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Microsoft sees 10% increase in Lumia sales over same quarter last year
Microsoft has been taking it on the chin in the mobile department for awhile now. Although the Surface tablet has been received fairly well, Windows Phone sales have been low. The company released some good news today in a report that claims a 10% increase in Lumia sales over the same quarter last year. Tha....more
Walmart selling the Lumia 435 for $50
Walmart is currently offering the T-Mobile Lumia 435 for $20 the normal price. You can walk out of the nation's largest retailer with a budget Windows Phone for $50. The Lumia 435 only has a 4-inch display, but it's completely doable if you're looking to save a few bucks. You know those friends and family ....more
Leaked render confirms Microsoft Lumia 735 on Verizon
Recent rumors pegged the Microsoft Lumia 735 as coming to Verizon. A recent official render seems to confirm the rumors. As you can see in the picture above, the Microsoft logo is on the front and back of the phone. There is no official release date yet, but it seems like Verizon will be offering the Lumia....more
T-Mobile sells Microsoft Lumia 435 for $70 off contract
T-Mobile is now selling the Microsoft Lumia 435, off contract, for only $70. That is next to nothing for a Windows Phone. You sign no contracts, no commitments, nothing. The Lumia 435 sports a 4 inch display and a dual core processor with 1 GB of RAM. It also supports dual SIMS. The Lumia 435 come....more
5.7 inch 1080P Windows 10 Phone coming?
New data released by AdDuplex suggests a 5.7 inch phone running Windows 10 is on the way. AdDuplex is a Windows Phone ad network. The company apparently spotted a device with model number RM-1085 running on its network. The display is 5.7 inches with 1080P. No other information is known, like whether this....more
Windows 10 for Phones technical preview 10051 now available
If you want the latest and greatest on your phone and you don't mind using beta software you can try Microsoft's latest Windows 10 for Phones technical preview. It has been a couple of months since Microsoft made a technical preview for phones available and WP world has been waiting anxiously for a new updat....more
Microsoft expands list of handsets getting Windows 10 Technical Preview
Microsoft announced last month a list of phones that would get Windows 10 Technical Preview. By all accounts, the Windows community was disappointed at the limited number of handsets included. In a post on the Windows Blog, Gabe Aul release an updated list that includes many more handsets. No releas....more
Lumia 930 wins blind camera comparison ahead of Note 4 and iPhone 6 Plus
The folks at Phone Arena did a camera shoot out of six smartphones. They compared the Nokia Lumia 930, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, iPhone 6 Plus, Google Nexus 6, Samsung Galaxy S5, and HTC One M9. They took several shots with each phone in different lighting conditions, and asked people to vote on the best one.....more
Lumia 640 listed on T-Mobile's website
Microsoft announced the Lumia 640 at the recent Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona. T-Mobile immediately announced plans to carry the device, but no launch date or pricing was given. The Lumia 640 is now listed as "coming soon" on T-Mobile's website which means we are inching closer to a release.....more
Lumia 640 coming to MetroPCS in May
The recently announced Lumia 640 is coming to MetroPCS. Microsoft announced the Lumia 640 and 640XL at the Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona a couple of weeks ago. It hasn't been available yet, but a source tipped off Windows Central that its coming to MetroPCS in May. MetroPCS will rep....more
Lumia 730 finally gets Lumia Denim firmware update in India
Microsoft has been rolling out the Lumia Denim firmware update in India, but the Lumia 730 was left out, until now. According to Windows Central, the Lumia 730 in India has been seeing the OTA update.
