Microsoft scores two new partners to make Windows Phones – Micromax and Prestigio

Microsoft scores two new partners to make Windows Phones - Micromax and Prestigio

Almost missed this… During the recent BUILD conference in San Francisco, Microsoft announced two additional partners that will be making Windows Phone devices – Micromax and Prestigio. The two aren’t exactly household names in the West but they could help the Redmond giant grow its market share in the growing economies. Micromax is especially interesting…

Video: All You Need to Know About Windows Phone 8.1

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Microsoft pulled the covers off of Windows Phone 8.1 yesterday, the newest version of Microsoft’s mobile OS. Windows Phone 8.1 is a huge improvement to Microsoft’s mobile ecosystem, adding a ton of new useful features, stability improvements and of course Cortana, Microsoft’s Siri and Google Now competitor. Windows Phone 8.1 will begin its rollout to…

Nokia Unveils Lumia 635 Running Windows Phone 8.1, Coming to T-Mobile and MetroPCS This Summer

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Nokia has announced the budget minded Nokia Lumia 635 at Microsoft’s Build developers conference this morning, promising a mid-range LTE compatible Windows Phone that touts the newest version of Microsoft’s mobile OS, WIndows Phone 8.1. The Lumia 635 will be available in five different color schemes and comes touting a special chip that will allow…

One App to Rule Them All: Microsoft Announces Universal Apps, Will Work on Windows Phones, PCs and Xbox

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Microsoft has just announced a sea change in the way we interact with Windows products of all stripes. The company announced Universal Apps on Wednesday, creating an easy way for developers to create apps in Microsoft’s environment that will work across all of Microsoft’s platforms, creating a homogenous app environment. Developers will be able to…

Microsoft-Nokia deal to close next month

Microsoft-Nokia deal to close next month

The Microsoft-Nokia deal is expected to close next month, Nokia has announced. As previously communicated, the closing of the transaction — whereby Nokia will sell substantially all of its Devices & Services business and license its patents to Microsoft — is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. The two companies have already…

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