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Aside from a small bug or two (and, um, who's going to sell them?) Microsoft's new Lumia 950XL, Lumia 950, and Lumia 550 seem like solid contenders.
The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL can connect to a full size monitor and keyboard to run like a desktop.
Microsoft's massive device event used stunning new hardware like the Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, and Lumia 950 to sing the song of Windows 10's capabilities.
The first Windows 10 flagship phones have high-quality cameras, liquid-cooled processors, and Continuum support.
October 6 will mark Microsoft's most important hardware launch in a year. Rumors are swirling about a new Surface Pro 4, at least two new Lumia smartphones, and even a new Microsoft Band. Here's what we expect to see on Tuesday.
Microsoft's VR Kit will turn Windows phones into virtual reality headsets on the cheap.
A big leak, apparently from an internal Microsoft presentation, appears to confirm the specifications of the Lumia 950, 950XL, and Lumia 550, along with a Microsoft Display Dock to plug them into.
The most recent report by AdDuplex confirms the existence of a third new Lumia, at a time when Microsoft desperately needs new hardware to boost its struggling mobile platform. The study also found that about 5 percent of all Windows Phone owners are experimenting with Windows 10 Mobile.
Microsoft may have just a single-digit slice of the mobile market, but there's one segment of mobile it's winning: Malware infections delivered via mobile networks.
The latest Windows 10 Mobile build 10536, adds a couple of new features. But the upgrade process is extra labyrinthine, and Lumia 1020 owners may want to skip it entirely.
Though Cyanogen chief executive Kirt McMaster believes Windows Phone is a dead OS, he plans to take its Cortana digital assistant and integrate it deep into the Cyanogen OS.
Minecraft: Pocket Edition version 0.12.1 brings a host of improvments, but the biggest one is cross-platform play for all mobile gamers including the Windows 10 version.
The company says that it's integrating features from the Lumia camera apps into Windows 10 Mobile.
But will it ship within the United States? Acer hasn’t said.
In October, Microsoft will likely announce its first flagship Windows phones in more than a year and a half. Here’s what they could look like.
Earliest adopters of Microsoft's new mobile operating system will see some improvements, along with broken features in Build 10512.