Moly PcPhone: Mid-range phone with Windows 10 Continuum

One of the most interesting features in Windows 10 Mobile is the ability to connect some smartphones to an external display to run some apps in a desktop-style mode. Microsoft calls this feature Continuum for Phone, and two of the first phones to support it were Microsoft’s own Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. While […]

Unofficial Windows 10 Mobile for Surface RT (is a work in progress)

When Microsoft launched Windows 8, the company also released a version of the operating system designed to run on devices with ARM-based processors. Windows RT debuted on the Microsoft RT tablet, but it wasn’t widely adopted by other computer makers and after launching the Surface 2 tablet with Windows RT software, Microsoft has pretty much […]

Microsoft Lumia phone sales plummet

There aren’t a lot of companies offering smartphones running Windows software these days… and it looks like there aren’t a lot of people buying them either. In its latest SEC filing, Microsoft revealed that it sold only 2.3 million Lumia phones in the most recent quarter, down from 8.6 million during the same period a […]

Did Microsoft just confirm unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 chip?

The first phones with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor may have just started shipping, but it looks like a new Snapdragon 830 chip is on the way. And while it’s likely we’ll see plenty of Android smartphones featuring the next-gen chip in 2017, it looks like we may also see Snapdragon 830-powered Windows 10 phones. A Microsoft […]

Acer Liquid Jade Primo Windows 10 phone with Continuum is now shipping (in Europe)

The Acer Liquid Jade Primo is a smartphone with a 5.5 inch display, Windows 10 software, and support for Microsoft’s Continuum feature which lets you connect the phone to a keyboard, mouse, and display to run (some) desktop-style apps. It’s one of the first phones from a company other than Microsoft to support Windows 10’s […]

Windows 10 Mobile update rolls out for some older phones

Microsoft started shipping a handful of smartphones with Windows 10 Mobile software in late 2015. But now the company is finally rolling out Windows 10 as an update for some phones that shipped with earlier versions of Windows Phone software. That includes a number of Microsoft Lumia smartphones, and a handful of phones from other […]

HP Elite x3 smartphone for business is also a Windows laptop… or desktop

HP’s next smartphone is more than just a phone… it’s also capable of powering a desktop or notebook experience. The HP Elite x3 is a Windows 10 smartphone with high-end specs that you can use as a mobile device on the go. But it’s also designed to work with an optional Mobile Extender which lets […]

Is anybody buying Windows phones? Yes… but not many people

Microsoft recently unveiled a new smartphone running Windows 10 Mobile software, and so has Japanese device maker VAIO. Rumor has it that HP has a new model on the way as well. But is there anybody still buying Windows phones? According to Gartner, the answer may be yes… but not as many people as there used to be. The research […]

HP Elite X3 Windows 10 phone with high-end specs leaked

There aren’t a lot of companies producing smartphones with Microsoft Windows software these days. Some of the models with best specs are Microsoft’s own Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. But soon we might see an even more powerful phone from a kind of unlikely source: HP. Hewlett Packard has been out of the phone […]

Microsoft launches $199 Lumia 650 smartphone with a focus on business (kind of)

Microsoft’s Lumia 650 smartphone run Windows 10 Mobile software, comes with Microsoft Office software, and is a phone that Microsoft says “is the smart choice for your business.” But this $199 smartphone doesn’t have some of the features you’d get with the higher-priced Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL. It has a lower-resolution display, a slower […]

VAIO Phone Biz is a Windows 10 smartphone with Continuum support

When Sony spun off its PC division as a new company called VAIO, Sony continued making smartphones. Now VAIO is making phones too. The company has unveiled the VAIO Phone Biz, a Windows 10 smartphone with a 5.5 inch full HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 proecssor, and support for Microsoft’s Continuum for phone software… […]

Microsoft’s Remote Desktop app preview brings desktop apps to Continuum for phone (kind of)

One of the coolest new features in Windows 10 Mobile is Continuum for phone, which lets you connect some phones to an external display, keyboard, and mouse and use your mobile device like a desktop PC. But Continuum for phone is pretty limited: it only works on a handful of phones (including the Lumia 950, […]