Windows 10 Mobile

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 …

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Leaked prototype shows Surface Pen support on Windows 10 Mobile

We know before Microsoft decided to retrench Windows 10 Mobile the Lumia 950 was meant to be a much more interesting handset, including support for …

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Wileyfox Pro with Windows 10 Mobile goes up for pre-order in the UK ahead of December 4 release

As far as Microsoft is concerned, there’s no future for the ill-fated Windows 10 Mobile initiative in terms of both new hardware and major software …

Technology

Windows 10 Mobile? No new features but a new phone: Wileyfox Pro is out December 4

At least the new $250 handset will be getting security updates from Microsoft.<p>Microsoft may not be giving Windows 10 Mobile any new features, but UK …

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Trekstor is now crowdfunding its Windows 10 Mobile handset for release in 2018

Are you still interested in new Windows phones? If so, Trekstor is now crowdfunding the WinPhone 5.0 for release next year.<p>If you're one of the few …

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Modern Glance for Windows 10 gives your PC a Lumia feel

Glance Screen was one of the favorite features that came with many Lumia handsets. Modern Glance brings a similar experience to PCs.<p>Windows 10 Mobile …

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Windows 10 Mobile 'production' advances to build 15254.12

Here's the quoted changelog, with only mobile-relevant items included (most of the specific fixes are for the Desktop):<p>Addressed a memory leak in …

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How I turned my Samsung Galaxy S8 into a Microsoft phone

Microsoft loves mobile, as long as you're using an iOS or Android device. In fact, turning your Android into a Microsoft centric phone is pretty easy.<p>…

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The Biggest Tech Fails of the Last Decade

Any organization, be it a multi-billion-dollar corporate behemoth or lowly startup, can launch a hyped product that turns out to be total dud. We’ve …

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In the most inexplicable news of the week, Windows 10 Mobile finally does CDMA | Ars Technica

The HP Elite x3 happens to be a pretty nice phone, if you're into platforms with no future.<p>Early in 2016, HP announced the Elite X3, a high-end …

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Fluent Design comes to the Windows 10 Mobile Store

Despite the dearth of new first party hardware, Windows 10 Mobile keeps evolving, through new builds, branches, and the core UWP applications. The …

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GHub for Windows 10 conveniently consolidates all your Google services

Microsoft may have learned to play nice with other companies, but Google still keeps Microsoft at arm's length. GHub helps you use Google services on …

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Microsoft's dream of Windows on phones is officially dead — now it's time for Plan B (MSFT)

Over the weekend, Microsoft Corporate VP of Windows Joe Belfiore confirmed what its biggest fans already knew — Windows 10 Mobile, the company's …

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Insider programme for Windows 10 Mobile to continue to 'RS4' for Lumia 950 etc.

The headline above is more of a confirmation than a revelation, of course, but it's still worth stating, if only to work out the phones that are …

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Over-the-cable Updater for Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile

Traditionally, Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile users have managed their hardware by updating over the air when offered, playing with the Insiders …

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Microsoft confirms support for Windows 10 Mobile until Dec 2019, 'may be extended'

Nawzil Nejeeb is a senior manager at Microsoft and very techy - he's a great source of information online on all things Windows and, in this case, …

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Windows 10 Mobile: Now you can update your phone from your PC

Windows Phone is dead, but Microsoft has released a new updater tool to keep your devices patched.<p>Microsoft has given up on new Windows 10 Mobile …

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Over-the-cable Updater app keeps Windows phones up to date

You have to give Microsoft some props. While it practically announced that Windows 10 Mobile and its previous incarnations are dead, it isn’t yet …

Windows Phone

'Abandoned'? 'Dead'? Thoughts on emotive words that are plain misleading...

'Microsoft abandons the Lumia 640 range!' was one headline from the last couple of days. 'Windows 10 Mobile finally dead!' was another. They make …

Mobile

Microsoft drops support for the Lumia 640 and 640 XL with the Windows 10 Mobile Fall Creators Update

Microsoft is dropping support for the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL with the Windows 10 Mobile Fall Creators Update (Version 1709).Microsoft has today …

Windows Phone

Your Windows 10 Mobile phone as a USB power source!

Now, don't take the title too seriously, there are limitations here - not least that you usually want to preserve your phone's battery and not drain …

Gear & Gadgets

Microsoft CEO hints Windows OneCore mobile device may be headed to the enterprise

In a recent GeekWire Summit interview, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella hinted the company is harnessing its resources toward an enterprise-focused …

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Windows 10 Films & TV UWP gets 360 degree support

OK, so this is all rather niche, but noteworthy nonetheless. There was an update to Windows 10's built-in 'Films & TV' UWP application recently and I …

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Five promised features that are missing

Some of Microsoft's most heavily trailed new features failed to make the final cut, and while some have just been temporarily delayed, others have …

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RIP Windows 10 Mobile: A Lost Opportunity for Microsoft

Microsoft’s mobile OS is dead, but its mobile business still has a pulse.<p><b>Microsoft</b>'s (NASDAQ:MSFT) corporate VP of operating systems, Joe Belfiore, …

Investing

Surface Phone: HP is testing a mobile device with Windows Core OS

Microsoft is internally testing the Surface Phone with Windows Core OS, a new modular OS for the mobile devices. A new rumour recently claimed that …

Windows Phone

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 Fall Creators Update preview build for mobile

Microsoft has released the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build for Mobile to Windows Insiders in the fast and slow rings.<p>Popular Searches<p>Apple …

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RIP Windows Phones? Not Quite

The Surface Phone is dead? Nope. Microsoft needs mobile to survive.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from …

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Microsoft is scaling back Windows 10 Mobile — here's how that will impact its mobile strategy

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Microsoft has stopped developing new hardware and features for Windows 10 Mobile after struggling to convince app developers to build for the platform, according to a …

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Here's the 1 Priceless Lesson Inside Microsoft's Decision to Axe Windows 10 Mobile

Bill Gates' powerhouse company is totally fine with cutting what doesn't work--and you should be, too<p>Microsoft is known for its successes. (That little suite called Microsoft Office that thousands of businesses use comes to mind, for example.) But sometimes, even a heavy hitter like Bill Gates' …

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