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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]

Microsoft Lumia 435 heading to T-Mobile very soon

It looks incredibly likely that the budget Windows Phone from Microsoft is going to be making an appearance on T-Mobile store shelves very soon. The Lumia 435 is the latest low-end device that promises to be great value for money. T-Mobile’s support pages now list the device, and Microsoft has its own page dedicated to the T-Mo flavored version of the small smartphone. Thanks to the ever-perceptive … [read full article]

Lumia 635 users, Windows 10 technical preview is available to download

A short while ago, Microsoft made the technical preview of its Windows 10 for phones available to download. In order to install the update you have to be a “Windows Insider” and you’ll need the Windows Insider app installed on your device. As well as that, you’ll need to have one of the supported devices. You’ll also need a supported device. For the first wave, that’s the Lumia 630, Lumia 635, Lumia 638, Lumia 730 and Lumia … [read full article]

HTC One M8 for Windows is available, on sale for realsies this time

At some point between November 9th and today, T-Mobile decided to quietly release the HTC One M8 for Windows. Again. But this time, for real. I hope. Just 10 days ago, the device quietly landed on the T-Mobile online store, and looked like it was available for sale. But, someone – it seems – pushed the button too soon. We were told soon afterwards that it wasn’t actually available to buy. Fast … [read full article]