Microsoft all-but quits the mobile market
Sells last assets, fires most staff.
Sells last assets, fires most staff.
Promises fixes in the 'short term.'
The gadget you never knew you needed.
October unveiling rumoured.
Concentrating on Win 10 proper for now.
Nokia dragging the books into the red.
Outgoing CEO admits to missing the boat.
Microsoft's Achim Berg reveals that 1.5 million Windows Phone 7 handsets have shipped.
Microsoft has officially launched Windows Phone 7, with a major focus on the cloud and gaming.
Microsoft has announced a new agreement with ARM that hints at increased Windows support.
Forget everything you knew about Windows Mobile - Windows Phone Series 7 is a complete rethink by Microsoft of its mobile OS, and it looks great.
A survey has revealed that consumer interest in Google's Android platform has surged 15 percentage points in the last three months - rapidly catching up to market leader Apple's iPhone.
Mozilla's John Lilly has confirmed that Firefox Mobile - codenamed Fennec - will be released on Nokia's Maemo, Google's Android, and Microsoft's Windows Mobile.
Microsoft has confirmed that applications removed from the Windows Marketplace for Mobile store after approval will be automatically deleted from users' handsets.
Rumours abound that Microsoft is beta testing Windows Mobile 7 even before version 6.5 is released - and is looking to launch the two just six months apart.
A bug in the way the iPhone handles SMS messages which can lead to remote code execution - first spotted by security pro Charlie Miller - has been patched by Apple.
In an attempt to drum up interest in its up-coming Windows Mobile Marketplace, Microsoft is giving away four Surface devices to developers.
Microsoft's up-coming Windows Mobile Marketplace will feature an interesting twist: purchases can be installed on up to five different devices for a single fee.
Nokia's Ovi Store - created as a response to the phenomenal success of Apple's App Store - will launch with 20,000 items in its catalogue: not all are applications, however.
T-Mobile has sold its one millionth G1, the first commercial smartphone implementing Google's Linux-based Android operating system.
Garmin-Asus are allegedly planning an Android-based low-cost smartphone to be sold under the Eee brand, positioned alongside current WinMo and Linux devices.
Motorola has announced the closure of its Windows Mobile development centre in Florida, prompting speculation that it is ditching the platform in favour of Google's Android.
Microsoft has launched a 'tagging' application for mobile 'phones, which scans specially encoded 2D barcodes in order to direct users to websites.
Rumour has it that Palm is to launch a new handheld OS dubbed 'Nova' at CES, based around the open-source Linux platform - and possibly followed by some fresh hardware.
Microsoft has announced the launch of Seadragon Mobile, an image viewer available - for the moment - exclusively on rival Apple's iPhone platform.
Palm has announced a further round of restructuring designed to return the ailing company - once at the forefront of PDA design - the profitability.
Adobe has released a preview version of a native 64-bit Flash Player binary for Linux, allowing users on 64-bit systems to use completely native binaries when browsing the web.
Microsoft is to take a leaf out of Apple's book with the planned launch of a Windows Mobile application store dubbed "Skymarket".
If you've got a Windows Mobile smartphone then you might just be interested in some software to turn it into a WiFi-to-3G router for emergency 'net connections.
Smartphone users may not have to wait the six months to one year that it'll take Apple's iPhone to release. Skins for WM5 devices are already available...for now.
E3 2006: Xbox Live Arcade is coming to Windows - and so is cross platform multiplayer gaming. We are very, very excited.