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Microsoft announces Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for Windows Phone 8.1 devices

UPDATE: T-Mobile has confirmed to me that it’s working on a Windows 10 Mobile update for the Lumia 640.   T-Mobile has offered quite a few Windows Phone 8.1 devices in the past, and anyone that’s still rocking one today is probably wondering when they’ll get an update to Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft’s latest mobile OS. Today, Microsoft announced that that update is officially starting to roll … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL can now get pre-release OS updates through Windows Insider Program

Today is a big day for the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL. Not only is it receiving a software update, but it’s been added to Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview program, too. Microsoft today added support for the Fierce XL to its Windows Insider Program, which will allow Fierce XL owners to try out new software updates before they’re … [read full article]

John Legere says T-Mobile didn’t turn down Microsoft’s Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL

T-Mobile has sold quite a few Windows smartphones in the past, but when Microsoft unveiled its new Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones earlier this week, there was no mention of Magenta. Turns out that Microsoft may not have even approached T-Mobile about carrying its new phones. In the days since the new Lumias were announced, lots of folks have wondered if Microsoft’s devices would be coming to their carrier. So far AT&T is … [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]