From Huawei's big ambitions and Apple's next iPhones, to free Lumias, Microsoft's mobile payments, HP's hot recall, and not-quite-Universal apps, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
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Microsoft and AT&T have finally approved the carrier's variant of the Nokia Lumia 1520 for an official upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile. The news comes alongside other high-profile upgrades.
Microsoft originally said it would begin upgrading Windows Phone 8.1 devices to Windows 10 Mobile in December - but Vodafone Italy says that the much-delayed rollout will finally begin next week.
AdDuplex's latest stats show another big monthly increase in Windows 10 Mobile usage, and also reveal which is more popular between Microsoft's new Lumia 950 and 950 XL flagships in various markets.
Microsoft has updated the Windows 10 Mobile Camera app to support slow-motion video capture. Unfortunately, it is only available for three handsets: the Lumia 930, Icon and 1520.
Microsoft has confirmed to Neowin that ten Lumia handsets will be upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile initially, but made it clear that it plans to update "all Lumia devices running Lumia Denim software".
Microsoft has posted a list of phones which it says "will receive a free upgrade [to Windows 10 Mobile] when available" - but it's not clear if those devices not listed will miss out on the upgrade.
Microsoft is rolling out a firmware update in India that enables 4G LTE connectivity on eight of the company's Windows Phones, including its latest flagship handset, the Lumia 930.
Satya Nadella acknowledged today that flagship phones are a segment in which "we don't today have good devices", and hinted at questions MS needs to answer to help streamline its low-end phone range.
Microsoft is now rolling out the latest non-preview version of its mobile OS to the Lumia 830 in India, while Lumias 930, 1320 and 1520 are all getting new firmware updates there too.
With the Microsoft Store and AT&T discontinuing sales of the Lumia 1520, it looks like the United States will be left without a flagship Lumia handset until the release of Windows 10.
After what seemed like ages, Microsoft has released the 'Lumia Denim' update for the Lumia 1520 and Lumia 930 in North America. The update will bring many new features and improvements to the camera.
Windows 10 for phones Technical Preview is almost upon us and now a new report claims that Lumia 1020, Lumia 1520 and the HTC One M8 for Windows will likely be the first devices to receive the update.
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 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.
AT&T has released a Lumia 1520 in a new bold and bright green, continuing the Nokia trend of pushing out Lumia handsets in a range of vivid colors, so that they stand out on retail shelves.
Another leak has revealed that the Windows Phone 8.1-powered Nokia Lumia 1525 will feature the Snapdragon 801 processor and launch on AT&T and Verizon in addition to T-Mobile in the United States.
A previously unheard-of device, referred to as the Lumia 1525, is said to be on its way to T-Mobile, as a possible successor to the Lumia 1520 6-inch Windows Phone that was announced in October 2013.
Owners of Windows Phone devices like the Lumia Icon, 1020 and 1520 with high megapixel cameras will now be able to upload the high-res images to OneDrive with Windows Phone 8.1.
Microsoft is giving people in the U.S. and Canada who buy a new Nokia Lumia Icon, 1020 or 1520 a total of $65 in free downloads for their smartphone from now until June 30th.
Delta Airlines, which gave their 19,000 flight attendants Nokia Lumia 820 smartphones to use in flight, will soon be trading in those devices for the much larger Lumia 1520.
Nokia has announced it has worked with fashion designers to create a skirt made up of 35 working Lumia 1520 smartphones that will be shown during Fashion Week in London this week.
Microsoft has launched an offer for customers in the United States, part of which the company would give a brand new Lumia 1020 or 1520 in exchange for a used iPhone 4, 4S or Galaxy S2.
The Lumia 1520 is a heavy-duty smartphone but the its 16GB of internal storage is too little for some folks. Luckily for them a 32GB variant is now available on AT&T in the US.
A website has leaked the entire list of daily price cuts planned for the 12 Days of Deals event at Microsoft Store locations and online, including free Lumia 1520 and 1020 phones and Surface 2 deals.
Nokia's Lumia 1520 - featuring a 6" Full HD display, quad-core CPU and 2GB of RAM - will go on sale in the UK on December 6 from £38 a month, although one retailer has already opened pre-orders.
