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Monday, 1 Dec 2014

Is this the Microsoft Lumia 1030?

Is this the Microsoft Lumia 1030?

Photos of what could be a Microsoft Lumia 1030 prototype have appeared on Chinese auction site Taobao, showing a Windows Phone aluminum-build smartphone with a massive camera bump, similar to the 41MP Pureview module found on the Lumia 1020.

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

Microsoft drops annual fee for Windows Developer Centre accounts

Microsoft drops annual fee for Windows Developer Centre accounts

Microsoft is hoping to attract more app developers to its Windows and Windows Phone platforms by removing the annual renewal fee for Windows Developer Centre accounts.

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014

Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

According to numerous reports, Microsoft will announce a US$2.5 billion deal to acquire Mojang, the maker of the popular Minecraft game, later today.

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014

Microsoft to replace Nokia and Windows Phone brands with Windows

Microsoft to replace Nokia and Windows Phone brands with Windows

Microsoft is planning to drop the "Nokia" and "Windows Phone" branding in its future mobile devices. "Lumia" will be used alongside the standard Windows logo.

Thursday, 4 Sep 2014

Microsoft unveils 'Lumia Denim' update with faster, better camera app

Microsoft unveils 'Lumia Denim' update with faster, better camera app

Microsoft unveiled its latest Lumia devices update at IFA 2014 today. "Lumia Denim" will be rolling out to all WP 8.1 Lumia devices later this year and includes WP8.1 Update 1, as well as a number of Lumia specific goodies, including a much-improved camera app.

Monday, 11 Aug 2014

Microsoft: We have more than 300,000 apps in the Windows Phone Store

Microsoft: We have more than 300,000 apps in the Windows Phone Store

Microsoft announced that its Windows Phone Store now boasts over 300,000 apps with "hundreds more" being added every day.

Monday, 4 Aug 2014

This is what the HTC One for Windows Phone looks like

This is what the HTC One for Windows Phone looks like

Move over Nokia Lumia 930, a new 5-inch Windows Phone flagship is (almost) in town.

Friday, 30 May 2014

Microsoft's Smart Watch Rumored to be Ready Soon

Microsoft's Smart Watch Rumored to be Ready Soon

Microsoft is said to be working on a sensor-rich smart watch that will monitor your heart rate amongst other things, and it could be ready as soon as this summer.

Monday, 12 May 2014

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 Lifecycle Start Date; Still Keeps Official Release Date a Secret

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 Lifecycle Start Date; Still Keeps Official Release Date a Secret

According to Microsoft, official support for Windows Phone 8.1 will start on June 24, 2014. Judging from past releases, the OS' official release is likely to be slightly earlier.

Friday, 2 May 2014

M1 Offers Carrier Billing for Windows Phone Apps

M1 Offers Carrier Billing for Windows Phone Apps

M1 today announced that its postpaid customers can pay for Windows Phone apps, games and content through their phone bills.

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