There's always been an excuse to not use Windows Phone. With Windows Phone 8.1, which tries to plug in many of the weakspots of the operating system, the list of reasons not to use it is getting smaller.
It's not Siri, it's Cortana. Microsoft's intention to build an assistant with personality aims to be something more special than Siri, and the beta version of the feature shows that's it's already more than halfway there.
Windows Phone fandom hasn't been very kind to Verizon in the past. Nokia and Verizon must have realized a change was necessary because the companies opted not to name its latest Windows Phone, the Lumia Icon, with the same naming conventions.It's a fitting switch, because this isn't a by the numbers smartphone.
Nokia has yet to release a quad-core, 1080p HD smartphone - until now. With the release of the Nokia Lumia 1520, Windows Phone finally has a device to take on the Android phablet sector.
Nokia has made bold bets that delivering a better camera would eventually lead smartphone buyers to embrace Windows Phone as readily as its CEO. Is the Nokia Lumia 1020, with a 41-megapixel camera sensor, the phone to finally deliver?
When comparing the middle of the road handsets, is the Nokia Lumia 820 or the Samsung ATIV Odyssey the best Windows Phone 8 smartphone? Here's a video looking at the Windows Phone 8 midrange options for U.S. customers.
Did the Samsung ATIV Odyssey miss its moment in the sun by arriving too late, or is going on sale after the dust has settled just what this phone needs?
The Nokia Lumia 920 will garner plenty of looks thanks to its bold color choices and standout figure. Is beauty only skin deep on this Windows Phone 8 handset?
The Samsung Focus 2 is the successor to 2010's Focus and is the first Samsung Windows Phone smartphone with 4G LTE support. Is that enough to make the Focus 2 a winner?
The HTC Titan II is HTC's update to the barely-six-month-old Titan Windows Phone. Is it an enough of an improvement to make a splash in the crowded smartphone market?