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Microsoft to Roll out First Update to Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft is planning to roll out its first update to Windows Phone 8.1. A week had passed since the Windows Phone 8.1 update arrived to all Windows Phone-powered devices, however, the company has already been detailing a couple of upcoming features to its handsets.

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[UPDATED: Now Available for Lumia 1520 and 1320] Windows Phone 8.1 Lumia Cyan Update Roll Out Begins

[UPDATE - 30 July, 537PM]: To Nokia Lumia 1520 and 1320 owners in Malaysia, the Lumia Cyan update is now available for your devices. Read more for details.  [UPDATE - 17 July, 919PM]: If you are using Bitlocker on your Lumia, there is something you need to know before you decide to update your device. Read […]

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Microsoft is Merging its Separate Windows Operating Systems into a Single Platform

Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft, has recently confirmed that all versions of Windows OS ranging from computers to mobile phones will be merged into a single operating system. Nadella said that that by doing so, this means just one operating system will cover all screen sizes.

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New Entry Level Windows Phone Revealed: The Nokia Lumia 530

A new entry level smartphone from Microsoft has been revealed on the Nokia Conversations blog. The Lumia 530 began leaking yesterday, although much of it was speculation about what kind of hardware would be included in the device. While the local pricing is still unknown, the Conversations post indicates that it will retail for EUR85 in […]

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Nokia MixRadio To Reach Android and iOS

Microsoft’s monumental adjustments to Nokia are far from over as the company plans to expand the services of Nokia MixRadio. The music streaming service obtained by Microsoft through the acquisition of Nokia will be arriving on Android and iOS as a third party application. Although the app will still come pre-loaded on Lumia Windows Phone […]

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Microsoft Shuts Down Nokia Asha and Series 40 Too

Following the recent announcement of Microsoft’s plans to transfer Nokia X series to the Windows Phone family, the company is now acting to shut down the Nokia feature phone lineups and end the support of the platform.

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Microsoft Closes Down Xbox Entertainment Studios

News is out that Microsoft is looking to downsize its 127,000 strong workforce by about 18,000 people. While most of these were expected to come from the recently acquired Nokia Devices and Services Division, Redmond has surprised many by announcing it will be shutting down the Xbox Entertainment Studios.

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Microsoft Transfers Nokia X Series to Lumia Windows Phone Family to Drive Its Low Cost Market Ambitions

Just moments ago, the CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella has revealed that the company is planning to cut up to 18,000 positions by next year. A majority of those positions (around 12,500) will be involving former staff from the Nokia Devices and Services division that the company acquired last year as Microsoft is looking into further integrate […]

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Emergency Windows Update Issued To Revoke Counterfeit Encryption Certificates

  Microsoft has issued a emergency update for its Windows operating system to protect systems against the recent counterfeit encryption certificates that came out of the National Infomatics Centre (NIC) of India. These certificates were spotted earlier in the week and appear to spoof credentials from Google and Yahoo. This update revokes access for the […]

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[LYTV]: (Almost) Everything You Need To Know About Microsoft Surface Pro 3

As you might have heard, the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 will be made available in Malaysia in late August but our first hands-on experience with the device took place a month ago during Computex 2014 in Taiwan. Alongside that, we also have captured a very detailed walkthrough of Surface Pro 3 design and features […]

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Hands-On With Nokia Treasure Tag WS-2: A Simple Tool To Help Locate Your Valuables

Ever wish there’s a way to find keys, bags or other valuables via your smartphone? Well, earlier this year Nokia has actually introduced one such method through an accessory that the company called Treasure Tag. The Nokia Treasure Tag is essentially a small box that houses a sensor with Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC functionalities as […]

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Rumour Control: Microsoft To Come Out With Android-Based Lumia Phone?

Since they are running on Android, the Nokia X (and now Nokia X2) smartphones are seen by many as a very odd member of Microsoft. However, things are about to get even more baffling if this particular report is true. Apparently, Microsoft will be coming out with Android-based Lumia device. Whoa.

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[Speculation] Could Future Lumia Phones Sport Canon Hardware?

These days, the popularity of the point & shoot camera is in a decline due in part to the advancement of smartphone camera technology. One of the biggest and best players in the game, Nokia (Well, Microsoft) has signed a patent licensing deal with camera giants Canon that allows both companies to access each others […]

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[Update: Groupon Responds] Questionable Groupon Malaysia Deal Offers Office 365 Subscription That Lasts A Lifetime

[Update @ July 7, 11:47am: Groupon has responded to our query via Twitter. More below] If you love deals, you most probably have spent a lot of time browsing around for them at Groupon. Since the site offers thousands of products and services, it is possible that a couple of questionable deals somehow managed to […]

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Hands-On with Nokia Lumia 930: The Latest Windows Phone 8.1 Flagship Device In Malaysia

By now, you most probably have met or heard of the Nokia Lumia 630 which is the first Windows Phone 8.1 device to be released in Malaysia and is also designed as yet another low-cost entry point to Windows Phone world. So, now it is time to introduce you to its high-end counterpart: the brand […]

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[LYTV] Quick Look at Nokia Lumia 930 and Nokia Treasure Tag

As you might know, Microsoft Malaysia earlier this week has announced the arrival date for its latest flagship Windows Phone device, the Nokia Lumia 930. Available in our market starting from next week onwards, the new Lumia 930 is the second Windows Phone 8.1 device to be made available at this side of the world. Alongside the […]

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Nokia Lumia 930 Pre-Order Now Opens At Storekini: Free Gift and Rebate Awaits

As reported earlier, the new Nokia Lumia 930 is now on its way to Malaysia. If you are keen to get your hands on the latest Windows Phone 8.1 device in our market, our colleagues at Storekini is ready to accept your orders.

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Nokia Lumia 930 Coming To Malaysia Next Week, Priced At RM 1999

Just as expected, it turns out that the new Lumia Windows Phone device that Microsoft Malaysia intended to show us today is indeed the Nokia Lumia 930. As you might know, the Lumia 930 was one of two Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone that was originally announced at Microsoft Build Developer Conference alongside Lumia 630 that […]

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A New Nokia Lumia Is Coming To Malaysia: Is It The Lumia 930?

Earlier today, a rather interesting email from the folks at Microsoft Malaysia has landed into our mailbox. It speaks of a new Lumia Windows Phone that will be launched in Malaysia very soon but didn’t mentioned the actual model name. Could this model be the new Lumia 930?

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Microsoft Increases OneDrive Storage: 1TB for Office 365 Subscribers, Free 15GB for Everyone Else

Mobile first, cloud first company: a mantra that is currently defining the pathway of Microsoft under its new CEO, Satya Nadella. Today, the company shows yet another strong commitment to that strategy by increasing the amount of cloud storage for its OneDrive users.

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