First Android One devices said to launch in September

Android One logo

It’s been rather quiet on the Android One side since Google unveiled the new reference platform for low-cost smartphones at Google I/O 2014 in June. The idea behind it is to allow manufacturers to offer cheaper devices capable of running the latest version of Google’s software and services and offer a user experience consistent with that of higher-end devices. Google […]

Dual-booting Android and Windows Phone smartphones coming this year?

Microsoft Windows Phone 8

A rumour surfaced last year that Microsoft was looking to bring HTC back to the Windows Phone family with an offer of reduced license fees and perhaps even a dual-booting smartphone that would support both Android and Windows Phone. Whether HTC jumped on board or not remains unclear but it appears that it was the not the only manufacturer Microsoft […]

MWC 2014: Microsoft announces nine new Windows Phone hardware partners


Huawei was not the only company to get an early start on Mobile World Congress. Microsoft also today held a press conference. While it had no new devices to unveil, it did announce that it has added nine new Windows Phone hardware partners to “broaden the portfolio of devices for consumers and introduce new price points to accelerate growth in […]