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HP Elite X3 Up Close: A Stunning Windows 10 Smartphone
By Luke Jones on Monday February 22, 2016

The Windows platform has always struggled against the market dominance of Android and the sales might of Apple. Microsoft's OS is very good and gets better all the time, especially in its current Windows 10 guise, but it has always been under supported in terms of high end flagships. Traditional smartphone giants have shied away from the platform, leaving Microsoft to forge its own hardware path.

Has the Microsoft Lumia 850 Broke Cover?
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday February 02, 2016

Microsoft's fourth quarter sales were disappointing. The company is still looking for a breakthrough device as the rather excellent Lumia 950 XL and Lumia 950 seem to have been a miss with consumers.

Xiaomi Could Launch Windows 10 Mi 5 Flagship Variant
By Josh Dasey on Monday February 01, 2016

We have been waiting so very long for Xiaomi to launch its Mi 5 flagship, over 18 months in fact and still we have the now ancient Mi 4 and nothing new. The wait is almost over of course, with Xiaomi tipped to unveil the device at MWC during the last week of this month, and now it seems the Mi 5 may get a Windows sibling.

Only 4.5 Million Lumia Handsets Sold in Q4
By Luke Jones on Saturday January 30, 2016

Microsoft has always struggled to become a major player in the mobile hardware market, and it seems no matter what the company does changing the situation may be impossible. Let's look at the last quarter, which was the fourth of 2015, including the Christmas period, and was the first in which the company?s new Windows 10 Mobile platform and related handsets were launched.

Microsoft Lunches Lumia 550
By Micah Bartos on Monday December 07, 2015

Microsoft raised the curtain on the Lumia 550 back in October, the first budget smartphone to run the Windows 10 Mobile platform. The company said at the time that it would launch the handset on December 8th, but a bit earlier than planned (the 7th) Microsoft has launched the Lumia 550 in Europe.

Yamada Denki EveryPhone, and Expensive Windows 10 Handset
By Josh Dasey on Thursday November 26, 2015

If Microsoft is going to make the Windows 10 Mobile platform a success the company will need for manufacturers to back it. While Redmond will be holding out for major players to get behind Windows (wishful thinking we know), the first Windows 10 Mobile smartphones are starting to be released, like the Yamada Denki EveryPhone.

Microsoft Lumia 950 Launching with AT&T Today
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday November 17, 2015

If you have been waiting to grab the Microsoft Lumia 950 on AT&T then the wait is almost over as the second largest carrier in the United States confirmed it will launch the handset today. This is of course on of the first two handsets (alongside the Lumia 950 XL) to run the new Windows 10 Mobile platform and will be available in black and white through AT&T.

Microsoft Lumia 950 Landing November 20 with AT&T
By Ang Torres on Tuesday November 10, 2015

Microsoft's new Lumia 950 is an excellent smartphone. It has Windows 10 Mobile, has a good list of specs, and is even competitively prices. However, we have discussed before how the handset being a success will be a tall order because of hoe limited it is. In the United States the Lumia 950 will be available only through AT&T, with the carrier announcing that the handset will be available from November 20th.

Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL Coming to India in December
By Josh Dasey on Friday November 06, 2015

Microsoft does not have much of a presence in India, although some of the company's budget Lumia's are doing ok on the sub-continent. The company wants more than ok though and with the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL flagships there is a chance to crack the largest emerging market on the planet. Those handsets (packing Windows 10 Mobile) have now been confirmed to be launching in India during December.

Microsoft Readying Windows 10 Updates for Older Lumia's
By Ang Torres on Friday November 06, 2015

We now that various Microsoft Lumia smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1 are in line to receive Windows 10 Mobile. The latest build of platform has rolled out on the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL flagships and it now seems as though Microsoft is readying to roll out the new software to some older Lumia models.