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Microsoft Wants Smartphone to Become PC with its new Flagship Windows 10 Phones

Can’t get enough of Windows 10 devices? Well, then here’s a few handsets that will certainly tickle your fancy. During the recent Microsoft mega event, the Redmond company has also unveiled two flagship Windows 10 phones, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, along with yet another budget phone, Lumia 550. The flagships are the first Windows 10 Lumia phones with comes Continuum capability. Continuum? What? Basically, Continuum allows you to use these Windows 10 phones as PC without enduring with the tiny screen. Continue reading Microsoft Wants Smartphone to Become PC with its new Flagship Windows 10 Phones

Unlock YEZZ Billy 4.7 Powered By Windows Phone 8.1 Now Available For Pre-order At $249

we wouldn’t say the Yezz Billy 4.7 Windows Phone 8.1 is the most anticipated Windows Phone but aesthetically, it does look pretty awesome. it is also among the handful of newer Windows Phones to be powered by Microsoft’s latest mobile operating system, Windows Phone 8.1 and comes preloaded with Microsoft Office offering access to Word, Excel, as well as PowerPoint documents while on-the-go. on the design aspect, it has a super slim form factor, at 7.2mm thin – making it the slimmest Windows Phone to date, while under the skin, it is driven by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 SoC with quad-core chip of up to 1.2GHz and Adreno 302 graphics. Continue reading Unlock YEZZ Billy 4.7 Powered By Windows Phone 8.1 Now Available For Pre-order At $249

ARCHOS Unveils A Handful Of New Gadgets Ahead Of IFA 2014, Including Super Budget Windows Devices

as always, ARCHOS can’t wait to show off a some new gadgets at the upcoming IFA 2014, which will throw open its door on Friday, September 6. the lineup includes an Android handset and a tablet, a Windows phone and a Windows tablet, plus three connected objects that will expand ARCHOS Smart Home concept. kicking off the line up is an Android smartphone, the ARCHOS 50b Platinum, which is powered by a Media MT6582 chip with a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and touting an ultra bright 5-inch QHD IPS display. the 50b Platinum also features dual SIM support, Full HD video recording, “ultra-precise” 8MP main shooter with LED flash and a 2MP front-facing camera. it will runs on Android KitKat and comes standard with interchangeable back case, a protective cover, and a 8GB micro SD card – all for just $149. there is also a smaller version, 45c Platinum, hitting the stores in September for $129. Continue reading ARCHOS Unveils A Handful Of New Gadgets Ahead Of IFA 2014, Including Super Budget Windows Devices

U.S. Carrier Verizon Wireless Gets HTC One M8 Windows Variety

at a glance, the HTC One M8 For Windows looks pretty much like the HTC One M8 launched earlier this year, but upon closer observations of this aluminum flagship’s back, you will notice the usual clean look has been taken over by a noisy mess of branding – just so you know this isn’t the same Android flagship that was aggressively marketed by the Taiwanese handset maker. on the back you will find Microsoft Windows Phone logo sitting right below HTC own logo and further down, there is the Verizon’s branding along with the 4G LTE logo. so, yes. this is the HTC One M8 For Windows. it is basically everything you know about the M8 to date, sporting the same beautiful, albeit hefty, aluminum unibody and boasting top-end features like a 5-inch Full HD touch display, Snapdragon 801 SoC with quad-core processor, an UltraPixel main camera, a 5MP selfie-friendly front-facing camera and more, but with the soul of Microsoft Windows Phone. Continue reading U.S. Carrier Verizon Wireless Gets HTC One M8 Windows Variety

Nokia Lumia 930 Windows Phone

Windows Phone users do not have a lot to go for when it comes to big size phone and to date, Nokia is about the only maker turning up a handful that threads the 5-inch territory. speaking of which, the Nokia Lumia 930 is the latest entrant to Windows Phone market, touting a 5″ Full HD display and a massive 20MP PureView camera with a Zeiss lens. the 930 is basically the international variant of the Lumia Icon that’s exclusive to Verizon, which means soon Windows Phone fans in Europe, Asia, Middle East, as well as India will be able to savor the goodness of what the Icon has to offer in their respective countries. official roll out is expected in June with a $599 price tag. Continue reading Nokia Lumia 930 Windows Phone

