An XDA forum developer has successfully "tricked" the Windows Insider app to get it to download and install the Windows 10 for Phones Technical Preview, it requires a lot of work though.
...of Microsoft's tough decisions, Xbox insights, and BlackBerry's Android beauty
Microsoft challenges you to a game of Bing Pong
Exclusive images of the new phone with a 10,000mAh battery
ISOs of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10162 are now available
All the latest news on Windows 10
Trouble upgrading to new Windows 10 builds? Here are 5 possible fixes
Problems with early builds of Windows 10 for phones prevented it from being released on more devices in its first public preview, though more devices will be supported in time.
Microsoft won't yet say when the Windows 10 phone preview will be released as it's still in testing - but it has shared a bit of info, including the news that only some handsets will get it at launch.
From Surface success and the Office touch, to revenge porn, Amazon stores, flagship Lumias and a serving of HTC (c)rap, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Despite having released a fix a few months ago for the Lumia 535's touch sensitivity issue, the problem has persisted for some. Microsoft is reportedly still working to ease the issue on the device.
The patience of those awaiting a new top-of-the-range Windows Phone may soon be rewarded, as Microsoft has referred to multiple Lumia handsets running Qualcomm's new flagship-class Snapdragon 810 SoC.
Those that are rocking the Lumia 930 in the UK on select networks will finally be able to take advantage of the features delivered within Denim, specifically for the camera and HD recording.
From Office intrigue and Windows 10 revelations, to Google's apology, faster 'broadband', the end of the Surface 2, and a LOT of iPhones, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
After breaking her iPhone, actress Chloë Grace Moretz gets a little gift from Microsoft. The company sent her a brand new Lumia 1520, as well as first aid supplies for the wounds she incurred.
Microsoft announced its quarterly earnings report this morning and revealed that it had sold more than 10 million Lumia smartphones, which is the highest number for the product line in any quarter.
It's been a crazy week of Windows 10, holograms and exploding kittens. We got to travel to Mars, take part in Minecraft and see what Microsoft expects the future to be like. Join us for a recap.
It's no great surprise that some handsets won't support every new feature in Windows 10 - but Microsoft now says that it aims "for the majority of Lumia phones" to be updated, but not all of them.
The new and improved Lumia Camera app that's part of the Lumia Denim update will soon launch on all devices running Windows 10, including phones, tablets and even desktops.
Microsoft has confirmed that some of its Lumia handsets will not get new firmware with the Denim update that's rolling out now, and which includes the latest version of the Windows Phone OS.
Microsoft is expanding the global rollout of its delayed Lumia Denim update, and you can find out now if the update is available for your device, on your carrier, in your part of the world.
Paypal is working with Microsoft to make their credit card readers work with devices running Windows, such as Surface tablets and Lumia phones, and will also bring EMV support later this year.
Microsoft continues with its journey towards pushing out low-end Windows Phone devices. In line with this direction, an alleged Lumia 435 has recently passed Brazil's regulating agency, ANATEL.
Yesterday, it was reported that you cannot buy a Lumia device from Verizon anymore, and while new products are not showing up, you can still buy a refurbished phone for a reasonable price.
It appears that Verizon Wireless has pulled all Lumia phones from its site altogether. Other Windows Phones are still available via the store, so it seems to be a Lumia-only issue.
Its been a couple months since we last caught a glimpse of the RM-1062, but now we get our first real clear look at the back of the device. This mid-tier device is expected to release in 2015.
A possible successor to the Nokia Lumia 1320 is rumored to be in the works, and has reportedly been spotted in a benchmark that apparently confirms the phone's leaked specifications.
From Android 5.0 and Windows 10, to the Apple Watch, Microsoft Band, OnePlus One, Google antitrust allegations and the console wars, we look back at highlights from the year's top tech news on Neowin.
A new update is rolling out for the Lumia 535, one that supposedly fixes the touchscreen issues which users have been experiencing. The patch is currently available in "select markets".
Microsoft has started pushing out the Denim update for Verizon Lumia users who have a 922 or 928. However, if you have an Icon, you will have to wait a bit longer.
