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    Here’s A Look at the Axed Nokia Smartwatch That Never Came To Be

    A long time ago, back before Microsoft bought and subsequently wrote off Nokia’s handset division, the latter company had planned to make a smartwatch, presumably for the Windows Phone platform. After buying Nokia’s handset division, Microsoft nixed it in favor of the Microsoft Band, but legends and mockups still live on. Another render appeared this […]

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    Microsoft Cuts More Jobs and is Likely Ending the Lumia Line

    Credit Microsoft for trying, but the Windows Phone experiment is done in its current form, and it’s wreaking havoc on a lot of lives as a result. This week, Microsoft wrote off yet another massive loss and announced another round of job cuts in a move that essentially ends Microsoft’s involvement with Nokia’s handset division, which […]

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    Microsoft Has Best Day Ever: Hands-on with the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4

    Holiday shopping just got a lot more interesting thanks to Microsoft’s press conference in New York this morning. With Windows 10 out for a few months now, Microsoft took the stage to reveal their first slate of native Windows 10 devices, including one huge surprise that we’d love to get our hands on. Microsoft also […]

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    Win the Lumia 1520 Phone!

    Spring is in the air. Unless you’re located in the North East – where it doesn’t feel like Spring at all yet. In any case, to celebrate Spring, we’re giving away the larger-than-life Lumia 15 phone running Windows. This smartphone packs in a 6″ display and Carl Zeiss optics. And there are several ways to […]

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    Microsoft Mobile Guide: Which Lumia is Right for you?

    Give a fixed-gear bicycle to your 9-to-5 dad, a signed copy of Yeezus to grandma, and a silk pastel scarf to your anti-establishment cousin, and let me know how it goes. As tempting as it might be to try that little social experiment, the gifts usually go down better when gifts match personalities. And, with smartphones—the consensus […]

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    Budget Phones Have Never Been This Good

    It wasn’t all that long ago when budget phones were synonymous with dumb phones. But, here we are in a post-Symbian world, where dumb phones are starting to get a little scarce. Makes sense—dumb phones can’t win on price when you can get a smartphone for free on-contract, or even under $100 off-contract! Today’s budget […]

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    6 Reasons Why It’s Time to Switch to a Lumia Phone

    Whether you’re getting a new one as a present or shopping for one with that influx of holiday cash from your relatives, there’s no better time to get yourself a new smartphone. But, don’t just go one model number higher than whatever you’ve got now—shake things up this year with a Lumia phone. In a […]

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    Buy a Lumia 830, Get a Free Fitbit + AT&T Gets All the Hot Devices

    AT&T just passed down a laundry list of new devices coming to their stores this month, a not-so-subtle nudge/wink combo telling you to start your holiday shopping. Our favorite deal of the bunch is the Nokia Lumia 830, will be available online and in stores on November 7. One of the first Lumia phones to […]

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    The $50 Lumia 530 Budget Windows Phone Has Arrived

    The Nokia Lumia 530 is Nokia’s newest budget Windows 8.1 smartphone, and it’s going to be available as of this month at some impressively low prices at T-Mobile and Cricket Wireless. The phone is definitely a budget offering—it runs on a dated quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with just 512 MB of RAM, […]

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    8 Reasons Why It’s Finally Time to Switch to Windows Phone

    It’s time to end the duopoly. For too long, Google and Apple have dominated the smartphone market mercilessly, and that’s not a good thing for consumers. Fortunately, there’s a third way. As surprising as it is to point to Microsoft as the plucky up-and-comer, that’s where we are right now. But, Windows Phone has long […]