All Articles by Jason Ward

Developers don't love Windows. Can Microsoft mend the relationship?

Windows phone developers have endured the same tumultuous journey fans have. Consequently, many have given up on Windows. What must Microsoft do to win them? For one, Microsoft can no longer ignore why some developers don't trust them anymore.

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How Microsoft could ensure 'Surface phone' success

Microsoft's CEO has promised an ultimate mobile device. Speculation abounds about what that device might look like and what strategy the company could use to promote it. We have some ideas, and we'd love to hear yours, as well.

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Why Android is a serious problem for Microsoft

Android began its trek to rule personal computing ten years ago. It recently overtook Windows as the most used OS in the world, and that Microsoft has a serious Android problem. Here's why.

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Yes, the Surface phone should be a full PC — and this is how it should be marketed

If the Surface phone is a PC Microsoft can market it based on its PC strength without facing the hurdles in the smartphone space.

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WhartonBrooks should target Windows phone USERS with Cerulean Moment — not fans

WhartonBrooks new Windows phone, the Cerulean Moment, did not receive the reception from the fan base that many people expected. Could the company be targeting the wrong segment of the Windows phone user base?

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Is the Windows phone fan community imploding?

Microsoft's unsuccessful mobile efforts have angered the fan base. That same group of loyalists are now taking that anger out on one another. Is the Windows phone fan base imploding?

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Everything you need to know about the WhartonBrooks 'Cerulean Moment' Windows phone (exclusive)

Windows phone company WhartonBrooks has long been shrouded in secrecy. Many Windows phone fans have awaited more information. Critics have denounced its legitimacy. This exclusive is a comprehensive look at the company and its new phone.

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With 'Surface phone,' will Microsoft learn from its past marketing mistakes?

Why didn't Microsoft market Windows phones with the same level of aggression and passion as its competitors marketed their smartphones? And will history repeat itself when (or if) the company launches a 'Surface phone?'

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Does Microsoft still care about Windows phone loyalists?

Presumably, millions of Windows phone fans make up the less than one percent of the smartphone market that still uses Windows phones. Unfortunately, many of those people feel like Microsoft has deserted them. But are they right?

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Future of the PC is an intelligent cloud that connects a family of devices

Today's PC is evolving but not into a single form factor, as some may believe. Here's why.

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Microsoft — not Apple — is redefining the modern PC

Respected analyst Walt Mossberg believes that the redefinition of the PC will be driven by Apple, not Microsoft. Mossberg has some valid points but also lacks perspective. Here's why.

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What does the perfect Windows phone look like?

Diehard Windows phone fans desperately desire a new Windows phone to replace their aging devices. The HP Elite x3 and Alcatel Idol 4S are too expensive for some consumers. So would an affordable, Continuum-powered phone fit the bill?

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Tech terminology check: Is it Windows Phone or Windows phone?

Some people write Windows Phone (capital "p") while others write Windows phone. Some say Windows Mobile, and others say Windows 10 Mobile. What gives?

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The truth about Apple's new iPad ads, Microsoft Surface and Windows

Apple's blockbuster success with the iPad defined the tablet space. But Microsoft's Surface, Windows 10 and Surface inspired 2-in-1s have since put Cupertino on the defensive, as demonstrated by Apple's latest barrage of iPad Pro ads.

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No, Windows phone isn't dead — and it may never die

Every few months, Windows phone's declining market share provokes a new round of speculation about the platform's health. The situation isn't good, but the concept of Windows on a phone isn't dead. Here's why.

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Microsoft's Surface phone should be much more than just a 'phone'

Full Windows 10 on ARM has many people talking about the possibility of Win32 apps on a Surface 'phone.' But Microsoft is aiming far beyond the smartphone, and its sights might be set on a new form of ultramobile PC.

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What Android and iPhone users need to know about Windows phone

Many iPhone and Android user appear to be unclear on what exactly Windows phone is. So we summed it ALL up.

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If Microsoft doesn't kill at BUILD 2017, the Surface phone may be dead on arrival

The Surface phone is expected by 2018 but Microsoft's ecosystem isn't ready. What will Microsoft do at BUILD 2017 to get developers on board?

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Is early 2018 too soon for a Surface phone?

Unless Microsoft surprises the world with a 2017 debut, we're expecting a game-changing Surface phone in 2018. But will Microsoft's ecosystem be ready?

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WhartonBrooks gives us a peek at Cerulean Windows phones!

WhartonBrooks give us a first peek at their Ceruelan phones!

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