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Lumia 640 landing on T-Mobile on July 16

Lumia 640 landing on T-Mobile on July 16

17 May, 2015 | comments (10)

Just a couple of days after AT&T subsidiary Cricket Wireless started selling the Microsoft Lumia 640, T-Mobile has confirmed that the device will be available via all its channels starting July 16. @WaverunningGeek Hey, good news! It looks like...


Microsoft will control firmware updates for Windows 10 handsets

Microsoft will control firmware updates for Windows 10 handsets

16 May, 2015 | comments (39)

Microsoft will have direct control over firmware updates for Windows 10 smartphones. The Redmond giant will take the step in order to ensure that all Windows 10 hardware, including PCs, tablets, and smartphones, will get important security and...


Cricket becomes first US carrier to offer Lumia 640

Cricket becomes first US carrier to offer Lumia 640

16 May, 2015 | comments (9)

Cricket Wireless has become the first carrier in the US to start offering the Microsoft Lumia 640, which was announced at this year's MWC along with its larger brother - the Lumia 640 XL. The AT&T subsidiary is selling the device (only the...


Microsoft takes the Lumia 540 Dual SIM to India, out on May 18

Microsoft takes the Lumia 540 Dual SIM to India, out on May 18

14 May, 2015 | comments (21)

Last month, Microsoft made the Lumia 540 Dual SIM official, and today the same smartphone got announced for the Indian market. The Lumia 540 will be priced at INR 10,199, which means about $160 or 141 at the current exchange rates. It will...


Render of 4G LTE Microsoft Lumia 735 for Verizon spotted

Render of 4G LTE Microsoft Lumia 735 for Verizon spotted

13 May, 2015 | comments (6)

US based Verizon network operator has been quietly working to roll out a new Microsoft Lumia device. While the preparations for launch are happening behind closed doors, a render of the Microsoft Lumia 735 with Verizon branding and 4G LTE capability...


Latest comScore numbers reveal slight dip in Android's US share

Latest comScore numbers reveal slight dip in Android's US share

08 May, 2015 | comments (29)

Research firm ComScore has released its latest numbers for the US smartphone market revealing that Android is still the top smartphone platform in the country, although it witnessed a slight decrease in its market share last quarter. Google's...


Microsoft Lumia 435 now available in US

Microsoft Lumia 435 now available in US

05 May, 2015 | comments (14)

The Microsoft Lumia 435, which was unveiled back in January this year, is now available for purchase in the US. The T-Mobile version of the device (white colour) is now listed on the Microsoft Store website, and carries a price tag of $70 sans...


Microsoft closes its flagship store in Finland

Microsoft closes its flagship store in Finland

04 May, 2015 | comments (41)

Microsoft, which is currently re-branding Nokia stores worldwide, has closed its only flagship store in Finland. The once Nokia flagship outlet had become a Microsoft store just last November, and was located in the heart of downtown...


Microsoft quietly testing new Lumia with 4.7

Microsoft quietly testing new Lumia with 4.7" screen in India

03 May, 2015 | comments (20)

Microsoft has decided to attack the entry-level smartphones category in India by introducing multiple models. While the high-end Lumia devices remain work-in-progress, yet another budget-level Windows Phone device is being tested in...


Microsoft Lumia 640 to be among first to get Windows 10 update

Microsoft Lumia 640 to be among first to get Windows 10 update

03 May, 2015 | comments (19)

Microsoft has confirmed that the Lumia 640, which was announced at this year's MWC along with its larger brother - the Lumia 640 XL. will be one of the first devices to receive the Windows 10 for Phones update. The confirmation (see video...


Microsoft to launch two high-end Lumia phones later this year

Microsoft to launch two high-end Lumia phones later this year

02 May, 2015 | comments (142)

Microsoft recently shared more details on the Windows 10 OS for desktops but didn't give us much on its phone platform. Later, the operating system group chief Joe Belfoire noted that the Windows 10 for phones will arrive later this year. Now we...


Windows 10 for smartphones will not launch this summer

Windows 10 for smartphones will not launch this summer

01 May, 2015 | comments (85)

Microsoft will not launch Windows 10 for smartphones this summer. The Redmond giants Corporate Vice President Joe Belfiore delivered the new at a Build media event in San Francisco. As it turns out, Microsoft is focused on launching...


Microsoft Lumia 430 launched in India for $83

Microsoft Lumia 430 launched in India for $83

30 April, 2015 | comments (41)

While Android based smartphones are fighting for the entry-level smartphone position, Microsoft aims to get a spot too, at least in India. The software giant's Devices division has introduced the Lumia 430 Dual SIM model for INR5,299 ($83) with...


Watch the Microsoft Build event live here

Watch the Microsoft Build event live here

29 April, 2015 | comments (8)

Microsoft's annual BUILD conference is just minutes away and we will be keeping a close eye on the announcements and especially the all-important keynote presentation. It is set to start at 3:30PM GMT and, naturally, Microsoft has promised a live...


Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is now available to buy in the UK

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is now available to buy in the UK

28 April, 2015 | comments (18)

The Microsoft Lumia 640 XL smartphone is now available for purchase in the UK, straight from the software giant's own online store. The phablet has been up for pre-order over there since mid-March, and now it's finally to be found in stock. The...


Microsoft Lumia 840 expected in the coming months

Microsoft Lumia 840 expected in the coming months

25 April, 2015 | comments (35)

Microsoft has been hard at work in recent months populating the entry-level and lower midrange with a whole bunch of devices. March saw the unveiling of the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640XL, later followed by the modest Lumia 430 and less than a fortnight...


Microsoft spills the beans on T-mobile Lumia 640  pricing

Microsoft spills the beans on T-mobile Lumia 640 pricing

24 April, 2015 | comments (14)

The Lumia 640, which was announced last month at MWC 2015, made a brief appearance yesterday on the US Microsoft Store website, giving us an idea about the carrier pricing for the device in the country. Although for a short duration of...


Microsoft says it sold 8.6 million Lumia devices in  its fiscal Q3

Microsoft says it sold 8.6 million Lumia devices in its fiscal Q3

24 April, 2015 | comments (19)

Microsoft has announced its fiscal 2015 Q3 (quarter that ended on March 31) earnings report, revealing that it sold 8.6 million Lumia devices in the quarter, up 18% year-on-year but down 18% compared to the prior quarter. Lumia sales brought...

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Lumia flagships are put on hold as budget devices battle it out

Lumia flagships are put on hold as budget devices battle it out

23 April, 2015 | comments (19)

It has become abundantly clear that Microsoft has been really working hard to gear its mobile business to the low-end, budget market segment and the strategy has definitely been yielding results. The company has been striking hard on huge emerging...


Lumia 940 might come with 5.2-inch display, 25MP cam

Lumia 940 might come with 5.2-inch display, 25MP cam

22 April, 2015 | comments (56)

Microsoft is expected to announce Lumia 940 later this year and it should be the next Lumia flagship replacing the dated Lumia 930 model. We are yet to learn Microsoft's announcement plans, but we can shed some light on the possible...