Killer Microsoft-Made iPhone 6 Alternative Coming

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With Windows 10 for smartphones and tablets preparing to launch over the next two months, were learning more about Microsoft’s plans for new hardware. According to a new report, Microsoft has two Lumia smartphones in the works designed to act as perfect iPhone 6 alternatives: Cityman and Talkman. Reportedly, both of these smartphones will let users […]

Nokia Wireless Charging Plate DT-903 Review

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It’s amazing that so much about wireless has changed. Displays have gotten bigger, with resolutions so good you might prefer to watch your favorite movies on your Windows Phone instead of your Xbox One. Data has gotten faster, even speakers have gotten clearer. One thing that hasn’t changed is charging. Depending on which device you […]

Decent Deal Makes the Lumia 830 An Even Better iPhone Rival

The Lumia 830 already has Lumia Denim on-board.

Microsoft Mobile hasn’t yet delivered a flagship Windows Phone completely capable of taking down the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on features alone. That isn’t stopping from AT&T from making the Lumia 830 more of an iPhone rival on price. As of today, a Lumia 830 with a two-year service contract costs just $69.99. […]

Lumia 1520 Review: Is it Still a Good Buy?

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At some point smartphone buyers decided that having a smartphone with a screen larger than the iPhone wasn’t enough. They wanted larger smartphones, with bigger and better looking displays. They wanted to watch video on the go, read books and see an entire webpage. For Windows Phones users in the United States, there’s only so […]

The Crazy Cheap Nokia 215 Does What the Smartphone Can’t

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Microsoft Mobile’s new Nokia 215 does two things even the most advanced smartphone can’t. For starters it’ll only cost buyers $29 without a subsidy or two-year service agreement. Second, after being fully charged it can last in standby mode for a ridiculous 29 days. Microsoft announced the Nokia 215 and Nokia 215 Dual-SIM on its […]

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 […]

Sprint Stuns with Lumia 635 Release Date 

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Sprint stunned just about everyone today when it revealed a release date for the Lumia 635, Microsoft’s low-end Windows Phone that’s already available on T-Mobile and AT&T. Sprint made the announcement in a press release early this morning. The Sprint Lumia 635 release date will come in phases. First there’s the Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile versions arriving on December 23rd, […]

Lumia 1030 to Put the iPhone 6 Plus’ Camera to Shame?

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Newly leaked pictures of what some are calling the Lumia 1030 could indicate that Microsoft has plans to take on the rear-facing camera of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with a huge PureView image sensor and more. Pictures of what’s believed to be the Lumia 1030 surfaced this past weekend at Baidu, a […]

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 […]

Android Lollipop Moto X 2014 Update Arrives

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The Android Lollipop Moto X 2014 update that adds a completely new design, enhanced notification options, and all sorts of refreshed Android apps, is now available for users to download to their personal devices. Motorola began rolling out the Android Lollipop Moto X 2014 update, just hours after those with a keen eye noticed that […]

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, […]

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 […]

Lumia 530 Coming to T-Mobile & Cricket as an iPhone 6 Alternative Soon

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The Lumia 530, Microsoft’s newest foray into the ultra-cheap smartphone space is coming to T-Mobile and Cricket Wireless as an iPhone 6 alternative in just a few weeks. Cricket Wireless and T-Mobile announced their versions of the Lumia 530 along with pricing and availability information early this morning. The Lumia 530 will arrive on Cricket […]

Lumia 830 Is the Latest iPhone 6 Rival Confirmed for AT&T

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Late last night Microsoft Mobile’s Stephen Elop revealed that the iPhone 6 will have a new competitor when it hits at least one American wireless carrier in just a few weeks. There’s officially an AT&T Lumia 830 coming. Elop, who heads Microsoft Mobile, revealed there was an AT&T Lumia 830 on its way on stage […]

Lumia 830 & Lumia 735 U.S. Release Date Confirmed

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Microsoft Mobile & Nokia’s website have confirmed what many potential Windows Phone buyers hoped would happen some point soon. The Lumia 830 and Lumia 735 will come to carriers in the United States if postings to the site are accurate. Official specifications, images and information for the Lumia 830 and Lumia 735 began appearing on the website […]

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 […]

Microsoft’s iPhone 6 Rival Could Pack Powerful Surprise

Leaked photos of the Lumia 830

Neither Microsoft nor Apple have announced the specifications for their upcoming smartphones, but if new rumors about the Lumia 830 are accurate then Microsoft is planning on announcing a serious rival for the iPhone 6 – at least, where imaging is concerned. WP Dang, a Chinese Windows Phone website with a proven track record of […]

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 […]