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What's new in Microsoft Design Language 2 for Windows 10

What's new in Microsoft Design Language 2 for Windows 10

Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 10 OS brings many new changes in terms of architecture and design. One of those updates is in regards to MDL2 also known as Microsoft Design Language 2.0. This term refers to the change in controls, fonts, and iconography found in the desktop and mobile versions of...
Windows 10 for phones

Windows 10 for phones preview pulled for Lumia 520, 525 and 526

If you own a Lumia 520, 525 or 526 smartphone and have yet to download the new 10051 build of the Windows 10 for phones technical preview, you will find that it is no longer available. Microsoft has pulled it from circulation for those devices due to problems with rolling back to Windows Phone 8....
Windows 10 store beta

Unreleased Windows 10 for phone build shown in video with Office, Store revamp and more

A video of an unreleased build of Windows 10 for phone shows a new design for the Windows Phone Store along with the new universal Office apps. The video was posted by Windowsblogitalia, who first found it on the Chinese Youku video site (China's version of YouTube) posted by the Wpxap...
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Ramos Q7

The Ramos Q7 is a 7-inch Windows Phone made for the Chinese market

A Chinese OEM named Ramos has introduced a massive 7-inch Windows Phone 8.1 device, the Ramos Q7, in that country, but most of its other hardware features are in the low-to-mid range. The phone showed up at a display this weekend at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair, according to ITHome. The...
Microsoft Store lists T-Mobile Lumia 640 as 'coming soon' for $89

Microsoft Store lists T-Mobile Lumia 640 as 'coming soon' for $89

For those of you looking to get a Lumia 640 on T-Mobile, the Microsoft Store is now listing the device as "coming soon" with a price of $89. Specifically, Microsoft is listing the white version of the Lumia 640 for T-Mobile at a very budget-friendly price of $89 though it isn't yet available for...
Lumia 630

Microsoft sold 8.6 million Lumia phones in its Q3 2015 fiscal quarter

Microsoft announced that during its last quarter that ended on March 31 (its 2015 third fiscal quarter), it had sold 8.6 million units of its Lumia smartphones. which was an increase of 18% compared to the same period a year earlier. Overall, revenues from phones came in at $1.4 billion for...
BLU Win JR LTE

BLU Win JR LTE now on sale in US and Canadian Microsoft Stores

The Microsoft Store sites in the US and Canada are now selling the new dual SIM BLU Win JR LTE Windows Phone devices. The unlocked phone is priced at $99 in the US and $109 in Canada. BLU Win JR LTE dual SIM Windows Phone 8.1 build 14226 (Upgradable to Windows 10) 4.5-inch 480x854 display...
Acer Switch 10

Acer to launch new Switch 10 and Switch 10 E 2-in-1 Windows 8.1 devices

Acer has announced plans to launch the new Switch 10 and Switch 10 E 2-in-1 hybrid notebooks. Both of them will run on Windows 8.1 and feature display that detach from their keyboards to be used as tablets. The Switch 10 has a 10.29 display with a 1920x1200 resolution. It weighs 1.31 pounds in...
Acer Liquid M220

Acer Liquid M220 with Windows Phone 8.1 heading to Microsoft Stores in June for $79.99

Although it's currently sold in 55 countries, Acer's Windows Phone device, the Liquid M220, will be available at Microsoft Stores in June for an affordable price of $79.99. It features a 4-inch WVGA (480x800) display, 5MP auto-focus wide-angle rear camera, 2MP fixed-focus selfie camera, and runs...
Lumia 640

Some Lumia 640 devices can't currently install the Windows 10 for phone preview

Microsoft has admitted that some Lumia 640 models won't be able to install the Windows 10 for phone preview, due to an issue with the Windows Phone 8.1 OS build on those units. Microsoft's support forums have the information on this problem: "If your 640 handset is on Windows Phone 8.1 and...
Gold Lumia 930

Amazon has a third-party listing for a gold Lumia 930 for $529

A third-party retailer is now listing the gold version of the Lumia 930 on Amazon's website. The price for this rare version of the Windows Phone device is $529. You may remember that Microsoft announced back in January that a gold-colored version of the Lumia 930 would go on sale in most...
What's new in Microsoft Design Language 2 for Windows 10

What's new in Microsoft Design Language 2 for Windows 10

Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 10 OS brings many new changes in terms of architecture and design. One of those updates is in regards to MDL2 also known as Microsoft Design Language 2.0. This term refers to the change in controls, fonts, and iconography found in the desktop and mobile versions of...
Windows 10 store beta

Unreleased Windows 10 for phone build shown in video with Office, Store revamp and more

A video of an unreleased build of Windows 10 for phone shows a new design for the Windows Phone Store along with the new universal Office apps. The video was posted by Windowsblogitalia, who first found it on the Chinese Youku video site (China's version of YouTube) posted by the Wpxap...

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