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AdDuplex: Lumia 630 and 530 are on the rise

AdDuplex: Lumia 630 and 530 are on the rise

27 January, 2015 | comments (11)

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 (6)

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 (16)

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 (26)

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 (89)

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 (21)

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 (19)

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...


Check out all the new phones that debuted this week

Check out all the new phones that debuted this week

17 January, 2015 | comments (8)

It has been a busy week, with intriguing announcements taking place in various parts of the world. To make sure you haven't missed anything here's the quick recap of all the new phones that debuted over the past 7 days. Arguably, the most...


Microsoft teases wider Lumia Denim rollout, 930 getting it now

Microsoft teases wider Lumia Denim rollout, 930 getting it now

16 January, 2015 | comments (27)

Microsoft promised that the Lumia Denim update will soon be released for a wider share of Windows Phone 8.1 devices and markets this month once partner testing has been completed. Until then the Lumia Denim update will continue to arrive in waves...


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...