Nokia announces its first Windows Phone 8 in China and the new Lumia 620

It was a big news day for Nokia today, as the company made two exciting back-to-back announcements.  Here’s the wrap up. First, at a ceremony in Guangzhou, Nokia and China Mobile announced the Lumia 920T, which is important for a couple of reasons. It’s the first Windows Phone 8 device in the country and the…

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AT&T Small Business Customers Can Work Smarter via the Cloud with Microsoft® Office 365(TM)

Yesterday, AT&T announced Microsoft Office 365 from AT&T, making it easier than ever for their small business customers to take advantage of cloud-based solutions. With a more mobile workforce than ever before, small businesses are recognizing the value of cloud-based applications and accessing them remotely via smartphones and tablets. In fact, according to the 2012…

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AT&T to sell new Windows Phones starting Nov. 9

Today, AT&T announced that the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 with Windows Phone 8 go on sale Friday for $99.99 and $49.99. But customers can preorder both phones from the AT&T website starting tomorrow. The Windows Phone 8X by HTC will be available “before Thanksgiving,” AT&T said.  The company will offer a 16 GB…

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Samsung ATIV S, the first of many amazing Windows Phone 8 devices coming this year

Today at IFA in Berlin, Samsung lifted the curtain on its first Windows Phone 8 device, the ATIV S. This is just the first in a big lineup of new hardware that’s coming with Windows Phone 8, but it’s a seriously impressive opening salvo. Samsung built the ATIV S with the latest and greatest technology,…

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Verizon Small Business Essentials with Microsoft Office 365

On August 6, Verizon Wireless announced an enhanced portfolio of mobile tools for small businesses with Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud productivity service that includes email, instant messages with presence, video and voice conferencing, and document sharing. Kirk Gregersen, general manager, Microsoft Office Division  had this to say about the announcement, “With Office 365 included…

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Telstra and HTC launch Australia’s first 4G Windows Phone

Windows Phone fans are now able to surf the mobile web, respond to email and access work documents faster than before on the HTC Titan 4G – Australia’s first 4G Windows Phone which launched yesterday, May 29 on the Telstra Mobile Network. Will Irving, Group Managing Director, Telstra Business said HTC Titan 4G was the…

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Microsoft wins Pipeline Innovation Award for Best Ecosystem, 2012

We are delighted to see that Microsoft’s efforts in the communications space are being recognized. This week, Microsoft was honoroed with the Pipeline Innovation Award for Best Ecosystem, 2012. Pipeline’s prestigious Innovation Awards acknowledge thought leaders for advancements in technologies, products and deployments. The Best Ecosystem award is a proof point of Microsoft’s leadership in…

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Skype on Xfinity Rolling Out in 10 Comcast Markets This Week

Yesterday, Skype and Comcast debuted Skype on Xfinity in Boston and Seattle, enabling Comcast customers to communicate with family and friends through Skype HD video calling on their televisions. By the end of this week, the offering will also bring Skype audio and video calls and instant messaging to the living rooms of Comcast Xfinity…

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Meet the Samsung Focus 2, Available from AT&T May 20th

On Monday, AT&T announced the brand new Samsung Focus 2 will go on sale starting May 20th for only $49.99 (with a two-year service agreement) on AT&T’s lightning fast 4G LTE network. For more information on the Focus 2, check out a review from Microsoft’s Ben Rudolph on the Windows Phone blog: “One of the most…

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Wayra Teams with Microsoft to Support Tech Entrepreneurs

Telefonica Digital’s tech start-up accelerator programme, Wayra, which launched in the UK last month, has signed an agreement to join forces with Microsoft to help out technology entrepreneurs.  The two companies will work together to provide tools, knowledge and technical training for projects supported by the Wayra initiative. For more information on the agreement, visit…

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