Compared to Samsung’s flagship Android devices, the Focus S release was considerably more low key, which led us to wonder how this affected our user’s knowledge and opinion of the device and its latest operating system. The week before, we conducted a field survey at our local AT&T store to find out how the Focus S was fairing against its competitors...

Since the beginning of time, people have wanted to put custom ringtones on their cell phones. The same is true for users of the Samsung Focus Mango phone. There is however one small problem–Microsoft didn’t make the process of adding custom ringtones very intuitive. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place to find your solution. It’s actually a...

If you haven’t really heard of what’s going on with Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform, it’s likely because of Android and Apple’s sheer dominance of the market. Microsoft however is not about to let that become the status quo. Windows Phone 7 Display at Bellevue Square AT&T Store CareAce’s offices are headquartered smack dab...

Microsoft gave us a peek at Samsung’s latest Windows Phone 7 device and the initial photos look promising: The latest Windows Phone 7, dubbed the Samsung I937,  made its debut at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner conference and bore a striking resemblance to the venerable Samsung Galaxy S II. The latter device features a 4.3″ Super AMOLED plus display,...

comScore recently released a new survey report regarding key trends in the U.S. mobile phone industry. The study surveyed more than 30,000 U.S. mobile subscribers and followed 3 trending topics: OEM market share, OS market share and mobile content usage. Image courtesy of  Android & Me Not too long ago we also posted our CareAce mobile user survey and report;...

Microsoft pulled off the Windows Phone 7 update because some of Samsung phone(mostly Samsung Omnia 7) users experienced issues for the update. Microsoft says they have found the issue and re-release update in 3 days. A happy feature of a misfortune, it seems that the issue didn’t happen for Samsung Focus which is Windows Phone 7 from AT&T USA. Samsung Omnia...

The updates to the Samsung Now Hub come in the form of Twitter and Facebook support in the native RSS/News feed.  The news oriented hub now allows you to share your favorite articles with friends and colleagues through your verified Twitter and Facebook accounts. Samsung has also added audio notifications for when you open articles in the News feed.  They are more of...

Another app has been added to the WP7 marketplace similar to the Photogram app we reviewed before called Photo Studio.  The app adds the following photo effects to your WP7 arsenal: Lobo Mode — featuring Normal, Grey, Warm, and Cold flavors Beautyshot — Brightens and Sharpens the photo Plusme — Creates the effect of two objects in separate places being...

It’s efforts like these from uber-giant companies that make us feel all warm and fuzzy on the inside. Microsoft, through their Windows Phone Twitter Account, has just opened up a WP7 feedback survey over on Survey Gizmo in an effort to find out what WP7 owner’s like and dislike about their devices. The survey first checks to see if you own a WP7 device and...

Windows Phone 7 was launched roughly two months ago in the US and only now are numbers regarding its success being published.  Even developers in the beginning had no idea how many times their app was downloaded or how many active copies existed and it seemed like Microsoft was keeping everything underneath a rock to ensure no bad news leaked.  Now that we have some...