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Details have emerged of Microsoft's Lumia releases through to next summer, which include new flagships, a phablet, a more affordable entry-level device, and the next update beyond Windows Phone 8.1.
With Windows Phone 8.1 close to general availability we take a look at some of the features that were supposed to be part of the update but never showed up. Here are our top five rumored features.
Windows Phone 8.1 is now available for users on the 'Preview for Developers' program. But if you haven't signed up yet, it's not too late - and we've got the info to help you on your way.
The latest revelation from the ever-reliable evleaks gives the strongest indication yet that Windows Phone's Back, Start and Search hardware buttons will be relocated to the display in the 8.1 update.
A "new imaging flagship", and a phone "featuring a Siri-like assistant", have been outed as two more Nokia handsets that will launch with Windows Phone 8.1, in addition to two devices leaked earlier.
According to the infamous @evleaks, Nokia is preparing two new Windows Phone 8.1 devices, but little else is known about these devices or when the 8.1 update will arrive.
Microsoft's intelligent digital assistant, 'Cortana', will reportedly launch with Windows Phone 8.1 in early 2014 - if you live in the United States. If you don't, you could be waiting a while.
The HTC One will soon be available through Best Buy in a new metallic blue color and it's a pretty nice-looking device and interesting color choice. The new color hits shelves on Sept. 15
Evidence suggests Windows Phone 8.1 is in testing inside Microsoft. While we've seen very little of the new OS, there are numerous app logs that show 8.1 builds are accessing the Windows Phone Store.
Windows Phone 8.1 may still be months away, but we've had a go at visualising what it might look like, showcased on the fictional Nokia Lumia 1080 phablet. Check it out and share your thoughts.
It was one year ago today that Windows 8 was released to manufacturing amid heavy criticism and high hopes. Now we take a look back and see where the OS has succeeded and where it has failed.
New information reveals the state of Windows Phone updates, including apparent confirmation that 'Blue' won't arrive until early 2014, phablet plans, and the reason more updates haven't been released.
Microsoft's BUILD conference gets under way in San Francisco this week - we take a look at we're expecting (and not expecting) to hear, including Windows 8.1, Windows Phone and the 'Surface Mini'.
Microsoft has launched the Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview, aka the Windows Server Blue preview, on the world today; a public version is now available to download ahead of BUILD 2013
An extremely blurry video has popped up on YouTube claiming to show Windows Phone 8.1 in action, including a look at the notification center, and a new type of Live Tile on the Start screen.
Microsoft has offered up more information on exactly how owners of Windows 8 PCs will be able to upgrade to the free Windows 8.1 OS, including if they will have to reinstall their Windows 8 apps.
Microsoft has offered its first official look at the first major update for its controversial PC operating system, Windows 8.1, revealing some of the exciting new features on the way.
Two new colour variants are expected to join the existing black and silver versions of the HTC One. A red model was briefly spotted earlier this month, but a blue model also seems to be on the cards.
Been worried about the lack of rumours and leaks surrounding Microsoft's plans for Windows Phone? Microsoft has just revealed that it'll be sharing more about what's coming to Windows Phone in June.
Rumours surrounding the release of Windows 8.1 are flying thick and fast - the most recent of which suggests the Start Button will be returning alongside an updated Charms Bar.
Windows 8.1 build 9391 has reportedly shipped to OEMs ahead of a public preview at Build 2013 conference. Little is known about build 9391, except that it may be the version that is unveiled in June.
Windows 8.1 build 9385 has leaked which is the fourth copy of the upcoming release to make its way to the web well ahead of Microsoft's expected release in June as a preview build.
A new feature for Windows 8.1 was discovered in the latest build of Windows 8.1 but as of right now, the feature does not work with any apps that came with the build at this time.
Another report has surfaced that reinforces previous speculation and code changes in the latest builds of Windows 8.1, which show that there might be a boot to desktop option in the update
With tepid sales figures, Microsoft was rumoured to be considering merging Windows RT with full Windows 8. That is not the case, however, with Microsoft saying RT is part of a longer game.
Even though the Office team is not under the ‘Blue' banner for updates, new information is stating that they have their own rapid release codename and it is ‘Gemini'.
Microsoft has announced the its next iteration of the BUILD conference will be held in late June in San Francisco and registration opens at 09:00am PDT, April 2, 2013.
After the leak of Build 9364, it was quickly noted that Microsoft was working on a file manager app for the modern UI and now we have the first images of that app running.
After Windows Blue (build 9364) being leaked earlier today, we look at some of the new productivity applications Microsoft have decided to include in the upcoming Windows 8 update.
The leaked build of Windows Blue has revealed a number of new features, including larger and smaller Live Tiles, improved personalization, more Charm options, better mult-tasking and more
Windows Blue build 9364 has been leaked to the internet in a 32-bit ISO, and it appears to be sourced from a Microsoft partner build. A screenshot of the build has also accompanied the release
A new video show a prototype Bing application has highlighted a few new features and enhancement that Microsoft has been working on to improve the Windows Phone platform.
A new video that highlights Fresh Paint that will arrive with Windows Blue has been spotted and shows off a few new features of the upcoming update to the popular app.
More information regarding Windows Blue has surfaced, elaborating on the kernel changes made to the OS, as well as detailing search improvements and a release schedule for the update
New screenshots have appeared from Windows "Blue" build 9319 that show off IE11 (and not much else) while info has also arisen suggesting there will be a publically available Milestone Preview version
We have been hearing about Windows Blue for the past few months and what we initially thought would be an update to Windows 8 and possibly landing this summer but it may be much more than that.
A new rumor claims that Microsoft has now split the Windows development group into two teams; one working on the "Blue" update to Windows 8 and the other working on the next version of Windows.
According to a new report, an "update" for Windows will be released next year. It's unclear if this update is a new operating system or merely a service pack.
Mechanical keyboards represent a significant step-up from the normal membrane based keyboards. Now, the Das Keyboard family has a new model featuring media keys, to the delight of music lovers.
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LG Electronics, a leading maker of consumer electronics, has reportedly announced its second-generation hybrid optical disk drives for personal computers (PCs). The novelties can read all four disk formats currently sold, including Blu-ray discs (BDs),...
On Wednesday, members of the hacking community willing to give Microsoft a hand arrived at Redmond, Washington, to show the software giant where it's gone wrong. This time the company's latest Blue Hat conference, typically...
Nichia Corporation of Japan has announced a new blue-violet laser that can fill up a 54GB double-layer disc at more than 10X record speed, compared to typical 2x and 4x Blu-ray/HD-DVD format disc recorders. In...
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