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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]

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]

T-Mobile Announces Lumia 521 Availability For April 27th…On The Home Shopping Network

Yes, you read that title correctly as T-Mobile announced availability for the Lumia 521 this morning. Beginning April 27th, television retailer HSN will introduce T-Mobile’s exclusive Lumia 521 for $149.95 bundled with a car charger and screen protector. The Lumia 521 will also be available for $149 at Microsoft retail stores and Walmart on T-Mobile’s $30 no contract unlimited web and text plan. Mind you those prices are for the full retail … [read full article]

Lumia 521 Set To Launch On April 24th As Lumia 810 Hits End-Of-Life

The mystery of the disappearing Lumia 810 has apparently been solved thanks to this new planogram image. First things first, the Lumia 521, first announced by T-Mobile all the way back in February at Mobile World Congress is set for an April 24th launch. The Lumia 521 brings a 4” 800 x 480 display to the table, 512RAM, 8GB storage with a microSD slot, 5 megapixel camera with 720p video … [read full article]

Where Did All The Windows Phones Go On T-Mobile’s Website?

Anyone who thought Windows Phone didn’t have some passionate followers on T-Mobile should peep my inbox right about now. We’re not sure what’s going on, but clearly enough of you have noticed one way or another that T-Mobile’s website is now devoid of Windows Phone. We’re not the only website taking note as the folks at WPCentral caught it yesterday, but all Lumia 810 and Windows Phone 8X[read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Lumia 521 Budget Windows Phone 8 Smartphone, Again

T-Mobile’s announced availability of the Lumia 521 all the way back in February at Mobile World Congress and Nokia’s keynote event. Which makes todays short press release the second official announcement for the Lumia 521 — coming in May to Walmart, Microsoft Retail Stores and T-Mobile retail channels. T-Mobile is playing coy with pricing and exactly availability saying they “will be shared at a later date.” Oh, how I hate that wording. … [read full article]

Purported Specs For Lumia 928 Leak As Rumors Continue To Point At T-Mobile Launch

With all of our attention on the iPhone, HTC One and Galaxy S 4 lately it’s easy to forget that there’s still at least one rumored flagship Windows Phone 8 device rumored for T-Mobile shelves. Now, thanks to Italian blogger Flavio we’re getting what could be our first look at a list of “confirmed” specs for the device. According to Flavio’s tweets … [read full article]

Windows Phone 8 Users Take Note As Pandora Hits The Marketplace, Streaming Ad-Free Till The End Of 2013

Some good news for Windows Phone 8 users as Pandora finally arrives on the platform. After a hands-off approach to the Windows Phone platform for years, Pandora has finally its appearance in the Marketplace and we welcome it with open arms. As a kicker, you can experience Pandora ad-free throughout the rest of 2013 and that too is welcomed with open arms. As a long-time Pandora subscriber I really very excited to … [read full article]

Microsoft Says Support For Windows Phone 8 Will Last Until July 2014

While Lumia 710 owners learned the hard way final decisions on future software updates for devices rests with the carriers, Microsoft is announcing their life-cycle for Windows Phone 8. Microsoft has generally avoided placing specific timelines for supporting devices, but has now confirmed that Windows Phone 8 will be supported through July 8th, 2014, and Windows Phone 7.8 supported through September 9th of next year. Those dates line up with Microsoft’s brief mention that they … [read full article]

T-Mobile Adds “Nokia Flame 4G” To April Roadmap, Arrives April 24th

A brand new T-Mobile roadmap just hit our inbox and it appears the next Windows Phone 8 device has been uncovered for T-Mobile. Unfortunately, if the “Flame” codename is the same “Flame” codename discovered last September, there’s not a lot to get excited about. According to last years reports, the “Flame” is described as a low-end offering, with a 4″ display, 512MB RAM, 1GHz dual-core processor, 5 megapixel camera and … [read full article]