Microsoft’s Hardware Slump Continues, 4.5 Million Lumia Sales in Q4
Jan31

Microsoft’s Hardware Slump Continues, 4.5 Million Lumia Sales in Q4

Microsoft has always struggled to become a major player in the mobile hardware market, and it seems no matter what the company does changing the situation may be impossible. Let’s look at the last quarter, which was the fourth of 2015, including the Christmas period, and was the first in which the company’s new Windows 10 Mobile platform and related handsets were launched. That seems like a recipe that could lead to some breakout...

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Microsoft Website Update Suggests Windows 10 Mobile Coming Soon
Nov06

Microsoft Website Update Suggests Windows 10 Mobile Coming Soon

Last month Microsoft launched Windows 10 Mobile and the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones, two handsets that ship with the new platform. Older Lumia device still locked on Windows Phone 8.1 are having to wait for their update, but it seems Microsoft is now moving the gears and that the roll out will begin shortly. The company has updated is Windows Support website to show details about Windows 10 Mobile for consumers, and how...

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Microsoft Officially Announces Lumia’s that will get Windows 10 Mobile
Jul30

Microsoft Officially Announces Lumia’s that will get Windows 10 Mobile

It seems that Microsoft will start rolling out Windows 10 Mobile in November, but the company has decided to act early in naming the handsets that will get the software when it launches. Redmond has named ten of its Lumia smartphones that are in line for the update, but it is not clear whether these are the first devices to get Windows 10 Mobile, or the only legacy smartphones under Microsoft’s wing that will get it. Either way, the...

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Windows 10 Likely for 512MB of RAM Smartphones
Feb09

Windows 10 Likely for 512MB of RAM Smartphones

Microsoft’s plans for Windows 10 are huge and it will be a platform that carrier across multiple form factors with the same core experience intact. That immediately throws up a challenge, how does Microsoft get its PC running, ultra-modern, and heavy OS onto its smartphones? After all, this is a company with a portfolio brimming with entry level handsets, not huge flagship blockbusters. Many of Microsoft’s Lumia smartphones, like the...

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Microsoft Says Lumia Denim is arriving on All Compatible Smartphones

Microsoft’s Lumia Denim update has begun making its way to a few of the company’s smartphones, with a few of its Lumia range already rocking the software. Redmond has now confirmed that the upgrade that combines Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 with some Lumia exclusive goodies will be arriving on even more smartphones in the coming weeks. The software giant said the update will be hitting the majority of its compatible devices in the near...

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