People who pre-ordered their Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphone from AT&T or Microsoft expecting to get their devices today are getting emails stating their shipments have been delayed due to high demand.
AT&T is currently selling the upcoming 6-inch Nokia Lumia 1520 for just $99.99 with a two year contract on its website, cutting its previously announced price in half.
Nokia's newest addition to its Windows Phone family is finally available to consumers. Folks can now pre-order the Lumia 1520 phablet on AT&T with a starting price of $199 on a two-year contract.
A new report claims that both the 6-inch Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphone and the 10.1 inch Lumia 2520 tablet will launch on November 22nd in the US, with the 2520 to be sold for $499.
The Microsoft Store website is now taking pre-orders for the Nokia Lumia 1520, showing that it will be released on November 15th for AT&T subscribers and priced at $199 with a two year contract.
Nokia has announced it's bringing support for RAW image files on some of its Lumia smartphones. One of the most desired features, RAW support offers a whole new world of opportunity to enthusiasts.
Nokia has finally unleashed the Lumia 1520 and 2520 with top of the line internals after lagging in the smartphone specs war for years and offered an explanation for being late to the party.
Stephen Elop has finally announced Nokia's entrance to the Tablet market with the reveal of the Lumia 2520, as well as the new flagship Lumia 1520 and a new mid-to-low range Lumia 1320.
A new press rendering of Nokia's upcoming MP3 player has leaked, along with a rendering of the company's 6-inch Lumia 1520 smartphone and location-tracking accessory.
It would appear that Nokia China has jumped the gun and already 'announced' the Lumia 150 'Bandit', the good news is that most of the rumors surrounding specs seem to be confirmed as well.
Nokia's upcoming Lumia 1520 has reportedly had its specs leaked and it will include a Snapdragon 800 processor, 20MP camera, 2 GB of RAM and wireless charging all in a https://twit sized frame.
Nokia has announced it will offer a live stream of its upcoming Nokia World press event that's being held at Abu Dhabi on October 22nd, with the live stream starting at 3 am Eastern Time.
A new rumor claims that Nokia will announce six new devices at its Nokia World press event on October 22nd, along with a new range of accessories for its many products.
Nokia has announced it will hold its annual Nokia World event in Abu Dhabi on October 22nd where the company will almost certainly will reveal new products such as the 6-inch Lumia 1520.
Nokia's first Windows RT tablet - known by its codename 'Sirius' - is reportedly to be called the Lumia 2520 when it launches alongside the 6-inch Lumia 1520 Windows Phone phablet next month.
Another leaked image of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 1520 has found its way to the Internet and it really shows off its huge 6-inch display and how the Windows Phone 8 Start screen uses the extra space.
A new report clams that AT&T will launch the Nokia Lumia 1520, the rumored 6-inch Windows Phone 8 smartphone, on November 8th, with an off-contract price of $699.
An employee of China's telecommunications regulatory agency allegedly leaked new photos of the Nokia Lumia 1520, the first 6-inch Windows Phone device. The device is expected to be announced Oct. 22.
Nokia has reportedly delayed their plans to hold a New York City press event to introduce their Lumia 1520 and Windows RT tablet products from September 26th to October 22nd.
A report claims that the rumored 6-inch Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphone will have a large 3400 mAh battery inside, which compares well to other big screen phablets like the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
A new tweet from @evleaks claims that the Nokia Lumia 1520 will launch on September 26th, the same day as the Nokia event in New York bringing the first ever Windows Phone 8 "Phablet" to market.
A variant of the upcoming Lumia 1520 Windows Phone phablet, known by its development codename 'Beastie', is expected to launch on AT&T later this year, with a 1080p display and Snapdragon 800 CPU.
Photos of the first 6-inch Nokia Lumia phone have been published online, confirming the design of the enormous Lumia 1520. Running GDR3, the phone is expected to launch later this year.
The first press photograph of the upcoming 6-inch Lumia 1520 smartphone from Nokia has leaked, expected to be the first 1080p and 6-inch Windows Phone device released.