Weekly Mobile News Issue 125–Community Edition


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Windows 10 Mobile review hands on - http://www.expertreviews.co.uk/mobile-phones/1403609/windows-10-mobile-review-hands-on

Lumia 520 at top worldwide - http://www.inferse.com/34914/nokia-lumia-520-popular-windows-phone-adduplex/
- More on this - https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/windows-phone/4869/windows-phone-usage-stats-for-july-2015

Changes to store listings and search algorithms - http://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2015/07/24/changes-to-store-listings-and-search-algorithms/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Lenovo less likely to make a Windows Phone - https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/4815/lenovo-less-likely-to-make-a-windows-phone-handset-now

Microsoft’s Cityman and Talkman phone rumors - http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-cityman-and-talkman-flagship-full-details

Minimum hardware requirements - https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/dn915086(v=vs.85).aspx#_#2.0_-_minimum_hardware_requirements_for_windows_10_mobile

Lumia 950 leaks show Microsoft could finally deliver an amazing phone - http://www.techradar.com/news/phone-and-communications/mobile-phones/lumia-950-leaks-show-microsoft-could-finally-deliver-an-amazing-phone-1299695

 

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The Android model is failing - http://techspective.net/2015/07/24/the-android-model-is-failing/

Sony experiments with Android - http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2015/07/sony-experiments-with-a-more-stock-approach-to-android/

 

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How Samsung plans to show up its Apple made competitor - http://www.inquisitr.com/2282338/iphone-7-how-samsung-plans-to-show-up-its-apple-made-competitor/

Check out Apples new iphone campaign - http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/article/apple-redefines-the-power-of-plain-language-in-new-iphone-campaign

Photos of iPhone 6s leak - http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-iphone-6s-photo-leaks-showing-screen-2015-7

Is Apple planning a solar powered iPhone - http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/is-apple-preparing-to-make-a-solar-powered-iphone

 

Apps:

Developer branches (ahem) out and creates Prune…literally a game about pruning trees  - http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/23/9016313/prune-iphone-ipad-game

Microsoft launches send email app for iPhone - http://www.informationweek.com/software/enterprise-applications/microsoft-launches-send-email-app-for-iphone/d/d-id/1321435

 

Will BlackBerry really kill their smartphone business if sales do not pick up - http://bgr.com/2015/07/24/blackberry-ceo-chen-interview-smartphones/

Why BlackBerry should sell itself to Samsung - http://www.fool.ca/blog/2015/07/23/why-blackberry-ltd-should-sell-itself-to-samsung-for-19-per-share/

Firefox

No news this week

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Samsung Z3 Tizen release date - http://vinereport.com/article/samsung.z3.tizen.release.date.specs.samsung.ready.to.launch.tizen.powered.z3.smartphone.but.limits.release.to.india.bangladesh.and.nepal/1883.htm

Launch markets for Tizen phones - http://www.mnrdaily.com/article/samsung.z3.tizen.release.date.specs.news.launch.markets.revealed.for.upcoming.tizen.powered.smartphone/1587.htm

 

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Indian smartphone manufacturer Intex has licensed Sailfish - http://www.medianama.com/2015/07/223-intex-sailfishos-license/

 

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Ubuntu still not consumer ready - http://www.engadget.com/2015/07/24/ubuntu-phone-review/

 

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What if Nintendo produced a phone with Project Ara like capabilities such as swapping in hardware? - http://moviepilot.com/posts/2015/07/21/imagine-a-world-where-nintendo-made-smartphones-this-concept-designer-did-and-it-s-magical-3396507?lt_source=external,manual

Is Project Ara still alive? - http://www.techtree.com/content/features/9477/happened-googles-project-ara.html

 

End of Weekly Mobile News Summary

John O'Donnell

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