Posts tagged with: Lumia 950
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    Update: That Huawei Watch gave us the jeebies all through the program. Well, glad that's all uploaded. One of the nice things about the current monoform world of slab smartphones is that there are very few moving parts to break. Until, that is, you decide to defy common sense and stick your brand new Galaxy Note 5's S Pen into its silo backwards. That's when life stops getting funny ... and starts getting real. Join us for a debate on whether this is an example of terminal user stupidity or inexcusable design flaw, and then stick around for all the news of the week in mobile technology, ...

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    Smartphones with extremely well-endowed front cameras have blown up of late, and the selfie trend might impact Microsoft’s plans for a fall charge on next-gen iPhones and high-end Androids too. The recently rendered Cityman, aka Lumia 950 XL or 940 XL, has a lot going for it, based on fairly plausible gossip. It’s big, at 5.7 inches in display diagonal, high-res, with 2,560 x 1,440 pixels in tow, a multitasking powerhouse, courtesy of 3GB RAM, and is shaping up to be the ultimate mobile photography tool, thanks to a 20MP PureView rear cam. What you probably never suspected is the ...

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    The Cityman and Talkman are codenames for two smartphones that Microsoft will allegedly unveil in the near future. According to some reports, October 19 is the date to circle in your calendar if you are looking forward to seeing new Microsoft Lumia flagships. While we've been seeing renders and leaks of all sorts regarding the two aforementioned phones, the leak we're looking at is hopefully going to further clarify things. The images above and below appear to be official press renders (claimed as such) of the two upcoming Microsoft Lumia flagships, the aforementioned Cityman (above) and ...

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    With each passing day, Microsoft loses another precious opportunity to recover some of the lost ground in the challenging high-end smartphone arena. But if fresh rumors pan out, the Windows Mobile offensive may not be so far on the horizon. The Lumia 940 and 940 XL, alternatively referred to as 950 and 950 XL by certain insiders and codenamed Cityman and Talkman, will likely sit out Berlin’s IFA trade show early next month. A dedicated press event scheduled before September ends also seems a long shot, so if MS wants to have the two flagship phones in stores by Christmas, it needs to ...

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    For a company that made its name with software, it sure feels like all of a sudden there's a lot of Microsoft hardware we're looking forward to. Maybe at the top of that list are some new Lumia models, flagship-caliber devices that have been long overdue for the company's lineup. But beyond that we've been anticipating new tablet options, as well as a second-gen wearable. So when's all this gear going to land? While earlier rumors suggested that the new Lumias, at least, could debut sometime next month, a new source suggests that Microsoft's instead planning a big event that will introduce ...

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    There's been much debate over the future Lumia flagships that Microsoft may announce later this year. Codenamed "Talkman" and "Cityman," there's been much conflict over the final names of these products, even though the leaked specifications all seem to be written in stone. If you're on the ropes waiting for Microsoft to launch these new Lumias along with Windows 10 Mobile, it seems they aren't too far. Famous tipster Evan Blass, previously known as @evleaks, has garnered a lot of positive reputation for the accuracy of his leaks. Today he has decided to chime in on Twitter and share that ...

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    We all want Windows Phone flagships! However, we should understand that it would make little sense to unveil high-end devices prior to Windows 10 Mobile's release, so we're all hoping to see some Windows Phone flagships towards the end of the year. There were a couple rumored, like the Lumia 940 and Lumia 940XL, with some of their specs getting leaked, in addition some details. Then we started hearing about a certain Lumia 950, with some specs mentioned, and now a report turns everything upside down. According to this report from China, the Lumia 940 and Lumia 940XL we've previously heard ...

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    Sometimes you just have to schedule a podcast a few hours before a major news event, and as a result you've got to scramble to come up with some valid-sounding speculation about just how useful a Facebook Phone could really be. It's not like we haven't tossed this notion around before, but doing it on the air, off-the-cuff, imbues our lives with a certain energy, a certain je ne sais quoi, if you will. Or even if you won't. Whatever; we have a good time riffing. You'll listen and like it! Ahem. All that, plus some chat on just how big a copycat LG's Optimus G Pro is - and how well it does ...

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    Over the past several months, we've heard rumors of a number of Nokia Lumia handsets that have yet to go official, including models like the so-called Eos with its 41-megapixel PureView camera. Today we get one more device to add to those ranks, with the release of an image purporting to display the Lumia 950, along with some accompanying tech specs. Supposedly, the 950 would be a high-end model, with a 1280 x 768 display and a hefty 2GB of RAM – something we just don't see on Windows Phone models. While it wouldn't have a 41-megapixel camera, it would still have a sensor larger than the ...

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