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Verizon's Galaxy S6 phones won't have Microsoft apps pre-installed

Verizon's Galaxy S6 phones won't have Microsoft apps pre-installed

17 April, 2015 | comments (15)

Last month, it was announced that Samsung's latest devices, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, will ship with Microsoft OneNote, Skype, and 100GB of OneDrive cloud storage. However, according to a Wall Street Journal report, two of the big four...


Rumor: Microsoft working on two flagships and two midrangers

Rumor: Microsoft working on two flagships and two midrangers

16 April, 2015 | comments (43)

Recently Microsoft's mobile division has unveiled quite a few lower-midrange smartphones, such as the Lumia 640 and 640XL, Lumia 540, and Lumia 430. But the company is reportedly also working on higher-end offerings for the future. Two of these...


Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM with 5” 720p display unveiled

Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM with 5” 720p display unveiled

14 April, 2015 | comments (57)

Microsoft has announced yet another affordable smartphone for the IMEA, Italy, and APAC regions at sub $150 price point before subsidies. The new Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM will arrive next month and will offer lower midrange specs. Worthy...


Nokia Lumia 640 available in the UK, 640 XL by the end of April

Nokia Lumia 640 available in the UK, 640 XL by the end of April

09 April, 2015 | comments (33)

The Nokia Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL went up on pre-order in the UK in mid-March. Now the smaller of the two is available in stores, however if you wanted the 5.7" XL you'll have to wait until the end of the month. The Nokia Lumia 640 starts at...


LG teases G4 with f/1.8 rear camera in a video

LG teases G4 with f/1.8 rear camera in a video

07 April, 2015 | comments (40)

LG is slowly releasing the teaser videos for the upcoming launch of its flagship smartphone - G4. A new teaser video sheds light on the imaging capabilities of the handset. The South Korean company pushes a teaser video that points at a...


Microsoft unveils Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL for India

Microsoft unveils Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL for India

07 April, 2015 | comments (161)

As reported earlier, Microsoft has finally introduced two new Lumia 6 series smartphones for the Indian market. The new Lumia 640 is priced at INR11,999 ($192) and Lumia 640 XL is priced at INR15,799 ($253). Microsoft will sell the Lumia 640 from...


Microsoft will launch Lumia 640, 640 XL in India on April 7

Microsoft will launch Lumia 640, 640 XL in India on April 7

03 April, 2015 | comments (116)

Yesterday, Microsoft sent out invites to members of media in India for the launch of Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL . The invite carries the following punchline: "Inspiration doesn't only work 9 to 5." Microsoft Lumia 640 features a 5" IPS...


Upcoming Windows 10 for phones build will work on more devices

Upcoming Windows 10 for phones build will work on more devices

28 March, 2015 | comments (39)

Microsoft has announced that the next build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones will support a lot more devices. "I get a ton of questions every day on Twitter about when your favorite phones will be usable, and I’m happy to report...


Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL import data reveals Indian pricing

Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL import data reveals Indian pricing

26 March, 2015 | comments (48)

Microsoft announced the Lumia 640 Dual SIM and Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM models at the MWC 2015. Both devices are powered by Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim update. . This week, Microsoft has been importing both models in significant numbers in...


Check out the new phones and tablets of the week

Check out the new phones and tablets of the week

22 March, 2015 | comments (11)

Understandably, the aftermath of MWC 2015 hasn't seem much new hardware. It is only natural that the event exhausted manufacturers, so we haven’t really been getting a lot of device announcement lately. This week, however, there has been some new...


Microsoft Lumia 430 is now official, costs just $70

Microsoft Lumia 430 is now official, costs just $70

19 March, 2015 | comments (51)

The new Microsoft Lumia 430 was officially announced today and it is yet another step in Microsoft's endeavor to get a firm grip on emerging smartphone markets. The dual-SIM handset will be hitting stores in India, the Middle East and Africa,...

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Microsoft Lumia 640 XL to get more powerful hardware in China

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL to get more powerful hardware in China

17 March, 2015 | comments (41)

This year's MWC saw a lot of Android action, but Microsoft also had a couple of new devices to show, more specifically, the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL. Both handsets run Windows Phone 8.1 and should be among the first in line for a Windows 10...


Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL are up for preorder in the UK

Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL are up for preorder in the UK

15 March, 2015 | comments (18)

Microsoft announced the new Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL at the recent MWC 2015. Both Windows Phone devices are now up for preorder at the Microsoft UK website. The Lumia 640 is listed at £170, while the Lumia 640 XL is priced at £219. And the...


Microsoft Lumia 435 is now available in Ireland for €80

Microsoft Lumia 435 is now available in Ireland for €80

15 March, 2015 | comments (13)

Microsoft announced the Lumia 435 with Windows Phone 8.1 in mid-January. After launching in India, the smartphone is now available in Ireland from Tesco Mobile for €80. Microsoft Lumia 435 is a budget-friendly smartphone with 4" LCD display...


Lumia 1320, Lumia 625 getting Denim update in India

Lumia 1320, Lumia 625 getting Denim update in India

14 March, 2015 | comments (39)

Microsoft has kept the word and started the roll out of the much awaited Denim update. The Lumia 1320 and Lumia 625 owners in India can now check their phones for the new Denim update. As per the Microsoft’s Windows Phone support page, the...


Bloomberg: Microsoft not investing in Cyanogen

Bloomberg: Microsoft not investing in Cyanogen

14 March, 2015 | comments (9)

Over a month after the Wall Street Journal reported that Microsoft was planning to become a minority investor in Cyanogen, a report from Bloomberg is suggesting otherwise. As per the report, the software giant is not investing in the...


Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is up for preorder in Germany

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is up for preorder in Germany

12 March, 2015 | comments (54)

As most of you surely remember, Microsoft announced two new Lumia devices at this year's MWC venue. The smaller Lumia 640 has been available for preorder for a week now in Germany, France, and the UK. Today the Lumia 640 XL has also popped up in an...

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The Microsoft Lumia 640 is already up for pre-order in Europe

The Microsoft Lumia 640 is already up for pre-order in Europe

06 March, 2015 | comments (30)

This year at MWC we saw not one, but two new Lumia smartphones. The Microsoft Lumia 640 and its bigger brother, the Lumia 640 XL. Only a few days later the former model has already been put up for pre-order in the Microsoft store for Germany, France...

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A Nokia 1100 with quad-core CPU and Lollipop spotted online

A Nokia 1100 with quad-core CPU and Lollipop spotted online

04 March, 2015 | comments (75)

Recently there has been some movement on the Nokia front with the Android-powered N1 tablet selling out by the truck-load in mere seconds. This is perhaps why this alleged leaked benchmark sheet is so exciting. The prospect of Nokia coming back to...


You can catch the Microsoft MWC Monday event online

You can catch the Microsoft MWC Monday event online

02 March, 2015 | comments (25)

Microsoft is all set for the MWC 2015. The company has just revealed it will be holding a press conference Monday, March 2 early in the morning. More specifically, the Redmond company will be sharing its new products 8:30am CET (that's 1 March...