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Microsoft Lumia 530 delivers Windows Phone 8.1, with Cortana, for only £60

Microsoft Lumia 530 delivers Windows Phone 8.1, with Cortana, for only £60

By 19 August 2014

Microsoft has announced that it will be selling its Lumia 530 smartphone for a wallet-friendly £60. That means users can get the full Windows Phone 8.1 experience for far less than before. The Microsoft Lumia 530 is the company's cheapest smartphone... >>

Apple powered Lumia 930? Microsoft says no problem...

Apple powered Lumia 930? Microsoft says no problem...

By 25 July 2014

Microsoft has revealed a 20ft wide by 8ft tall installation that shows if you have enough apples and potatoes you can charge the company's new Lumia 930 smartphone. On show outside Westfield in Sheperd's Bush, the work, created by Caleb Charland, a science... >>

Microsoft's next Windows Phone 8.1 handset is the cheap and cheerful Lumia 530

Microsoft's next Windows Phone 8.1 handset is the cheap and cheerful Lumia 530

By 23 July 2014

Microsoft Devices has announced an entry-level Windows Phone 8.1 handset that will be available globally from August. The Nokia Lumia 530 has a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, 512MB of RAM, 5-megapixel camera on the rear, and a 4-inch... >>

The main reason to upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1? The free Swiftkey-like WordFlow Keyboard

The main reason to upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1? The free Swiftkey-like WordFlow Keyboard

By 16 July 2014

If you've got a Lumia Windows Phone smartphone and are wondering whether you should upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1, or Cyan as Microsoft are calling it, then the answer is simple. If you do a lot of typing it is a no brainer. The new WordFlow Keyboard introduced... >>

Nokia Lumia 930 pre-orders open at Carphone Warehouse: Here are the hottest deals

Nokia Lumia 930 pre-orders open at Carphone Warehouse: Here are the hottest deals

By 10 July 2014

The Lumia 930 will be on sale on 17 July, bringing the very latest from Microsoft Devices, Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan into a new flagship handset. The Lumia 930 offers a 5-inch full HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset, 20-megapixel PureView... >>

Windows Phone 8.1 Video Tuner brings on-device editing and sharing, coincides with Lumia 930 launch

Windows Phone 8.1 Video Tuner brings on-device editing and sharing, coincides with Lumia 930 launch

By 9 July 2014

Windows Phone 8.1 continues to grow, as the operating system now offers the free-to-download Video Tuner app for on-device video editing. Although the announcement coincides with the release of the Lumia 930 in some territories - and ahead of the phone's... >>

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review

By 7 July 2014

The Nokia Lumia 930 is a new flagship Windows Phone handset. Announced at Microsoft's Build 2014 conference, and available on 17 July in the UK, the Lumia 930 is a global variation of the Lumia Icon, which launched on Verizon in the US recently. There's... >>

Fancy a sure fire tip on the World Cup winner? Consult Cortana

Fancy a sure fire tip on the World Cup winner? Consult Cortana

By 2 July 2014

Cortana, Microsoft's Siri-like personal assistant for Windows Phone 8.1, has so far been 100 per cent accurate when predicting World Cup results. The company started to consult her at the beginning of the last 16 knockout round and she has correctly identified... >>

Windows Phone 8.1 to give Android and iOS users further reason to switch: folders

Windows Phone 8.1 to give Android and iOS users further reason to switch: folders

By 30 June 2014

Now that Microsoft makes its own phones its assault on Android and iOS for smartphone operating system market share is to ramp up. It believes that Windows Phone 8.1 is a credible alternative to the two big boys offering many features that they currently... >>

Adobe remembers Windows Phone does exist, releases Photoshop Express for WP8

Adobe remembers Windows Phone does exist, releases Photoshop Express for WP8

By 27 June 2014

Another day, another photo-editing app. But this one is from Adobe. And it's for Windows Phone users. Although Adobe constantly showers Android and iOS users with app-love, it often forgets about Windows Phone users. Not today however. The company has... >>