News tagged ‘windows phone 8.1’
Saturday, 6 Sep 2014
Shots fired at IFA 2014, with Microsoft's VP of Mobile Sales, Chris Weber, calling out Samsung and Apple for "overcharging for a smartphone experience that is clearly inferior to Lumia". Weber's justification for saying so comes in the form of the new Lumia 830 smartphone, which Weber called "an affordable flagship."
"Selfie" was the Oxford English Dictionary's 2013 word of the year. As a consequence of selfie fever, many smartphone manufacturer's are now trying to capture the selfie market with affordable smartphones paired with quality front-facing cameras. Microsoft effort is the Lumia 730/735.
Thursday, 21 Aug 2014
Microsoft Devices Group announced that it will be launching the Lumia 530 in Singapore from August 23 at a retail price of S$159. It comes in a dual-SIM 3G variant and runs on Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan.
Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014
Microsoft has released a teaser poster for the unveiling of a new phone(s) on 4th September at IFA 2014 in Berlin this year. The poster includes a not-so-subtly hidden Lumia 1020-style camera module in the text, as well as a mention of 'face time'. Could this be a selfie-orientated Windows Phone?
We know the HTC One (M8) for Windows Phone looks just like its Android counterpart, but what about its specs? Well, Windows Phone Central has confirmed most of them, and let us just say, no one should be surprised.
Monday, 4 Aug 2014
Move over Nokia Lumia 930, a new 5-inch Windows Phone flagship is (almost) in town.
Thursday, 31 Jul 2014
Microsoft has announced the very first update to Windows Phone 8.1. Is Cortana finally coming to Singapore? Sadly, not yet. But there are other features to look forward to, like folder support on the Start screen.
GSMArena reports that HTC has sent out press invites for a launch event in New York City on August 19. It is likely to launch the One (M8) with Windows Phone 8.1.
Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014
The officially commissioned Live Lock Screen app lets you choose from six lock screen layouts to add a distinctive look to your Windows Phone. It's pretty cool; but being beta software, it also has its fair share of bugs.
Thursday, 24 Jul 2014
Microsoft Devices Group announced the Lumia 530, its most affordable Lumia to date with a price tag of below 100 euros. It is available in both single-SIM 3G and dual-SIM 3G models.