The Ultimate Guide to Flagship Windows Phones

The Ultimate Guide to Flagship Windows Phones

I just finished writing the definitive review of the Microsoft Lumia 950 and the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL. Normally when I get a phone to review, I’m able to write a full review within two weeks. While I’ve recorded video reviews for both the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, here I am writing a review two months after their launch. There’s really just so much to talk about in the flagship Windows Phone space…

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HTC One M8 for Windows on Verizon gets GDR2

HTC One M8 for Windows on Verizon gets GDR2

By Rich W Woods Hey, remember how everyone says that Verizon hates Windows Phone and that they never support updates? Sure, their collection of three Lumias were all the very last in the world to get Windows Phone 8.1; however, they were the first to release Lumia Denim and it looks like they’ll be the only carrier to release Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2. The HTC One M8 for Windows is receiving Update 2 and…

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OnePlus One vs HTC One M8: Front Camera Comparison

By Rich W Woods Many people don’t realize this, but all smart phones have a low resolution front facing camera. The iPhone 5S and Nokia Lumia 1020/930/1520 have 1.2 MP front cameras. Some have around 2 MP and the new Samsung Note 4 has a 3.7 MP front camera. There are two phones, however, that have 5 MP front facing cameras. There is a big difference between a low resolution front facing camera and a…

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HTC One M8 for Windows vs Nokia Lumia Icon: Which is the best Verizon Windows Phone? Part 3 Final Comparison

By Rich W Woods Verizon has always had a limited selection of Windows Phones. When Windows Phone 8 launched, they got the HTC 8X and the Nokia Lumia 822, both mid-range phones. Later, they got the Nokia Lumia 928 after the former two had left the shelves. The Lumia 928 was a variant of the Lumia 920 that came out 8 months after AT&T got the 920. Contrary to what Nokia, HTC, or Verizon would…

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The HTC One M8: HTC Sense vs Windows Phone vs Google Play: Which Operating System should you Choose?

By Rich W Woods Just ten days ago now, HTC made history by announcing the HTC One M8 for Windows. It is the first time in computer history that a device has been available and the customer has had a choice in operating system at the time of purchase. Because of this landmark phone, I have been spending quite a bit of time with it, comparing the rear camera, the front camera, low light, boot…

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HTC One M8 for Windows vs Nokia Lumia Icon: Which Verizon Windows Phone is the Best? Part 1

By Rich W Woods I am not a fan of Verizon. In fact, I’m not a fan of Sprint either and it has nothing to do with the quality of their networks. It has to do with the fact that if you own an unlocked phone or if you want to buy one, you can’t use it on theirs. They use CDMA while the rest of the world uses GSM so if you have your…

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HTC One M8: Sense vs Windows Phone vs Google Play Edition: Low Light Camera Comparison

By Rich W Woods The HTC One M8 is the first computer in history that allows the customer to choose the operating system at the time of purchase. While the HTC One M8 is an incredible phone with a 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 801 processor and a 5 MP front facing camera, there has been some disagreement as to whether the rear camera is up to par. The HTC One M8 has dual 4.3 MP rear…

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HTC One M8 for Windows: Review

By Rich W Woods The HTC One M8 for Windows made history upon its announcement. In the history of computers, never before has there been a device available where the consumer could choose an operating system upon purchase. Having used numerous Windows Phones in my day, I found this one to be the most pleasing. The body of the HTC One M8 is a beautiful aluminum unibody and Windows Phone 8.1 looks like it was…

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HTC One M8 for Windows: What are you Really Missing without Zoe?

By Rich W Woods HTC One M8 for Windows HTC One M8 One of the most popular features of the HTC One M8 is Zoe. Zoe is a feature of the camera that allows the user to hold the camera button and pick a photo from a video. It is also an app that can turn your photos into a story and share them with friends. It is also not available on the HTC One…

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HTC One M8: Sense vs Windows Phone vs Google Play: Rear Camera Comparison

By Rich W Woods Yes, I know. I did this already. The problem is, last time I compared the cameras I just said why someone purchasing an HTC One M8 should not purchase the Google Play Edition rather than actually including it in the comparison.

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