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Joe Belfiore: Windows 10 update for 512MB phones in the works

Joe Belfiore: Windows 10 update for 512MB phones in the works

09 February, 2015 | comments (34)

Microsoft promised that the Windows 10 update is coming to "most" of the Lumia phones, but that meant some are not getting it. One suggestion was that it will be phones with 512MB RAM that will get the axe as even the lowly Lumia 435 has 1GB of...


Dual-SIM Microsoft Lumia 435 is now available in India

Dual-SIM Microsoft Lumia 435 is now available in India

06 February, 2015 | comments (23)

The Microsoft Lumia 435, which was unveiled in mid-January, has today become available to buy in India. We're talking about the dual-SIM version of the handset, which is currently being offered in white and black by Microsoft's online store for the...


Lumia RM-1099 with 4-inch display under testing in India

Lumia RM-1099 with 4-inch display under testing in India

06 February, 2015 | comments (22)

The Lumia RM-1099 successfully passed certification in Indonesia last month, but sadly there were neither specifications, nor photos of the device available at that time because unlike other certification processes, the Indonesian authorities don’t...

Tags: Microsoft, India


Possible QHD Lumia 2520 successor surfaces in GFXBench

Possible QHD Lumia 2520 successor surfaces in GFXBench

02 February, 2015 | comments (6)

The popular testing application GFXBench has long been a plentiful, albeit often confusing source of hardware leaks for new devices. This is precisely the case with a recently revealed tablet specs sheet. The information cited on the website seems...

Tags: Microsoft, Rumors


Snapdragon 810 Windows Phone devices coming in 2015

Snapdragon 810 Windows Phone devices coming in 2015

02 February, 2015 | comments (34)

Whether or not Qualcomm is having troubles with the Snapdragon 810 chip, there is no denying it is one of the powerhouses of the season and people are looking forward to devices utilizing it. LG kicked off first with the S810-running LG Flex, but we...


Microsoft Lumia 435 goes on pre-order in the UK, ships March 1

Microsoft Lumia 435 goes on pre-order in the UK, ships March 1

01 February, 2015 | comments (10)

Two weeks after its announcement, the Microsoft Lumia 435 is now available for pre-order in the UK. The phone is offered by Amazon and costs £88.49 SIM-free and is offered in Black, Orange and Green. Actual shipping date has also been confirmed - a...


WSJ: Microsoft will make an investment in Cyanogen

WSJ: Microsoft will make an investment in Cyanogen

29 January, 2015 | comments (53)

According to report in The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft will make an investment in Cyanogen Inc. The Redmond giant is expected to become a minority investor in a $70 million round of equity financing. The latest round of funding is said...


AdDuplex: Lumia 630 and 530 are on the rise

AdDuplex: Lumia 630 and 530 are on the rise

27 January, 2015 | comments (13)

AdDuplex is back with another monthly report on the state of Windows Phone. This month new devices are gaining on their aging predecessors, with the Lumia 63x and Lumia 530 threatening to overtake the ubiquitous Lumia 520 as the top phone in the...


Microsoft lists Lumia 835 on its website, it's probably a typo

Microsoft lists Lumia 835 on its website, it's probably a typo

27 January, 2015 | comments (8)

Nokia Lumia 835 popped up today on the Microsoft's official Lumia webpage. It's AT&T exclusive, has similar specs to Lumia 830 and of you click on the link - it takes you to AT&T's Lumia 830 store page. The Lumia 835 looks a lot like a typo - if...


Microsoft Q2: 10.5 million Lumias sold, Surface strong too

Microsoft Q2: 10.5 million Lumias sold, Surface strong too

27 January, 2015 | comments (17)

Microsoft announced its financial results for the quarter that ended in December. It made $5.8 billion in net income on $26.5 billion in revenue, marking an increase of 8% in revenues compared to the same quarter last year though it lost some...


A lower-priced Lumia 830 alternative in the works

A lower-priced Lumia 830 alternative in the works

26 January, 2015 | comments (27)

Microsoft is continuously expanding its smartphone portfolio, and after the low-end Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 of late, the midrange is due for a refreshment. The future smartphone with an model designation RM-1072 will be a cheaper alternative to the...


Lumia 435, 735 and 930 to get Windows 10, others in doubt

Lumia 435, 735 and 930 to get Windows 10, others in doubt

22 January, 2015 | comments (108)

Microsoft is determined to boost the adoption just-unveiled Windows 10 OS as much as possible. In addition to offering a free copy of Windows 10 for the first year of availability to anyone with a Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and Windows 7 license, the...


Microsoft Windows 10 event recap: see all the announcements

Microsoft Windows 10 event recap: see all the announcements

21 January, 2015 | comments (27)

With Microsoft's Windows 10 event over it is time to take a look at what the Silicon Valley giant has in store for the next version of the legendary OS. Announcements definitely did not disappoint both in volume and quality. Most of our questions...


Windows 10 will run on phones, share apps with the desktop

Windows 10 will run on phones, share apps with the desktop

21 January, 2015 | comments (90)

Microsoft is unifying Windows 10 for large devices (8+ inch screens) and small devices (phones and small tablets). It has tailored the experience to the size class so you won't get a large desktop on your small phone, but many shared interfaces will...


Watch a replay Microsoft's Windows 10 event here

Watch a replay Microsoft's Windows 10 event here

21 January, 2015 | comments (39)

Update: Well, it's over folks but you can rewind the video below to watch the announcement. There were no new phones, but Microsoft did show some high-tech new hardware. Microsoft is about to leapfrog straight to Windows 10 – there will be no 9...


What to expect from today's Windows 10 event

What to expect from today's Windows 10 event

21 January, 2015 | comments (7)

As many of you surely know today, January 21 at 9:00 AM PST/ 5PM GMT Microsoft will be hosting an event centered around the future of Windows 10. Expectations are understandably high and we are all waiting to see how the new One Windows ideology...


Windows Phone 10 to be called just Windows 10

Windows Phone 10 to be called just Windows 10

20 January, 2015 | comments (37)

Microsoft's naming convention for its next generation of mobile OS is a long standing and surprisingly polarizing question. Fans all around have been showing particular interest in the name, turning the issue of the title into a full-blown debate on...


Meizu m1 mini to be unveiled on January 28

Meizu m1 mini to be unveiled on January 28

19 January, 2015 | comments (22)

In line with this months announcements from Oppo and Xiaomi, their compatriot Meizu is holding a press conference on January 28, titled "Connected". The event was made public on the company's official Weibo page. While we can only guess what stands...

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Microsoft Lumia 1320 Denim update rollout begins

Microsoft Lumia 1320 Denim update rollout begins

19 January, 2015 | comments (32)

Shortly after Microsoft hinted at a wider Lumia Denim rollout a few days ago, the latest update for Windows Phone 8.1 started hitting the Lumia 1320. A reader of ours from Portugal shared the great news showing a snap of his phone prompting to...


Microsoft shipped 500K Lumia 535 phones in India alone

Microsoft shipped 500K Lumia 535 phones in India alone

19 January, 2015 | comments (20)

Microsoft launched the Lumia 535 in India on November 27 and since then the device has been enjoying great market reception. According to the data from Zauba, a website tracking imports in India, a total of 502,468 Lumia 535 smartphones have been...