Sorry Lumia 520 owners, Windows 10 on ARM is not coming to existing Windows Phone devices

Later this year, Microsoft is expected to roll out Windows 10 on ARM. The idea, according to Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore, is to give consumers the full Windows 10 experience on mobile devices that are powered by chips using the ARM architecture. The new devices would use Snapdragon chipsets and offer outstanding battery life. Not only is Belfiore really talking about tablets and laptops, he adds that this technology will not be compatible with existing Windows phones.

Having the full Windows 10 running a phone means that Microsoft would need to make significant changes to the platform’s UI. …


Sprint gives free six-month trial of Tidal HiFi to all new and existing customers

Back in January, Sprint acquired 33% of Jay Z’s music streaming service, Tidal. When that happened, the two companies announced that they will be working on providing exclusive content to Sprint customers that subscribe to the service, along with other benefits.

Today, the two companies announced what could be the first step of this partnership. All new and existing Sprint customers will be getting free six-month trial to Tidal HiFi, the highest subscription tier the music platform offers, starting June 9.

“We recognize that music streaming is one of the most important services for …

Samsung's emoji-only texting app actually has a good reason for existing

Emoji have become something of a necessary evil in everyday online communication: few people can sincerely claim to actually like them, but most of us use them regardless – they’re just so convenient. But Samsung’s Italian division sees them as more than just silly little time-savers: a new app bearing the very unfortunate name Samsung Wemogee aims to use emoji as a means to help people with aphasia, a serious language disorder.

The condition presents itself when brain regions responsible for speaking and language comprehension are injured, and results in trouble …

"Never Settle" teaser maybe hints at OnePlus 4 (OnePlus 5?). Or just a jet black color for an existing product

By now, anyone who dares call themselves a smartphone fan knows about OnePlus — the company that broke out with an extreme bang-for-the-buck flagship device, then stirred some controversy with a number of questionable giveaway contests, and finally hit all the right notes with its 3rd flagship, the OnePlus 3 (and even more so with it’s upgraded variant – the 3T). Now, as these things go, the time for another refresh of the OnePlus line of devices is drawing near, and rumors are picking up.

First, we heard that the OnePlus 4 would have a massive 4,000 mAh battery and 6 GB or even 8 GB of …