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HTC 8XT: Windows Phone 8 and BoomSound coming later this summer

HTC 8XT: Windows Phone 8 and BoomSound coming later this summer

By 26 June 2013

HTC has lifted the lid on a tweaked version of premium Windows Phone 8 handset, adding the company's own BoomSound speaker technology and an extra letter to the name. The HTC 8XT comes with much of the same featureset as the HTC 8X, although its 4.3-inch... >>

Huawei Ascend W2 appears in hands-on

Huawei Ascend W2 appears in hands-on

By 26 June 2013

Huawei's rumoured Ascend W2, which appeared in a leaked press image last month, has now been photographed in real life. The phone is designed to be a value for money Windows Phone from Huawei and will be the second WP8 device the company has produced.... >>

Microsoft signs marketing deal with Telefonica to push Windows Phone 8 handsets

Microsoft signs marketing deal with Telefonica to push Windows Phone 8 handsets

By 26 June 2013

Microsoft has signed a one-year contract with telecoms giant Telefonica to try to push sales of Windows Phone 8-powered phones across Europe and South America. Currently sitting in third place behind Android and iOS, Windows Phone 8 needs to grow market... >>

Nokia EOS rumoured to be Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia EOS rumoured to be Nokia Lumia 1020

By 25 June 2013

Nokia teased last week that its upcoming event is for the rumoured Lumia smartphone with a 41-megapixel camera, and now, after months of codenames and speculation, the company's elusive camera phone might have an official name.  Read: Nokia teases... >>

HTC One running Windows Phone 8 planned

HTC One running Windows Phone 8 planned

By 24 June 2013

HTC could be planning a Windows Phone 8-powered One variant that uses the GDR3 update for the operating system. Rumours point to a device based very closely on the HTC One's design, but not an exact copy. Display size is said to be between 4 to 5 inches,... >>

A week in reviews: June 17 - 21

A week in reviews: June 17 - 21

By 22 June 2013

Another week of reviews, another crop of fascinating products. The big arrival of the week has to be the Apple MacBook Air, improved over the previous generation substantially once again, and with plenty of reasons to buy this laptop. It's still our go-to... >>

Microsoft was reportedly close to buying Nokia's device unit, until talks recently stopped

Microsoft was reportedly close to buying Nokia's device unit, until talks recently stopped

By 19 June 2013

In a move that could have deeply impacted the mobile phone industry, Microsoft was in advanced talks to acquire mobile phone maker Nokia, according to The Wall Street Journal citing sources. However talks, which happened as recently as this month, have... >>

Nokia Lumia 925 review
4.5 out of 5

Nokia Lumia 925 review

By 19 June 2013

The Nokia Lumia 925 is a new flagship model from the Finnish company bringing a selection of updates, mostly in design, to the company's Lumia 920 that's only about 6-months old. It lands with rumours swirling about yet another high-end handset on the... >>

CoPilot launches on Windows Phone 8

CoPilot launches on Windows Phone 8

By 13 June 2013

CoPilot has launched on Windows Phone 8, bringing another satnav app to the Microsoft-made operating system to take on the excellent Nokia drive. Normally paid for, CoPilot has opted to go the free route, unlike a lot of the competition. You get to an... >>

Nokia Lumia 925 low light camera hands-on and first impressions

Nokia Lumia 925 low light camera hands-on and first impressions

By 12 June 2013

The Nokia Lumia 925 is the latest Windows Phone hero handset. Sporting a slick design, Nokia is looking to address the criticisms that were levelled at the Nokia Lumia 920. We've got our hands on the final retail version of the Lumia 925 and we're getting... >>