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Original Lumia 830 proto

Microsoft 'Saana' Lumia un-cancelled and an old Lumia 830 prototype leaks

We live in a day of leaks often without context. Such is the case today when Windows Blog Italia posted a 'new' image of a Nokia device. The image, seen above, came out of China and was posted by Nokibar and it has all the hallmarks of something interesting. First off, it is not like any Lumia on...
Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella: Microsoft currently lacks good flagship phones, but 'we hope to change that with Windows 10'

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella repeated his stance, in the company's quarterly conference call with financial analysts earlier this week, that the company is committed to participating in the smartphone hardware business. He did admit that Microsoft doesn't currently have good phones for the high-...
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This remote may offer a better way to access Cortana on your Windows 10 PC or phone

The launch of Windows 10 this week will expose many more people to Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant, which was already available in Windows Phone 8.1. Now a mobile device accessory company called Satechi has revealed plans to launch the Cortana BT Button, which it says will help Windows 10...
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Lumia 640 and Lumia 520

Windows Phone hardware sales missed Microsoft's own internal goals ahead of division's write-down

Microsoft has offered more details on its Windows Phone division in a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. It reveals that internal hardware sales and revenue targets for the division were not met in the second half of its 2015 fiscal year, which was likely the biggest...
Here's how wireless charging can be hacked back inside the Lumia 640 XL

Here's how wireless charging can be hacked back inside the Lumia 640 XL

The Lumia 640 XL was supposed to have support for wireless charging, but Microsoft decided at the last minute to remove that hardware feature from the shipping product. Now a Windows Central reader has described and demoed a procedure he carried out to put wireless charging back in the Lumia 640...
Microsoft Lumia 735 is available for just £139 for today only

Microsoft Lumia 735 is available for just £139 for today only

Microsoft has a sweet deal ongoing for the Lumia 735, but you'll need to act quick as the offer runs out at the end of today. Those who reside in the UK will be able to pick up the Lumia 735 for just £139 from Microsoft directly. The company has the Windows Phone listed with £10 knocked off...
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...
#AskDanWindows Episode 4 – Should the Lumia 950 XL use the Snapdragon 810 processor?

#AskDanWindows Episode 4 – Should the Lumia 950 XL use the Snapdragon 810 processor?

I am just over a week late, but it is time for another episode of #AskDanWindows where I try to answer a few of your questions from Twitter! We have been swamped this last week with Windows 10 coverage and if you missed my massive 10,000-word review, well now know what Mark Guim (videographer,...
Lumia 640

The free year of Office 365 with a Lumia 640 or 735 purchase ends today

If you have been thinking about buying a Lumia 640 or Lumia 735, you might want to make a decision quickly. Microsoft's offer to give buyers of either phone in the US a free one year subscription to Office 365 Personal ends today, July 31. The subscription normally costs $69.99 a year and...
Snag a Lumia 1520 for just $250 at Yugster

Snag a refurb'd AT&T Lumia 1520 for just $250 at Yugster

The Lumia 1520 may be getting a little long in the tooth, but that doesn't mean it's a bad choice — especially if you can find it at a discount. Well, that's just what online retailer Yugster is doing with the Lumia 1520 today, marking it down to just around $250 — down from its retail price of $...
Arbor Solution introduces the Gladius G1052C, a Windows 10-ready rugged tablet

Arbor Solution introduces the Gladius G1052C, a Windows 10-ready rugged tablet

Arbor Solution has announced a new rugged Windows tablet for commercial customers, the Gladius G1052C. The G1052C is upgradeable to Windows 10, though it features support for Windows Embedded 7, Windows 7 Professional, Windows Embedded Standard 8.0, Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro, and Windows...
Windows 10 Mobile

Windows 10 Mobile upgrades will be released first for these 10 Microsoft Lumia smartphones

Microsoft plans to offer Windows 10 Mobile over-the-air upgrades first to a smaller list of 10 Lumia smartphones. However, the company has clarified that the upcoming mobile OS will be released for all Lumia devices that are currently using the Denim software version of Windows Phone 8.1. A...
cortana button

This remote may offer a better way to access Cortana on your Windows 10 PC or phone

The launch of Windows 10 this week will expose many more people to Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant, which was already available in Windows Phone 8.1. Now a mobile device accessory company called Satechi has revealed plans to launch the Cortana BT Button, which it says will help Windows 10...

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