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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
Is this the Nokia Lumia 950?
The photo above is supposedly a prototype of the next Lumia 950 Windows Phone from Nokia. Windows Phone Central published the pic today, but made clear they could not confirm the legitimacy of the photo. They suggest several reasons to be skeptical including aliasing in the photo, and the Windows logo appea....more
AT&T drops price of HTC 8X to $50
AT&T has dropped the price of the HTC 8X to just $49. Originally, the 8X was more expensive than the Lumia 920 which certainly seemed odd. AT&T dropped the price of both phones, but now they're going down to the basement with the $49 price tag. You can pick up the 8GB version for $49, or the 16GB ....more
Nokia makes #2InstaWithLove available to all Windows Phone users
Nokia released an app called #2InstaWithLove to mock Instagram into creating a WP app. #2InstaWithLove allows users to post pictures to social networks with the tag #2InstaWithLove, effectively begging Instagram to create a native app for Windows Phone. The only problem with the app was that it on....more
Instagram reportedly coming to Windows Phone as a Nokia exclusive
Windows Phone users have been left out of the Instagram craze, but that could be about to change. A Chinese blog, WPDang, has apparently got its hands on some leaked promotional materials for the Nokia Lumia 610 that includes an Instgram icon. The rumor is that there is an official Instagram app, but it wil....more
Verizon leak shows Nokia Lumia 928
Verizon users have not been able to get their hands on the flagship Nokia Lumia 920, but if an internal leak is real, it won't be long. Someone tipped off PhoneArena with screen shots showing a Lumia 928 phone is on its way to Verizon. It looks like Nokia's flagship phone will be offered in black, gray, red....more
Nokia Lumia 820 going to Mexican carrier Telcel
Guerrero Mobile announced via Twitter that the Nokia Lumia 820 will go to Mexican carrier Telcel. If Windows Phone is to gain traction they need to provide people with phones, and not everyone can swing the Nokia 920. The 820 is a good phone and can still get people into Microsoft's ecosystem. The....more
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