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It's time for Microsoft to push Windows 10 Mobile to 8.1 devices

Windows 10 Mobile is still an opt-in upgrade for eligible Windows Phone 8.1 devices. But it's time for Microsoft to change that.

Surface Phone, is that you? Another foldable mobile device patent emerges from Microsoft

Microsoft has received a patent for an optical trick that obscures the visibility of the edges of folding displays. Could we see this tech in the Surface Phone?

Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 build 15063 to Slow ring for PC

Microsoft is today promoting Windows 10 build 15063 to the Slow ring for Windows Insiders on PC, meaning Microsoft is happy with how the build is progressing when it comes to feedback.

What do you think of Windows 10 Mobile build 15063?

Microsoft recently rolled out Windows 10 Mobile build 15063 to Insiders, and we want to know how it's working for you!

Windows Mobile job listings confirm Microsoft's continued support of the platform

Windows 10 Mobile might be on the ropes, but based on some new job listings Microsoft clearly isn't finished with the platform just yet.

Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update runs surprisingly well on older devices

The Creators Update is a 'minor' release for Windows 10 Mobile, but we've noticed a lot of under-the-hood improvements, especially for older devices.

Hands on with the Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update (video)

The Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update is coming soon and is packing a few noteworthy changes that Mobile users should know about!

Shazam pulls the plug on its Windows apps for PC and Mobile

In a surprising move, music ID company Shazam decided to "sunset" its Windows 10 app for PC and Mobile starting last month with no plans of a replacement.

HP is working on a new, bigger Lap Dock for Windows 10 Mobile Continuum

HP is working on a second generation of its Lap Dock Continuum extender, and it improves upon some things over the first generation.

HP Elite x3 grabs 5th firmware update to improve low-light photos, performance and more

HP is pushing out a new firmware update for its powerhouse Elite x3 Windows 10 Mobile device. Here is what's new in the latest update!

HP Elite x3 available on contract at Carphone Warehouse

We're not exactly sure when this happened, but quietly, UK retailer Carphone Warehouse has begun selling the HP Elite x3 on contract, with or without the desk dock.

Deal: T-Mobile Alcatel IDOL 4S with Windows 10 Mobile drops to just $288

For those looking to pick up the Alcatel IDOL 4S now may be the time if you're okay with T-Mobile. The phone is now just $288 in full.

Windows 10 Mobile build 15025 rolling out to Insiders in the Fast ring

Microsoft is now rolling out build 15025 of Windows 10 for Mobile users in the Fast ring!

Norwegian municipalities looking to drop Windows Phone for Android

Windows Phones are currently the go-to smartphones for more than 100 Norwegian municipalities, but that may not be the case for much longer as they consider a switch to Android.

Minecraft Pocket Edition will no longer receive updates for Windows mobile devices

Development for Minecraft Pocket Edition on Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile has sadly ended due to the low amount of users.

The SIM-unlocked Alcatel IDOL 4S quietly goes on sale through the Microsoft Store

Microsoft has quietly put the Alcatel IDOL 4S with Windows 10 Mobile on sale - SIM unlocked - through the Microsoft Store. Here is what you need to know!

Could this be the Surface Phone? Microsoft awarded patents for a range of foldable mobile devices

Microsoft has been granted a patent for a slew of foldable mobile devices, which the company describes as both "phones" and "mini tablets." Could this be a glimpse at the fabled Surface Phone? Time will tell.

Microsoft (accidentally?) rolls out Windows 10 Mobile build 14998 for Insiders [Update]

Windows 10 Mobile build 14998 is rolling out to Insiders, but it's not clear if that's actually supposed to be happening right now.

Kantar's latest smartphone market share report sees Windows Phone dip below 1% in the U.S.

Kantar has released its monthly report on the smartphone market for the three months ending in November 2016, and things continue to look down for Windows Phone.

Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update to bring significant speed improvements to Windows Hello

Windows Hello feels clunky on Windows 10 Mobile, especially compared to other biometric login methods found on the likes of iOS and Android. Microsoft is working to improve this with the Creators Update, however.