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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 … [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 … [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]

Walmart Selling The Lumia 521 For $129, If You Can Find It That Is

While T-Mobile’s current state of affairs on their Windows Phone lineup is still questionable, the newly launched Lumia 521 is on sale for a steal at Walmart. It’s already out of stock from over the weekend and store availability is limited, but if you can track one down they make a great backup smartphone or introductory phone for the kids. Hit the Walmart link below to begin your search … [read full article]

Microsoft Pokes Fun At “iSheep” And “One Trick Pony” Samsung Galaxy Owners

Sure the ad is for the Lumia 920 and it’s AT&T branded in the commercial, but this is a Microsoft ad and one of the best marketing spots I’ve seen in some time. Between the “iSheep” insults, the “one trick pony” Samsung Galaxy Note insults and the guy with the Apple logo tattooed on his chest, Microsoft hits a home run with this ad. I had to watch this twice just to catch-all the fanboy insults the … [read full article]

Nokia Lumia 521 Makes Early Appearance On Home Shopping Network Website

After a surprise announcement yesterday that had the Lumia 521 ready for an April 27th launch on the Home Shopping Network, it’s gone live a bit early. As the below image indicates, orders are already processing with the requisite car charger and screen protector included for the $149.95 price tag. The Lumia 521 is powered by Windows Phone 8 and features a 4? display, 5 megapixel camera, 720p HD … [read full article]