What is Windows 10?

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At an event in San Francisco this morning, Microsoft gave industry insiders and the technology press their first look at Windows 10. Understandably, there are a lot of questions floating around about the operating system. Many are wondering what features and advances Windows 10 will bring. Others are just thinking hard about whether Windows 10 […]

Windows 10 Is Coming to Battle the iPhone 6 Too

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Shortly after announcing its new Windows 10 operating system at an event in San Francisco, Microsoft dropped another bombshell on users. As it turns out, there won’t be a Windows Phone 9 operating system to compete directly with the iPhone 6 and smartphones running Google’s Android operating system. Instead, Windows 10 will take on that […]

Microsoft Skips Windows 9, Reveals Windows 10

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Just as rumors indicated and leaks confirmed, Microsoft does have a new version of Windows in development that’ll add the Start Menu back to the Desktop. It’ll be called Windows 10, not Windows 9. Microsoft formally announced Windows 10 along with some of the upcoming features that users can expect earlier today at an intimate […]

iOS 8 vs Windows Phone 8.1: My Experience So Far

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As you read this, there are millions upon millions of users sitting or standing with their iPhones in front of them. They’re excited and positively giddy. No, these aren’t those people who’ve managed to get iPhone 6 release date pre-orders. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been available for sometime now. No, these users […]

iPhone 6 vs HTC One M8 for Windows: What Buyers Need to Know

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Apple’s stunned smartphone buyers around the world earlier this year when it revealed the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Here was this new iPhone that offered all the same features from past iPhones – the TouchID finger print reader, a bigger display and better operating system and support for NFC payments – all while […]

Windows Phone 8.1 for AT&T Lumia 920 & 820 Adds Must-Have Features

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Nokia Lumia 920s and Lumia 820s on AT&T’s wireless network in the United States are about to become competitive with Apple’s iPhone almost overnight. Early this afternoon AT&T Wireless announced that it’d begun deploying Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 update to the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820. As of now Lumia 920 and 820 users can […]

Microsoft Announces Lumia 830 & Lumia 730 Ahead of the iPhone 6

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Microsoft isn’t sitting and waiting for Apple to announce those rumored iPhone 6 devices. Early this morning the company announced two new colorful Windows Phone designed to hit Apple’s smartphone dominance where it hurts. The Microsoft Lumia 830 will attack the iPhone 6 head on with a large display and 10 megapixel camera. The Microsoft […]

T-Mobile HTC One M8 for Windows Release Confirmed

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As rumors suggested earlier this week, there is indeed a T-Mobile HTC One M8 for Windows coming at some point in the near future. America’s fourth-largest mobile carrier confirmed there was a T-Mobile HTC One M8 for Windows Phone on the way today, adding a new coming soon page to its website. The announcement comes […]

AT&T Lumia 635 Becomes an Even Cheaper iPhone Alternative

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Just weeks after its release, Microsoft’s Lumia 635 is becoming an even better alternative to picking up a cheap iPhone 5c or refurbished iPhone 5s. A deal at Fry’s ending this afternoon gives AT&T users the option to pick up the device for just $79.99, making it a very affordable iPhone alternative. Until this afternoon […]

HTC One M8 for Windows Could Come to T-Mobile & Sprint Too

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It’s only been a week since HTC teamed up with Microsoft and Verizon for the launch the HTC One M8 for Windows, but the phone is already starting to garner some attention. Now, new rumors peg the device for an eventual launch on T-Mobile and Sprint too. Citing a sources within T-Mobile, Upleaks is reporting […]

Lumia 635 Review

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For a long time, the only thing Microsoft needed to do was make a cheap phone to have its smartphone line be successful. Those were the days when a slew of Android devices struggled to beat it with a truckload of gimmicky features. The Lumia 635, on AT&T, is the antidote to the high-end smartphone […]

New Images Reveal Lumia 830 iPhone 6 Rival in Full

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We’re not even two weeks away from Microsoft’s IFA 2014 Windows Phone event and already what the company has to show is getting leaked by the truckload. Last month, pictures of Microsoft’s Lumia 830 iPhone 6 rival appeared online, now a new collection of pictures taken by a Brazilian regulatory body are revealing almost everything users […]

Start Menu and Windows 9 Coming September 30th 

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Microsoft will announce what will become Windows 9, including a new Start Menu and refreshed user interface, at an event on September 30th. That date comes from new reports originating from The Verge, which aligns with the release window shared by All About Microsoft the week before. Both outlets have a fairly decent track record of passing on accurate information about Microsoft’s plans for […]

AT&T HTC One M8 for Windows is On the Way

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It was only yesterday that HTC announced it would be introducing a new flagship Windows Phone in the HTC One M8 for Windows, a refreshed version of the HTC One it announced earlier this year. Now AT&T has revealed that its customers will be able to purchase the new HTC One M8 for Windows too. […]

With New HTC One M8, Windows Phone Has Finally Arrived

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With the new HTC One M8, HTC isn’t just releasing a new colored version of the same Android flagship that’s been available for some time. No, instead the company is revealing a new HTC One M8 running Microsoft’s Windows Phone with all of the same features and hardware specifications — exactly what Windows Phone needs. […]

How to Use Bing Health to Track Your Steps with the Lumia 635

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With the Nokia Lumia 635, Microsoft had a lot to consider. No other device makers competed  in the cheap smartphone race. Many weren’t interested, opting to compete with Apple’s iPhone with high-end smartphone stuffed full of advanced features and quality build materials. In the last year all that has changed, so much so that Microsoft needed an […]

AT&T Delivers Windows Phone 8.1 Update to Lumia 1020 Users

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Owners of the Nokia Lumia 1020, are in for a huge update to their smartphones over the next couple of days. Earlier today, the Lumia 1020 became one of a growing number of smartphones in America being upgraded to Windows Phone 8.1. That’s the latest version of Windows Phone designed to fill in the feature gaps […]

Microsoft To Announce New Lumia 830 Ahead of the iPhone 6?

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Even before Apple’s suspected iPhone 6 event Microsoft is letting users know that they’ll have options besides whatever Apple mobile phone makes its début on September 9th. Microsoft recently started sending out invitations for a reveal of what could be the Lumia 830 at IFA 2014 in just a few weeks. According to WP Central, Microsoft began sending out invites for a […]

Will Microsoft Use Windows Phone to Kill the iPad?

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

Microsoft’s mantra has been that Surface and Windows 8 RT are its iPad alternative, but new details about a recent software release are making things more interesting. According to details shared with hardware makers by Microsoft, the company’s Windows Phone 8.1 operating system could act as a much-needed operating system to device makers trying to create iPad alternatives. […]

How to Transfer Photos from the Lumia 635 to Your PC

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If you’re looking to move photos from the Lumia 635 than you’ve probably noticed one of the key things that Microsoft has done right with his mobile operating system and hardware. Windows Phone isn’t the step child of the wireless industry that it once was. Today, many of the devices Microsoft makes are just as […]