Expected out in the days leading up to IFA 2014, at a press event recently teased by Microsoft, the Nokia Lumia 830 is a visual mystery no more, at least if we assume the newest slate of “leaked” photos is legitimate.
Next month’s IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin is shaping up to be quite plentiful in mobile device announcements, with Samsung, Sony, Huawei and now Microsoft confirmed to bring new gear in the capital of Germany.
It looks like what’s left of Nokia after Microsoft purchased its mobile device business might have comeback plans for the smartphone market, with Android front and center.
Update 1 will arrive later this year with features like folders on the Start screen and support for using Cortana in more countries.
No stranger to the kind-hearted publicity stunts that have made HTC look so noble recently, Microsoft is back in cheap jab mode, going for Apple’s jugular from two directions at once in the latest Nokia Lumia 635 commercial.
The successor to the most popular Windows Phone device comes with much of the same hardware and a similar budget price.
Revenue is up, but hardware is proving to be a big drag on the company’s financials.
Before the studio closes its doors, it will complete it’s current projects, including a Halo television series.
Many ex-Nokia employees laid off as Microsoft seeks to restructure.
While Microsoft’s lack of interest in developing hardware (loosely) based on Android was always obvious, and the end of Nokia’s X experiment predictable, we sure didn’t expect Redmond to pull the plug so soon after the X2 unveil.
The update brings a handful of new features and improvements to Nokia’s entire lineup of Windows Phone 8 handsets.
Valve's popular early access program is making waves in the industry, and both Microsoft and Sony are considering bringing it to their next-gen consoles.
Headcount reductions come as Microsoft works to integrate Nokia’s handset division into the company.
Purportedly leaked photos from Microsoft show the Start Menu mixes in elements from Windows 8’s Metro UI.
While Microsoft may be changing its business strategies, company CEO Satya Nadella affirms that the Xbox brand will stay a crucial component of the company's business model.
Satya Nadella wants to “reinvent” productivity — which is the wrong direction for Microsoft.
The Lumia 530 would be the successor to the hugely popular Lumia 520 and Lumia 525 Windows Phone handsets.
The last iteration of Windows Phone 7 will move into extended support after September 9, and will receive only important security updates.
Microsoft’s Internet Explorer continues to dominate over Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, holding a market share bigger than the shares of the other two combined.
After the failings of Windows on new platforms, Microsoft goes back to what it knows best.