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Although the Microsoft Lumia 650 has not been officially announced yet, the device has shown up on a UK retailers website for pre-order. For £199 you can own this 5" quad core LTE Lumia.
Microsoft has updated the firmware version for its budget Lumia 550 via the WDRT, which now brings it inline with the Lumia 950 and 950 XL version, it's not yet available over-the-air though.
It looks like Microsoft is gearing up to roll out an update for Windows 10 desktop and for Insiders using Windows 10 Mobile tomorrow, providing there aren't any show-stopping bugs that crop up.
With the lack of a changelog for the more recent builds of Redstone Previews, Insiders are getting restless; luckily the Microsoft Edge team has now posted an article detailing some recent changes
You might be thinking that the increment of just three build numbers means that Microsoft made very few changes in its latest preview. However, under the hood, the improvements were quite significant.
Microsoft will return to San Francisco a year after it held its first 'Spartan' Web Summit, shortly before it was renamed to Edge. The one day event will allow developers to meet with the Edge team.
Last Wednesday, Insiders got a new Windows 10 Redstone preview, and although bugs are to be expected, one annoying popup has yet to be acknowledged by Microsoft. Here's a workaround for it.
A Spanish website has received reports from multiple owners of the Microsoft Lumia 535 in Latin American countries saying that they have been upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.29.
Next week could see a new build of Windows 10 Redstone get released to Insiders, which would be the first for nearly a month, with Gabe Aul sharing that build 11097 is being tested internally.
Following the release of Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.63, a Microsoft employee has shared some additional information on Reddit with some fixes and improvements for this Cumulative Update.
Gabe Aul took to Twitter to assure Insiders that Microsoft is "back in the office" after the holiday period, and that new builds will start flighting in "a few more days", pointing to next week.
A press image for one of the various devices that HP revealed this week at CES includes a Windows 10 Mobile handset in the background - could it be the company's rumored new 'Falcon' phone?
Although the honor 5X debuted last November in China, the 5.5" all metal smartphone featuring a Snapdragon 615 octa-core chip, 2GB RAM and a fingerprint reader is now heading to the US for $199.
MediaTek has unveiled its new MT2523 chip for wearables, boasting GPS, dual-mode Bluetooth and high-resolution display support in a package which is 41% smaller than that of the competition.
Sony has made an official comment confirming that all of their PSN services are "experiencing issues." The problems started on Monday afternoon, and hours later are still unresolved.
NVIDIA has rolled out some new WHQL Geforce driver goodness for Windows 10. Both the 32- and 64-bit versions are available to download right now after the jump.
Microsoft has made the 10586.29 build available again for the Lumia 950 and 950 XL after pulling it earlier this week. The build was plagued with update related bugs, but those should be addressed.
The TechSpot website has an exclusive report on how it is now possible to overclock locked Skylake CPUs with the help of a BIOS tweak from a manufacturer, which bypasses the restriction.
T-Mobile is continuing its Un-carrier Unwrapped campaign in the US with a new offer, this time to entice Verizon customers to make the switch, which includes a $100 Hulu gift code.
Perhaps in a bid to combat lost revenue for the striking amount of cores per processor now available on the market, Microsoft is now moving from 'socket' to 'core' with it's new licensing.
The Tool has been updated with support for Microsoft's new flagships, as well as the Lumia 550, paving the way for the promised addition of those devices to the Windows Insider Program this week.
Microsoft has yet again rolled out a new Cumulative Update for Windows 10 version 1511. This is the third of such updates to hit the newest version of Windows 10 that is less than a month old.
Freetel, a Japanese -based OEM, has announced their Windows Mobile 10 offering slated for release on Nov 30, the Katona 01. The low-end device will cost just $105 at current exchange rates.
Following the restoration of the Media Creation Tool and ISO's for Windows 10 with the November Update, Microsoft has also rolled out a new Cumulative Update via Windows Update
You'll now have access on Bing Maps to 35,000 cameras across 11 countries to plan your journey, and in combination with the Clearflow traffic algorithm, you should know what time you'll arrive too.
