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Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 update still alive, certified

Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 update still alive, certified

15 January, 2015 | comments (17)

With all the Windows Phone 10 rumors going around, there was speculation that Microsoft will focus on bringing the major update and skip over the smaller WP8.1 GDR2 update. That seems to have been wrong as the Bluetooth SIG had issued a...


Six smartphones debuted today - see if you have missed any

Six smartphones debuted today - see if you have missed any

14 January, 2015 | comments (12)

Today, on what was a seemingly uneventful day we saw the announcement of six new devices. Among them are four new entry-level Lumia handsets, well actually two - Lumia 435 and Lumia 532, just in both single and dual SIM variants. They will both...


Microsoft Lumia 435 and 435 Dual SIM bring WP8.1 for €70

Microsoft Lumia 435 and 435 Dual SIM bring WP8.1 for €70

14 January, 2015 | comments (24)

The Lumia 530 just got a promotion – the new Microsoft Lumia 435 and Lumia 435 Dual SIM are the new WP entry level. The base model starts at €70 and knowing how these low-end Lumias love to go on sale it will probably cost as much as a cup of coffee...


Microsoft Lumia 535 lands in the UK tomorrow, will be cheap

Microsoft Lumia 535 lands in the UK tomorrow, will be cheap

13 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Microsoft will apparently release the Lumia 535 in the UK tomorrow. We've known for quite a while that it was headed over there eventually, and now we may be very close to its actual availability. The phone has already been out in other markets, and...


Microsoft will skip WP8.1 GDR2 and jump to Windows Mobile 10

Microsoft will skip WP8.1 GDR2 and jump to Windows Mobile 10

12 January, 2015 | comments (65)

Industry inside sources claim that Microsoft will likely scrape the WP8.1 GDR2 update and jump straight to Windows Mobile 10, or Windows 10 Mobile preview as it is known. Participants in the beta testing program should be given access to the preview...


Upcoming Microsoft Lumia 435 gets certified in Brazil

Upcoming Microsoft Lumia 435 gets certified in Brazil

11 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Microsoft Lumia 435 made yet another unscheduled appearance. This time around the already leaked, upcoming budget smartphone passed through the Brazilian counterpart of the FCC called Anatel. The certification authority’s paperwork confirms...


Samsung still keen on making Windows Phone devices

Samsung still keen on making Windows Phone devices

11 January, 2015 | comments (20)

According to a report in Korea Times, Samsung is still keen on making Windows Phone devices. The Korean giant is considering rolling out affordable handsets that run Redmond’s mobile platform. Samsung has implemented “pilot programs on the...


Golden Lumia 930 and 830 officially announced

Golden Lumia 930 and 830 officially announced

08 January, 2015 | comments (31)

Earlier today we saw the leaked images of a golden Lumia 930, and now Microsoft officially confirmed its existence, as well as that of a golden Lumia 830. Die-hard bling-bling fans shouldn't rejoice though, as the exact words used in the press...

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Limited edition Gold Nokia Lumia 930 photos surface

Limited edition Gold Nokia Lumia 930 photos surface

08 January, 2015 | comments (18)

A few days ago we reported on a new golden line of Lumia devices that Microsoft intends to release in limited qualities on the Chinese market. As it turns out the two devices on the initial banner are the Lumia 830 and the Lumia 930, just like we...


Update finally ends touch issues on dual-SIM Lumia 535

Update finally ends touch issues on dual-SIM Lumia 535

07 January, 2015 | comments (111)

The Microsoft Lumia 535 (first MS Lumia device ever) was well received by users on a tight budget but exhibited issues with touch sensitivity soon after launch. Microsoft was quick to provide a fix for the single-SIM variant of the phone but...


Limited Gold edition Lumia devices launching in China

Limited Gold edition Lumia devices launching in China

05 January, 2015 | comments (11)

Update: As it turns out, not one but two Lumia devices will be available in Gold - the left one (in the first image below) is the Lumia 930, while the right one is the Lumia 830. After China, they'll also be launched in other...


Microsoft Lumia 1330/1335 appears with LTE-Advanced connectivity

Microsoft Lumia 1330/1335 appears with LTE-Advanced connectivity

01 January, 2015 | comments (58)

In the first day of the new year, the upcoming Microsoft Lumia 1330/1335 has made an appearance in China. The phone stars in a couple of photos revealing its size and general design. The phone is said to pack a 5.7" HD OLED display, making...


AdDuplex: Lumia 630 and 535 on the rise, LG may be coming back

AdDuplex: Lumia 630 and 535 on the rise, LG may be coming back

30 December, 2014 | comments (18)

Time for a final report on Windows Phone before 2014 comes to an end. There's some good news for Microsoft – the new Lumia 630 is weakening the stranglehold of Lumia 520 and LG might be coming back to the platform. First things first, the Nokia...


Benchmark confirms Microsoft Lumia 1330 specs

Benchmark confirms Microsoft Lumia 1330 specs

27 December, 2014 | comments (88)

A GFXBench listing confirmed the previously leaked specs of Microsoft’s yet to be announced Lumia 1330 phablet. The successor of Nokia Lumia 1320 is expected to debut during MWC 2015 in Barcelona. Sporting a model number RM-1062, the Lumia...


Nokia Lumia 635 now available for $39.99 via Radio Shack

Nokia Lumia 635 now available for $39.99 via Radio Shack

25 December, 2014 | comments (14)

If you’ve missed some of the bargain Lumia deals Microsoft and other retailers have been offering until the Christmas, you can now catch up and make yourself a great, if somewhat late, Christmas present. Radio Shack, which isn’t doing great...


Denim update comes to more Lumia devices in Malaysia

Denim update comes to more Lumia devices in Malaysia

25 December, 2014 | comments (41)

After the Nokia Lumia 520, Microsoft has started rolling out its latest Lumia Denim update to some more Lumia devices in Malaysia. According to the availability list, the Nokia Lumia 525, Nokia Lumia 620, and Nokia Lumia 720 are now receiving the...


Microsoft Lumia 535 gets update to fix touchscreen woes

Microsoft Lumia 535 gets update to fix touchscreen woes

22 December, 2014 | comments (151)

The touchscreen issues that the Microsoft Lumia 535 has been encountering have been widely documented up until this point. The software giant first confirmed the problems earlier this month, and then promised a fix would come on December...


Alleged specs of Lumia 1320 successor make the rounds

Alleged specs of Lumia 1320 successor make the rounds

20 December, 2014 | comments (51)

Alleged specifications of the successor of Nokia Lumia 1320 made the rounds online. The previously leaked, upcoming mid-range phablet will likely debut during MWC 2015 in Barcelona as Microsoft Lumia 1330. Sporting the model number...


Verizon rolls out Denim update to Lumia 822, 928, and Icon

Verizon rolls out Denim update to Lumia 822, 928, and Icon

19 December, 2014 | comments (9)

Over the last few days, Microsoft has finally started the rollout of its Lumia Denim update for Windows Phone 8.1 devices. First this happened in China, then followed by Europe and India. And now the new software is reaching the US, but only if your...


Microsoft to fix Lumia 535 touch problems on December 27

Microsoft to fix Lumia 535 touch problems on December 27

19 December, 2014 | comments (82)

Microsoft Lumia 535 and its dual-SIM sibling have been plagued by touch issues since launch earlier this month. As it turned out lots of early adopters are complaining about improper multi-touch detection and the low touch sensitivity that results...