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Windows Phone 8.1 will be deader than dead come December 2019

Windows Phone 8.1 will be deader than dead come December 2019

Lumia owners, both from Nokia and Microsoft, your days are numbered. At least if you’re still running Windows Phone 8.1. It might be a shock to some that that version of Microsoft’s defunct mobile OS
Windows Phone 8.1 will be deader than dead come December 2019

Windows Phone 8.1 will be deader than dead come December 2019

Lumia owners, both from Nokia and Microsoft, your days are numbered. At least if you’re still running Windows Phone 8.1. It might be a shock to some that that version of Microsoft’s defunct mobile OS
Windows 10 on ARM firmware for Lumia 950 XL now available

Windows 10 on ARM firmware for Lumia 950 XL now available

Microsoft may have abandoned Windows 10 Mobile completely but those who still have a Lumia phone want to hold on to that dream for as long as they can. If they have a Lumia 950 XL or even a Lumia 950,
Windows 10 on ARM firmware for Lumia 950 XL now available

Windows 10 on ARM firmware for Lumia 950 XL now available

Microsoft may have abandoned Windows 10 Mobile completely but those who still have a Lumia phone want to hold on to that dream for as long as they can. If they have a Lumia 950 XL or even a Lumia 950,
Windows 10 ARM on Lumia 950 XL is one step closer to full usability

Windows 10 ARM on Lumia 950 XL is one step closer to full usability

Once upon a time, Microsoft had a dream that many of its fans wanted as well. But just like the Courier dream, Microsoft eventually killed it, leaving its faithful users wondering what could have
Windows 10 ARM on Lumia 950 XL is one step closer to full usability

Windows 10 ARM on Lumia 950 XL is one step closer to full usability

Once upon a time, Microsoft had a dream that many of its fans wanted as well. But just like the Courier dream, Microsoft eventually killed it, leaving its faithful users wondering what could have
Microsoft: Switch to iOS or Android because Windows 10 Mobile is ending

Microsoft: Switch to iOS or Android because Windows 10 Mobile is ending

December's Patch Tuesday will contain final updates to the smartphone platform.

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Microsoft Is Selling Old Lumia Smartphones Again, For Some Reason

Microsoft Is Selling Old Lumia Smartphones Again, For Some Reason

Microsoft appears to have found an old pallet of Lumia smartphones or something, and it’s offering up Lumia 950, 950 XL, and even 650 and 550 models for sale on its web site this month. Read more...
Windows RT on Lumia install guide available for the daring

Windows RT on Lumia install guide available for the daring

Lumia phones are pretty much dead. Windows RT is even more so. But who says you can’t have both? Microsoft probably never imagined, much less wanted, its Windows Phone Internals tool to be used this
Windows RT on Lumia install guide available for the daring

Windows RT on Lumia install guide available for the daring

Lumia phones are pretty much dead. Windows RT is even more so. But who says you can’t have both? Microsoft probably never imagined, much less wanted, its Windows Phone Internals tool to be used this
Windows RT on Lumia 640 XL runs with good graphics, audio

Windows RT on Lumia 640 XL runs with good graphics, audio

The Android community is filled with mods of all kinds for devices, from customizations to rooting to even installing alternative operating systems. The same can’t be said for other mobile platforms,
Windows RT on Lumia 640 XL runs with good graphics, audio

Windows RT on Lumia 640 XL runs with good graphics, audio

The Android community is filled with mods of all kinds for devices, from customizations to rooting to even installing alternative operating systems. The same can’t be said for other mobile platforms,
Windows RT, Windows 10 on Lumia phones now somewhat possible

Windows RT, Windows 10 on Lumia phones now somewhat possible

Microsoft has never been great at handheld devices past Windows CE (arguably). From the Zune media player to the Lumia phones, it failed to compete in markets already overrun by giants. As if to add
Windows RT, Windows 10 on Lumia phones now somewhat possible

Windows RT, Windows 10 on Lumia phones now somewhat possible

Microsoft has never been great at handheld devices past Windows CE (arguably). From the Zune media player to the Lumia phones, it failed to compete in markets already overrun by giants. As if to add
Lumia Hapanero Windows Phone prototype worked with Surface Pen

Lumia Hapanero Windows Phone prototype worked with Surface Pen

There’s no use crying over spilled milk, as the saying goes. There are, however, some milk you really can’t help but cry over. Such is the case for Surface Phone hopefuls who are constantly reminded
Lumia Hapanero Windows Phone prototype worked with Surface Pen

Lumia Hapanero Windows Phone prototype worked with Surface Pen

There’s no use crying over spilled milk, as the saying goes. There are, however, some milk you really can’t help but cry over. Such is the case for Surface Phone hopefuls who are constantly reminded
Windows Phone prototype shows working Surface Pen support

Windows Phone prototype shows working Surface Pen support

Here’s another one for the “things Microsoft should and could have done but didn’t” files. It wasn’t too long ago that there rumors and leaks of abandoned plans for a Windows 10 Mobile Lumia phone
Windows Phone prototype shows working Surface Pen support

Windows Phone prototype shows working Surface Pen support

Here’s another one for the “things Microsoft should and could have done but didn’t” files. It wasn’t too long ago that there rumors and leaks of abandoned plans for a Windows 10 Mobile Lumia phone
This is the bezel-less Microsoft Lumia 435 that never was

This is the bezel-less Microsoft Lumia 435 that never was

If Google is the home of throwaway (and sometimes expensive) prototypes, Microsoft is perhaps the home of broken dreams and, to some extent, promises. From the Courier to Continuum to, now, Windows