This is how it ends, Lumia fans: Microsoft is using Black Friday deals to clear out its remaining inventory of Lumia smartphones. This includes the Lumia 950 and 950 XL, and also the Lumia 650.
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Microsoft is trying to sell off its remaining inventory of Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL handsets ahead of the launch of HP's new Elite x3. This isn't the first time Microsoft has "drained the swamp" this year for HP. And it probably won't be the last.
Microsoft announced today that it has released a new firmware update for its flagship Lumia 950 and 950 XL handsets. And among the improvements in this update is an eagerly-awaited customer request: Double-Tap to Wake.
Well, now they're just giving them away: Microsoft customers in the U.S. and Canada can now purchase a Lumia 950 XL phablet and get the Lumia 950 smart phone for free.
This is a good news/bad news thing: HERE Maps, Drive, Transit, and City Lens have returned to the Windows Store for phones. But they will still not install on Microsoft's new Lumia 950 series of handsets for some reason.
Lumia 950 and 950 XL buyers can get a free year of Office 365 Personal for free. But be aware that this offer won't work if you already have Office 365 Home.
I'm drowning in news from CES, so here are some quick tidbits from around the web: You can buy the Lumia 550 from Microsoft now, Amazon has not stopped selling the 950 XL, Acer Liquid Jade Primo coming in February, and more.
Windows 10 isn't the only Microsoft product in the spotlight today: Microsoft has revealed major new milestones for its Windows 10-based Xbox One, Surface Book, and Lumia as well.
While I will be expanding my coverage of Android and iOS in the new year, I still use a Windows phone---a Lumia 950 at the moment---as my primary smart phone. Here's an up-to-date peek at which apps I use, and how.
Yesterday, I started getting reports from readers in Europe about a mysterious new firmware update for the Lumia 950 and 950 XL. Now Microsoft has confirmed this release, and has explained what we can expect.
The Mozo leather case for Lumia 950 transforms Microsoft's latest smart phone from a cheap-feeling also-ran to a premium experience. It's an astonishing change, and one that is well worth the asking price.
As many Windows phone enthusiasts have noticed, Mozo Lumia cases are in short supply. But now there's a second option for finding these great cases online.
The Windows Device Recovery Tool has been updated to support the Lumia 950/XL and 550. This is a must-have addition to any Windows phone user's toolbox.
I've been using Microsoft's new Lumia 950 for over a week now, and on the road. Does this thin and light wonder tick the right boxes for Windows phone fans?
Microsoft has finally delivered the premium smart phone we've all been waiting for, outfitted with a superior camera and unique Windows 10 capabilities.