Lumia Denim Update Confirmed for Lumia 822 and Lumia 928  

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Microsoft only began rolling out the Lumia Denim software update to users yesterday, but already carriers in the United States are making it available for users on their networks. Today, Microsoft and Verizon began rolling out Lumia Denim for the Lumia 822 and Lumia 928; they then confirmed a software upgrade for the Lumia Icon is finally on the way. Microsoft shared details […]

Windows Phone Lumia Denim Update Roll-out Beginning?

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It’s unclear whether Microsoft’s Lumia Denim update is rolling out worldwide, but its release is definitely getting closer. Shortly after reports indicated that Lumia Windows Phone users in China were getting Lumia Denim, Microsoft added a new YouTube video to its support pages guiding users through the new features included in the update. The Lumia […]

Key Windows Phone 10 Upgrade Detail Leaks

Windows Phones Have Features the iPhone 5s Just Doesn’t (3)

When Microsoft launches Windows Phone 10 in 2015 it could introduce what’s being described as “exploding live tiles,” according to reports. Windows Central is reporting that Microsoft has plans to introduce a new feature to the Windows Phone Start Screen that will allow users to see options more quickly than they can day. As described, […]

With Minecraft, Windows Phone Lands Huge Gaming Win

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Today, Windows Phone users have cause for celebration. After months of speculation Microsoft’s mobile operating system finally has a version of Minecraft Pocket Edition to call its own. Microsoft revealed Minecraft Pocket Edition at its Blogging Windows outlet early this morning. The ridiculously popular game’s arrival on the platform means that owners of Samsung, Lumia […]

Should You Buy a Windows Phone over an iPhone in 2014?

Apple iPhone 5s vs. Nokia Lumia 925 What To Buy (3)

There are just three full weeks left in 2014 and they are some of the most important ever. It’s these three weeks that’ll define the winners and losers going into big industry events next year. How well the iPhone and devices running Google’s Android operating system perform will determine what features get marketing priority in […]

New Sprint Windows Phone Confirmed

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Sprint, America’s third-largest wireless carrier, doesn’t have a lot to show for its supposed dedication to Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system today. That being said, its subscribers will see at least one Sprint Windows Phone arrive in the near future. In a statement sent to WPCentral, Sprint representatives don’t just hint at future support Sprint […]

Sprint ATIV S Neo Windows Phone 8.1 Update Arrives

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The Sprint Samsung ATIV S Neo is finally getting the Windows Phone 8.1 update that’s been rolling out on devices running Microsoft’s mobile operating system since earlier this year. Sprint Samsung ATIV S Neo owners began getting the Windows Phone 8.1 update this morning, shortly after Sprint, America’s third-largest wireless carrier, updated its website to […]

10 Best Winter Apps to Survive and Thrive

Here are the apps you need to survive and thrive in Winter.

These are the winter apps you need to survive the cold and snow in 2014 and early 2015. We’ll outline the best weather apps to keep you informed about extreme weather, but also our favorite apps that get extra use when the snow starts to fall, the evening light disappears at 6 PM and it’s […]

HTC One M8 for Windows Gets Big Price Cut

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The T-Mobile HTC One M8 for Windows hasn’t been on store shelves for very long, but that isn’t stopping the United States’ fourth-largest wireless carrier from slashing its price by a pretty large amount. At least for a while, users have been able to pick up the HTC One M8 for Windows at T-Mobile for […]

4 Best iPhone Rivals Running Windows Phone

The Nokia Lumia 830

When you’re just casually looking at the smartphone landscape, a lot of things haven’t changed. Apple’s iPhones, including the iPhone 6, are still the smartphones to beat. iPhone rivals from Android have come the close to beating Apple’s devices based on hardware features, but none can seriously lay claim to the iPhone’s crown yet. Things […]

T-Mobile HTC One M8 for Windows Release Tomorrow

The HTC One M8 for Windows

T-Mobile users in search of a new Windows Phone with the latest in hardware and best version of Windows Phone yet are in luck. It now appears that the T-Mobile HTC One M8 for Windows that the carrier detailed earlier this year, will be on store shelves beginning tomorrow. T-Mobile confirmed that the HTC One […]

Lumia 830 Review

The Lumia 830 already has Lumia Denim on-board.

It isn’t a strange time to be a potential Windows Phone buyer. It’s a very strange time to be a Windows Phone buyer. The smartphone market and the now Microsoft-owned Nokia Devices business are moving in completely separate directions, if the Nokia Lumia 830 are any indication. On some level, Microsoft understands this. And that’s […]

All Windows Phones are Getting Windows 10

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Microsoft hasn’t shown much of, to say nothing of launched Windows 10. That isn’t stopping the company from delivering some seriously good news for buyers of devices running its Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 operating systems. According to the company, both groups will be able to update to Windows 10 when it becomes […]

The Lumia 535 is Microsoft’s First Self-made iPhone Alternative

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After a few weeks of consistent leaks, earlier this week Microsoft revealed the Microsoft Lumia 535. The Lumia 535 is Microsoft’s iPhone alternative and the first Windows Phone ever made to carry Microsoft’s branding instead of another company. Microsoft announced the Lumia 535 overnight on Monday. As rumors predicted, the Lumia 535, isn’t the most […]

Microsoft Teases One More iPhone Alternative

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The amount of days Microsoft has left to release a Lumia Windows Phone that can rival the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is dwindling and it looks like the company is acutely aware of that. Just hours before AT&T was set to start selling Microsoft’s Lumia 830 Windows Phone, Microsoft teased another coming iPhone alternative running its […]

Nokia Lumia 830: First Impressions 

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When Microsoft took the stage at its own IFA 2014 briefing in early September, no one expected that the company would do what it did. Forget unveiling a new flagship smartphone, the company showed of two devices that were decidedly not high-end. The Lumia 730 largely continued the trend of cheap Windows Phone devices for […]

Windows Phone 8.1 + Lumia 521 Equals An iPhone Alternative

5 Features Microsoft Stole to Make Windows Phone 8.1 Better For You

With the Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan Updates that T-Mobile is rolling out, owners of the Lumia 521 might find that their current smartphone is just as capable as Apple’s iPhone 6 and more. Posters in Windows Phone Central’s community began reporting that they were being prompted to download Windows Phone 8.1 to their […]

Lumia 830 iPhone Alternative Arrives on AT&T November 7th

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Microsoft has yet to announce any new high-end smartphones to compete with Apple’s iPhone 6 on every single feature, but its Lumia 830 iPhone alternative can compete with the iPhone’s camera and pricing. AT&T users won’t have to wait long to find out just how well the two devices stack up against each other either, […]

Another Cheap iPhone 6 Alternative Coming From Microsoft?

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Leaks over the weekend may have given those shopping for a new smartphone this holiday season their first look at a coming iPhone 6 alternative from none other than Microsoft Mobile. That’s the newly minted hardware part of the software giant that makes smartphones running the Windows Phone operating system. Members of Weibo, a social […]

Nexus Android 5.0 Lollipop Release Date: What Not to Expect

Developers are working on a Nexus 4 Android L port.

With a Nexus Android 5.0 Lollipop release date all but confirmed for early November, we want to take a look at what we do not expect from the Nexus 10, Nexus 4, Nexus 10, and Nexus 7 Android 5.0 Lollipop release date from Google. Google’s Android L update was first announced as Android 4.4 KitKat’s […]