Does Microsoft Plan to Label Upcoming Surface Phone as Lumia?

Project Juggernaut Alpha to be launched as Surface Mobile

Even as Microsoft seems to be planning its new Surface phone, speculations have gone higher with reports of the WMPU coming up. Though there is no confirmation nor any hint from the company, reports indicate the new device may come out in the market in December 2015 or by early 2016. This is not all. There are speculations that the new Surface phone might be a Lumia. Microsoft has been using Nokia’s Lumia branding ever since they took over the company. Therefore, it won’t be a surprise if the upcoming handset, which is so far termed as “Juggernaught Alpha” is finally labeled as a Lumia. Specs at a glance Reports leaked on the web suggest that the new Microsoft phone will feature a Clearback AMOLED display of 5.5 inches. Not only that, the phone is also reported to come with a resolution of 1440 x 2560. Like other premier smartphone [+more]

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How To Update The Firmware On Lumia Phones ?

Surface Pen and Iris scanner to take Microsoft Lumia 950 XL to new heights

Microsoft is all set to launch a slew of updates of the software on few Lumia handsets belonging to budget buy segment. The handsets are namely Lumia 430, 435, 530, 532, 535 as well as the same variants with dual SIM variants. Microsoft will release firmware version 02074.00000.15234.280xx as an update along with version 8.10.14234.357 for the operating system. Steps To Update Begin with checking the notification for the update on the phone. Do so by checking Settings>Phone Update>Check For Updates. Make sure you have a consistent network on Wi-Fi available while updating the same. Proceed to viewing and installing updates next by tapping your notification message. Follow up with all the instructions that appear on-screen. You can either choose installation of the update right then or save it for later. Things To Keep In Mind The main updating might take a little under 30 minutes but if it is [+more]

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Breaking—Code Names For Lumia 940 And More Upcoming Microsoft Flagships Revealed

Breaking—Code Names For Lumia 940 And More Upcoming Microsoft Flagships Revealed

The world is going crazy over the alleged arrival of Lumia 940 or any new Lumia flagship from Microsoft. Thanks to evleaks or Evan Blass, the leaker, we have news that there are four new Lumia handset in the making that are codenamed Honjo, Saimaa, Saana and Guilin. Breaking The Code Game The leak did not reveal the release date.  However, Blass mentions that Talkman and Cityman too are codenamed that are linked to the Lumia 940 and Lumia 940 XL. We also got to read Nokia is all set to release few tablets soon. The Lumia 2520 (Sirius) too might be out soon. What’s Not Coming Out?  Few other tablets and phones that had been rumored to release soon have been chopped off the block. Of course, we must remember that these are conjectures at the moment.However, nothing is confirmed. Microsoft has not forayed in to add any more [+more]

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Spotted! Yet Another Microsoft Lumia 940 XL Concept Render

Breaking—Code Names For Lumia 940 And More Upcoming Microsoft Flagships Revealed

As we get impatient waiting for the release of Microsoft Lumia 940 XL, a latest rendering of the concept has been spotted by Ashraf Amer via Behance. The leak suggests the Lumia 940 XL will be powered by the latest Intel Atom x7 64-bit quad-core processor. If that is indeed the case, a beefier speed can be expected. Earlier leaks of the phone suggest that it will have a 5.4-inch screen with Super AMOLED display. Additionally, the provision of a Quad HD resolution ensures greater angle viewing and better pictures. Faster loading speeds are warranted with the 4 GB RAM expected on the Lumia 940 XL. Users can store movies, music and other essential documents with the Lumia 940 XL because it will come with 32 GB inbuilt storage. Space can be expanded up to 128 GB with a microSD. Clicking edgy pictures of this smartphone will be easy because it is likely to have a 24.2 MP rear camera with Carl Zeiss lens. Selfie lovers will enjoy the 8 [+more]

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Latest Lumia 2000 Is A Beauty Physically But Lumia 940 Wins Hearts With 3 GB RAM And Corning Glass

Latest Lumia 2000 Is A Beauty Physically But Lumia 940 Wins Hearts With 3 GB RAM And Corning Glass

While the world goes crazy over the upcoming Microsoft Lumia 940, the latest render of Lumia 2000 has got us talking. In a latest appearance over the web, the Lumia 2000 enthralls us in aluminium brushed finish. Last heard, there is an upcoming excusive version of the same in 16 karat gold too.  The edges are rounded and the bezels almost non-existent. The best part of the Lumia 2000 is the HD resolution on a 5-incher screen space with IPS display. The OS of course, is Windows 10. 2 GB RAM makes its great for handling multiple tasks and the 32 GB onboard storage can be handful for those who need to carry stuff on their smartphone. The camera is not jaw dropping but comes with flash at 16 MP on the main end while the secondary snapper is a cool 8 MP. 2700 mAh battery packs in enough power to pump life [+more]

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Lumia 920 and 1020 Camera Quality Might Became Unsurpassable With Hyperlapse App

Will Microsoft Stick To Snapdragon 810 Processor For Lumia 90 XL Despite Overheating Issues?

