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Windows Phone: 10 moments that defined the life and death of Microsoft's mobile platform
Windows Phone: 10 moments that defined the life and death of Microsoft's mobile platform By Rik Henderson

In 2017 Microsoft confirmed what most of us knew already; Windows Phone was officially over. The software giant admitted defeat in its battle against... Read more

Microsoft's new app lets you mirror an Android phone to your PC
Microsoft's new app lets you mirror an Android phone to your PC By Maggie Tillman

The Your Phone app mirrors an Android phone's content to a PC and allows you to drag and drop photos from the phone to your PC... Read more

Microsoft Surface Phone back on the cards; Windows 10 on ARM, Snapdragon 850 SoC
Microsoft Surface Phone back on the cards; Windows 10 on ARM, Snapdragon 850 SoC By Max Langridge

Rumours regarding a Microsoft Surface Phone have been thin on the ground for the past couple of years, but the rumour mill has started churning away again... Read more

Microsoft is making a Courier-like foldable phone for digital scribbling
Microsoft is making a Courier-like foldable phone for digital scribbling By Elyse Betters

Microsoft is rumoured to be working on a new type of mobile device.According to report from Windows Central, it will be a Windows 10-powered device with... Read more

Windows Phone is dead, Microsoft admits in tweet
Windows Phone is dead, Microsoft admits in tweet By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has finally given up on Windows Phone. At least, when it comes to new updates or hardware.The company's Windows 10 head, Joe Belfiore, has posted... Read more

Are these images of the Microsoft Surface phone?
Are these images of the Microsoft Surface phone? By Max Langridge

Microsoft has allegedly been working on a Surface Phone for some time now. The phone would run a full version of Windows 10, rather than Windows 10 Mobile... Read more

Windows 3D capture experience will be designed to work on all devices
Windows 3D capture experience will be designed to work on all devices By Chris Hall

Microsoft wants to have everyone playing with 3D with its forthcoming release of Windows 10 Creator Update, coming in 2017. Presenting new features of... Read more

Microsoft to kill Lumia line by end of 2016, Surface phones going forward
Microsoft to kill Lumia line by end of 2016, Surface phones going forward By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has been tipped to introduce a Surface Phone for a while and a new report suggests that could be all the company focused on going forward. It... Read more

How to get the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update rolling out now
How to get the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update rolling out now By Elyse Betters

Microsoft released the Anniversary Update for Windows 10 PCs earlier this month, and at the time, it said the update would arrive for Windows 10 mobile... Read more

Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update: Release date confirmed
Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update: Release date confirmed By Elyse Betters

Microsoft seems to have accidentally revealed when the next major update for Windows 10 Mobile will arrive.The company released the Anniversary Update... Read more

Microsoft will soon add fingerprint scanner support to Windows 10 Mobile
Microsoft will soon add fingerprint scanner support to Windows 10 Mobile By Elyse Betters

Microsoft only sold 2.3 million Lumias last quarter, so it's cooking up ways to make Windows 10 Mobile better, such as including support for biometrics.While... Read more

Microsoft Surface Phone: What's the story so far?
Microsoft Surface Phone: What's the story so far? By Luke Edwards

Microsoft has had a tough time finding the perfect smartphone to push its Windows operating system, even after buying Lumia. Now the company is reportedly... Read more

Microsoft Surface Phone might be first to bring 8GB of RAM and Snapdragon 830
Microsoft Surface Phone might be first to bring 8GB of RAM and Snapdragon 830 By Luke Edwards

The Microsoft Surface Phone could come packing some world-first specs that blow away anything out there right now. Namely that's 8GB of RAM and a Qualcomm... Read more

Microsoft only sold 2.3 million Lumia phones over the last three months
Microsoft only sold 2.3 million Lumia phones over the last three months By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has post its third-quarter fiscal results for 2016, and one thing is clear: its phone business isn't doing so hot.The company made $3.8 billion... Read more

Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile rollout: Which phones get it first and how?
Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile rollout: Which phones get it first and how? By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has finally begun the rollout of Windows 10 Mobile to select Windows Phone 8.1 devices.You can download an app to see if the upgrade is available... Read more

Windows 10 Mobile release date: Microsoft might start rollout 17 March
Windows 10 Mobile release date: Microsoft might start rollout 17 March By Elyse Betters

Windows 10 Mobile is coming - and soon.According to Venture Beat's Evan Blass, Microsoft will announce the availability of as well as release the anticipated... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 650 official: Windows 10 slim build for slim wallets
Microsoft Lumia 650 official: Windows 10 slim build for slim wallets By Luke Edwards

Microsoft has officially taken the covers off its latest Lumia 650 smartphone that will be putting its Windows 10 operating system into more pockets.Microsoft... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 650 press image leak confirms it's on its way
Microsoft Lumia 650 press image leak confirms it's on its way By Rik Henderson

