Earlier today, Microsoft announced that a firmware update would be rolling out to Lumia 950 and 950 XL devices in certain markets. Microsoft has posted a list of which devices received new firmware.
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Verizon today delivered a firmware update to the Microsoft Lumia 735. The update is fairly minor with only one new feature. The new version number is 02171.00002.15194.03084.
When Windows Phone 8.1 devices are updated to Windows 10 Mobile, the update will not be bundled with device specific firmware. This is not to say that there will not be any future firmware updates.
Gabe has clarified that the Redstone builds rolling out to Windows 10 Mobile handsets won't start to appear on Windows Phone 8.1 devices until Windows 10 Mobile has officially rolled out.
Microsoft is testing a new phone, code named RM-1162. The device uses a 5.5" 1440p display along with a Snapdragon 820 chipset. This could be a new Lumia, a Surface Phone, or it could be nothing.
While many were disappointed to see that the first build of Redstone for mobile on the Fast ring could only be installed on Windows 10 Mobile signature devices, it'll arrive soon for everyone else.
How does a tech giant that's scaled back its own mobile ambitions present itself at the biggest event in the global mobile industry calendar? Find out in our photo tour of the Microsoft stand at MWC.
Today, Microsoft released the first Windows 10 Mobile Redstone build to the fast ring. Despite being the first Redstone build for mobile, there is a few fixes listed as well as a known issue.
Microsoft released Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 14267 today. It is the first Redstone Insider Preview build for Windows 10 Mobile. It contains a few new features as well.
Gartner global smart phone sales figures for the fourth quarter of 2015 are now available, leaving Windows at 1.1% of smart phone sales. Android and iOS combine for 98.5% of global sales.
AdDuplex has published its latest monthly breakdown of Windows handset usage, but admits that it erroneously overstated the proportion of devices running Windows 10 Mobile in recent months.
Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.107 is now rolling out to those that are not on the Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview, also known as the Production ring, after one week on the fast and slow ring.
In February 2010, Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 7. Six years on, we look back through the history of the OS, the decisions that led to its present state, and what - if anything - still lies ahead.
Six years ago, on February 15, 2010, Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 7 Series. Join us for a brief stroll down Memory Lane, as we look back on its short, and not entirely sweet, existence.
The new Microsoft Lumia 650 is expected to come to the United States on Cricket Wireless, likely for $199, despite the press release stating that it would be available only in select European markets.
Microsoft France has published a YouTube video that takes a closer look at the brand new Microsoft Lumia 650. The new low-to-mid-range device will only be available in select European markets.
If you've been holding out for a luxury edition Lumia 950, look no further, as Microsoft has collaborated with luxury brand Damiani, to create an ultra-premium version of the Windows 10 Mobile device.
The Lumia 650 has been repeatedly leaked and accidentally disclosed by retailers but now some new press renders show the device in its full, beautiful glory. A new price is also rumored.
We already know a lot about the Lumia 650, we have a pretty good indication of its price and specs as well as high res images of the device, all it needs now is official confirmation and a launch date
Windows Phone market share has crashed. Microsoft, whose Lumias account for 97% of active handsets, is scaling back its range - yet there's still developer interest in the platform. Will you buy one?
From Chuwi treats and Jolla's Tablet troubles, to Facebook feelings, Surface tension, Xbox exposition, UnPrivate Edge browsing and a whiff of HTC, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
AdDuplex's latest monthly stats show that Windows 10 Mobile has increased its share of Windows handset usage again - although the rate of growth has slowed, despite the availability of new devices.
Insiders wanting to install firmware updates on Windows 10 Mobile devices running preview builds will no longer have to wipe the data from their handsets, thanks to a new workaround from Microsoft.
A Russian journalist has claimed to have spoken with hardware partners familiar with Microsoft's plans, who have let it be known that the Lumia brand is dead and the Surface Phone is happening.
Days after a European carrier revealed that the Windows 10 Mobile rollout had been pushed back until February - in tweets that have since been deleted - Microsoft has reportedly confirmed the delay.
