Windows Phone

Google Reportedly Offered to Sell Motorola Mobility's Hardware Division to Huawei

Google Reportedly Offered to Sell Motorola Mobility's Hardware Division to Huawei

Brandon Russell

Google has reportedly offered Huawei the opportunity to purchase Motorola Mobility's hardware division. If true, the sale would almost certainly confirm suspicions the search giant was only in the acquisition for Motorola's 17,000 patents. Google reportedly offered the division up for a "high price," according to The Wall Street Journal, which cited rumors coming out of Asia. Google's...

Microsoft Knows Android and iPhone 4S Users Might Not Always Get "Smoked by Windows Phone"

Microsoft Knows Android and iPhone 4S Users Might Not Always Get "Smoked by Windows Phone"

Todd Haselton

Microsoft reportedly knows owners of specific Android and iOS devices may not always be smoked by its Windows Phone OS, so it has created tests that help it win. According to The Verge, Microsoft — which is betting a $1,000 laptop that Windows Phone will “smoke” your phone — was able to create several scenarios in which a Windows Phone would lose a speed test to an Android or iPhone...