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Microsoft focusing on increasing Windows Phone volume with GDR2; features coming later

Microsoft focusing on increasing Windows Phone volume with GDR2; features coming later

One area where it’s always difficult to please your audience is in regards to technology. Between hardware and software advancements you have a public who not only yearns but demands frequent updates for their devices. Some of it is rational and some of it resembles the tantrums of children. But somewhere in between, there is the truth. Microsoft is in a precarious situation with...

Daniel Rubino 319
Samsung continues to dominate with Android, but Windows Phone is still growing, according to latest Kantar data

Samsung continues to dominate with Android, but Windows Phone is still growing, according to latest Kantar data

Kantar World Panel today released some new figures that shows while Android is continuing to turn into SkyNet and control the world, Windows Phone is growing in multiple markets. According to the data, Google's mobile platform accounted for more than 70% of sales in Europe's five largest markets: Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Alongside Android's success is Samsung,...

Rich Edmonds 106
Kantar: Android still dominating Europe while Windows Phone maintains steady heading

Kantar: Android still dominating Europe while Windows Phone maintains steady heading

Windows Phone has remained on a steady climb, according to data published by Kantar WorldPanel, and sits comfortably at 5% of the EU smartphone sales (for the last 12 weeks). We've previously covered Kantar data where Windows Phone was shown to be climbing in the US earlier this year. With Windows Phone 8 just around the corner, and the announcements of Windows Phone 7.8, we assumed...

Rich Edmonds 15