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Microsoft to release three Surface phones next year

While Microsoft did initially buy Nokia to bolster its smartphone efforts with Lumia Windows Phones, the company has since moved away from the Lumia brand and will be expanding its Surface line of devices with smartphones. While the first Surface phones were expected this year, it looks like they won’t …

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Windows 10 mobile rollout gets delayed again

Microsoft has had to delay the rollout of Windows 10 for mobile devices once again. The update was supposed to release soon after the team missed the December release date but now it looks like Windows Phone owners are going to have to wait a bit longer. This is according …

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Windows 10 Technical Preview arrives on phones

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A few hours ago Microsoft opened up the Windows 10 Technical Preview, to a few models of Lumia phones that are currently running Windows Phone 8.1. While on the surface this upgrade isn’t a massive change for Windows phone 8.1 users, underneath the covers big changes have been made, to allow …

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Microsoft readies low-cost Nokia 435 smartphone

Microsoft Corp. is working on a new low-cost smartphone based on the Windows Phone 8 operating system. The new handset will target the same market segment as Nokia Asha and Nokia X devices. The first phone in the Lumia 400 range will feature 4” display with 480*800 resolution, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 …

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First look at Microsoft’s first Windows Phone

Microsoft recently dropped the Nokia and Lumia brands for its mobile devices and has begun creating its own smartphones under the Microsoft brand. The first device the company has planned, the RM-1090, has leaked, showing off a Lumia-like design. The new dual-sim handset has arrived at the FCC as well …

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Microsoft might be dropping the Nokia name

Microsoft’s big purchase of Nokia officially went through a few months ago and since then it’s continued to release phones under the brand, but perhaps not for much longer. The rumour is, that within a few days time, the Nokia name will be dropped in its entirety, with the new …

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LG readies Windows Phone 8.1-based smartphone

Although Microsoft Corp. and LG Electronics announced intention to bring Windows Phone-based smartphones to the market earlier this year, LG has not yet introduced any actual products. According to unofficial information, the South Korean maker of smartphones is working on a mid-range Windows Phone-based handset, which is projected to emerge …

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Microsoft may cease using Lumia brand – report

Although Microsoft Corp. can use Nokia’s trademark and brand-name for ten years, it looks like the company plans to cease using the Nokia name rather shortly from now. Moreover, the company even plans to phase out the Lumia brand as well. DigiTimes reports that Microsoft wants to completely get rid …

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Sales of Nokia Lumia devices improve, but not significantly

Sales of Lumia branded smartphones on the second quarter of calendar 2014 were up sequentially and year-over-year, but remained generally low. Despite of efforts by Nokia Corp. and Microsoft Corp., sales of Windows Phone-based Lumia handsets are below shipments of Nokia’s Symbian-based smartphones several years ago. Microsoft on Tuesday said …

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Microsoft readies “Nokia by Microsoft” branding

Although Microsoft Corp. has rights to use the Nokia name for several years, it cannot use it forever. According to a leaked image, Microsoft will start to prepare its smartphones for transition to its own brand shortly. Initially the firm will introduce the “Nokia by Microsoft” trademark, but eventually the …

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