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Specs revealed for two new Windows 10 flagship phones from Microsoft

A new article claims, via unnamed sources, to have the hardware specs and code names for two upcoming Lumia smartphones from Microsoft. The story says that both devices will use Windows 10 for phone and will launch later this fall. The story comes from Unleash the Phones, and claims that both...
Here is why Microsoft wants hamburger menus in Windows 10 for phone

Here is why Microsoft wants hamburger menus in Windows 10 for phone

The controversial switch from the ellipsis in Windows Phone 8 to the hamburger menu in Windows 10 for phone was explained by a former, and anonymous, Microsoft employee during a verified Reddit AMA session this week. While the employee chose not to identify himself, he has been verified by...
The Edge HD is a decent sounding Windows tablet for the Philippines

The Edge HD is a decent sounding Windows tablet for the Philippines

Beyond the big, global brands that we see releasing products with Microsoft's Windows software on, there are a bunch of more regional brands doing good work, too. Take this, for example. It's the Edge HD, a Windows 8.1 tablet destined for the Philippines that doesn't look half bad. Specs wise...
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Import site hints at an unknown 5.7-inch Windows Phone from Microsoft

There's new evidence that Microsoft is planning to launch a new 5.7-inch Windows Phone device in both single and dual-SIM versions, at least in India. It comes from the import analyst site Zauba, which shows that the phones were shipped from Finland to India for internal testing on May 19....
The Edge HD is a decent sounding Windows tablet for the Philippines

The Edge HD is a decent sounding Windows tablet for the Philippines

Beyond the big, global brands that we see releasing products with Microsoft's Windows software on, there are a bunch of more regional brands doing good work, too. Take this, for example. It's the Edge HD, a Windows 8.1 tablet destined for the Philippines that doesn't look half bad. Specs wise...
Lumia 735

The Lumia 930 and Lumia 735 are on sale for £40 off via O2 UK until May 27

If you live in the UK and have been wanting to get your hands on the Lumia 930 or the Lumia 735, you might be in luck. The O2 UK wireless carrier currently has a special deal that cuts £40 off the price of those phones until May 27. Both discounts are applied if customers choose to get the...
Lumia 640 XL

Nokia Lumia 640 XL arrives at Littlewoods Ireland

The Lumia 640 XL has arrived in Ireland with Littlewoods listing the Windows Phone for €249 SIM-free. If you're looking for a new large smartphone, you'll definitely want to check out this mobile device. It's a good price for the device and you're picking it up SIM-free, there's just one...
Lumia 640 and HTC One M8 should now be able to update to Windows 10 Mobile build 10080

Lumia 640 and HTC One M8 should now be able to update to Windows 10 Mobile build 10080

If you were one of the unlucky Lumia 640 or HTC One M8 owners that couldn't install the latest build of Windows 10 Mobile when it was released last week, Microsoft's Gabriel Aul says that the issue should now be fixed. Aul made the announcement on Twitter earlier today, saying the following...
Bing is offering predictions for the winner of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

Bing is offering predictions for the winner of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

A few weeks ago, Microsoft helped to relaunch the official Eurovision Song Contest apps for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1. Now, the company's Bing search engine is trying its best to offer predictions on which country will win the contest. Currently, the Bing Predicts website does not list...
iBall Slide i701

The iBall Slide i701 Windows 8.1 tablet launches in India for just Rs. 4,999

Just a few weeks after India-based Micromax launched its Windows 8.1 2-in-1 notebook, the Canvas Laptab, in that country, another local OEM, iBall, is joining the party. This week, it announced a new Windows 8.1 7-inch tablet, the Slide i701, that should go on sale later this week for Rs. 4,999 (...
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The chairman of ASUS is not convinced Windows is good for smartphones

Even as Microsoft is working hard to launch Windows 10 Mobile sometime later this year, at least one of its major partners on the PC front, ASUS, doesn't appear to be a fan of using Windows on smartphones. In an interview with Mashable, the chairman of ASUS expressed his doubts about Windows...
Lumia 640

Which microSD cards work with the Microsoft Lumia 640?

Unless you actually know for sure, buying a microSD card to go with your new Windows Phone is potentially confusing. Thankfully, the Windows Central Forums helps break down the techy talk. Manufacturers spec sheets often don't list the type of microSD card that you can use with your phone. And...
T-Mobile Lumia 640 still expected for spring release

T-Mobile Lumia 640 still expected for spring release

Last week, we reported on what seemed to be confirmation from a T-Mobile support rep that the Lumia 640 would arrive at at the carrier on July 16. As we noted, neither T-Mobile, nor Microsoft, had given an official announcement of availability at the time. Today, another rep has confirmed that...

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