and Lumia 920

US government shows how smartphones can help save lives, merging the iPhone and Lumia 920

The US government fired out the above promotional video, which has been captured and uploaded on YouTube. It essentially sends out the message that smartphones (and mobile phones in general) can save lives just as effectively as other technology. A weather warning is demonstrated on a Nokia Lumia 920, but it's not showing a Windows Phone screen. We're looking at an iPhone. Sure, it...

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Latest ad for Lumia 928 shows off low-light prowess, calls out both the iPhone and Galaxy S4

Latest ad for Lumia 928 shows off low-light prowess, calls out both the iPhone and Galaxy S4

The Nokia Lumia 928 and 925 aren’t upgrades to the Lumia 920. Daniel put it best in his From the Editor’s Desk this morning when he called it a sideways upgrade. Same goes for the camera found in those devices, they’re basically the same one you’ll find in the Lumia 920, but with a little more software magic. Here’s an ad from Microsoft that shows off the low-light prowess of the Lumia...

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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

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...

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