This week the guys are back from MWC to talk mobile news. Apple makes iOS in the car official with “CarPlay,” Microsoft’s Siri-competitor leaks on video and makes it onto The Tonight Show, and Samsung steals The Oscars.
Sonos has put up a survey to gauge user interest for a Windows Phone app. The survey is very simple. It asks if you have a Windows Phone as a primary device, and if you own any Sonos products. That’s it.
It is well documented that the one thing plaguing Windows Phone is a lack of apps. The reality of the situation is not as bad as people make it out to be. That is exactly what Nokia has tried to show in their latest video.
Now that the Nokia X series is out-of-the-way we can put our attention on what’s next from Nokia. There are a few rumored devices being tossed around, but today @evleaks has shown us one of them. The Lumia 630 (a.k.a. Moneypenny) can be seen in the image above in five glorious colors.
As screen sizes continue to get bigger and bigger Microsoft has to make some changes to how Windows Phone works. One area that has looked silly on Windows Phone phablets is the keyboard. It takes up almost half the screen on bigger devices, which is not a good use for all that screen real estate.
With all the attention on Cortana the last few weeks we have forgotten about the other highly anticipated feature: Action Center. The Action Center will be Microsoft’s hub for all notifications on your Windows Phone device.
This group of fans is dedicated to spreading the word about Windows Phone. The community was started by Sean Johnson and has steadily grown with Windows Phone. We love the WinPhans, and all the work they do, so we thought it would be cool to make a custom set of wallpapers for them.
When Microsoft’s upcoming Cortana voice-assistant leaked in a video earlier this week it was incredibly popular. At one point it was trending on both Twitter and Facebook. Cortana was so popular that it even made it into Jimmy Fallon’s opening monologue on The Tonight Show.
So, you don’t think you’re smart enough to build a Windows Phone app? Think you have to be a coding genius with design skills? An eight year old kid has developed a Windows Phone app that has been download over 500 times. What’s your excuse now?