Want to add some color to your Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL for just a few dollars? We review the knock-off replacement covers from China and are impressed (for what we get). While they may lack Qi and NFC (you can add them yourself) the covers are not bad for just $4 a piece. Here is our video hands-on and initial thoughts!
Resident platform developer Rudy Huyn has announced that an update has been pushed through the Windows Store for 6tag. This latest release, which should bump your install up to version 5.9, adds an adapted UI for larger Lumia Windows Phones.
The 5.7-inch Lumia 950 XL smartphone is now back in stock in both the US and Canada Microsoft Store sites. The unlocked version of the Windows 10 Mobile phone cost $649 on the US site and costs $849 on the Canadian site.
Microsoft updated their Insider app for those on Windows 10 Mobile yesterday. The update is actually bigger than we thought as now Insiders can leave the program and grab firmware for their phones without needing to hard reset the device. Here is everything you need to know about the update, how to unenroll and what is in that new firmware for the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL.
Want to add some color to your Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 Xl? A reseller in China is offering blue and orange replacement battery covers for both phones for a very low price. The downside appears to be that they lack Qi wireless charging and NFC.
Your phone is constantly searching for open Wi-Fi networks, and this means that your location can be tracked in large venues — even if you don't connect to their network. But you can prevent that by enabling Random hardware addresses in Windows 10 Mobile. Here is how to enable it.
Amazon UK has stopped direct sales of the black version of the Lumia 950 XL, due to some unspecified issues with the Windows 10 Mobile smartphone. Amazon France is also no longer selling the same version of the smartphone.
The unlocked variant of the Lumia 950 XL is now available for purchase through Expansys Canada for CDN $894 ($647). The handset was offered exclusively by Microsoft Store Canada thus far, and its availability at Expansys gives customers in the country more options to get their hands on the 950 XL.
Taking a screenshot of an external monitor while using Continuum doesn't work how you might think. We all know how to take a screenshot with the Lumia 950 or 950 XL, right? You press the volume up and power buttons at the same time. It's a different action if you want to take a screenshot of the bigger monitor. We'll show you how.
The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL offer a built in sound equalizer with 14 presets. If that's not enough, you can use the custom setting to satisfy your needs. We'll show you how to find the equalizer settings and what you can do with it.
Microsoft has once again made the Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.29 update available to download for its new Lumia smartphones. The company briefly pulled the update to investigate and fix a number of issues with the build.