Microsoft will revamp Andromeda entirely for 2019

Sources say that the project is still in incubation, but that it could have collided with the Surface brand and tanked it if it was executed imperfectly.

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On our podcast this week: Microsoft has a tiny Surface tablet that costs $800 if you want it like they show it. Also, long live the iPhone X?

Microsoft fans petition company to keep Andromeda alive

It’s been called the Surface Phone before this “Andromeda” codename became hip and cool, but whatever the case, fans want it as soon as possible.

Microsoft’s Andromeda project is unlikely to materialize anytime soon

Both the hardware and software components of Microsoft’s mystery Andromeda project have been put on hold indefinitely, according to a well-connected insider

A Surface Phone? This is probably a patent for a Microsoft mobile hotspot

Don’t get your hopes up for a a flip phone-style device with Windows 10 Mobile on ARM64. Microsoft is apparently interested in that design for a hotspot.

Microsoft may have a fresh take on Windows Mobile and a new phone in ‘active development’

We know you’ve probably heard this many times in the past, but no, Windows Mobile is still not dead yet, with Microsoft focused on “rebooting” it.

Microsoft CEO assures there will be more phones made in Redmond, looking different from everything else

Microsoft hasn’t entirely given up on homebrewed smartphones, which however still need time to figure out the “next change in form and function.”

Patent suggests Microsoft may have its own range of foldable smartphones in the pipeline

Microsoft is apparently at least considering designing and releasing multipurpose mobile devices capable of folding in and out of smartphone shape.

Why is the Microsoft Store pruning Lumia stock?

Could this be a sign that a major release is coming that can put Microsoft in position to break from its Lumia past? Or will the wait go on?

ARM64-x86 emulation shown off for Snapdragon-powered full Windows 10 phones

Microsoft and Qualcomm announced that future Snapdragon chipsets will support full Windows 10 through x86 emulation. Cellular is a big deal here.

Surface Phone rumors include specs, prototype progress on x86-ARM64 emulation

Emulation is expected to be included in the Redstone 3 update of Windows 10 coming late next year. Only one Surface Phone prototype can support it.

Thurrott: Dell’s Intel-powered Windows phone at standstill, indicative of Surface Phone challenges

The device was rendered out to be an incredibly thin device and leaked by Evan Blass to be run on an x86 architecture. That proved too big a challenge.

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Huawei shoots for a dual-camera phone with machine learning and a fitness tracker while Windows may be on the rebound. We talk… with alcohol.

Evan Blass posts thing we’re vaguely relating to the Surface Phone [UPDATE]

Is it in consideration? Did these renders even come from Microsoft? Where are going with an Intel “laptop-grade” processor? What is this?

Don’t rule out Surface Pro 5 or Surface Book 2 announcements later this month

They may not change much about their predecessors, but Kaby Lake-powered Surface Book 2 and Pro 5 versions are likely “being talked about.”

Microsoft hardware event set for October 26, Surface Phone could be as late as 2018

The Surface tabletop all-in-one could be the center of the show along with an update to Windows 10 and some gaming news as well.

Source: Microsoft Lumia line to end in December

It’s the end of Windows Phone as we know it. If it comes to pass, will Microsoft mobile fans be fine? Will a Surface Phone come to save them?

Rumor: No Surface Book 2 or Pro 5 coming this fall, no Surface Phone… ever?

Word around the water cooler now is Microsoft only plans to unveil Surface all-in-one PCs this fall, with the Surface Phone possibly canceled altogether.

‘Minor’ Microsoft Surface revisions likely coming this fall, ‘big bang’ upgrades late next year

Microsoft may have the future of the Surface device family all mapped out, with small rehashes in the works this year, followed by major upgrades the next.

Super-sketchy new Surface Phone render crops up, along with word on specs

Microsoft might well be working on a business-centric Surface Phone, but it’s surely too early to anticipate the handheld’s design or specifications.

Latest Surface Phone rumors zero in on timeline, security and productivity focus

If Microsoft didn’t make it clear recently, fresh gossip supports its long-term Windows 10 Mobile commitment, starting with the Surface Phone in 2017.

Microsoft Surface phone tipped to arrive with trio of models in spring 2017

The rumored Microsoft Surface phone ETA has slipped back to spring 2017, where it could bring us as many as three hardware variants.

Mobile predictions for 2016: what’s in your pocket next?

Our realistic mobile predictions for 2016 include general stagnation for the smartphone market’s greats, as well as a few big prospective steps forward.

Could the first Snapdragon 820-powered Windows phone be this ‘HP Falcon’?

A wild HP Falcon appears, benchmarked in early prototype form with Windows Phone, a 5.8-inch Quad HD screen, and Snapdragon 820 muscle.

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Microsoft’s new Windows Phones were built not to sell in droves, but to satisfy fans. We talk about how well the Lumia 950 does that on this week’s podcast!