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Monday, 4 May 2015

Microsoft to unveil two high-end Lumia phones with QHD displays later this year?

Microsoft to unveil two high-end Lumia phones with QHD displays later this year?

Microsoft is rumored to be releasing two high-end Lumia smartphones later this year. Both devices will come with Quad-HD displays, 3GB RAM and 20-megapixel rear cameras. Read on to find out more.

Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015

Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10052 for Windows Phone now available

Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10052 for Windows Phone now available

11 days after the last build, there’s now a new Windows 10 Technical Preview build for phones for Windows Insiders on the Fast ring. While there are no new features, there are several important bug fixes.

Monday, 20 Apr 2015

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, to hit one billion by year end

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, to hit one billion by year end

Jan Koum, the CEO and co-founder of WhatsApp, announced on his Facebook that the instant messaging app now has 800 million monthly active users and is on track to hit one billion users later this year.

Sunday, 12 Apr 2015

New Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10051 for phones now available

New Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10051 for phones now available

For those keen to know how Windows 10 is shaping up for mobile, this build is the one to try as it offers a glimpse of many up-and-coming features, including several new universal apps and Project Spartan.

Monday, 2 Mar 2015

Microsoft unveils mid-range Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL at MWC 2015

Microsoft unveils mid-range Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL at MWC 2015

Microsoft announced two new additions to its Windows Phone mid-range line-up today with the announcement of the 5-inch Lumia 640 and the 5.7-inch Lumia 640 XL. Both phones are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.2GHZ processor, with 1GB RAM and will come with a 1-year subscription to Office 365.

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.

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