Tag Archives: Idol

Blogging idol – glancing back after a decade

I started blogging almost 10 years ago as part of IT World Canada’s “Blogging Idol” contest. While the contest rules evolved over the few years it existed, Blogging Idol started off simply enough: contestants were given a set of topics and a fixed number of weeks to post blogs, with one topic per week. The goal was to get as ... Read More »

alcatel Idol 4S free fall continues, now available for $225

The alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 Mobile launched in the US back in November last year for $470. It’s been less than a year, and the bundle – which includes the Snapdragon 820-powered phone and VR goggles – has received price cuts multiple times. Last we heard, it was going for $288. And now, Amazon is offering the device for $225: This ... Read More »

alcatel IDOL 4S with Windows 10 and VR is now available for purchase

As scheduled, the Windows 10-powered alcatel IDOL 4S has been launched. The device is currently available for purchase in the US, where T-Mobile is selling it for $469.99 (or $19.59 per month for 2-years). Specs-wise, the phone is powered by a Snapdragon 820 chipset and sports a 5.5-inch full HD display. RAM is 4GB, while internal memory is 64GB. In ... Read More »

Alcatel Idol 4s with Windows 10 will not be sold in Europe

After many rumors and leaks, the Alcatel Idol 4s running Windows 10 Mobile was finally made official a couple of days ago. The smartphone pairs most of the specs of the Android-running Idol 4s with Microsoft’s latest mobile operating system, resulting in an intriguing high-end package for fans of Windows 10 Mobile. It will be out in the US at ... Read More »

New Alcatel Idol 4S leak shows off packaging that transforms into VR headset

A T-Mobile training guide for the Windows 10-powered Alcatel Idol 4S has leaked online, suggesting an imminent launch. The leak not only confirms some of the device’s key specs, but also compares the phone with the iPhone 7 and Galaxy S7. Aside from this, the leaked guide also reveals that the a free VR headset will be included with the ... Read More »

Alcatel Idol Pro 4 to be a true Windows 10 beast

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL is available with Android Lollipop and Windows 10. The model running on Microsoft’s latest OS was introduced in January and Alcatel promised there are more to come. In fact Steve Cistulli – the senior vice president of the North America region for Alcatel – spilled the beans on an upcoming ‘superphone’ later in 2016. Today WMPowerUser ... Read More »