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Lumia 630

Lumia Denim rolling out to Lumia 630 and Lumia 630 Dual SIM in India

Microsoft has started rolling out the Lumia Denim firmware update to owners of the Lumia 630 and Lumia 630 Dual SIM smartphones in India, among other countries in Asia. This is just the latest expansion of the Denim firmware to smartphones in one of the biggest markets for the Windows Phone...
Lumia 640 and 640 XL

Matte vs. Glossy: The Lumia 640 and 640 XL colors

When the Lumia 640 and 640 XL were announced, I was excited to see a familiar color make a come back. I'm talking about Cyan blue. I fell in love with this color when Nokia introduced it in the Lumia 800, but it disappeared as a color option after the Lumia 1020 was released. Now, the color is...
Surface Pro 3 and HP Stream 7

Get a free HP Stream 7 with a top-spec Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft UK

The HP Stream 7 is no stranger to finding itself on the Microsoft deals table and the UK store has yet another for prospective buyers to consider. Right now if you buy a top of the line, Intel Core i7 Surface Pro 3, Microsoft UK will throw in a Stream 7 completely free of charge. With the...
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Lumia 930

Photos taken with Lumia 930 beat iPhone 6 Plus and Galaxy Note 4 in blind test

A recent blind test of photos taken by various recent smartphones has resulted in a win for the Lumia 930 and its 20MP PureView camera beating out images taken by the iPhone 6 Plus and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, among others. The Phone Arena site took images of a number of locations in...
Lumia Denim

More Lumia Denim updates reported in Australia, the Philippines and more

Microsoft continues to roll out the Lumia Denim over-the-air update worldwide. We have received reports from a number of Windows Central readers that Denim has made its way to more Lumia smartphones in Australia, the Philippines and other countries. Specifically, we have received many tips in...
More alleged screenshots of Windows 10 for phones get leaked

More alleged screenshots of Windows 10 for phones get leaked

As we wait for Microsoft to launch a new public preview of Windows 10 for phones, more alleged screenshots showing a new build of the OS have made their way to the Internet. This leak come from ITHome.com, which has leaked previous screenshots of Windows 10 for phones in the past. These new...
Surface Pro 3 and HP Stream 7

Get a free HP Stream 7 with a top-spec Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft UK

The HP Stream 7 is no stranger to finding itself on the Microsoft deals table and the UK store has yet another for prospective buyers to consider. Right now if you buy a top of the line, Intel Core i7 Surface Pro 3, Microsoft UK will throw in a Stream 7 completely free of charge. With the...
Lumia 640 and 640 XL prices for India possibly revealed ahead of launch

Lumia 640 and 640 XL prices for India possibly revealed ahead of launch

New import data from India has revealed possible prices for the Lumia 640 and the Lumia 640 XL Windows Phones for that country. The data shows that the Lumia 640 Dual SIM has a declared price of INR 4,683 ($75), while the Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM has a price of INR 6,710 ($107). The prices comes...
Lumia 830

Carphone Warehouse is offering the SIM-free Lumia 830 for just £199

The UK retailer Carphone Warehouse is currently selling the SIM-free version of the Lumia 830 Windows Phone from Microsoft for just £199.99. The retailer has cut the price of the phone by £100 with this deal and is throwing in a free FitBit Flex fitness band worth £79.99. On Wednesday, the...
Lumia 830 comes to Three Ireland for €319.99

Lumia 830 comes to Three Ireland for €319.99

Here's a good bit of news if you're on the Three network in Ireland: the carrier is now selling the Lumia 830. Previously only available through Vodafone, the Lumia 830 on Three comes priced at €319.99 off contract. For a recap, the Lumia 830 is dubbed the "affordable flagship" and sports a 5...
The Hoop by Coloud

The Hoop by Coloud is Microsoft's new headset for active Windows Phone owners

Microsoft has revealed a new headset for Windows Phone owners, The Hoop by Coloud, that's been designed specifically for smartphone owners who have a more active lifestyle. The headset's biggest feature is one that hopefully will keep the earpiece inside a person's ear, even when they may be...
HP Stream 7 unboxing

HP Stream 7 Signature Edition unboxing video

I just got a Windows 8.1 tablet for $10. I'm talking about the HP Stream 7. The Microsoft Store is currently selling it for $79, but it comes with a free Office 365 subscription, which is worth $69. Since I got it from the Microsoft Store, the HP Stream 7 is also sold as Signature Edition. This...
Windows 10 phone

Windows 10 for phones may include Flashlight and 'Quick Note' in its Action Center

A new Windows 10 developer video uploaded by Microsoft showed a slide where the phone version of the OS displayed both a flashlight and a quick note selection feature in its Action Center. The video, with the glamorous title "Developer's Guide to Windows 10 Preview: (13) Action Center", was...

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