Tag Archives: Windows Phone

HTC One (M8) for Windows coming to T-Mobile

I was almost in tears when I saw that Verizon’s HTC One M8 for Windows was a global exclusive. Thankfully though, the device is only going to be an exclusive for Big Red for a limited time. It is going to be available elsewhere and – more importantly – it’s coming to T-Mobile soon. T-Mo confirmed it through its Twitter account earlier today: The rumors are true. @HTCUSA One M8 for … [read full article]

Lumia Cyan with Windows Phone 8.1 update rolling out from today

Earlier this year at its own special event, Microsoft showed off what was coming next for Windows Phone, alongside some new devices (Lumia 635 and 930). Perhaps its biggest announcement was Windows Phone 8.1, a new version of its mobile OS which included many much-needed features. It didn’t give us a specific release date for the software, but Nokia announced today that it’s rolling out! “Ready for some great news? Starting today, the Lumia Windows Phone 8 … [read full article]

Lumia 635 now available from T-Mobile.com

The day has arrived, a new Windows Phone device has been made available to purchase on T-Mobile’s online store. Nokia’s Lumia 635 is the mid-range smartphone, designed to replace the older (and cheaper) Lumia 521, and it’s the first device shipped by T-Mo to come pre-loaded with Windows Phone 8.1. From today, you can buy the Lumia 635 from T-Mobile.com for a full retail price of $168, almost $40 more … [read full article]

T-Mo Nokia Lumia 635 pricing and staggered launch announced, available from July 5th

T-Mobile, today, announced its launch plans for the upcoming budget Nokia Lumia 635. It will be the first Lumia device to ship with Windows Phone 8.1 out of the box, and will be available on both T-Mobile and MetroPCS. To keep things interesting, T-Mo has decided to stage a staggered launch for the Lumia. On July 5th, the device will be available to T-Mobile Simple Choice prepaid customers on the Home Shopping Network. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Lumia 635 available for pre-order from Microsoft [Update: Removed]

Update: Well that’s no fun. Microsoft just got in touch to inform us that the pre-order page contained inaccurate information, and has been removed.  “Recently a Nokia Lumia 635 pre-order offer for AT&T and T-Mobile customers was published on the Microsoft Store, and was subsequently removed as it included inaccurate information. We expect pricing and availability for the Lumia 635 to be announced by our U.S. carrier partners at a later time. “ Earlier this … [read full article]

T-Mobile compatible Lumia 1520 available through third parties

It often feels with T-Mobile that Windows Phone fans don’t get a lot of love. Currently on the T-Mobile online store, the only options for Nokia Lumia are the 925 and the budget-friendly 521. Neither the 1020 or the 1520 are available directly. But, if you fancied one Nokia’s impressive Windows Phone phablets, it turns out there is a way to grab one after all. Having delved through his site’s forums, Daniel Rubino … [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]

T-Mobile Lumia 521 receiving “Lumia Black” update

It’s about time the T-Mobile Lumias got some love, and the low-end 521 is the latest to receive the much-hyped Lumia Black software update. It started rolling out yesterday. Of course, the 521 is the Magenta-flavored version of the 520. Lumia Black’s main features are as follows: Bluetooth LE: All Windows Phone 8 Lumia devices will now be Bluetooth Low Energy enabled. This means devices like the Fitbit will be compatible. All we … [read full article]

Nokia Lumia 925 on Tmo gets Windows Phone Black update

While many BlackBerry fans a couple of weeks ago considered that T-mobile was actively pushing them to switch platforms, there’s another operating system that’s considered by many of its fans to have been ignored altogether: Windows Phone. When the company announced which devices would be getting the Windows Black update, T-mobile’s own Lumia 810 wasn’t on the list. Thankfully, however, its big brother – the Lumia 925 – was, and has now begun … [read full article]

Microsoft Agrees To Acquire Nokia Devices And Services Unit

There are only a few things that can get me to stop watching a Comedy Central roast, but the news that Microsoft has purchased Nokia’s Devices and Services unit stopped me in my tracks. In a joint announcement, outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Nokia CEO Stephen Elop announced the deal as the clock struck 11 pm Eastern. Building on this successful partnership, we announced some important news today: an agreement for Microsoft … [read full article]