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 […]

Windows Phone 8.1 prospect of public release in June

Windows Phone 8.1 prospect of June release

The Windows Phone 8.1 update was officially unveiled at an event on April 2nd. Although it is now in the hands of developers it hasn’t yet made its way to a wider audience. Now there’s the prospect of a Windows Phone 8.1 public release in June. Recently we gave readers a Windows Phone 8.1 review […]

Windows Phone 8.1 update in best review roundup

Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 update best review roundup

Windows Phone 8.1 was recently officially introduced and we’ve already shown a couple of specific feature videos. Now the new operating system has made its way into the hands of developers, and the first reviews are coming in. Today we have details of some of the best Windows Phone 8.1 update reviews, which will give […]

Windows Phone 8.1 set for two GDR updates in 2014

Windows Phone 8.1 set for 2 GDR updates in 2014

Microsoft officially unveiled the new Windows Phone 8.1 operating system recently and we know it’s heading towards a public release soon. While many device owners are just looking forward to receiving this update, it seems some more minor updates are already in the pipeline. A new leak says that Windows Phone 8.1 will receive 2 […]

Nokia Lumia 520 seen with Windows Phone 8.1 update

Nokia Lumia 520 seen with Cyan update in video

While Microsoft recently unveiled all the new features that are coming with the Windows Phone 8.1 update once it is released to end users, Nokia also provided details about an upcoming new piece of firmware. Now the Nokia Lumia 520 is seen with the Cyan update in a video. The Windows Phone 8.1 update or […]