The Microsoft Surface Mini is Officially Dead

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If you were holding out hope that Microsoft would release the Surface mini this year, you won’t like this news. The company has confirmed that the Surface mini is will not be on the shelves at any time in 2014, so they’ll be no mini Microsoft tabs under the tree this year.

Specs and Pricing revealed for the Prestigio Multiphone 8400 DUO and Multiphone 8500 DUO

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When you think of Windows phones, most folks generally think Nokia. At Computex in June, Microsoft showed off a few new devices from the likes of Yezz, Blu and Prestigio, but details were a little light. Today we got the lowdown on two of the devices with the Prestigio Multiphone 8400 DUO and Multiphone 8500 DUO.

Microsoft cancels the 3D Touch McLaren

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Microsoft is undergoing some major restructuring in their smartphone division, and it looks like those 18,000 jobs, and Android Nokia devices aren’t the only cuts being made. The rumor mill never stops churning and today we learned the company may be cancelling another device called the McLaren smartphone.

The Nokia Lumia 930 is now available for purchase in the UK

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If you reside in the UK and dig Windows phones, you may have today marked on your calendar. The Nokia Lumia 930 was scheduled to land in the UK today, and its done just that as you can now pick one up through a variety of carriers including Clove, Phones4U and Carphone Warehouse.

Microsoft lays off 18,000, and pulls the plug on Nokia X Android devices

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If you picked up a Nokia X and are waiting for another Android-based Nokia handset to arrive, it’s time to close up shop and head home. Microsoft has just laid off 18,000 people, and axed your Nokia Android hopes in one fell swoop.

The Cyan Update starts rolling out to Lumia handsets running WP8

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If you own a Windows handset, you have no doubt been waiting for that big Cyan update to drop. Well, the wait is almost over as today the Lumia Cyan update has started its rollout.

Windows Phone 8.1 update release for existing users soon

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The Windows Phone 8.1 update was officially unveiled back in April and many devices users are now eagerly waiting to receive the upgrade for their current devices. While new devices are starting to arrive running the new OS and some developers have access, it has yet to roll out for other users of the platform. […]

Windows Phone 9 preview release news

Windows Phone 9 preview release news

The Windows Phone 8.1 update recently arrived and many people are eagerly waiting to receive the upgrade for their devices. However, attention is already turning to Windows Phone 9 and we have some preview release news. Leaks are already appearing regarding Windows Phone 9 and also Windows 9, although there’s not any detail yet regarding […]

Nokia Lumia 520 Cortana vs iPhone 5S Siri comparison review

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It is not unusual for smartphone manufacturers to provide their products with a feature that is similar to what is found on rival handset, and today we have a Nokia Lumia 520 Cortana vs. iPhone 5S Siri comparison. Apple has had Siri for a long while now but this year Microsoft introduced the Cortana voice […]

Windows Phone 8.1 update to release from June 24

Windows Phone 8.1 update to release from June 24th

Many eager Windows Phone device owners have been patiently waiting for the public rollout of the WP 8.1 update. The wraps were officially taken off the update on April 2nd and it’s currently being used by developers. Now it appears that the Windows Phone 8.1 update is set for a more widespread release from June […]