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Lumia 638 launched in India, priced at $130

Lumia 638 launched in India, priced at $130

16 December, 2014 | comments (35)

Nearly six months after launching it in China, Microsoft has launched the Lumia 638 in India. Priced at INR8,299 ($130), the budget 4G smartphone will retail exclusively on the newly-launched Microsoft Store on Amazon India. It is currently...

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No new WP flagship from Microsoft until September

No new WP flagship from Microsoft until September

15 December, 2014 | comments (71)

The Lumia line had low-enders and flagships with nothing in between for the longest time. At IFA this year Microsoft corrected that with the introduction of the Lumia 73x and Lumia 830, there was also a new addition to the entry-level with the Lumia...


Microsoft opens official hardware store on Amazon India

Microsoft opens official hardware store on Amazon India

15 December, 2014 | comments (10)

Online sales are definitely not something new for Microsoft India. The local representative has been offering software for quite some time now. But other than Windows, Office suits and various development tools, the official Microsoft store does not...

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Microsoft confirms Lumia 535 touch issues, fix coming soon

Microsoft confirms Lumia 535 touch issues, fix coming soon

14 December, 2014 | comments (97)

The Microsoft Lumia 535 enjoyed warm reception due to its affordable price and attractive specs. It even offers a dual-SIM option for just few euros more. But lots of early adopters began complaining about touch problems. Two of the most common...


Image and specs of Microsoft Lumia 435 make the rounds

Image and specs of Microsoft Lumia 435 make the rounds

13 December, 2014 | comments (84)

An image of upcoming Microsoft Lumia 435 made the rounds online alongside details and specs. When available, the smartphone will slot below the Microsoft Lumia 535 in the product range of the Redmond giant. Microsoft Lumia 435 packs...


Unannounced Lumia RM-1069 and Nokia RM-1110 spotted in records

Unannounced Lumia RM-1069 and Nokia RM-1110 spotted in records

05 December, 2014 | comments (27)

A couple of Lumia phones, dubbed RM-1069 and RM-1110, have been approved by the Indonesian certification authorities. While the RM-1069 bears Microsoft's branding, the RM-1110 still bears Nokia moniker, which is kinda odd. The best guess is that...


Nokia Lumia 530 is on sale at Amazon UK, costs 50

Nokia Lumia 530 is on sale at Amazon UK, costs 50

30 November, 2014 | comments (21)

USA is always getting the cool Windows Phone deals and there is no denying that. Microsoft has always been promoting the Windows Phone OS throughout super affordable Lumia phones in its homeland for years, mostly using carrier or major retailer...


AdDuplex: WP8.1 update now on over half, Lumia 63x on the rise

AdDuplex: WP8.1 update now on over half, Lumia 63x on the rise

28 November, 2014 | comments (9)

This month Windows Phone reached an important milestone - the latest version (WP8.1) now powers over half of all devices. Added together with devices still on WP8.0 (which could be updated to 8.1), that leaves about one seventh as legacy devices...


Microsoft's Lumia 535 is coming soon to the UK

Microsoft's Lumia 535 is coming soon to the UK

27 November, 2014 | comments (37)

Following its official announcement a few weeks ago, and subsequent special introduction for the Indian market, the Microsoft Lumia 535 is also headed to the UK. This has been revealed by Microsoft itself, which has listed the Lumia 535 on its...

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Microsoft to detail Windows 10 for phones, tablets in January

Microsoft to detail Windows 10 for phones, tablets in January

27 November, 2014 | comments (36)

There's already a Technical Preview of Windows 10 out, which you can download and install if you're so inclined, but that's only for computers. When Microsoft first introduced its next version of Windows back in September, it mainly presented the...

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Lumia 535 officially announced in India to sell for $150

Lumia 535 officially announced in India to sell for $150

26 November, 2014 | comments (84)

Today Microsoft announced the arrival of the Lumia 535 to the Indian market. For its $150 price (INR 9,200) you get a 5" IPS LCD display a Snapdragon 200 CPU, 1 GB of RAM, as well as two 5 MP cameras, which as a whole is really good bang for the...


Apple Watch features in Time magazine's top inventions of 2014

Apple Watch features in Time magazine's top inventions of 2014

23 November, 2014 | comments (165)

Time Magazine has released its list of the 25 Best Inventions of 2014, with Apple Watch, Blackphone, Surface Pro 3, and Selfie stick making it to the list. Apple Watch "wholly reimagines the computer for the wrist, using a novel interface...

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Nokia Lumia 730 captures World's largest selfie

Nokia Lumia 730 captures World's largest selfie

23 November, 2014 | comments (102)

Made for selfies is the official tagline of the Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM. To live up to that Microsoft (in partnership with Coca Cola) used its mid-range Windows Phone offering to set a world record for most people captured in a single...


Display Mate crowns Galaxy Note 4 display Best of the Best

Display Mate crowns Galaxy Note 4 display Best of the Best

19 November, 2014 | comments (68)

A couple of months ago Display Mate proclaimed the Apple iPhone 6 display as the "best-performing LCD", it has done more testing and now the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 earns the "best of the best" title. As part of a shootout it went up against the...


Front panel of unknown WP smartphone leaks, is it the 1030?

Front panel of unknown WP smartphone leaks, is it the 1030?

19 November, 2014 | comments (50)

The latest leak coming from China shows off a mysterious front panel of what appears to be a yet unannounced Windows Phone device. According to the source, the panel measures around 5" and could be meant as the front of the latest flagship to...


Microsoft Lumia 535 on pre-order in Germany for 120

Microsoft Lumia 535 on pre-order in Germany for 120

19 November, 2014 | comments (30)

The Microsoft Lumia 535 is the first post-Nokia brand phone and it's available for pre-order in Germany. The 535 is a 5" version of the entry-level Lumia 530 with some additional improvements. There's no LTE despite what final 5 digit suggests,...


Over 50 million Lumia devices have been activated to date

Over 50 million Lumia devices have been activated to date

18 November, 2014 | comments (19)

Microsoft revealed that there are more than 50 million Lumia devices activated to date. The Redmond-based tech giant revealed the stat during a press event in Germany. The number includes all Windows Phone products since the inception of the...


Microsoft  accepts Opera Mobile Store as default for Nokia phones

Microsoft accepts Opera Mobile Store as default for Nokia phones

18 November, 2014 | comments (23)

Microsoft and Opera have signed a contract, which will make the Opera Mobile Store the default app store for Nokia feature phones, those running Symbian as well as Nokia X devices. The change will happen in the beginning of 2015 and people who are...


O2 UK: don't expect Lumia Denim update this year

O2 UK: don't expect Lumia Denim update this year

17 November, 2014 | comments (11)

Microsoft has already pushed out the GDR1 update for its Windows Phone 8.1 fleet and Denim was supposed to come this month. Denim is a special update for Lumia devices in a way WP's Nexus line which improves the Lumia camera (including...


Windows 10 will be released to all WP8 Lumia phones

Windows 10 will be released to all WP8 Lumia phones

14 November, 2014 | comments (178)

We have some wonderful news to all Lumia owners around the world. Today Microsoft announced via its Twitter account that all Windows Phone 8-based Lumia smartphones will be treated to the upcoming Windows 10 OS next year. The next iteration...