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Fresh Paint for Windows Phone 8 updated: Bing integration, SkyDrive sync and more included

Fresh Paint for Windows Phone 8 updated: Bing integration, SkyDrive sync and more included

By 15 October 2013

Microsoft just pushed out the Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update, but it also issued some new enhancements to the free Fresh Paint app. The company originally teased the app's update last week, though it highlighted a couple of the more notable tweaks in a blog... >>

New Windows Phone 8 update all but confirms Nokia Lumia 1520

New Windows Phone 8 update all but confirms Nokia Lumia 1520

By 14 October 2013

Microsoft has all but confirmed that Nokia will launch a phablet device on 22 October. In a software update to Windows Phone 8, Microsoft has included support for bigger screen devices with 5 and 6-inch touchscreen. That will no doubt come in handy when... >>

Microsoft releases Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update for bigger screen support, Driving Mode, quad-core speed and more

Microsoft releases Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update for bigger screen support, Driving Mode, quad-core speed and more

By 14 October 2013

The third Windows Phone 8 update, GDR3, has been the talk of the interwebs for a while and now it's officially arrived. The most notable change will be high-resolution screen support for the many 1080p screens arriving and future 5 and 6-inch mobiles... >>

Microsoft wants Windows Phone on HTC’s Android-based smartphones

Microsoft wants Windows Phone on HTC’s Android-based smartphones

By 4 October 2013

HTC has had two Windows Phone 8 devices in its line-up thus far: the HTC Windows Phone 8X and Windows Phone 8S. Now, Microsoft wants HTC to take things a bit further by offering a Windows Phone option for HTC's popular Android line of handsets, as the... >>

BBC brings its Cbeebies Playtime app to Windows Phone 8 after successful iOS, Android and Kindle Fire release

BBC brings its Cbeebies Playtime app to Windows Phone 8 after successful iOS, Android and Kindle Fire release

By 1 October 2013

The BBC has launched its free Cbeebies Playtime for Windows Phone 8. Already available on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android and Kindle Fire devices since August, the app offers a number of games and activities for pre-school children, all based around... >>

Nokia Lumia 929 launching on Verizon in early November with 5-inch display

Nokia Lumia 929 launching on Verizon in early November with 5-inch display

By 30 September 2013

Verizon will expand its Windows Phone line past the Lumia 928, with the launch of a new handset. The carrier and Nokia have paired up to launch the Lumia 929, a 5-inch handset WP Central says will launch in early November - perhaps 6 November specifically.... >>

Windows Phone world gets larger: Nokia tipped to announce 6-inch Lumia 1520 on 26 September

Windows Phone world gets larger: Nokia tipped to announce 6-inch Lumia 1520 on 26 September

By 11 September 2013

Nokia will announce the first Windows Phone phablet on 26 September, according to leakster EvLeaks. The Lumia 1520 is said to pack a lightweight design, with a hefty 6-inch 1080p display glaring right into your eyeballs. Pocket-lint's own sources have... >>

Microsoft acquires Nokia's devices and services business for Windows Phone unity

Microsoft acquires Nokia's devices and services business for Windows Phone unity

By 3 September 2013

In a huge turn of events, Microsoft announced on Monday evening that it plans to purchase Nokia's Devices and Services business, license Nokia's patents, and license and use Nokia's mapping services. Microsoft will control the Lumia brand and products... >>

First alleged photo of Nokia's Lumia 1520 phablet leaks - it's huge

First alleged photo of Nokia's Lumia 1520 phablet leaks - it's huge

By 29 August 2013

Nokia's upcoming 6-inch phablet, which has been dubbed the Nokia Lumia 1520, has had its first dose of an old-fashion device leak. Courtesy of Windows Phone Central, the Lumia 1520 has broken cover, dwarfing r the Lumia 1020 while revealing its overall... >>

Nokia Lumia 625
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Nokia Lumia 625

By 26 August 2013

The Nokia Lumia 625 adds another carriage to the runaway Lumia train - there's barely been pause for breath between Nokia's latest Windows 8 smartphones of late. So what does the middle-spec Lumia add to the lineup? Well, the 625 is something of a contextual... >>