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LG Lancet, Windows Phone Coming to Verizon Today
By Luke Jones on Thursday May 14, 2015

We have heard rumors for several months that LG is returning to the Windows Phone fold after a considerable absence. The Korean company is ready to give the platform another chance just before Microsoft transitions from Windows Phone 8 to Windows 10. Today there are reports saying that the so called LG Lancet (LG-VW820) will be landing on Verizon, the biggest carrier in the United States.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Finally Getting Lumia Denim Update with AT&T
By Luke Jones on Wednesday May 13, 2015

If you own a Nokia Lumia 1020, you probably thought you would never see the Lumia Denim update, which always struck as strange considering it's is one of the high end Windows Phone handsets. Well, the very long wait is finally over as the AT&T variant of the Lumia 1020 is getting the Lumia Denim, which means other versions of the handset should also be getting the update in due course.

Microsoft Lumia 735 coming to the United States with Verizon
By Luke Jones on Thursday May 07, 2015

The Microsoft Lumia 735 has been with us for some time, it was launched way back in September 2014, but has yet to have a release in the United States. There have been several rumours that the mid-range handset would arrive stateside and that is a little closer to reality with a Verizon version of the Lumia 735 showing up on an FCC filing.

Microsoft Wants One Billion Windows Devices in Two Years
By Luke Jones on Thursday April 30, 2015

Microsoft's Build conference was held yesterday and there were plenty of big things announced about Windows 10, while the company also revealed what it expects from its mobile division in the coming years. Indeed, Microsoft says that it has huge plans for the universal Windows 10 (which works on multiple form factors) and will sell one billion devices over the next two to three years.

Microsoft Sold 8.6 Million Lumia Smartphones in Three Months
By admin on Friday April 24, 2015

Time to check in on the performance of Windows Phone, the third placed platform in the market that seems to hold steady without ever testing Android and iOS. That is not going to change anytime soon, but Microsoft announced its fiscal third quarter results and revealed that it sold 8.6 million Windows Phone smartphones through the three month period.

LG Readying Windows Phone Smartphone
By Luke Jones on Wednesday April 15, 2015

Windows Phone seems to be in a rut at the moment. Microsoft's mobile operating system is not growing, keeping a solid base in emerging markets but simply not catching Android or iOS. Windows 10 could help to change that, but Microsoft needs more major manufacturers to get behind the platform. HTC basked WP last year with the HTC One M8 for Windows Phone, and now another major brand is returning to the OS.

Microsoft Build Preview: Part 1
By admin on Monday April 13, 2015

Microsoft's Build 2015 developer conference is just around the corner, but with invitations already snapped up in January, the doors are already closed. This is the event is where Microsoft typically announces the bulk of its core products. Sure, the company will make announcements sporadically at other events, but Build is where it is at if you want the low down on Microsoft for the next year.

Microsoft Lumia 640 and 640 XL launch in India and UK
By Luke Jones on Wednesday April 08, 2015

Microsoft's MWC announced Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL have launched this week, with India the first market to get the mid-range pair. The handsets have also landed in the UK, one of the few major global markets where Windows Phone devices have done okay.

T-Mobile to Offer Lumia 640
By Luke Jones on Tuesday March 24, 2015

T-Mobile has confirmed it will carry the Lumia 640, a smartphone that Microsoft announced at the Mobile World Conference alongside the Lumia 640 XL. T-Mobile has listed the Lumia 640, confirming that it will offer the LTE variant of the handset, but on the company's official website it is listed as "coming soon".

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 for this Summer, Lenovo to make Handsets
By Luke Jones on Wednesday March 18, 2015

Microsoft has said that Windows 10 will be launching a massive 190 countries around the globe "this summer". That is earlier than the end of year launch that was expected and will truly bring the new multi-platform OS to the masses, with the software set to arrive in 111 different languages.