The 4.7-inch smartphone is just the latest Lumia device to receive the Denim update. ....more
Lumia 435 selling for ridiculous price
Users in the UK looking for an entry level device at a great price are in luck. The Lumia 435 has made it to Carphone Warehouse for a ridiculously low £29.99. That's just $46 US. Users on Virgin, T-Mobile, Orange, O2 or Vodafone PAYG should be able to pick up the Lumia 435 for next to nothing. The....more
Rumor says Lumia 940 to include iris scanner and dock
File this one under the serious rumor category and take it with a grain of salt. According to Fudzilla, the next Windows 10 flagship phone will differentiate itself from the pack by including an iris scanner for biometric authentication. The Lumia 940 will also include a dock, according to the report. ....more
Lumia 640 and 640 XL coming to AT&T and T-Mobile
As soon as Microsoft took the wraps off the Lumia 640 and 640 XL at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, AT&T and T-Mobile were quick to announce they would carry the new flagship phones. AT&T was first out of the gate when it released a more
Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 not coming to older devices?
It looks like Microsoft is so focused on Windows 10, they are leaving existing users out in the cold when it comes to Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2. Microsoft showed off some of the new features in Update 2 at the Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona when it launched the Lumia 640 and 640XL phones. Th....more
Microsoft updating Lumia 535 with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1
Microsoft is currently rolling out an update to its budget Lumia 535. The new update fixes a known touchscreen sensitivity issue reported by many users since the phone's release. The update is both a Windows Phone 8.1 OS update and a firmware patch or the Lumia 535. The update is rolling out to ce....more
Will Microsoft release Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2?
Many have speculated whether Microsoft would release an update 2 for Windows Phone 8.1, or simply go straight to Windows 10 for phones. That speculation is rearing its head again after Microsoft announced the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week. The two Lumia phone....more
Is Windows Phone 10 already gaining momentum?
Microsoft is in the midst of a massive effort to gain the ground they gave up in the mobile computing space when the completely missed the smartphone craze. Windows Phone 8 has not been a hit, but the company is not sitting in the corner and sulking. They embarked on an effort to make Windows look and act t....more
Nokia announces Lumia Icon for Verizon
The Nokia Lumia Icon has been officially announced. We've heard rumors of this device for sometime, and now it is official. Verizon will get the Lumia Icon exclusively. Nokia says the first thing you will notice is the full 1080p HD, 5-inch display. The metal construction should give the device ....more
Leaked photo of Nokia Lumia 929
Another leaked photo of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 929 has shown up in the WPCentral forums. We've seen other leaks in the past, but this photo provides a slightly different angle. The Lumia 929 is said to have a massive 2510mAh battery to keep it going for a long time. It will launch on Verizon sometime in ....more
Nokia Lumia 1520 on sale for $99 at Amazon
Amazon is offering the Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet for just $99 with. The Lumia 1520 is currently the largest Windows Phone on the market, and Amazon is selling it for $100 less than your local AT&T store. To get the $99 price you will have to sign up for a new 2-year contract, of course. The Lumia 15....more
Nokia posts Lumia 1020 lens video
Nokia has posted a video on its YouTube account that takes you behind the lens of the 41MP Lumia 1020 camera, and it's worth watching. If you missed the recent Lumia 1020 launch event you should check out this video. Nokia has hit a home run with the Lumia 1020 camera. From the description: more
Nokia sells 5.6 million Lumias in Q1 2013
Nokia had an operating loss for Q1 2013 with $7.7 billion in revenue, but there was a silver lining in the company's financial report. Nokia manged to sell 5.6 million Lumia phones during Q1 2013. That is a 30% increase over the previous quarter. That's great news for Microsoft even though Nokia is still h....more
Verizon Lumia 928 Windows Phone leaked
Verizon will be getting the Nokia Lumia 928 soon if you believe the rumors. We've heard several rumors, and even seen reports of the Lumia 928 showing up in Verizon's inventory. Now we're starting to see the leaked photos dribble out. @evleaks posted the photo above on Twitter. You can see the Verizon bra....more
Mint green Nokia Lumia 920 on the way?
Nokia has always had a tendency to build phones in various colors. The current line of Lumia phones offers several color options including blue, red, yellow, black, and white, but they don't have green...yet. The picture above was posted on the Facebook page of Nokia’s arm in Jordan leading a lot of people ....more
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