Windows Phone

News, reviews and articles about Windows Mobile smartphones, tablets and accessories.

Have you tried Telegram yet?

Telegram is a messaging app that looks and feels a lot like WhatsApp, however, there are some very distinct differences. Telegram is available for every platform: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, PC, Mac, Linux, and a web version as well. It is cloud based so you can access your messages from multiple devices but also secure …

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Satechi launches the Cortana Bluetooth Button for Windows 10 control

Earlier this year, Andy Chen and I told you about the Satechi Home Button and the Satechi Media Button. Andy wasn’t too impressed with the Home button, but I’m still using the Media button in my MINI Cooper to control Pandora and Spotify on my drives to and from work. The new Satechi BT Cortana Button …

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Logitech is now offering their Keys-To-Go keyboard for Android and Windows Mobile devices

Logitech is now offering their popular Keys-To-Go keyboard for the iPad, redesigned for Android and Windows Mobile devices. This  ultra portable Bluetooth keyboard features a water-repellent FabricSkin that protects the keyboard from spills and dirt, a well-spaced layout with Android and Windows shortcut keys, a rechargeable battery that lasts up to three months and a …

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Microsoft introduces a Universal Foldable Keyboard

Who besides me remembers the Stowaway folding keyboard from ThinkOutside? Although it’s been over 15 years ago since I reviewed it, I continue to think about how cool it was and still is after all these years. If there was a Bluetooth version of this Stowaway keyboard available today, I’d buy one. But there isn’t, so …

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This 16-LED flash unit is the cure for dark smartphone photos

Actually, the Smart 16-LED Warm White Light 3-Mode Fill Light for Mobile Phone works with iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch, Android phones and tablets, and with Windows 8 devices.  You’ll need a headphone jack to plug the unit in, and you’ll need the iBlazr software to automatically fire the flash.  Apparently, you can also just turn the …

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Who needs an expensive digital projector when you can use a cardboard smartphone projector

Here’s a low tech alternative to the expensive hi-tech problem of viewing movies on your smartphone. Instead of crowding around your phone’s screen, project the image on a wall using the Smartphone Projector. This DIY kit is made of sturdy cardboard and a comes with a glass lens that will magnify the image on the …

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Buy a Nokia Lumia 830 Windows Phone 8.1 from AT&T and get a free Fitbit Flex

The Nokia Lumia 830 is now available in the U.S. online exclusively at AT&T.com and at AT&T retail stores. The Lumia 830 is a Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone with all the special attributes that I love including Qi wireless charging, replaceable battery, microSD card slot, FM radio and a double tap screen wakeup feature. It even comes …

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Misfit Shine activity tracker app is now available for Windows Phone

Of all the activity trackers that I’ve reviewed (there have been a lot!), the one that gets the award for the sleekest, most fashionable and most unique design is the Misfit Shine from Misfit Wearables. The Shine started out only working with iOS devices and then later became compatible with Android devices. Windows Phone users …

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YEZZ introduces the Billy 4.7 Windows Phone

We introduced you to YEZZ last month when we gave away one of their unlocked Android phones. Now they are introducing an unlocked Windows Phone 8.1. The Billy 4.7 is a dual-SIM device wrapped in a 7.2mm ultra-slim, light weight aluminum shell. “Today we are introducing the world’s thinnest mobile device based on Windows Phone …

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Bluetooth keyboard and universal stand case for Windows 8 and Android devices

Although Adesso mentions Windows 8 in the title and Android in the description, the Compagno X Aluminum Bluetooth Keyboard with Universal Case Stand for Windows 8 Tablets should work with any mobile device with Bluetooth 3.0 wireless technology compatibility (backwards compatible with  2.1, 2.0, 1.2 & 1.1).  The aluminum keyboard has an 84-key US layout with scissor-switch …

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The tablet wars heat up: the ASUS Vivo Tab Note 8

I never get tired of tiny Windows machines.  I’ve owned everything from the OQO to the Fujitsu UH100 to the Viliv N5 to the Dell Venue Pro 8.  Now ASUS has tossed its large hat into the 8″ Windows tablet right with its new offering, the Vivo Tab Note 8.  Available in 32 and 64 …

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Nokia Lumia Icon Windows Phone 8 smartphone review

I enjoyed reviewing the Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows 8.1 RT tablet a few weeks ago and since it’s been over a year, I thought it was time that I reviewed another Windows Phone device as well. Verizon offered to send me the Nokia Lumia Icon (aka Lumia 929), which is available exclusively from them. I …

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Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows 8.1 RT tablet review

Years ago I was the ultimate Apple fan girl and wanted little to do with Android devices because they seemed clunky and lacked apps. Time went by, I dumped Apple, and have been firmly in the Android camp for a couple years. Now I find that Apple devices bore me to tears. I’ve tried a …

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LYNKtec Apex active stylus review

Back in the good old days of PDAs, fine tipped styluses were everywhere. When PDAs were replaced by smartphones and tablets, styluses went on the endangered gadgets list . However, it didn’t take too long for them to start appearing again, but they all had wide tips that made writing with them feel more like you …

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Keep your eyes on the road with Garmin’s HUD+

Using your smartphone to help you navigate while driving is obviously commonplace these days. But the problem with using your phone or even a stand alone GPS is that they require you to look away from the road to view navigation information. Garmin’s new HUD+ is a small device that uses Bluetooth to pair with …

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