In this edition of the Friday Debate, we take a look to the other side of the fence towards Microsoft, the company that has put a Windows computer on every desk, but is now struggling to make Windows Phone worthy of its name. With Steve Ballmer out and Satya Nadella in, now it’s the best time for Microsoft to reinvent itself, or at least, to fix some of the problems that have turned it from mobile leader in mobile also-ran.
At last we know, Nokia chose Windows Phone over Android because it reckoned that Samsung was likely to dominate the Android market and leave no room for anyone else. Would you buy a Nokia device if it ran Android?
Latest figures show that Android was the operating system of choice for over 59% of the smart devices that were shipped during the first three months of this year. What can Apple and Microsoft do better to compete with Android?
The Switch to Windows Phone app has made its way onto the Google Play Store. What did Android users make of it?
A new Windows Phone ad will start showing on TV today and, while it pokes fun at Android users too, it’s pretty funny. Check it out and tell us what you think!
A recent SEC filing by Nokia stated the possibility of Microsoft working on its own Surface phone hardware or even giving up on Windows Phone entirely, a move that has left its OEM partner worried. Should Nokia finally make the jump to Android?
Join us as we discuss the epic fails of mobile tech in 2012. These are the devices, platforms, apps and features that promised much and delivered little.
There is no point in trying to ignore it and hope it will go way, but Android does have a malware problem. Of course, Windows has a big malware problem too. So it is ironic that Microsoft’s official Windows Phone Twitter account has asked people to tweet about their Android malware horror stories. The tweet says “Do you have an Android malware horror story? Reply with #DroidRage with your best/worst story and we may have a get-well present for you.”