BBC iPlayer *finally* coming to Windows Phone 8 and 7.5

The BBC iPlayer app will soon be available to Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.5 users. The app will act as shortcut application available through the Windows Phone Store, making iPlayer available as a Live Tile, wrapping both the…

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…

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…

Microsoft do not plan to make own-branded Windows Phone 8 smartphone

Microsoft have looked to quash rumours that they are to begin manufacturing their own Windows Phone 8 smartphones, following the unveiling of their own-branded Surface tablet. The company's senior marketing manager for Windows Phone, Greg Sullivan, told Information Week Microsoft…

Samsung reveal Omnia M Window Phone 7.5 Mango handset

Showing they're not just all about high0end Android phones, Samsung have today lifted the lid on their latest Windows Phone 7.5 Mango handset, the Omnia M. Featuring a 4 inch Super AMOLED screen powered by a 1GHz processor, the 10.5…