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Microsoft was planning to release a successor to Lumia 1020 codenamed ‘McLaren’ for this holiday season. One of the key features Microsoft was planning to include in McLaren device was a 3D touch system. It will let users interact with games and applications without ever touching the display. The Verge reported few months back that Microsoft has cancelled the project…

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Major Chinese retailer JD.com has started taking pre-orders for the Lumia 535 in China. The handset is on offer for only 799 Yuan, which is around $130 and very cheap for the specs, which includes a 5 inch qHD screen, dual 5 megapixel cameras, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB expandable storage. The handset is expected to start…

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While we have been excited this morning by a leak of the Lumia 535, it seems another handset may also show up at Tuesday’s #MoreLumia event. Another picture has been leaked from china, showing another new device with Microsoft branding. The device clearly has a large screen, (it is next to a 6 inch Nokia Lumia 1520 and of similar…

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China firewall watcher GreatFire.org reports that Chinese authorities have launched a man in the middle attack in Apple and Microsoft, redirecting users to fake log-in pages to collect user names and passwords for Windows Live and iCloud users. Windows Phone users will know your Windows Live password will unlock pretty much everything, including your OneDrive, Email and even PC. The…

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Microsoft Mobile has been running a new ad in China for the Nokia Lumia 830 and 930, featuring a real life Cortana wandering the streets, answering questions. The video features a boy carrying a Cortana button on his back pack which calls the digital assistant forth, who then answers questions on traffic, weather forecasts and even acts as a cat…

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Liveside.sino reports that Microsoft has officially announced the Nokia Lumia 830, Microsoft’s “affordable flagship” as coming soon in China. The handset will cost 2,399 Yuan ($390) and be available in Orange, Green, Black, and White. While the handset will be available through all sales channels, when sold though the large retail chain Jingdong Mall and the online Microsoft Store on…

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WPDang reports that Microsoft Asia’s Internet Engineering team or working on making the Chinese version of Cortana even more useful  by adding Home Automation support. According to their sources Microsoft is working with a multi-national smart home giant, which suggests we may see the products reach beyond Asia to the rest of the world also. The technical work is apparently…

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