Nokia Lumia 525 Windows Phone

we do have a feeling that there is a phenomena known as “another day, another Nokia handset.” well, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but it certainly feels that way, either that or, time really zipped pass too quickly for us to grasp. anyway, here it is, the Nokia Lumia 525 Windows Phone, which is yet another pretty handset coming from the long time Finnish handset maker. as the model name hints, this is the successor of the Lumia 520, which itself just came onto the market not too long ago, which so means that this is a budget phone and hence, do not expect blazing performance. the phone is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, clocking in at a modest 1GHz, that surprisingly has a full GB of RAM (sorry, we were kind of expecting something like 512MB, but it was a good news anyways) to back it up. Continue reading Nokia Lumia 525 Windows Phone

Nokia Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320 Windows Phone

with the Nokia Lumia 1520 and 1320, Windows Phone lovers can stop lamenting about the lack of mega-size handsets running on their favorite mobile platform. along with the 2520 Windows Tablet, the duo also made the first, but this time as the first ever larger display Lumia smartphones. the larger 6-inch display allows for a third column of tiles on the home screen, enabling you to see more and naturally, fiddle more. basically, what you will be expecting would be some pretty and super-sized Nokia Lumias, bearing the same pretty aesthetic you have witness thus far. Continue reading Nokia Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320 Windows Phone

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review Roundup

you heard the announcement. so is the Nokia Lumia 1020 a camera first or a phone first? before the reviews start turning up, we are skeptical. we are not sure whether to take the 1020 as a camera with smartphone functionality or the other way round. we have are torn. on one hand we wished all smartphones have awesome “normal camera” quality (or DSLR even) and on the other, we wanted it to do more – more as in what a smartphone should do like having an awesome OS that not only lets us make calls, but also helps us to navigate and perhaps, organize our life and keep us entertained. yes. we want everything, but is a in-your-face 41MP camera really necessary at all? we are not fortunate enough to lay our hands on a review set, but the good news is, major gadget sites have had the chance and believe it or not, we read most of them, and as always, we round up some of the most interesting and helpful reviews that would help you in deciding whether a camera-centric phone is for you. check out our Nokia Lumia 1020 Review Roundup after the break Continue reading Nokia Lumia 1020 Review Roundup

Nokia Lumia 625 Windows Phone

honestly, we weren’t expecting another Lumia to pop out of Nokia’s stable so soon, but the Finnish handset maker’s relentless pursuit to capture a larger slice of the smartphone has resulted yet another beauty be announced: the Nokia Lumia 625 Windows Phone. further emphasizing the firm’s desire to capture more followers, the 625 is positioned as “an accessibly priced 4G smartphone” so that everyone, and this case we are assuming the young and trendy as evidence from the color options offered, can enjoy the awesomeness of its innovation and design. a phone is still a phone, so ultimately, pricing plays a huge part in the decision making and for €220, you really can’t say it won’t tickle the fancy of average smartphone users – and we are talking about a puny phone for the 625 is well endowed with a 4.7″ WVGA display that boasts Nokia’s now signature sunlight readability enhancement (Corning Gorilla Glass 2 comes as standard). Continue reading Nokia Lumia 625 Windows Phone

Nokia Lumia 1020 Windows Phone

“the back is the new front” – that’s what the Finnish handset maker is touting for its newest flagship Windows Phone and for good reasons: ‘cos the Nokia Lumia 1020, as it is called, is equipped with the second generation 41MP backside illuminated ultra sensitive sensor (with Zeiss lens, no less). the handset design is pretty much the usual Nokia flair and kind of reminiscences of the Nokia Lumia 800 with the exception of a black prominent protrusion on the back of the phone where the PureView ZEISS lens, a powerful Xenon and LED flash are nested. the imaging business end employs an oversampling technology to capture incredibly sharp images which allows you to manipulate the image after you have captured them, such as zooming them to the closest possible without sacrificing on its quality and that same technology applies to videoing as well. Continue reading Nokia Lumia 1020 Windows Phone