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'Windows Phone' branding to be dropped in favor of just 'Windows'

'Windows Phone' branding to be dropped in favor of just 'Windows'

15 September, 2014 | comments (27)

Microsoft is currently in the process of scrapping the 'Windows Phone' name in favor of the simpler 'Windows'. Leaked documents that surfaced earlier stated this but leaked images of an upcoming device confirms this. An upcoming device by the...


Microsoft-branded front panel for upcoming phone leaks

Microsoft-branded front panel for upcoming phone leaks

11 September, 2014 | comments (90)

Yesterday a report claimed Microsoft would soon be eliminating Nokia's brand from its phones. This would apparently first be noticed on the devices coming right before this year's holiday shopping season. And today we may be looking at the first...


Nokia brand gone soon, the

Nokia brand gone soon, the "Phone" in Windows Phone too

10 September, 2014 | comments (154)

This will probably not surprise many, but it looks like Microsoft is seriously planning on 'sunsetting' the Nokia brand. The software giant has so far continued to use the Nokia name for phones, most recently with the Lumia 830 and Lumia 730 that...


Microsoft Lumia 830 expected in India around October for $430

Microsoft Lumia 830 expected in India around October for $430

08 September, 2014 | comments (96)

Microsoft will be releasing the newly announced Lumia 830 in India soon. According to IBN, the phone will be released in the month of October for a price of INR26,000 ($430). The Lumia 830 is a mid-range smartphone but according to Microsoft...


Nokia Lumia 830 may only have 10 MP camera

Nokia Lumia 830 may only have 10 MP camera

02 September, 2014 | comments (44)

This Thursday, Microsoft Mobile is set to unveil two new smartphones at its pre-IFA event in Berlin. The duo has been leaked pretty extensively so far, and we know they'll be the Lumia 830 and the Lumia 730. Regarding the former, we have so far...


Nokia Lumia 730 teasers are out, prepare for selfies

Nokia Lumia 730 teasers are out, prepare for selfies

01 September, 2014 | comments (62)

Microsoft will be announcing new Lumia smartphones in less than three days at IFA in Belin. We expect the Lumia 730 and Lumia 830 to go official on stage during the event. Meanwhile Microsoft has begun releasing teasers hinting the Nokia Lumia...


Nokia Lumia 735 with LTE gets pictured in black and white

Nokia Lumia 735 with LTE gets pictured in black and white

29 August, 2014 | comments (50)

Next week Microsoft has a pre-IFA event scheduled in Berlin, during which it's widely been expected to unveil two new smartphones - the Lumia 830 and the Lumia 730. However, it turns out that a third device may join them - the Lumia 735. This is...


Nokia Lumia 530 hits the shelves in UK, prices start at 87

Nokia Lumia 530 hits the shelves in UK, prices start at 87

26 August, 2014 | comments (21)

The single-SIM flavor of Nokia Lumia 530 went on sale today in the UK, about two weeks earlier of previous estimates. Three UK retailers have the Lumia 530 already in stock and you can get it right now. Unlocked-Mobiles has the lowest...


New Lumia 830 leak confirms Microsoft Mobile branding

New Lumia 830 leak confirms Microsoft Mobile branding

23 August, 2014 | comments (55)

We are just under two weeks away from the Microsoft IFA event, where the Lumia 830 will go official and the rumor marathon is naturally picking up the pace. The latest leak comes from Brazil and consists of several live images of the...


Nokia Lumia 530 launches in Malaysia for $110

Nokia Lumia 530 launches in Malaysia for $110

12 August, 2014 | comments (26)

The Nokia Lumia 530, the company's latest attempt at a high-volume affordable smartphone, has started its journey around the stores around the world. The smartphone has gone on sale in its first market today as its dual SIM version launched in...


Nokia Lumia 830 to offer 20MP camera, microSD card slot

Nokia Lumia 830 to offer 20MP camera, microSD card slot

12 August, 2014 | comments (43)

The Nokia Lumia 830 will likely be the star of Microsoft's pre-IFA show, scheduled for September 4. The photography spirit of the smartphone has already been hinted at by the leaked photos and the invitation itself, but now we have a few more solid...


Microsoft teases Nokia Lumia 830 in IFA event invite

Microsoft teases Nokia Lumia 830 in IFA event invite

11 August, 2014 | comments (36)

As we get closer and closer to September, more and more smartphone makers are announcing their IFA events. After Samsung and Sony, now it's the turn of Microsoft's mobile division. The company has started sending out the invite you can see below...


There are now 300k apps on the Windows Store

There are now 300k apps on the Windows Store

08 August, 2014 | comments (107)

Microsoft has a milestone to celebrate: they have now reached over three hundred thousand applications on the Windows Phone Store. Non-iOS and Android platforms are usually criticized by their lack of applications, and Microsoft, knowing that...


Nokia Lumia 730 shown in first leaked photos

Nokia Lumia 730 shown in first leaked photos

07 August, 2014 | comments (127)

A successor to the Nokia Lumia 720 released in early 2013 is in the works over at Microsoft's mobile division. It's bound to be called Lumia 730, and it's apparently the handset we've known so far only by its codename - Superman. Today the first...


Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1  now seeding to developers

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 now seeding to developers

04 August, 2014 | comments (93)

Some devices running on Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview are still unable to receive the official Windows Phone 8.1 + Lumia Cyan update, while others have been updated successfully. If you have enrolled your Windows Phone 8 smartphone into the...


Microsoft takes Samsung to court over contract disagreement

Microsoft takes Samsung to court over contract disagreement

02 August, 2014 | comments (129)

Microsoft is taking Samsung to court over a dispute in a contract between the two companies regarding patent royalty payments. Samsung signed a cross-licensing patent deal with Microsoft in 2011, obliging the phone maker to pay royalties for every...


Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 bringing Cortana to new markets

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 bringing Cortana to new markets

30 July, 2014 | comments (35)

Microsoft will soon be rolling out the next release of Windows Phone, the succinctly titled Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, and it bring with several new features. One of the major changes is not a new feature but an update to the existing one....


Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 update to bring folders on Start screen

Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 update to bring folders on Start screen

27 July, 2014 | comments (75)

Microsoft is readying the first update to Windows Phone 8.1 already. The company has started detailing what the new features of WP8.1 GDR1 are and NokiaPowerUser.com has obtained more information on what those will be. GDR1 update will bring...


Microsoft ends fiscal year in good form

Microsoft ends fiscal year in good form

23 July, 2014 | comments (16)

Microsoft has posted its earnings report for the quarter ending this June and with it the company wraps up its entire fiscal year. The results in Microsoft's Q4 are $4.6 billion net income on $23.38 billion of revenue. Although positive the results...


Nokia officially starts rolling out Lumia Cyan update

Nokia officially starts rolling out Lumia Cyan update

15 July, 2014 | comments (120)

Earlier this week we reported the Lumia Cyan update being rolled out to Nokia Lumia 625 devices in certain markets. Now, Nokia has decded to make things official and has announced that Lumia Cyan - aka Windows Phone 8.1 - is now being streamed to...