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

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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 […]

Halo: Spartan Strike To Have Master Chief Collection Extras

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Users who purchase Halo: Spartan Strike aren’t just getting a top-down shooter for smartphones, tablets and PCs. Those who complete the game stand to get extras for the next major game in the franchise: Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Microsoft revealed Halo: Spartan Strike earlier this week, but we’re only now getting a look at […]

Windows Phone AT&T iPhone 6 Killers Coming On November 7?

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With sales of Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus off to a pretty brisk start, it seems Microsoft and its partners are planning a big Windows Phone comeback of their own – at least as far as AT&T’s wireless network is concerned. According to one set of rumors both the AT&T Lumia 830 and […]

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 […]