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Is Microsoft Killing Off The Lumia?

Windows Phone may be on life support, but Microsoft seems committed to keeping it alive — even if it means killing off the last vestiges of Nokia’s storied Lumia brand. New reports say the Lumia name may be abandoned in favour of Surface, with a possible new Surface Phone coming out within the next couple of months.

The Lumia 650 Proves That 'Windows Phone' Is Dead

Search for the phrase “Windows phone” in Microsoft’s announcement of the new Lumia 650 and you’ll find… nothing. Sure, it’s a Windows phone, but Microsoft has well and truly decided to go all-in on its strategy of aligning its powerful Windows 10 tablet and laptop and desktop devices with the lower-powered Windows 10 Mobile platform to attract customers.

Microsoft Is Selling Off Its Feature Phone Division

Microsoft has announced that it’s selling its feature phone division to Foxconn for the princely sum of $US350 million ($484.7 million).

Microsoft's Newest Windows Phone Is The Lumia 650

Microsoft has just gone and announced a new phone in the shape of the Lumia 650, a device it claims is “the smart choice for your business”. It might also be a smart choice for a budget phone buyer, like your probably-likely-to-accidentally-smash-their-phone kid.

Windows 10 Mobile Upgrade For Lumia Handsets Delayed To Early 2016

If you were hoping to upgrade your Lumia handset to Windows 10 Mobile this month as promised, hard luck. Microsoft has admitted that the OS update won’t be ready until early 2016.

Lumia 950 And 950XL Hands-On: Hello Again, Windows Phone

Windows Phone has always been a conundrum. It’s a platform filled with good ideas (I always liked Live Tiles I admit), but something kept it from being my smartphone go-to. With the Lumia 950 and 950XL, I’m experiencing a serious case of déjà vu.

Watch Microsoft Unveil The Latest Windows 10 Devices

The rumours are we will see a very sexy new Surface Pro 4, as well new phones and an updated Band. Personally I am hoping for more Hololens. So what did Microsoft actually unveil?

Windows 10 Hardware Event Rumour Roundup: This Is Microsoft's Next Generation

Think of all the hardware Microsoft makes that’s not a peripheral. What you’re thinking is probably getting some kind of update at the upcoming event. That includes the wonderful Surface Pro laptop/tablet, but also the Microsoft Band and two new Lumias (finally). And maybe even a surprise or two, just to keep us guessing.

Microsoft Hardware Launch Rumours: Surface Pro 4, Lumia Phones, Fitness Band

The launch of Windows 10 came and went in late August with little to no mention of new Microsoft devices that would run that new beautiful software. Nearly a month and a half later, that mention is finally here. Microsoft has sent out invites to the media for a Windows 10 event on October 7 at 1 a.m. (AEST). Although the full invitation is frustratingly vague on what we’ll see at that event, the #windows10devices at least lets us know it’s hardware.

Here's What Microsoft's Next Big Phones Might Look Like

Windows Phone enthusiasts have been waiting years — in mobile phone time, decades — for the launch of a new flagship device that can go toe-to-toe with the iPhones and Galaxies of the world. Well, thanks to the @evleaks Twitter account, we’ve got a good look at the two new Lumias Microsoft is supposedly announcing in October, and things are looking fan-freaking-tastic.

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