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AdDuplex: WP8.1 market share surpasses WP8.0

AdDuplex: WP8.1 market share surpasses WP8.0

28 October, 2014 | comments (30)

Microsoft started rolling out the Windows Phone 8.1 update in the middle of this year and it has already surpassed the 8.0 in market share, making it the leading version. WP8.1 powers nearly half of the market, while WP7.x still has 16.6%. And it's...


It's official - Lumia phones will be branded 'Microsoft Lumia'

It's official - Lumia phones will be branded 'Microsoft Lumia'

24 October, 2014 | comments (74)

The Nokia Lumia brand is no more – from now on there will only be Microsoft Lumia. However the Nokia phone brand isn't completely dead, Microsoft will continue to sell current Nokia Lumia handsets and provide the support that users expect. Also,...


Microsoft sold a record 9.3 million Lumia smartphones last quarter

Microsoft sold a record 9.3 million Lumia smartphones last quarter

23 October, 2014 | comments (56)

Microsoft released its earnings report for the first quarter of the fiscal 2015. The Redmond-based tech giant took home net income $4.5 billion from $23.2 billion of revenue. The company’s quarterly revenue is a drastic improvement over the...


Nokia brand to be replaced with Microsoft Lumia

Nokia brand to be replaced with Microsoft Lumia

21 October, 2014 | comments (172)

If you've seen Microsoft's recent articles about Lumia you know it was coming. The Nokia brand has been phased out by calling the phones just "Lumia" and redirecting Nokia online properties to Microsoft.com. This rebranding effort will expand and...


Microsoft files a suit against Samsung for $6.9 million

Microsoft files a suit against Samsung for $6.9 million

04 October, 2014 | comments (80)

We heard rumors Microsoft and Samsung are considering ending their patent feud. Later we even saw reports of Microsoft taking Samsung to court over contract disagreement and unpaid royalties. Well, Microsoft has finally filed a suit yesterday...


Lumia 530 out at T-Mobile on Oct.15, Cricket tomorrow

Lumia 530 out at T-Mobile on Oct.15, Cricket tomorrow

02 October, 2014 | comments (5)

Back in July, immediately after the Nokia Lumia 530 was announced, T-Mobile confirmed that it would sell this device. And now the time has come for us to get an actual release date. The magenta carrier will have the Lumia 530 in stores on October...


Lumia 735 launches in the UK, Australia, Malaysia and Ireland

Lumia 735 launches in the UK, Australia, Malaysia and Ireland

02 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Microsoft is launching the Lumia 735 today. In the UK, this was expected and the company announced a few addition markets the phone is going to be available in and they're Australia, Malaysia and Ireland. The phone roll out to more regions in the...


Microsoft Lumia 735 hits the UK on October 2

Microsoft Lumia 735 hits the UK on October 2

24 September, 2014 | comments (32)

Microsoft is launching the Lumia 735 in the UK starting October 2. The company didn't reveal a SIM-free price for the phone, only a base monthly price on contract - £20. Nokia Lumia 730 and 735 The phone is the first phone in the UK to run...


'Windows Phone' branding to be dropped in favor of just 'Windows'

'Windows Phone' branding to be dropped in favor of just 'Windows'

15 September, 2014 | comments (28)

Microsoft is currently in the process of scrapping the 'Windows Phone' name in favor of the simpler 'Windows'. Leaked documents that surfaced earlier stated this but leaked images of an upcoming device confirms this. An upcoming device by the...


Microsoft-branded front panel for upcoming phone leaks

Microsoft-branded front panel for upcoming phone leaks

11 September, 2014 | comments (91)

Yesterday a report claimed Microsoft would soon be eliminating Nokia's brand from its phones. This would apparently first be noticed on the devices coming right before this year's holiday shopping season. And today we may be looking at the first...


Nokia brand gone soon, the

Nokia brand gone soon, the "Phone" in Windows Phone too

10 September, 2014 | comments (161)

This will probably not surprise many, but it looks like Microsoft is seriously planning on 'sunsetting' the Nokia brand. The software giant has so far continued to use the Nokia name for phones, most recently with the Lumia 830 and Lumia 730 that...


Microsoft Lumia 830 expected in India around October for $430

Microsoft Lumia 830 expected in India around October for $430

08 September, 2014 | comments (99)

Microsoft will be releasing the newly announced Lumia 830 in India soon. According to IBN, the phone will be released in the month of October for a price of INR26,000 ($430). The Lumia 830 is a mid-range smartphone but according to Microsoft...


Nokia Lumia 830 may only have 10 MP camera

Nokia Lumia 830 may only have 10 MP camera

02 September, 2014 | comments (44)

This Thursday, Microsoft Mobile is set to unveil two new smartphones at its pre-IFA event in Berlin. The duo has been leaked pretty extensively so far, and we know they'll be the Lumia 830 and the Lumia 730. Regarding the former, we have so far...


Nokia Lumia 730 teasers are out, prepare for selfies

Nokia Lumia 730 teasers are out, prepare for selfies

01 September, 2014 | comments (63)

Microsoft will be announcing new Lumia smartphones in less than three days at IFA in Belin. We expect the Lumia 730 and Lumia 830 to go official on stage during the event. Meanwhile Microsoft has begun releasing teasers hinting the Nokia Lumia...


Nokia Lumia 735 with LTE gets pictured in black and white

Nokia Lumia 735 with LTE gets pictured in black and white

29 August, 2014 | comments (50)

Next week Microsoft has a pre-IFA event scheduled in Berlin, during which it's widely been expected to unveil two new smartphones - the Lumia 830 and the Lumia 730. However, it turns out that a third device may join them - the Lumia 735. This is...


Nokia Lumia 530 hits the shelves in UK, prices start at £87

Nokia Lumia 530 hits the shelves in UK, prices start at £87

26 August, 2014 | comments (21)

The single-SIM flavor of Nokia Lumia 530 went on sale today in the UK, about two weeks earlier of previous estimates. Three UK retailers have the Lumia 530 already in stock and you can get it right now. Unlocked-Mobiles has the lowest...


New Lumia 830 leak confirms Microsoft Mobile branding

New Lumia 830 leak confirms Microsoft Mobile branding

23 August, 2014 | comments (55)

We are just under two weeks away from the Microsoft IFA event, where the Lumia 830 will go official and the rumor marathon is naturally picking up the pace. The latest leak comes from Brazil and consists of several live images of the...


Nokia Lumia 530 launches in Malaysia for $110

Nokia Lumia 530 launches in Malaysia for $110

12 August, 2014 | comments (26)

The Nokia Lumia 530, the company's latest attempt at a high-volume affordable smartphone, has started its journey around the stores around the world. The smartphone has gone on sale in its first market today as its dual SIM version launched in...


Nokia Lumia 830 to offer 20MP camera, microSD card slot

Nokia Lumia 830 to offer 20MP camera, microSD card slot

12 August, 2014 | comments (43)

The Nokia Lumia 830 will likely be the star of Microsoft's pre-IFA show, scheduled for September 4. The photography spirit of the smartphone has already been hinted at by the leaked photos and the invitation itself, but now we have a few more solid...


Microsoft teases Nokia Lumia 830 in IFA event invite

Microsoft teases Nokia Lumia 830 in IFA event invite

11 August, 2014 | comments (36)

As we get closer and closer to September, more and more smartphone makers are announcing their IFA events. After Samsung and Sony, now it's the turn of Microsoft's mobile division. The company has started sending out the invite you can see below...