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Microsoft Store is once again selling the Lumia Windows Phones

Friday 23 February 2018 @ 7:59 pm

Microsoft might be planning to kill off the Lumia brand soon, although the company hasn’t yet officially confirmed this, it keeps dropping hints that Lumia is discontinued. Microsoft last year removed all Lumia phones from their online store including …

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Microsoft’s patent suggests Windows 10 ‘Andromeda’ will be modular

Friday 23 February 2018 @ 1:05 pm

Referred to by many as Surface Phone, Microsoft’s upcoming mobile device codenamed … Microsoft has filed yet another patent, this one points to a modular Windows 10 mobile device. Microsoft filed for this design for its Windows 10 device in 2016 …

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Windows phone reborn: Microsoft patent hints at foldable touchscreen smartphones

Friday 23 February 2018 @ 12:09 pm

A Microsoft patent filing for rotating magnetic locks reveals that the company is continuing to invest in mobile devices, this time with potentially foldable touchscreens. As always with patents, there’s no indication that this refers to a planned, or even …

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Microsoft and Xiaomi to collaborate on AI, cloud computing and hardware

Friday 23 February 2018 @ 9:29 am

Understanding that mobile isn’t an area that Microsoft can quite step away from altogether (“I just can’t quite Zune”, “Too much too Zune!” quipped two of my very funny TC colleagues), it seems that the company is going to have one more go now …

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Microsoft adjusts support timescales for Windows 10 branches down to 18 months?

Friday 23 February 2018 @ 5:02 am

Ten months is quite a drop and a bit of a blow to Windows 10 Mobile users, though even with the revised figures, the majority of AAWP readers with phones on Fall Creators Update will still get ‘serviced’ until Spring 2019, so it’s not the end of the world …

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Windows 10 on Arm: HP Surface-like 2-in-1 is up for pre-order but will cost you $1,000

Friday 23 February 2018 @ 4:41 am

You can’t switch back to Windows 10 S.” With Windows Phone now in the rear view mirror, Always Connects PCs offer Microsoft a new connection to mobile. Qualcomm announced last week that Always Connected PCs from HP, Lenovo and Asus will be able to use …

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HP’s first ARM-based Windows PC costs as much as an iPhone X

Friday 23 February 2018 @ 4:07 am

THE FIRST ARM-based Windows 10 PC has gone on sale in the US and it costs as much as Apple’s iPhone X. Despite Microsoft’s earlier promises that Windows on ARM would pave the way an “affordable” mobile devices, HP has revealed that its Snapdragon-powered …

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