Microsoft claims that Google is purposely blocking its YouTube app for Windows Phone, following a dispute over in-app advertising and video downloading.
According to DigiTimes, as HTC’s Windows Phone marketshare continues to decline, the company could drift away from supporting the platform. Instead, the company would continue pushing its Android devices instead.
With so much going on in the world of Android, it’s often hard to sleep at night. Lovers of mobile tech around the world, with visions of even better devices, dancing in their heads. And why not? There is not a single other industry that is as intensely competitive, that yields massively improved technology each and every year. Anyway, I digress. Cannacord Genuity’s Mike Walkey recently released some findings that led him to alter up his outlook for the 2013. Whereas he had previously estimated that 2013 would yield 979 million units, he now suggests that there will be around 959…
Recent data indicates that Nokia is struggling with the Windows platform, with some analysts now suggesting that Nokia needs to bite the bullet and switch to the more popular Android platform to save itself from financial trouble.
It looks like Microsoft came close to buying Nokia, but the talks failed as the two companies haggled over price. Does this mean that Nokia is for sale? And, who do you think should buy it?
While speaking with reporters prior to the UK debut of the Ascend P6, a top-level exec from Huawei mentioned that the Chinese handset manufacturer would be “open-minded” about buying Nokia, however the company quickly pointed out he was speaking philosophically.
Would Huawei and Nokia be a good match?
The newly launched Nokia Lumia 928 has received a lot of praise from consumers and media, and has even been called a contender to the title of best smartphone of the year. So let’s take a look at this bad boy, shall we?
According to research conducted by Kantar Worldpanel, Android took almost 52% of U.S. smartphone sales in a three month period ending in April 2013, followed closely by Apple.
Based on the portrayal of Google in one of Microsoft’s more recent TV ads, it may look like Google is in a bind with Apple over phones, while Microsoft sits the fight out and generally just keeps enjoying its peaceful existence. However, reality could not possibly be farther from the truth. Microsoft is currently battling with Google for the right to let users download and use a Windows Phone-based YouTube app for, well, watching YouTube videos on Windows Phone. But apparently, Google doesn’t want that. And according to an exclusive report on The Verge, Google has now issued a cease…
The Switch to Windows Phone app has made its way onto the Google Play Store. What did Android users make of it?