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Microsoft Lumia 940 XL gets benchmarked, has specs outed

Microsoft Lumia 940 XL gets benchmarked, has specs outed

29 June, 2015 | comments (66)

The upcoming Microsoft Lumia 940 XL has been rumored for a few months at this point, as the phablet half of the company's two Windows 10-running flagships for the latter part of the year. Complementing it in the software giant's roster will be the...


Windows 10 Mobile front camera to reportedly feature face-tracking

Windows 10 Mobile front camera to reportedly feature face-tracking

29 June, 2015 | comments (22)

The latest version (5.38.2004) of Windows Camera on the Windows 10 Mobile comes with face-tracking technology, allowing it to recognize your face when using the front camera, according to a report published yesterday. If you aren't in the...


AT&T begins selling Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

AT&T begins selling Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

27 June, 2015 | comments (1)

As announced last week, AT&T has started selling the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL smartphone, which is now available both online as well as via the carrier's retail stores. As for the price, the device carries a tag of $250 sans agreement and will...


QHD Microsoft phone pops up in AdDuplex usage statistics

QHD Microsoft phone pops up in AdDuplex usage statistics

27 June, 2015 | comments (34)

AdDuplex has diligently updated its Windows Phone device statistics with fresh data up to June 23. Usually, the company's numbers are pretty informative by themselves, but this time, the last page of the report lists two unknown Microsoft devices...


Verizon Lumia 735 now available for just $30 on contract

Verizon Lumia 735 now available for just $30 on contract

27 June, 2015 | comments (0)

Just a week after it started selling the Lumia 735, Verizon has slashed the device's price from $80 to $30 on contract. The price for the contract-free version, however, remains the same at $192. For those who aren't in the know, the same...


Windows 10 release candidates (phone and PC) in testing

Windows 10 release candidates (phone and PC) in testing

24 June, 2015 | comments (24)

Windows 10 may arrive earlier than expected. Previous info had us marking July 29 on our calendars, but Microsoft is testing candidate builds for both computers and phones. Now, Microsoft may go through a number of candidates before ironing out all...


HTC 8X to reportedly gain access to Windows 10 Preview

HTC 8X to reportedly gain access to Windows 10 Preview

19 June, 2015 | comments (27)

Pretty much all of the WP8 Lumia smartphones are compatible with the Preview version of the upcoming Windows 10 OS. Many people have tried the test builds and helped shape the final version of Windows 10, which should kick off later this...


Nokia Lumia 735 now available on Verizon, $80 on contract

Nokia Lumia 735 now available on Verizon, $80 on contract

18 June, 2015 | comments (6)

Guess what you of 2014, that Nokia Lumia 735 you wanted is finally available on Verizon. Yep, for just $80 and your signature on a 2-year contract you can have your very own LTE-enabled Windows Phone handset. If you like faster upgrades you can also...


MetroPCS Lumia 640 said to cost just $39 after instant rebate

MetroPCS Lumia 640 said to cost just $39 after instant rebate

18 June, 2015 | comments (4)

The Microsoft Lumia 640 is set to arrive at MetroPCS stores on June 18, and will be officially launched by the prepaid carrier on June 22, according to a leaked internal memo (see image below) which was first accessed by WindowsCentral. As...


T-Mobile begins selling Microsoft Lumia 640

T-Mobile begins selling Microsoft Lumia 640

17 June, 2015 | comments (7)

Nearly a week after a leaked internal memo revealed that the Microsoft Lumia 640 will be launched by T-Mobile on June 17, the carrier has started selling the device. As for the price, the handset carries a tag of $129.84 without any...


Microsoft Lumia 640 XL arrives at AT&T on June 26

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL arrives at AT&T on June 26

17 June, 2015 | comments (1)

The Microsoft Lumia 640 XL will land on AT&T on June 26. The 5.7" phablet will cost nothing upfront with a Next 24, 18 or 12 plan. Whichever plan you choose you end up paying a total of $250, except you might swap the phone for a new one...


Lumia 940 camera leaks with alleged triple-LED flash

Lumia 940 camera leaks with alleged triple-LED flash

16 June, 2015 | comments (55)

Microsoft has been doing quite alright in the mid-range and budget smartphone segments, but a lot of fans are eagerly waiting for a true flagship device to finally come along. A lot of rumors hint that a few such devices might be already on their...


Lumia 640 and 640 XL said to land on AT&T this month

Lumia 640 and 640 XL said to land on AT&T this month

15 June, 2015 | comments (10)

AT&T will start selling the Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL sometime later this month, according to a report from WinSuperSite. While the former is expected to be released within the next week, the latter will arrive by the end of the...


Windows 10 Mobile tipped to arrive in September

Windows 10 Mobile tipped to arrive in September

11 June, 2015 | comments (30)

Windows 10 for smartphones - which is officially known as Windows 10 Mobile - will launch in Q3 this year, according to a report from Neowin, which cites a slide (shown below) of an alleged presentation from Microsoft. As can be seen, the...


MicrosoftStore.com now offers unlocked Lumia phones

MicrosoftStore.com now offers unlocked Lumia phones

09 June, 2015 | comments (18)

If you're looking for a SIM-free Lumia, you should check out MicrosoftStore.com. The US and UK stores offer the most options, but regional versions of the site may also have something to offer. The US store offers the Lumia 830 ($450), Lumia...


T-mobile Lumia 640 launching on June 17

T-mobile Lumia 640 launching on June 17

09 June, 2015 | comments (9)

The Microsoft Lumia 640, which was announced back in March at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) along with its larger brother - the Lumia 640 XL, will be launched by T-Mobile on June 17. The information comes from a leaked internal...


Lumia sales in Pakistan increased over 300% in Q1

Lumia sales in Pakistan increased over 300% in Q1

08 June, 2015 | comments (68)

The quarter-over-quarter sales of Lumia devices more than tripled in Pakistan in Q1, 2015, according to Patrick Mercanton, head of marketing for Near-East, North Africa, Levant and Emerging Asia for Microsoft Mobile Devices. “Considering our...


Lumia 940XL said to come with iris scanner

Lumia 940XL said to come with iris scanner

08 June, 2015 | comments (50)

Just over a month after there were reports that Microsoft is planning to introduce two high-end Lumia devices - codenamed Talkman and Cityman, popular leakster @evleaks has revealed that the latter (believed to be the Lumia 940XL) will feature an...


Lumia 640 XL now available for purchase in Canada

Lumia 640 XL now available for purchase in Canada

08 June, 2015 | comments (3)

The Lumia 640XL, which was unveiled by Microsoft back in March at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC), is now available for purchase in Canada. The device is only available in white, and will set you back around $272. What's worth...


The Top 10 trending phones of week 23

The Top 10 trending phones of week 23

07 June, 2015 | comments (16)

One more week down and once again it is time to check on our top ten phoned chart. The past few days have been riddled with announcements, so, as a consequence, we can expect to see some shifts in the poll positions. The Top 10 trending phones...