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Microsoft waves goodbye to Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft has had a difficult run with its Windows Phones, originally promising to become a third true mobile ecosystem but instead finding it difficult to gain support from developers. Today, the company is admitting defeat, killing off support for Windows Phone 8.1. AdDuplex estimates that only 20 percent of Windows …

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The Steam app is finally coming to Windows Phone

Valve has been promoting the use of its Steam mobile application for a while now as a way for users to enhance account security. Using Steam Guard has become tied to things like the marketplace trading system and there is even a new CS:GO matchmaking system that verifies users by …

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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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VAIO is releasing a Windows 10 phone

VAIO, the former Sony laptop maker is set to enter the smartphone market later this year with its own Windows 10 phone. This will be the very first smartphone to carry the VAIO brand name and from what we can see so far, it looks like a very nice phone. …

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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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Microsoft lists flagship Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL online

Microsoft jumped the gun a bit and went live with a listing for the Lumia 950 flagship Windows smartphone today, ahead of its official announcement. There were two devices, the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950XL, which we have hears about thanks to previous leaks and rumours. The prices weren’t …

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Microsoft is open-sourcing its iOS to Windows porting tools

Back in April this year at Microsoft’s annual Build conference, the company revealed that Windows 10 would be able to run Android and iOS apps with a little bit of tweaking. Now that Windows 10 is out, Microsoft is releasing its porting tools to the public and making them open-source …

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Microsoft is making its own Android launcher

Microsoft has opened up to working with Android over the last year or two. The company is all set to bring Cortana to Android when Windows 10 launches and now it is working on its own Android Launcher, which could end up being its most significant step in to Android …

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Leak points towards specs of Lumia 950

It is pretty well known at this point that Microsoft is in the midst of preparing a new flagship Lumia smartphone to launch alongside Windows 10 for smartphones. While we don’t have an exact release date for Microsoft’s latest OS for phones, we do have a good idea of what …

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Cortana for Android has leaked early

A while back, Microsoft revealed that it would be bringing its Cortana virtual assistant app to both iOS and Android in addition to Windows Phone and Windows 10. The app has already been available for Windows Phone users for quite some time now but over the weekend, Android users got …

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LG set to launch its first Windows Phone in years

LG has been avoiding the Windows Phone market for a while now but it looks like the hiatus is coming to an end as the company is set to launch its first Windows smartphone in five years. It’s called the LG Lancet, featuring fairly low specifications. The phone will be …

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Microsoft has revealed all editions of Windows 10

Today Microsoft officially revealed all of the different editions of Windows 10. This is common practice for Microsoft, the company has regularly launched ‘Home’, ‘Pro’ and ‘Enterprise’ editions of its operating systems for years and Windows 10 won’t be breaking tradition. Windows 10 Home is Microsoft’s “consumer-focused” edition of the …

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Windows 10 won’t come to mobile this summer

Microsoft has been making swift progress with the Windows 10 operating system on desktops since its announcement last summer but it looks like the company needs a little more time to work on the mobile variant. Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 for mobile won’t launch this summer. Speaking at …

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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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