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Microsoft launches two-for-one Lumia phone deal to slash excess inventory

Microsoft will toss in a free Lumia 950 when customers buy a $649 unlocked top-tier Lumia 950 XL.

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Microsoft Windows phone biz is dead -- here is clear proof

Microsoft's Windows Phone is clearly dead. Redmond's already-bad Windows Phone sales plummeted over the last year to a mere 26% of what they were -- this is simply, spectacularly execrable...


Here gives up on Windows; will yank map, transit and nav apps in two weeks

Here, the Euro-centric map-making company founded by Nokia, yesterday said it is withdrawing from the Windows 10 ecosystem in two weeks.

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Windows 10 Mobile: Will it play in the enterprise?

With the introduction of Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft may be hoping to gain a little on frontrunners iOS and Android in the business world. But it has a long way to go.


Meet HP's Elite x3, the Windows phone that could almost replace your PC

The Elite x3 embraces Windows 10 Mobile's Continuum feature, offering two accessories for docking the phone to a display and input devices so you can use it like a PC.


PCWorld Show Episode II: Tanking tablets, the SwiftKey acquisition, and the new Windows phone

In this week's episode of the PCWorld Show, we ponder why PCs are killing tablets, why Microsoft would buy SwiftKey, why anyone would make a new Windows phone, and why we love (or hate) USB-C.

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A Microsoft Surface Phone sure to come, but unlikely at MWC

Microsoft plans to show its latest smartphones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in late February, but don't expect much news about the much-rumored, business-oriented Surface Phone.


Acer Liquid Jade Primo: Finally a new third-party flagship Windows phone

Acer says that it will begin shipping its Liquid Jade Primo phone next month, with what appears to be some premium specs. But when will it ship to the U.S.?

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IDC sees 10% decline in Windows Phone, notes slackening smartphone growth

Growth in the global smartphone market is slowing, and will increase by just 9.8% this year -- the first time growth has slowed into the single digits, IDC said.

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Update: Windows smartphone shipments nose-dive after strategic retreat

Windows phone shipments took a nose-dive in the third quarter, plummeting 35% from the same period in 2014, Gartner said today.

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Windows smartphone owners question Microsoft's commitment after OneDrive space reduction

Microsoft decision to drastically slash the free allotment of its OneDrive storage service has annoyed Windows phone users.

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Windows, Surface and phones post revenue declines as Microsoft's MPC segment falls 17%

Microsoft yesterday reported declines in revenue for Windows, its Surface line of hardware and its smartphones, key components to the More Personal Computing group that debuted its earnings with the latest quarter.

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Windows tablets for business hit 10% share in second quarter

Microsoft and its Windows devices globally accounted for 6% of business smartphones and 10% of tablets in the second quarter of 2015, breaking the double-digit mark for business tablets for the first time, according to Strategy...

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Microsoft's zombie Lumia 950 / 950XL, plus Surface Pro 4 / Book (and ^2)

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella introduces the world to new Windows hardware. An improved tablet (Surface Pro 4), a convertible laptop (Surface Book), and a pair of pointless phones (Lumia 950 and 950XL)...


Microsoft Lumia 950XL hands-on: Here's the flagship we've been waiting for

Windows Phone fans are finally getting a standard-setting device, and none too soon. With a big, crisp screen, a great camera, and PC-like capabilities, this is a phone good enough to bring more users into the ecosystem--but only time...


Windows 10 device roundup features Lumia smartphones with Display Dock

Microsoft jammed a range of new Windows 10 devices into a two-hour announcement -- everything from three new Lumia smartphones, a Microsoft Band 2 smart wrist wearable, a new Surface Pro 4 and its first-ever laptop, the Surface Book....


Lumia 950: What you need to know

The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL can connect to a full size monitor and keyboard to run like a desktop.

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The future of Windows phones includes unlocking with facial recognition

Microsoft released a set of guidelines detailing what it expects from different tiers of Windows 10 phones and tablets, offering a glimpse at what the company's hardware plans may look like.

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