Everybody knows that Windows Phone doesn’t have as many apps like Android or iOS. But what if you were to find out that all your favorite apps have Windows Phone versions ? Is this enough to convince you to switch from Android to Windows Phone ?
Apparently, the low number of Windows Phone apps is, according to Microsoft, a perception problem for many users of rival platforms, reason for which Microsoft has launched App Comparison, an app that automatically creates a list of the apps you have installed on your Android device and offers suggestions of equivalent apps available for Windows Phone.
The ideal scenario is for App Comparison to reveal exactly the [...]
In an attempt to attract more and more developers to Windows, Microsoft has announced, a few months ago, a tool that makes it easy to port Android apps on Windows. It seems that the tool is not exactly ready for launch and it is very possible for it to never see the light of day.
The so called “Project Astoria”, a dedicated tool for developers, was supposed to be launched this year. Microsoft however changed its mind, announcing that the app is not prepared for launch and that Microsoft can offer other tools to software developers to help them bring their apps on Windows.
In other words, Microsoft prefers to have developers build apps using native Windows [...]
New details have emerged about the upcoming smartphone from HTC, the HTC One X9 model. We now have some photos of the new smartphone along with a list of tech specs, which are modest, to say the least. It seems that the HTC One X9 will come with a slightly different design than the A9, borrowing design lines from another rival smartphone, the Nexus 6P.
The source of the information is the TENAA certification committee in China, which is now looking at the HTC One X9 for approval testing. The frontal side of the phone seems to be different than the A9, and it’s obvious that the phone has new speaker design, but on the back we also see a few new elements. The rounded [...]
Google Drive is one of the most popular storage services right now as it counts millions of users world wide.
If you ever wondered how to get free Google Drive storage space well today we’re gonna tell you how a man got his hands on 1 TB of storage space and he got it from Google to improve Google Maps.
Precisely, Google allows users to comment on the map system for different locations, to upload photos from around the world, to add new locations to Google Maps, to correct typos and to reply to questions, and this has brought the man 1 TB of Google Drive storage space.
By doing all these tasks he managed to become a rank 4 local guide with more than 200 [...]
Up until now we only got glimpses of information about the new Snapdragon 820 chipset from Qualcomm, which will be integrated in most top smartphones in the near future.
Qualcomm has unveiled full details about the smartphone, thus confirming that only in 2016 we’re gonna see this new chipset integrated in smartphones. Snapdragon 820 is the most powerful chipset developed by Qualcomm so far and will try to make us forget about the mishaps f the previous Snapdragon 810 version.
Snapdragon 820 will be built on the FinFET 14nm architecture, which will ensure increased efficiency. The chipset will integrate many advanced elements, and it is expected to deliver double [...]