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You do not need Lumia Cyan to use the Microsoft Band

You do not need Lumia Cyan to use the Microsoft Band

Lots of news happening today regarding Microsoft and their new fitness smart Band and one of the big questions people have: Do you need Lumia Cyan? The thinking here is Lumia Cyan disabled Bluetooth Smart aka Bluetooth LE, ergo it cannot work with a device like the Verizon Lumia Icon. Right?...
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Head to head: iPhone 6 Plus vs Lumia 930 video performance

If you ask an Apple store employee for the difference between an iPhone 6 Plus and an iPhone 6, you can expect to hear that the 6 Plus has a bigger screen, but there's one more thing they'll most likely mention. The iPhone 6 Plus a better camera. That's because Apple has finally included Optical...
HTC One (M8) for Windows wins Silver Medal in benchmarks, becomes world's fastest Windows Phone

HTC One (M8) for Windows wins Silver Medal in benchmarks, becomes world's fastest Windows Phone

The HTC One (M8) for Windows is now available for those in the US on Verizon Wireless. In the coming months, other carriers, including AT&T, are set to launch the same flagship Windows Phone. The release of the HTC One (M8) for Windows is good news because with the cancellation of 'McLaren,'...

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Verizon Lumia Cyan update reverts to 'Under Development' as delay continues

For those on Verizon waiting for the Lumia Cyan and 8.1 update to grace your Lumia 822, Lumia 928 or Lumia Icon, there is more bad news to report. Windows Central reader NOLATechy has noticed that the Lumia Cyan update page has shifted the status from 'Under Testing' to a new stage 'Under...
You do not need Lumia Cyan to use the Microsoft Band

You do not need Lumia Cyan to use the Microsoft Band

Lots of news happening today regarding Microsoft and their new fitness smart Band and one of the big questions people have: Do you need Lumia Cyan? The thinking here is Lumia Cyan disabled Bluetooth Smart aka Bluetooth LE, ergo it cannot work with a device like the Verizon Lumia Icon. Right?...
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Microsoft: 'Work is underway' on Verizon's Lumia Cyan updates

Owners of the Lumia Icon, the Lumia 928 and the Lumia 822 in the US have been waiting patiently for Verizon Wireless to push out the long awaited update to the Lumia Cyan firmware. Today, Microsoft's Windows VP Joe Belfiore posted word on his Twitter account that work on those updates is "...
Review: Incipio Feather ultra-light case for Lumia 930 and Icon

Review: Incipio Feather ultra-light case for Lumia 930 and Icon

Even though Verizon put the Lumia Icon out to pasture less than a year after the launch, it doesn't stop current owners of the under-rated phone from needing a good case for it. Neither does it change the fact that the phone is alive and well in other markets around the world under the pseudonym...
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Verizon reportedly retires the Lumia Icon less than a year after launch

The Lumia Icon was released on Verizon on February 20, 2014. That wasn't too long ago, which is surprising that Verizon has decided to "retire" the device so soon. We're big fans of the Lumia Icon and we know we're not alone. It's the phone known internationally as the Lumia 930, but exclusive...
iPhone 6 Plus vs Lumia Icon

Head to head: iPhone 6 Plus vs Lumia 930 video performance

If you ask an Apple store employee for the difference between an iPhone 6 Plus and an iPhone 6, you can expect to hear that the 6 Plus has a bigger screen, but there's one more thing they'll most likely mention. The iPhone 6 Plus a better camera. That's because Apple has finally included Optical...
HTC One (M8) for Windows wins Silver Medal in benchmarks, becomes world's fastest Windows Phone

HTC One (M8) for Windows wins Silver Medal in benchmarks, becomes world's fastest Windows Phone

The HTC One (M8) for Windows is now available for those in the US on Verizon Wireless. In the coming months, other carriers, including AT&T, are set to launch the same flagship Windows Phone. The release of the HTC One (M8) for Windows is good news because with the cancellation of 'McLaren,'...
Camera comparison: HTC One (M8) for Windows vs Samsung ATIV SE vs Lumia Icon

Camera comparison: HTC One (M8) for Windows vs Samsung ATIV SE vs Lumia Icon

HTC just announced their latest Windows Phone – the HTC One (M8) for Windows. It's the exact same phone as their HTC One (M8) that they released earlier this running Android. One area of the device that's really interesting is the camera. The HTC One M8 camera has received mixed reviews since it...
Own a Lumia Icon? Swap the back plate for the Lumia 930's green or orange one

Own a Lumia Icon? Swap the back plate for the Lumia 930's green or orange one

Earlier this year when Verizon finally released the Lumia Icon, I gave the phone a solid review. However, one thing that always bothered me about Verizon's Lumia phones is their lack of color. For instance, the Icon comes only in white or black, but there is no red, which would seem like an...
Verizon is delivering new firmware for Lumia Icon owners using 8.1 Preview for Developers

Verizon is delivering new firmware for Lumia Icon owners using 8.1 Preview for Developers

Starting at 1 PM ET today, Verizon Wireless has started rolling out the previous 1028.3566.1417.0047 firmware for their Lumia Icon owners. The update is not Lumia Cyan. Instead, this update came out in May for those running Windows Phone 8.0, but for customers who opted into the Windows Phone 8.1...

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