Nokia Lumia 925 Becomes Second AT&T Lumia to Get Lumia Black Update

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AT&T is still taking its time to approve the Lumia Black update for its Windows Phones, however the company is at least giving some users the opportunity to experience the update without joining Windows Phone’s early update preview program or buying a new phone. The United States’ second largest mobile carrier has begun updating Lumia 925 […]

Path Arrives on Windows Phone

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system is gaining another must-have social networking app that potential buyers will need before switching to the platform. Starting today, Windows Phone 8 users can download path from the Windows Phone Store. Announced today, Path’s Windows Phone Store page indicates that the app has most of the features current users of […]

Microsoft To Pay Out $2 Billion in Windows Phone Support Payments?

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Microsoft is paying its hardware partners $2 billion to develop next-generation Windows Phones, according to one report. The figures, which include $1.2 billion in support for Galaxy S4 maker Samsung, $500 million in support for Sony, $600 million in support for Huawei and $300 million in support for other companies, is believed to be payments […]

Is a Galaxy S4-Inspired Windows Phone Coming From Samsung

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Samsung is about to launch a larger Windows Phone device for the U.S. market and now we know a little more information thanks to documents submitted to the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) for certification. The Samsung SM-W750 is said to be a Windows Phone device with a 5-inch display and a resolution of 1080 […]

Where We’ll See Windows 9? Microsoft Opens Registration for BUILD 2014

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Microsoft has finally opened registration for BUILD 2014, the developer show and presentation that it’s expected to use to formally announce the next version of Windows 9, codenamed Windows Threshold. Ticket sales for the two-day event went on sale today. Instead of holding the event in its own backyard, the company will once again ask […]

5 iPhone Features Microsoft Needs to Borrow for Windows Phone 8.1

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It didn’t take long after the winter holidays ended for rumors about Windows Phone 8.1, the next version of Microsoft’s mobile phone operating system to heat up. Already rumors are swirling about the operating system integrating with the Windows Store and borrowing more than a few features from Windows 8, its desktop, laptop and tablet-based […]

Nokia May Have a Trojan Horse for Microsoft

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Nokia fans were upset when Microsoft alum Stephen Elop was hired as CEO to lead the company, resulting in a radical departure from the Symbian and MeeGo (formerly Maemo) platforms and a marriage to Microsoft’s nascent Windows Phone operating system. Avid Finns and Nokians called Elop a Trojan horse sent from Microsoft to convert the […]

Sony Confirms Windows Phone Rumors…Kind Of.

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After rumors that Sony and Microsoft are back together working on the next generation of Xperia smartphones that would run the latter’s Windows Phone operating system, a Sony European executive is now adding fuel to the fire. Sony Mobile’s Europe head Pierre Perron is now suggesting that the hardware-maker is exploring a multiple-OS strategy that […]

Lumia Black Update on the Way for Nokia Users

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App folders, better pictures and support for Bluetooth LE are rolling out to users in the Nokia Lumia Black update beginning today. Nokia detailed the updated features users can expect when their Nokia Lumia Windows Phone finally gets the update sometime in the next few weeks. While most of the update isn’t completely new, the Lumia […]

Lumia 929 Becomes The Lumia Icon, Gets Leaked By Verizon

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Nokia is getting closer and closer to releasing a device with a quad-core processor for potential Windows Phone buyers on Verizon. At least, that’s the conclusion wireless watchers are arriving at after the Nokia Lumia Icon surfaced online. Verizon leaked details of the Lumia Icon on its website this morning when it added the upcoming […]

This Is Android Running On The Nokia Normandy

The Nokia Normandy runs a custom version of Google's Android operating system.

The Nokia Normandy, Nokia’s much talked about low-end smartphone running Google’s Android operating system, may never reach store shelves, but that isn’t stopping industry insiders from fawning over the device’s interface and more. Photos of the operating system and the Nokia Normandy itself were leaked earlier today by Evleaks. All told, the pictures and user […]

Windows Phone Outselling The iPhone Isn’t Crazy Talk

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Devices running Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system are outselling Apple’s iPhone in at least 24 countries, according to remarks made by the company itself. The company first shared the numbers with Tech Radar, this afternoon. The publication’s report cites internal Microsoft statistics that show smartphones running Windows Phone are outselling the iPhone in 24 countries. […]

5 Best Smartphones [January, 2014]

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It’s now 2014 which means that companies are currently preparing their new flagship smartphones for arrival. For at least the first month of the year though, we should have some relative peace and quiet as January typically doesn’t see major smartphone releases. That means that consumers looking for a new smartphone this month will likely […]

The Best Windows Phone On Every Carrier

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone may have been the last of the three most popular smartphone operating systems to make it to market, but it does have some features users can’t get anywhere else. The operating system’s Live Tiles spawned copycats of all shapes and sizes. While end-users are split on the attractiveness of the Start Screen and more, […]

These Trends Defined Microsoft in 2013

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No matter which way you look at it, 2013 came to define Microsoft. Some have claimed that it was the company’s decision to mostly continue the road it began driving down with Windows 8 that marked the company’s resurgence as an actual contender for top-teir technology company. Others feel that the Microsoft’s endeavors weren’t defined […]

Sony-made Windows Phone Could Become Reality In 2014

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Microsoft’s in-house smartphone Windows Phone hardware could get some much-needed competition from Sony in the New Year. Citing sources with knowledge of talks between the two companies, The Information is reporting that Microsoft and Sony are engaged in talks that could usher in a new era of Sony-made Windows Phones next year. In fact, the […]

Holiday Cheer: Windows Phone Users Get Free Space for Holiday Photos & More

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Users of Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system have another reason for taking as many holiday photos as they can. They are being rewarded with 20GB of SkyDrive storage absolutely free. Detailed in emails sent out to users over the weekend, Microsoft says it’s giving these users the free storage as a way to show its “appreciation” […]

Lumia Black Update Comes to Lumia 1020 Users on AT&T

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AT&T is rolling out Lumia Black, the most recent update to Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system, to the Lumia 1020. According to reports, the United States’ second-largest mobile network began rolling out the Lumia Black update to users with the Nokia Lumia 1020 this afternoon.  Reports from WPCentral also indicate that AT&T is also rolling […]

Xbox Music & Video Arrive on Windows Phone, Saving It From Itself

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Users of Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system can finally sync, purchase, download and stream content from Microsoft’s own Xbox Music and Video services thanks to two new in the Windows Phone Store. Of the two, Xbox Video is probably the application Windows Phone users have hoped would arrive the longest. With the app, users […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Deal At The Microsoft Store Is A Switcher’s Dream

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A new deal from the Microsoft Store could be just the thing to get potential buyers of the Nokia Lumia 1520 off their couch and into a store. Users who visit the Microsoft Store in person can pick up the Lumia 1520, Nokia’s first phablet and the most powerful Windows Phone to date, for just […]