No doubt, Microsoft has turned around the future of Lumia, And to add to it, Hyperlapse, an app been released by Microsoft Research. Having been in the factory for long, we almost forgot the clever app that can analyze or take in videos recorded via smartphones with a snapper. Smartphones are no longer about suites, apps or games. The shutter has come to occupy a place of importance ever since we went gaga over the likes of Lumia 920 and then the Lumia 1020. The Lumia line-up alone has probably heralded an era where great smartphones click great snaps too.  Once you feed a recording into the app, the processing begins and any bump (read shaky recording) is dumped away immediately. And you thought that iImage stabilization feature was the only way out to not have shaky videos? Microsoft has nurtured a gem of an idea with Hyperlapse and has beaten [+more]

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Lumia 640 Is An Average Offering

Lumia 640 Impresses With Sexy Display

Lumia 640 is one of the bestsellers in the smartphone market. Soon its upgraded version Lumia 640 XL will be launched. Lets find out what they have on offer: The 5 incher HD display does not awe us with size but its anti-glare and ease of sunlight viewing features got us talking. Also, Microsoft chose to go ahead with a shiny and bold look physically.The Lumia 640 is not a sleek handset. As for the Lumia 640 XL, the screen may measure 5.7-inch. There are interesting power saving settings on the Lumia 640 that runs on a mediocre 2500 mAh battery. Here the XL could score a sixer with 3000 mAh under the lid. As for the lifeblood of the Lumia phones, both the 640 and 640 XL run on 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. As expected multiple functions and gaming will be a ease. Lumia 640 sports a 8MP main [+more]

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Microsoft Windows 10 Preview Build Hints At Improved Interface, Better Browser

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 Preview Build

Windows has proven to be Microsoft’s trump card. Just after the giant rolled out the initial build for Microsoft Windows 10 on phones, the technical Microsoft Windows 10 preview build is also set to roll out.  According to a Windows Blog, this build 10051 is part of project Spartan that is built into the OS. In case you own a Lumia handset—sparing Lumia 290 and Lumia 640 XL, the preview build can be accessed without much effort. As for these two Lumia model mentioned, the hiccup standing in way of the preview build is the screen dialling issue. However, before you get disheartened, the better news is that the preview build is in its infant stage and thus, not expected to be a high-end experience for the users at all. Insiders have warned users to avoid installing the same on their primary smartphones. Coming to the main features that the [+more]

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Microsoft Lumia 640 And Lumia 640 XL For Indian Buyers; Sans LTE Proficiency

Microsoft Set To Launch Flow

Microsoft announced the launch of two Lumia handsets yesterday for the Indian market–the Lumia 640 and the Lumia 640 XL, which come with price tags of Rs 11,999 and Rs 15,799 respectively. Unfortunately, Indian buyers will not get access to the LTE model yet thanks to the limited proficiency that such services have in the country at the moment. Ever since Microsoft acquired Nokia’s handset department for US $7.2 billion, it has been keen on expanding the array of offerings in the 4G LTE segment. As for the Indian market, not much variety is found in this sector except the Lumia 638 that comes with a price tag of Rs 6,800. Microsoft gave an official statement saying that the prime endeavor of the company is to launch smartphones that actually allow easy switch between work and leisure. Given that the 9 to 5 job life is no longer strictly existent, [+more]

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Nokia Lumia 920 Not Enough to Restore, Nokia’s lost Glory, Shareholder Threatening The CEO

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Nokia made quite a gamble when it chose to make Windows Phone based smartphones a couple of years ago. And even if it didn’t do quite well initially, the Lumia 920 launched last year running on Windows Phone 8 did get quite some positive feedback from the market. But looks like it’s not done enough to restore Nokia’s former glory – the company’s CEO received quite some threats from its shareholders during a meeting held recently. Now, you can’t blame the investors – it’s been a while since they’ve been waiting to see some success. But it’s still not been able to reach anywhere close to the likes of Apple and Samsung. While Samsung sold 69.7 million phones and Apple managed to sell 37.4 million iPhones during the last quarter, Nokia managed to sell just 5.6 million Lumia smartphones during the same period. The shareholders are pressing Nokia to diversify [+more]

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