Editorials, Featured, Windows Phone

Editorial: I love Windows Phone


There is, without a doubt, a significant amount of negativity surrounding Windows Phone as we head into the end of 2014 and beyond. Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s devices division has arguably made the hardware situation worse in the short term, as ardent Windows Phone fans realize that there really hasn’t been a new flagship Windows


Android, HTC, Reviews

HTC Desire 510 Review


The low-end smartphone segment has been one of the most competitive spots in the overall market this year. It’s really quite amazing what one can accomplish with a budget offering these days; gone are the days when you really needed to shell out in order to get a decent experience. In this (surprise) review, I’ll


Reviews, RIM, Windows Phone

App Spotlight: BBM for Windows Phone


Once upon a time, there were three giants in the mobile industry as far as platforms were concerned. Nokia and Symbian dominated the smartphone landscape in most of the world, but in the United States the playing field mainly revolved around Microsoft with Windows Mobile and RIM with the BlackBerry. When the iPhone hit the


Accessories, Featured, Reviews

Jawbone Era Review


Jawbone is very much a company that was built on the business of Bluetooth headsets, and the Era is their newest flagship product. The first thing that one notices about the Era is its design, diminutive size and light weight; years of innovation and iteration in this product segment has seen Bluetooth headsets evolve from


Featured, Nokia, Videos, Windows Phone

Nokia Lumia 930 Unboxing [Video]


It’s no secret that the Lumia 930 has absolutely piqued my interest in the past few weeks, and a fluorescent orange specimen has finally crossed my review desk. You could think of the Lumia 930 as the direct successor of last year’s Lumia 925, given that it, too, is constructed from a mix of aluminium


Android, Featured, Nokia, Reviews

First Look: Nokia X Software Platform v1.2


Although it recently came to light that Microsoft Devices, the phone manufacturer that used to be known as Nokia, is slated to be shelving all future Android-powered Nokia devices and placing all current models into “maintenance mode” as far as software development and ecosystem-building is concerned, it is clear that the company is still doing its


Android, Featured, HTC, Reviews

HTC Desire 616 Review

HTC first got into the game of making dual-SIM phones with last year’s dual-SIM HTC One (M7), which was followed by the dual-SIM HTC One Max and HTC One (M8). However, the company has understood that dual-SIM phones become much more attractive when they are pitched at lower price points, and that understanding has led


News, Nokia, Windows Phone

Nokia Lumia 930 launched in Singapore for S$789

At a press event in Singapore yesterday, Microsoft Devices announced that the Nokia Lumia 930, the flagship Lumia smartphone announced back at Microsoft’s BUILD conference in April, will go on sale at all Nokia Stores and Nokia Solution Partners this Saturday, July 12th, for a recommended (sim-free) retail price of S$789 in all 4 colour