CES 2013: Huawei Ascend W1 Windows Phone 8 handset better come cheap or not at all

Huawei have revealed their first Windows Phone 8 handset, and while we'd hoped for a high-spec Windows Phone showcase as the company's first entry into Microsoft's flock, the Ascend W1 has ended up being more than a little underwhelming. A…

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Gerald LynchCES 2013: Huawei Ascend W1 Windows Phone 8 handset better come cheap or not at all

Google preventing a decent YouTube app from hitting Windows Phone 8?

Microsoft are claiming that Google are preventing YouTube from putting together a fully-fledged Windows Phone YouTube app. Currently, users of Microsoft's Windows Phone OS have a limited YouTube app that is little better than the lowly mobile web service that…

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Gerald LynchGoogle preventing a decent YouTube app from hitting Windows Phone 8?

CES 2013: Huawei ready trio of high end smartphones, including 6-inch Ascend Mate

CES 2013 is almost upon us, and the product leaks are now rolling in thick and fast. Huawei are the latest company to have their show surprises spoiled, with Unwired View uncovering a trio of high-end handsets all set to…

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Gerald LynchCES 2013: Huawei ready trio of high end smartphones, including 6-inch Ascend Mate

Microsoft's Ballmer calls Apple "controlling", Android "wild"

Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer has laid into his competition in the mobile space, calling Apple's iPhone and iPad ecosystem "highly priced" and "highly controlled", while he considers Android to be "wild" and "uncontrolled". Speaking to LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, a…

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Gerald LynchMicrosoft's Ballmer calls Apple "controlling", Android "wild"

APP OF THE DAY: Angry Birds Star Wars (iPhone, iPad, Android, WP8)

Did you sense a disturbance in the force this morning? That's probably because Angry Birds Star Wars has launched for practically every single mobile platform today. Hitting the respective app stores for iPads, iPhones, iPod Touch, Android devices, Windows Phone…

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Gerald LynchAPP OF THE DAY: Angry Birds Star Wars (iPhone, iPad, Android, WP8)