Week in Review: September 9th

Welcome to the Week in Review, where we recap the top stories of the past week!

Microsoft working on Siri competitor “Cortana”

  • Microsoft is overhauling the TellMe service
  • They want to create something revolutionary, instead of equal to Siri

Nokia wins PCMag’s user business choice award

  • Rated 8.8, with Samsung coming in at 8.6, and Apple at 8.5
  • However, the survey also showed that Nokia tied with HTC for second worst reliable handsets, with 14% of units needing repairs

Tile multiselect might come to WP 8.1

  • Leaked image showed ability to select multiple tiles
  • Could mean tile grouping, or just ability to move them all

Lumia 1520 will have a massive 3400 mAh battery

  • Bigger battery than Galaxy Note
  • Will come with 4 rich audio microphones

Lumia 1520 might not be announced till October 22nd

  • According to a leak, the announce date was pushed back
  • A Verizon version could also be in the works, according to another leak