A press image of the Microsoft Lumia 650 smartphone has leaked online, suggesting that it will be announced imminently.Posted on Twitter by @evleaks, the... Read more

Microsoft buys SwiftKey for $250m, now owns the keyboard app
Microsoft buys SwiftKey for $250m, now owns the keyboard app By Elyse Betters

SwiftKey is now Minecraft's sibling.Microsoft, which paid $2.5 billion for Minecraft in 2014, has reportedly paid $250 million (£173 million) to acquire... Read more

Amazing pics of Microsoft Lumia 850 appear, shame it might never be released
Amazing pics of Microsoft Lumia 850 appear, shame it might never be released By Rik Henderson

While rumours of a mid-range Microsoft Lumia 750 abound, those focused on a slightly higher-up-the-range Lumia 850 seem to be petering out. At least, that's... Read more

Ouch... Microsoft only sold 4.5 million Lumia phones last fiscal quarter
Ouch... Microsoft only sold 4.5 million Lumia phones last fiscal quarter By Elyse Betters

Microsoft just released its earnings report for the last quarter, and the major takeaway is that Windows Phone sales were beyond bleak, while Surface revenue... Read more

Microsoft will launch a phone on 1 February, but it will only be the Lumia 650
Microsoft will launch a phone on 1 February, but it will only be the Lumia 650 By Rik Henderson

As rumours ramp up about prospective new Lumia 750 and possibly 850 launches during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month, it seems that Microsoft... Read more

Massive leak suggests Windows 10 Microsoft Lumia 750 is heading to MWC 2016, maybe a Lumia 850
Massive leak suggests Windows 10 Microsoft Lumia 750 is heading to MWC 2016, maybe a Lumia 850 By Rik Henderson

An official certification leak in China suggests that this year's Mobile World Congress in February could be big for Microsoft. It suggests a new phone... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 650 specs and design are here, could be the last Lumia
Microsoft Lumia 650 specs and design are here, could be the last Lumia By Luke Edwards

Microsoft has already confirmed the Lumia 650 is coming and now specs and design have also been disclosed.Despite being a mid-range handset this could... Read more

First Microsoft 'Surface Phone' likely in the works, might debut in October
First Microsoft 'Surface Phone' likely in the works, might debut in October By Elyse Betters

Microsoft is finally working on a Surface-branded smartphone, it's claimed.Microsoft has been betting on hardware in recent years, with the launch of the... Read more

Windows 10 smartphones: Is your Lumia getting the upgrade?
Windows 10 smartphones: Is your Lumia getting the upgrade? By Luke Edwards

Windows has now released its latest OS in Windows 10. But it's held off on the mobile version for now. Microsoft has now detailed which smartphones will... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 550 official: What's the story?
Microsoft Lumia 550 official: What's the story? By Luke Edwards

Microsoft has taken to the stage at its October 2015 launch event to unveil a wide range of Windows 10 hardware. We've seen the launch of the new Lumia... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL confirmed: What's the story?
Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL confirmed: What's the story? By Chris Hall

Microsoft has taken to the stage at its October 2015 event in New York City, to confirm the launch of the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL.These two... Read more

How to watch the Microsoft October 2015 launch event
How to watch the Microsoft October 2015 launch event By Luke Edwards

On Tuesday 6 October Microsoft is holding an event where it is expected to reveal a host of new hardware, as well as marking the official launch of Windows... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL completely revealed on official store
Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL completely revealed on official store By Luke Edwards

Microsoft is holding an event on 6 October where it is expected to launch a slew of new hardware including the latest Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones.With... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 550 leak shows Windows 10 coming to budget phones too
Microsoft Lumia 550 leak shows Windows 10 coming to budget phones too By Luke Edwards

Images have leaked of what's claimed to be the new Lumia 550 from Microsoft showing off the latest Windows 10 operating system.The shot of the smartphone... Read more

Windows 10 for Mobile: When is it coming to my phone?
Windows 10 for Mobile: When is it coming to my phone? By Elyse Betters

Windows 10 for Mobile is coming - and Microsoft is beginning to get customers ready for its release.The company has already listed some devices that are... Read more

Microsoft announces October event: New Lumia flagships, Surface Pro 4, and more expected
Microsoft announces October event: New Lumia flagships, Surface Pro 4, and more expected By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has begun inviting press to a launch event for Windows 10 devices.The company will hold its event in New York on 6 October and is expected to... Read more

Microsoft's new flagship Lumia phones pictured in leaked press renders
Microsoft's new flagship Lumia phones pictured in leaked press renders By Elyse Betters

Microsoft's upcoming Cityman and Talkman phones have just been pictured in what looks like a set of official renders.The company is getting ready to launch... Read more

MobileFusion: See how Microsoft plans to turn your phone's camera into a 3D scanner
MobileFusion: See how Microsoft plans to turn your phone's camera into a 3D scanner By Elyse Betters