Windows Phone may not have the best usage numbers out there, but Microsoft's own low end devices and pricing mess may be to blame as they continuously fail to offer what the competition has.
Microsoft has formally announced that the rollout of its Lumia Denim update has begun for a "limited number of devices in selected markets", with a wider rollout scheduled for early January.
The latest firmware update from Microsoft is now rolling-out to select devices around the world including India and Europe. The focus currently is on the low-end devices as they're the most numerous.
Microsoft's new Gestures Beta app is exclusive to the company's Lumia Windows Phone range, and allows users to control certain call management features without touching the display.
Microsoft's first smartphone without the Nokia logo, the Lumia 535 is currently experiencing touch sensitivity issues. Redmond has confirmed the issue and is now working on a fix around it.
Microsoft is offering the Lumia 635 at an amazing price of $129 for today only as a part of its '12 Days of Deals' campaign. We reviewed it as an amazing entry-level device for its price at launch.
More images have surfaced of what was originally thought to be an upcoming Lumia 1030. Unfortunately it looks like this is the canceled Lumia McLaren flagship expected last fall
Microsoft gets in the holiday spirit by doubling its free albums offering, making the total of free downloadable music albums a whopping 100 through the Music Deals & Xbox Music apps.
The new version of Lumia Camera that's expected to launch alongside the Denim firmware has been shown off in a short clip. Highlighted are the impressive speed improvements and the HDR capture mode.
From festive deals and low-cost devices to Windows Phone developments, Lollipop updates, Firefox for iOS, Street Fighter V, and Xbox outages, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Some folks are claiming that Windows Phone 10, or rather Windows 10 for phones, has started to show up in logs and benchmarks. We take a closer look at these claims and their trustworthiness.
Huawei has said that "nobody made any money in Windows Phone" but they are forgetting that for two key players, they have made a lot of money using Microsoft's mobile operating system.
This is what we have been waiting for, the successor to the Lumia 1020. But, new details show that the flagship handset might have a new type of LED flash system instead of the highly favored Xenon.
The low-end Lumia 520, alongside the newer Lumia 635 are currently best-selling handsets on Amazon with some great prices while Microsoft is offering a shocking discount on a bundled Xbox One.
Microsoft is launching a new campaign in time for the holiday season, called #MakeItHappen, where the company wants to help you achieve your 2014 New Year's resolutions before the new year hits.
Images have shown up online showing off what appears to be the successor of the Lumia 1020, called RM-1052 the images show it from all angles with the inclusion of a camera 'hump'.
Microsoft India will no longer provide new users of the MixRadio music streaming service with the ability to download unlimited songs and will discontinue renewals for existing users as well.
This week saw devastating Azure outages, lot's of Black Friday deals and plenty of Windows 10 news which included a kernel change in our in-depth tech roundup of the week.
Today, Microsoft Bangladesh teamed up with the Coca-Cola Company to sponsor an event that would aim to set the first official world record of number of people in a single selfie photo.
The mobile giant plans to scale back the number of unique mobile phone devices it produces by up to 30% in order to save money and increase profits after sales declines in previous months.
Images have popped up showing what appears to be a 5-inch Lumia in manufacturing, but with a few striking differences. Gone is the Microsoft branding on the front, as well as the earpiece slit.
Microsoft aims to have the best experience with video editing on your Windows Phone by introducing its new first-party application, Movie Creator, which is now available as a beta.
The carrier's representatives have made some public comments regarding the availability of the Lumia Denim firmware update. According to them branded devices should receive the update early next year.
According to sources, the Lumia Denim update will start rolling out for at least three Lumia this month which brings with it Lumia Camera 5.0 and 4K video recording for devices that support it.
We take a look through the entire Lumia Windows Phone range, from the little-known Mexican Lumia 505 to the massive 1520 with its 6-inch display... and even the 719C - the so-called 'missing Lumia'.
Microsoft has said that all Lumia handsets running Windows Phone 8 onwards will be upgraded to Windows 10, and it has also mentioned the prospect of new handsets designed for Windows 10 on the way.