The Lumia 640 XL is now available from AT&T for $149.99, and there's no indication that it's a limited-time offer - but curiously, the same AT&T-locked model is still $249.99 on the Microsoft Store.
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In 7 days' time, Microsoft will end its offer of a free upgrade to Windows 10 for Windows 7/8.1 PCs. But even if you're not yet ready to move to the new OS, you can 'reserve' a free upgrade for later.
97% of active Windows phones are still Lumias; the Lumia 535 is the most popular; and 25% of handsets in Germany are on Windows 10 Mobile - these are just a few insights from the latest AdDuplex data.
Microsoft is dropping Skype support for older versions of Android, and as it focuses its development efforts on the Skype UWP app for Windows 10, older Windows Phone handsets will be left behind too.
CNN will be the latest company to kill its Windows Phone 8.1 app, as it plans to retire it on July 18. The app has already been removed from the Windows Store, as has the Windows app.
The new app from the global rent-a-car company is available not just for Windows 10 Mobile devices, but also for those running Windows Phone 8.1. AVIS previously released an app back in the WP7 days.
Just a week ago, it was reported that a Steam Authenticator app might be in development for Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile, and now an official Steam app has been listed in the Windows Store.
Wells Fargo's new Windows 10 Mobile app is now available to download - but it said earlier this month that it's ending all support, including on its mobile banking site, for Windows Phone 8.1 users.
After announcing a new Windows 10 app yesterday, the future of Roku's apps for Microsoft's older platforms was uncertain. The company has now confirmed that it will still support its legacy apps.
AdDuplex data indicates that Lumias account for almost 99% of devices running Windows 10 Mobile - but growth of the new OS is already slowing. There's some interesting data on Surface usage too.
While most retailers have been selling the Lumia 640 for around £110-£130 SIM-free over the last twelve months, its price is now falling, following the introduction of the newer Lumia 650 this year.
With Windows Phone 8, Microsoft launched Kid's Corner, offering a safe area on handsets for children to use apps, play games and enjoy videos - but the feature is being removed from Windows 10 Mobile.
From this month, Windows Phone 8/8.1 users will no longer have access to banking services via Wells Fargo's app and mobile website - but a new app designed for Windows 10 is coming this month.
Microsoft has launched the latest version of its Office 365 Admin app for Android and Windows phones - and it will soon be available for iOS - with a new design and a range of UI improvements.
While the Windows Store does not offer a lot of apps and games compared to Google Play or Apple's App Store, these are some of the best games you can play on your Windows 10 Mobile right now.
Windows phones now account for just 0.7% of the worldwide smartphone market - down from 2.5% a year ago - and it appears that as few as 100,000 non-Lumia Windows phones were sold in Q1 of this year.
The latest monthly AdDuplex report indicates further modest growth for Windows 10 Mobile - but Microsoft's Lumia range continues to account for over 97% of all Windows handsets in use.
AdDuplex has published its findings for this month's breakdown of Windows handset usage. Windows 10 Mobile keeps growing, while there is a new holder for the title of 'most popular Windows phone'.
More photos have been published of McLaren, the cancelled Nokia Windows Phone flagship that would have replaced the Lumia 1020, with a Full HD screen, Snapdragon 800 processor and rumored 50MP camera.
No surprises here, but last quarter was another disastrous one for the Lumia range. Microsoft sold just 2.3m smartphones, plummeting by 49% compared with the previous quarter, and 73% year-over-year.
Microsoft has cut a third off the price of its supersized Lumia 640 XL, bringing it down to $199 unlocked - and it appears to be a permanent price cut as the company phases out its older handsets.
It's been a month since Microsoft announced the start of its official rollout of Windows 10 Mobile for some of its older Windows Phones. Have you upgraded your handset yet - and if not, why not?
Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Phone 8.1 recovery images will continue to be available through the Windows Device Recovery Tool for devices that have been upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile.
AdDuplex has published its latest monthly breakdown of Windows handset usage, and it appears that some of Windows 10 Mobile's recent growth has come from the sale of new devices - not just upgrades.
The Lumia 640 has been available at numerous UK retailers for around £120 SIM-free for a while, but you can now buy it for just £99.99 - and it's eligible for upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile too.
The Windows 10 Mobile rollout has begun, but it'll no doubt take a while to reach all eligible handsets. While you're waiting, check out our side-by-side gallery comparing it with Windows Phone 8.1.
Microsoft finally announced details of its long-awaited Windows 10 Mobile upgrade today, publishing a list of devices that can grab the update now - but it looks like some phones will be left behind.
Microsoft originally said it would begin upgrading older Windows Phones to Windows 10 Mobile in December - but after months of waiting, it's finally announced the beginning of its rollout.
Mapping and location company HERE is the latest major brand to wind down its support for Windows devices - but does it really matter when high-profile apps suddenly abandon the platform?
Along with various other promotions, Microsoft has cut the price of the BLU Win HD LTE Windows phone, which is now available for just $109 on its Store - but it's available elsewhere for even less.
Spotify will no longer support its Windows Phone application, according to a customer support representative for the firm. They did, however, hint at the possibility of a Windows 10 application.
Microsoft has reportedly confirmed to its partners that it is finally planning to start rolling out its much-delayed Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for Windows Phone 8.1 handsets later this month.
The wait for Windows 10 Mobile on Windows Phone 8.1 devices has dragged on a bit in recent months. Are you still looking forward to the upgrade, and if so, which features are you most excited about?
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.
Microsoft has announced new firmware updates for Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL in select markets. There are also updates for LG Lancet and Lumia 830 users that are running Windows Phone 8.1.
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.
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.
Microsoft originally intended to start upgrading Windows Phone 8.1 devices to Windows 10 Mobile last year, before delaying those plans - but it now looks set to begin the rollout on February 29.
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The Lumia 435, Microsoft's entry-level Windows Phone 8.1 handset, is now even more affordable in the US, where it's currently available for just $39.99 off-contract, including free shipping.
Among several other promotional deals available this week, Microsoft has also reduced the price of its Lumia 640 Windows Phone, which is now on sale for $49 off-contract, down from $59.99.
The Lumia 635 was available for only $39.99 off-contract from Best Buy a few weeks ago, after the retailer moved the device to its 'clearance' stock - but now, it's on sale for just $34.99.
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?
The Lumia 435, Microsoft's ultra-low-cost Windows Phone, has become even more affordable in the UK, and is currently available for just £29.99 when purchased with a new £10 pay-as-you-go SIM.
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.
The 640 XL now costs £59 less in a deal that will continue until June 30 or "while supplies last", suggesting that Microsoft is clearing stocks of the device, just nine months after it went on sale.
Microsoft's lower-mid-range Windows Phone, the Lumia 640, is currently available for just £99.99 SIM-free - down from around £120 - but only the orange version is available at the lower price.
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.
Vodafone Australia says its testing is "complete" and it's waiting for the rollout to begin - but another carrier, which said it would start this week, now says it won't arrive until late February.