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Lumia 550 leaks show off Microsoft’s next entry-level phone

Microsoft is expected to launch two high-end smartphones in October. They should have high-resolution displays, speedy processors, and some nifty features including the ability to act (a little) like a desktop PC when you connect a mouse, keyboard and touchpad. But what about folks that don’t want to pay top dollar for a smartphone that […]

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Windows 10 Mobile phones get unofficial Google Mobile Services (updated)

In an attempt to get more developers to release apps for Windows, Microsoft did something unusual with Windows 10: the company offered tools that make it easy for iOS, Android, and web app developers to convert their existing apps into Universal Windows apps that can be submitted to the Windows Store. That wouldn’t really help users […]

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Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL smartphone details leaked

Microsoft may be scaling back its smartphone division, but it looks like the company could launch at least two flagship phones this year. According to Windows Central, we can expect at least 2 premium devices. While Microsoft hasn’t confirmed the details of either report yet, both sites have a pretty good track record with leaked data of this […]

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Microsoft cuts thousands of jobs in phone division, will continue making phones

Microsoft has been developing software for smartphones and related mobile devices since they were called PDAs. But Google and Apple dominate the space these days, and the market share for Windows Phone devices has fallen quite a bit in recent years. So Microsoft decided to take a page out of Apple’s book and start producing its […]

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Xiaomi smartphone users can begin testing Windows 10 on June 1st

The Xiaomi Mi4 is a smartphone with a 5 inch, full HD display, 3GB of RAM, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor. It ships with Xiaomi’s custom version of Android called MIUI. But folks that want to try something a little different will get a chance starting June 1st. That’s when users of this Chinese […]

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Windows 10 Mobile updates will come straight from Microsoft (not your carrier… maybe)

Have a Windows PC? Then you probably get security updates, bug fixes, and new features through Windows Update. That means Microsoft pushes updates over the internet and you can download and install them automatically or on your own schedule — and it doesn’t matter what company made your computer or where you bought it. Have […]

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Latest Windows 10 Mobile preview adds Office, Xbox apps… Candy crush coming soon

Windows 10 may be coming this summer, but Windows 10 Mobile (for smartphones and small tablets) won’t be available to the public until a few months after that. But you can download the latest preview today by joining the Windows Insider Program… and the just-launched Build 10080 includes a number of new features including a […]

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Windows 10 to come in Home, Mobile, and Pro editions (plus a few more)

Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system is set to launch this summer, with versions PCs, smartphones, tablets, and other devices. Ahead of that launch, Microsoft is outlining the different versions of Windows 10. There will be 6 or more different Windows 10 editions, although only 3 of them are really aimed at consumers. The others are […]