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Rumors claim Microsoft has a big launch event in NYC for October

There are new, but still unconfirmed, reports, that Microsoft is planning to hold a big press event sometime in October in New York City. The reports claim this is when the company will reveal numerous upcoming hardware products, including its two new Lumia flagship phones with Windows 10 Mobile...
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Microsoft's Lumia smartphones avoid US import ban in ongoing patent dispute

Microsoft's smartphones can continued to be imported and sold in the US, according to a ruling this week by the U.S. International Trade Commission. Their decision overturned a previous ruling by a judge in April, who stated Microsoft had violated two patents owned by InterDigital. The dispute...
Microsoft's Groove music may be getting a new, better logo

Microsoft's Groove music may be getting a new, better logo

Ever since Groove launched a few weeks ago, some users were not too fond of the new logo. Now, a new Store update may reveal what is coming next: a redesigned emblem for Microsoft's new (old) music service. Users on Windows Central started noticing the new design within the last day or so, and...
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Rumor claims Microsoft's 'Cityman' and 'Talkman' phones will have Lumia 950 branding

Microsoft is widely expected to announced two new smartphones, both running on Windows 10 Mobile, later this fall. Now a new report claims that those phones will be given the Lumia 950 brand name, rather than the Lumia 940 name that's been used by other media outlets when reporting on these...
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Microsoft's next flagship phones likely to support Qualcomm's Quick Charge tech

Microsoft is rumored to launch two flagship Windows 10 Mobile smartphones later in 2015: the Lumia 950 XL (codenamed Cityman and the Lumia 950 (codenamed Talkman). A recent report claims that both devices could support Qualcomm's Quick Charge technology that has allowed other smartphones to...
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Microsoft's Lumia smartphones avoid US import ban in ongoing patent dispute

Microsoft's smartphones can continued to be imported and sold in the US, according to a ruling this week by the U.S. International Trade Commission. Their decision overturned a previous ruling by a judge in April, who stated Microsoft had violated two patents owned by InterDigital. The dispute...
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Windows 10 Mobile build 10534 screenshots are leaked on the Internet

While we wait for Microsoft to release a new build of Windows 10 Mobile for members of the Windows Insider program, a site has posted what it says are leaked screenshots of a new version of the OS, with the build number 10534. The images come from Poland-based Windowsmania.pl but the images...
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T-Mobile ends online sales of its Lumia 640 two months after launch

On June 17, sales of Microsoft's Lumia 640 smartphone started at T-Mobile's website. Now, the wireless carrier has confirmed to Windows Central that it is no longer directly selling the Lumia 640, just over two months after it started. After receiving a tip that the Lumia 640 was no longer...
Alleged Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, Continuum dock smile for the camera

Alleged Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, Continuum dock smile for the camera

Some new images reported to show Microsoft's upcoming flagships, the 950 XL (codenamed Cityman) and 950 (codenamed Talkman), have appeared online today, with the former showing off the smartphone connected to what appears to be a Continuum dock. The alleged image of Cityman comes from German...
How to stop getting Insider builds of Windows 10 Mobile

How to stop getting Insider builds of Windows 10 Mobile

If you are currently a user of the Insider Program for Windows Phone, you may wonder how to disenroll. Likewise, if you are considering jumping into the Insider Program for Windows 10 Mobile you may want reassurance that you can leave at any time. Much like the Insider program for PCs you can...
ARCHOS 50 Cesium

ARCHOS 50 Cesium phone with Windows 10 Mobile due in November for £99

France-based ARCHOS has announced one of the first smartphones that will be released with Windows 10 Mobile installed. The 5-inch ARCHOS 50 Cesium phone is coming out sometime in November for £99. The hardware specs on the ARCHOS 50 Cesium are, as expected, mostly on the low-end of the...
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Microsoft is working on turning a regular smartphone into a 3D scanner

Microsoft wants to turn any ordinary smartphone into a 3D scanner, with the assistant of a newly revealed Microsoft Research project called MobileFusion. Microsoft Research team members created the MobileFusion software application for smartphones. Microsoft says: "The researchers then...
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Non-Lumia Windows Phone 8.1 devices can now install Lumia Camera, but it's missing the best feature

If your Windows Phone 8.1 device isn't a Lumia, it seems you can now install the Lumia Camera app. Previously exclusive to Lumia owners, we tried installing the Lumia Camera app on a BLU Win HD LTE and can confirm that it works. However, there's one catch. The Lumia Camera on non-Lumia devices is...

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