There have been dozens of Windows handsets since Windows Phone 7 launched in 2010, and some have been truly impressive, often in very different ways. Which do you think is the best Windows phone ever?
Microsoft's Imaging Chief for Windows 10 Mobile confirms updates to its native camera app that would enable shutterbugs to force the HDR capture settings into an 'on' state.
After numerous rumours and leaks in the past few months, a new report has indicated the phone will finally be announced on February 1, adding that sources have claimed it will be 'the last Lumia'.
The Lumia 950 and 950 XL appear to have been selling well, and now Microsoft has, very quietly, made the Lumia 950 XL again available in their stores in Canada in both black and white.
Microsoft appears closer to revealing the successor to the popular Lumia 640, with a new photo showing a prototype phone, and FCC documents confirming LTE support and a 5 inch display.
While the Lumia 550 has been available for nearly a month now, Microsoft has now started to offer the entry-level Windows 10 Mobile device in its online store for $139.
According to various sources, the wait could be almost over for Windows Phone 8.1 users anxious to get their hands on Windows 10 Mobile. Sources say that an event may be held on Jan. 12, next week.
In response to a recent post on the AT&T forums, a company representative has reaffirmed that Windows 10 Mobile updates can be distributed by Microsoft, without prior carrier authorization.
Recapping the year on Windows Weekly, Chris Capossela revealed detailed Microsoft thinking around a possible Surface Phone, and vowed to step up an already aggressive Windows 10 upgrade push on PCs.
After leaving Aussies hanging for what has seemed an eternity, Microsoft has finally begun to offer free display docks to Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL owners down under.
If you've purchased or plan to purchase a new Microsoft Lumia 950 smartphone, you'll be happy to hear a firmware update is available for your device and includes several key fixes.
A new image has surfaced online, showcasing the four color schemes rumored for the cancelled Lumia 850. The image suggests that the device is no longer cancelled and will release next year.
Microsoft has rolled out a new update to Windows 10 Mobile for select devices. The most noticeable change to the OS with this update can be found when using the 'Hey Cortana' feature.
New Windows 10 Mobile devices are in development, and today one of these devices, the 5.8-inch phablet "HP Falcon," has been spotted for the first time on a benchmark.
A new update is now available for the Wallet application for Windows 10 Mobile, adding support for retail loyalty cards. Select cards can now be scanned into the app, and used in-store.
AT&T is now offering Microsoft's Lumia 640 at a discounted price of $20, when purchased alongside AT&T GoPhone credit. The handset offers great entry-level hardware at a relatively low price point.
Microsoft's Gabe Aul has announced that owners of the Lumia 950/950XL handsets will now be able to enroll in the Insider Program and install the latest Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build.
More than a year after its cancellation, more images of the Lumia McLaren have leaked online showcasing the unreleased device. On display is the huge 20MP PureView camera with Carl Zeiss optics.
When Microsoft's former CEO Steve Ballmer recently criticized the company's Windows 10 Universal App strategy, it was apparently because of comments made by Satya Nadella.
Owners of both an Xbox One and a Lumia 950 / 950 XL can experience Continuum in their living rooms without cables or having to pay extra for the Microsoft Display Dock.
Earlier this year, details of the Lumia 850 leaked, but the device was cancelled as Microsoft downsized its range. Now, renders of the handset have been published, along with rumors of a resurrection.
British retailer Argos is informing its customers that the release of the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL handsets has been pushed back, due to 'software issues' that have arisen.
Microsoft's rumored 'Surface Phone' may be a reality, according to a recent report. The handset is allegedly designed by the Surface team, and set to release during the second half of 2016.
Microsoft released two handsets this year, and we got our hands on both the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. Today, we will be taking a look at the larger Lumia 950 XL, Microsoft's 5.7-inch flagship.
After T-Mobile's complaint that Microsoft had not discussed partnership for the new Lumia flagships, Verizon provides further explanation regarding certification of these devices on its network.