Chinese smartphone maker UMi has just launched a sub-$100 handset that puts most mid-range smartphones to shame, featuring a 5.5" AMOLED screen and 3GB of RAM for just 89 bucks.
According to a rumor posted on an Italian blog tracking Samsung's upcoming S7 flagships, microSD expandable storage will once again be an option. Could this also mark the return of removal batteries?
If you're on the lookout for a cheap Windows Phone that packs a punch, then Amazon may have a tasty deal for you with the BLU Win HD 5" Windows 8.1 smartphone, upgradeable to 10.
With the Band 2 now available, Microsoft and its retail partners continue to clear inventory of the first-gen health- and fitness-focused wearable, which is currently on sale in the UK for £54.99.
After news surfaced of a Star Wars PS4 bundle including titles made for the PS2, and therefore made backwards compatible with the former; Sony has now confirmed it is working on it.
Microsoft has rolled out a cumulative update for Windows 10 bringing the OS version up to 10586.11 (up from .3), and it now means that the PC, Mobile and Xbox releases all share the same build number.
Following a trial in India earlier this year that saw Indians enjoy a minimum app pricing of just 10 Indian Rupees (15 cents), Google has extended minimum pricing for apps in 17 countries.
Although there are plenty of third-party solutions for a stand used in combination with Apple's own charger for the Apple Watch, it appears that Apple might be offering a more elegant solution.
While 'hearting' a tweet rolled out for everyone just two weeks ago, a user on Twitter has discovered that it will soon be possible to 'like' tweets in a number of different ways through emojis.
With the November update now rolling out to millions of Windows 10 users, Microsoft also included new features to entice the Business sector to the platform and, more importantly, IT administrators.
Microsoft has rolled out an update for the Groove app for PC and Mobile, which can be downloaded now through the Windows Store. The update mainly focuses on UX improvements and clean up.
Mozilla has introduced a new feature called Tracking Protection in Firefox 42 which you can check out now, the feature works in conjunction with Private Browsing mode.
As reported two months ago by Neowin, Twitter has rolled out the change to Favorite, now calling it Like instead. The old yellow star is also gone, getting replaced by a red heart icon.
A website based out of China is claiming that Microsoft has now signed off on Threshold 2, the next update for Windows 10, ahead of general availability at this coming 'Patch Tuesday'
Famed leaker WZor showed off screenshots of Windows 10 build 10568 yesterday, and now he has uploaded the image online for people to download, should they desire to do so.
One thing missing from Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10565, which was released yesterday, was language packs for Cortana-supported regions. Gabe Aul has said these will arrive today.
A renowned Chinese leaker has revealed via Weibo that the new BlackBerry Priv will set you back around $630. If you think that's a bit high, don't worry, there will be installment plans too.
Nvidia has released a new WHQL driver, now at 358.50 for x64 systems ahead of the Star Wars Battlefront four-day Open Beta, although there doesn't appear to be a 32-bit version yet.
While some believe liquid cooling to be a gimmick, Microsoft has actually put a lot of thought into the technology since it arrived on the Surface Pro 3. Here's how it works.
With the news yesterday, that Windows 10 has seen 110 million installs since its launch just over two months ago, new figures from Quantcast paint a very depressing picture for Microsoft's Edge.
A common annoyance with Windows 10 Mobile is the frequent crashes of the Sharing app while attempting to attach an image to a messaging app, Gabe Aul has confirmed this is fixed in later builds.
Four high quality images showing off both the Lumia 950 and 950 XL reveal even more about the devices, including what appears to be a removable battery for the 950 XL hours ahead of their reveal.
A blogger based in Beijing has uncovered a vulnerability on how Microsoft account identifiers are retrieved in plain text; meaning when you visit Outlook.com or Calendar you could be tracked.
Decades after the Apollo missions ended, NASA has now made some 13,000 images from the missions available to an organization that is preserving them online at flickr, totally unedited.