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The latest AdDuplex data indicates that while Windows 10 Mobile is growing, a majority are already on the Anniversary Update. The company also gives us a peek at Windows 10's desktop usage.
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.
Lumia 535 users are finding that with last week's Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 14356, the issue that caused games to scale improperly has been fixed. Users will need to be on the Fast ring.
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'.
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.
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.
It looks like the wait for Windows 10 Mobile on existing handsets is finally coming to an end, as a major European carrier has revealed a list of devices that will be upgraded over the next two weeks.
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 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.
A bunch of Microsoft's low-end Lumias are now getting software updates which bring better WiFi connectivity, camera performance, SD card support and more. Users can check for updates right now.
Windows Phone sales have drastically increased in Pakistan, thanks to the popular Lumia 535. Volumes sales have been more than iPhones in the quarter, but still face stiff competition from Android.
Despite being unveiled late last year, the Lumia 535 has only now become available in the US through official Microsoft stores. The device is a capable, affordable handset, but probably too late.
Neowin Subscribers can now enjoy a new feature as part of their subscriptions: exclusive giveaways! And in the first of our new Subscriber Giveaways, we're offering the chance to win a Lumia 535!
It's not the biggest Windows Phone ever, but with a 5.7-inch HD display, the Lumia 640 XL is still pretty huge. But is the affordable handset as good as it looks, or is big not better after all?
Despite a contracting smartphone market, Microsoft managed to rack up impressive growth for its Lumia smartphone sales in India, with sales numbers increasing by 20% over the previous quarter.
Microsoft seems to be concentrating on the mid to low end of the smartphone recently, and today another Lumia in that category has been announced, the Dual SIM Lumia 540.
From British mobile mayhem and Galaxy pre-orders, to the state of Windows apps, strange bedfellows, Halo revelations and free flights with a low-end Lumia, it's our review of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft has teamed up with Air Asia to give 5,000 airline loyalty points to anyone who buys the Lumia 535 in Malaysia - enough to get a return flight to Phuket, Krabi or Singapore.
After announcing yesterday that it intended to deliver the Denim update to all Indian devices by the end of the month, Microsoft has now pushed the firmware to four new devices.
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.
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.
Microsoft wants to share the love in Italy this Valentine's Day, with a special promotion - available for a limited time next month - offering a free Lumia 435 when you purchase a Lumia 535.
Microsoft's affordable Lumia 535 can now be purchased from just £79 off-contract, including a 5-inch qHD display, 5MP rear camera with flash, 5MP front cam, 1GB RAM, and the latest Lumia Denim update.
According to the latest numbers from an Indian import tracking website, Microsoft has imported over 500,000 units of its competitively priced, entry-level smartphone, the Lumia 535, into the country.
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'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.
From Windows preview updates and the new Visual Studio, to Cortana everywhere, the rollout of Android 5.0, and a bit of Raspberry Pi, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Microsoft unveiled its new low-cost Windows Phone, the Lumia 535, today - but does its launch make any sense alongside the cheaper Lumia 530, and where does it leave the more expensive Lumia 630?
Microsoft has unveiled a new handset they're calling the Lumia 535. The new handset will come in either single or dual SIM configuration and will be available in November for €110 or $136 USD.
Ahead of the launch of Microsoft's Lumia 535 tomorrow, our sources have furnished us with information to help us get a better idea of what the affordable new Windows Phone will offer.
We know Microsoft has a special Lumia announcement tomorrow but the company has posted yet another teaser to whet our appetite. Tomorrow the company will unveil at least one self-branded smartphone.