Microsoft's Research arm has given the world a sneak peek at its latest project: 3D-scanning using a regular mobile phone.Through a new blog post and video,... Read more

Windows Surface Mobile 'Juggernaut Alpha' leaks: QHD, 4GB, wireless charging, 21MP PureView and more
Windows Surface Mobile 'Juggernaut Alpha' leaks: QHD, 4GB, wireless charging, 21MP PureView and more By Luke Edwards

What's claimed to be the rumoured Windows Surface Phone has leaked online under the codename "Juggernaut Alpha" which should ship as "Surface Mobile".... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL flagship leak: 2K, USB Type-C, 20MP PureView camera and more
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL flagship leak: 2K, USB Type-C, 20MP PureView camera and more By Luke Edwards

Microsoft is expected to release a new flagship smartphone when it launches Windows 10 on smartphones later this year.The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, thought... Read more

First new Windows 10 phones tipped to be Lumia 950 and 950 XL, specifications leaked
First new Windows 10 phones tipped to be Lumia 950 and 950 XL, specifications leaked By Rik Henderson

Until now the phones believed to launch as the first new Windows 10 handsets went by the codenames Talkman and Cityman. They have also been tagged as the... Read more

Microsoft to launch six Windows 10 Lumia phones soon(ish)
Microsoft to launch six Windows 10 Lumia phones soon(ish) By Rik Henderson

Although it has gone quiet on the new Windows Phone front in recent times, Microsoft is heavily tipped to be bringing at least six new Lumia handsets to... Read more

What does the latest Windows 10 phone build offer and how do I get it?
What does the latest Windows 10 phone build offer and how do I get it? By Rik Henderson

A new preview build of Windows 10 is now available for those who have a spare Windows Phone handset lying around. It's not completely ready for public... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 940 and 940 XL concept renders look stunning in aluminium
Microsoft Lumia 940 and 940 XL concept renders look stunning in aluminium By Luke Edwards

After Microsoft executive vice president Stephen Elop announced a new Lumia would be arriving this year renders have been doing the rounds. The latest... Read more

Microsoft might be working on Lumia Windows 10 phones codenamed Cityman and Talkman
Microsoft might be working on Lumia Windows 10 phones codenamed Cityman and Talkman By Elyse Betters

Microsoft is reportedly working on two new Lumia smartphones.The phones, which are being described as "high end", are interesting not only because they're... Read more

Microsoft working on software to transform your Android to Windows 10
Microsoft working on software to transform your Android to Windows 10 By Luke Edwards

Microsoft has announced its Windows 10 operating system will launch this summer. In that same announcement, it revealed its Windows Insider Program plans... Read more

Microsoft sticks with mid-range with Lumia 640 and 5.7-inch Lumia 640 XL
Microsoft sticks with mid-range with Lumia 640 and 5.7-inch Lumia 640 XL By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has officially unveiled its Lumia 640 handset much rumoured prior to its Mobile World Congress press event.It is a 5-inch device with a HD display... Read more

Microsoft's MWC handsets will be the 640 and 640 XL
Microsoft's MWC handsets will be the 640 and 640 XL By Rik Henderson

Microsoft is due to unveil a couple of handsets during its Mobile World Congress press event tomorrow, Monday 2 March. However, the company has already... Read more

Windows 10 preview for phones now out: Here's how to get it and what to expect
Windows 10 preview for phones now out: Here's how to get it and what to expect By Elyse Betters

Microsoft is moving on from PC and tablets to smartphones.The company has announced you can now preview its latest operating system on handsets running... Read more

Microsoft Windows 10 update: Will your Lumia device be upgraded?
Microsoft Windows 10 update: Will your Lumia device be upgraded? By Elyse Betters

Microsoft confirmed many new features in Windows 10, it's next major operating system upgrade, during an event on 21 January, when it also confirmed the... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 435 and 532 set a new low in pricing
Microsoft Lumia 435 and 532 set a new low in pricing By Luke Edwards

We've heard Microsoft say "most affordable Lumia device to date" a few times now so these new Lumia 435 and 532 phones represent what must surely be the... Read more

You can now get Microsoft's Lumia 930 and 830 WP8 phones with gold trim
You can now get Microsoft's Lumia 930 and 830 WP8 phones with gold trim By Elyse Betters

Although CES 2015 is still going down in Las Vegas, where several companies have introduced tonnes of new gadgets, Microsoft is trying to steal the spotlight... Read more

Microsoft could be planning PureView camera successor to Lumia 1020, according to leaked pics
Microsoft could be planning PureView camera successor to Lumia 1020, according to leaked pics By Rik Henderson

One of the stand-out Windows Phone handsets during Nokia's reign was undoubtedly the Lumia 1020, with its 41-megapixel PureView camera on the rear. There's... Read more

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