Microsoft’s new Windows phones: They’ll have to do

A pair of newly unveiled Lumia phones are not the marquee products Windows fans have been waiting for.

CNET October 7, 2015

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Microsoft’s new Windows phones: They’ll have to do for now

Analysis: A pair of newly unveiled Lumia phones are Microsoft’s flagship mobile devices, but they’re not the marquee products Windows fans have been waiting for.

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Windows 10 Mobile rollout to begin in December

The new software will appear on two new Lumia smartphones in November. After that, it starts to land on older Lumias.

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With ‘Contest of Champions,’ Marvel turns the digital into the physical

Worlds collide! Marvel’s effort to craft comic books from video games hits store shelves on Wednesday.

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Almost half of smartphones sold in US linked to installment plans

Instead of hurting smartphone sales, the new installment plans are actually becoming more popular than the standard two-year subsidized agreement, says Kantar analyst Carolina Milanesi.

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Israeli Google Lunar XPrize team aims to put lander on the moon in 2017

The private space race is well and truly on, and SpaceIL, an Israeli team competing for the Google Lunar XPrize, just bought a ticket to the moon in early 2017.

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Apple reportedly to introduce midrange, sharp-screen iMac next week

The company will bring a high-resolution 4K screen to its smaller desktop machine, going on sale ahead of the iPad Pro, according to 9to5Mac.

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Apple’s US smartphone market share hit low point prior to iPhone 6S launch

The iPhone’s share of the US smartphone market dropped in advance of the new lineup, says Kantar WorldPanel ComTech, but it will certainly bounce back as the new phones gain traction.

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Microsoft enters the laptop game with the hybrid Surface Book

This powerful 13.5-inch laptop include Nvidia graphics and a new hybrid hinge.

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