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Microsoft planning custom Windows Phone experience for China, reveals Job posting

China, the largest smartphone market has been elusive to Nokia and Microsoft largely till now. Microsoft realizes this and also knows about the potential that China market with over one billion mobile subscribers possesses. That’s why, Microsoft seems to tackle this situation by making a new team called “OSG China

Microsoft brings copyright lawsuit against Ocean Enterprises over software piracy

Microsoft has sued Ocean Enterprises and Alex Sumetsky in Minnesota over allegations of software piracy. Seems, the company distributed unauthorized version of Windows XP with computers they sold in past even after Microsoft warned them in 2012. Microsoft states that the "Defendants advertised, marketed, installed, offered and distributed unauthorized copies of

evleaks: Microsoft in final stages of licensing Nokia brand, may replace Surface branding with Lumia for Tablets

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evleaks claims that Microsoft is in final stages of licensing Nokia brand to call its handsets ( we will assume they mean for Lumia / Asha devices, as Microsoft has already licensed Nokia name for feature phones) as “Nokia by Microsoft”. The other part of tweet claims that Surface brand

Xolo announces Lightest Win Q900s windows phone. On pre-order now.

After Micromax announced two of its Windows Phone smartphones with aggressive pricing, another Indian manufacturer Lava has gone ahead and as rumored earlier, has launched what it claims as Lightest 4.7 inch display smartphone. It was rather a surprise to see full page print ad from Lava in leading daily TOI

Mid-range Lumia with 720p display & other upcoming Windows Phone devices seen in Adduplex database

Latest Adduplex data reveals a number of upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 devices. Most interesting is a Lumia device with 720p display and 5-inch display. It has three RM codes RM-983, RM-984, RM-985 in the database. It looks like the much-awaited Lumia 720 successor!! The other devices in the list are, LONGCHEER Fly-IQ400W JSR

Lumia Cyan pilot roll out to Lumia 925 in Finland. Reportedly rolling out in Argentina.

Lumia Cyan update which brings massive Windows Phone 8.1 changes and Nokia’s Lumia specific enhancements in one, has reportedly started rolling out in Argentina. If you remember the earlier leaked Lumia Cyan roll out schedule, it seemed that most of the device will get the update OTA in July. So,

Android L’s “Material design” looks inspired by Microsoft’s Metro design language.

The latest version of Android, Android L has been unveiled today during the Google I/O event. So, while Android may be the leading smartphone and Tablet platform, Google seems, has been inspired lately by Microsoft, as far as the new design language which Android L brings with itself is concerned.