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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.

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.

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