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T-Mo Microsoft Lumia 435 gets Windows 8.1 update 2

Microsoft’s Lumia 435 is one of the cheapest Windows Phone smartphones on the market and earlier today, Windows Phonw 8.1 update 2 started rolling out. If you have one of these budget smartphones check your settings menu for updates now. Once updated, your Lumia will be running software version 8.10.15148.160 which features a number of small tweaks to features and performance. The latest update lets you change your phone name by going to … [read full article]

Cam’s Top 5 – Unlocked Budget T-Mobile friendly phones

T-Mobile sells some of the best – and most expensive phones – on the market. But perhaps what’s surprising is that there are a bunch of affordable phones on the market that can (almost) give those devices a run for their money. And they’re not available on T-Mobile’s store shelves. While that means that they don’t come with services like Wi-Fi Calling baked in, it does mean that they’re factory unlocked and free … [read full article]

Microsoft Lumia 640 and LG G Pad F 8.0 coming to T-Mobile on June 17

We’ve been wondering about the official launch date for T-Mobile’s Microsoft Lumia 640 for some time, and now we finally have evidence from one of our sources. T-Mo communicated to staff that the long-awaited budget Windows Phone will be arriving on store shelves in time for a June 17 launch. And it’s not coming along. LG’s G Pad 8.0 tablet will be released in Magenta-flavor on the same day. [read full article]

Lumia 640 should arrive before T-Mobile’s “confirmed” July 16 release date

Late last week it seemed we had a concrete release date for the upcoming budget-friendly Lumia 640 smartphone by Microsoft. Although its popularity isn’t likely to be quite near the likes of the Galaxy S6 or iPhone 6, it certainly feels like there are plenty out there waiting to get their hands on the next great value Windows Phone. And from my time with it, that’s exactly what I think it is. It’s … [read full article]

Windows 10 for phones updates will arrive on all carriers’ phones simultaneously

If there’s one thing that’s frustrating about using carrier-locked Android phones, it’s waiting for software updates. Whether it’s having to wait months for the Android Lollipop software for the Note 4, or just waiting for a bug fix, it’s not the best consumer experience around. And it seems Microsoft will be taking a page from Apple’s book on this front in future devices. In a post on its Ignite blog, Microsoft confirmed that … [read full article]