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Nokia Lumia 530 announced, T-Mobile first confirmed carrier

Earlier this morning, Nokia announced that it will release another budget-friendly Windows Phone device. The Nokia Lumia 530 is seen as the perfect successor to the 521, and will be available on T-mobile later this summer. Its feature list includes: 4-inch, 854×480 resolution LCD display (246ppi) Qualcomm Snapdragon 200, 1.2GHz quad-core processor 5MP camera 4GB storage Expandable memory up to 128GB 512MB RAM 15GB free cloud storage 1420mAh battery The most notable absence … [read full article]

Lumia Cyan with Windows Phone 8.1 update rolling out from today

Earlier this year at its own special event, Microsoft showed off what was coming next for Windows Phone, alongside some new devices (Lumia 635 and 930). Perhaps its biggest announcement was Windows Phone 8.1, a new version of its mobile OS which included many much-needed features. It didn’t give us a specific release date for the software, but Nokia announced today that it’s rolling out! “Ready for some great news? Starting today, the Lumia Windows Phone 8 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Lumia 635 available for pre-order from Microsoft [Update: Removed]

Update: Well that’s no fun. Microsoft just got in touch to inform us that the pre-order page contained inaccurate information, and has been removed.  “Recently a Nokia Lumia 635 pre-order offer for AT&T and T-Mobile customers was published on the Microsoft Store, and was subsequently removed as it included inaccurate information. We expect pricing and availability for the Lumia 635 to be announced by our U.S. carrier partners at a later time. “ Earlier this … [read full article]

T-Mobile compatible Lumia 1520 available through third parties

It often feels with T-Mobile that Windows Phone fans don’t get a lot of love. Currently on the T-Mobile online store, the only options for Nokia Lumia are the 925 and the budget-friendly 521. Neither the 1020 or the 1520 are available directly. But, if you fancied one Nokia’s impressive Windows Phone phablets, it turns out there is a way to grab one after all. Having delved through his site’s forums, Daniel Rubino … [read full article]

Nokia Lumia 635 announced, T-Mobile and MetroPCS release this summer

Almost as soon as Microsoft and Nokia finished unveiling the Nokia Lumia 635, T-Mobile announced that it would be offering up the mid-range, LTE, Windows 8.1 device on its own branded network and on MetroPCS. The device features a 4.5″ ClearBlack display and a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor. It’ll be available in five different colors, but if you get bored, changing it as easy as buying a new rear shell … [read full article]

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 with Cortana digital assistant, new lock screens and more…

At its Build conference in Moscone Center today, Microsoft took the wraps off its next iteration of Windows Phone. Version 8.1 is coming shipped with plenty of much-needed features. Among the features is a new Lock Screen that’s customizable, “highly interactive and unique”. There’s also an “Action Center” which is essentially Microsoft’s version of the drop down notification center/drawer and Control Center found in Android and iOS. From here you can respond to … [read full article]

Tmo Nokia Lumia 925 available for $199 contract-free with HSN.com

A couple of weeks ago, Newegg held a flash sale, offering the T-Mobile flavored Lumia 925 for the brilliant price of $249. Today, Home Shopping Network is offering the same device, but for $50 less. That’s a price of just $199, contract-free. The deal is also eligible for HSN’s FlexPay program, giving you the chance to pay as little as $49 per month interest free. I have to say, of all the Lumia devices … [read full article]

Hands-On Video With The Nokia Lumia 925 For T-mobile

We all know a flagship Nokia Lumia device is overdue on T-Mobile and that’s what has Windows Phone 8 fans in a tizzy for the Lumia 925. Sure, there’s some concern about the lack of expandable memory and built-in wireless charging. Thankfully, our man at PhoneDog, Aaron Baker got some hands-on time with the Lumia 925 over in Las Vegas as CTIA gets underway. T-Mobile has yet to announce pricing and availability, but with the … [read full article]

Windows Phone Overtakes BlackBerry Marketshare As Samsung Dominates Android Profits Once Again

Oh how the mighty have fallen as another piece of bad news surfaces for the BlackBerry crowd as new figures suggest the once giant smartphone OS has dropped to fourth in global shipments. There’s no question that Android at 75% and iOS at 17.3% of the total global smartphone market in the first quarter 2013 have the clear lead. Still, Microsoft saw an increase of 133.3-percent over the last 12 months to hit 3.2-percent globally. … [read full article]