Would you accept ads on the lock screen in return for a mid-range Android phone at a subsidised price without the lock-in of a contract?
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This new Windows Phone is an affordable handset for business users who want to stick with Microsoft's mobile OS.
Even apparently excellent roaming deals like 3's Feel at Home can have problems; a burner SIM is a useful alternative.
Here's what I learned going from Windows Phone 8.1 to Windows 10 Mobile, to Android - and back again
Windows 10 Mobile is getting much better, but so many of the features I rely on are still only on Windows Phone 8.1.
As soon as Microsoft revealed it is buying Nokia's phone business the suggestions started that maybe Microsoft should snap up BlackBerry as well. But would that even make sense?
Windows Phone is the third-placed mobile operating system, well behind the two leaders; except for some countries where it's actually ahead of iPhone. What's going on and could Windows Phone get even stronger?
If switching to Android would have been so great for Nokia and BlackBerry, why hasn't it helped Sony and LG more, let alone HTC?
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins says the company could not have appealed to the "crazy multitaskers" it wants to target if it had moved to Android or Windows Phone.
Chip maker Texas Instruments is quitting the mobile processor business and has been talking up ARM-based servers. The move emphasises the sheer changeability of component supplies.
Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 are related but they're not the same. Does confusing the two give the new phone OS a halo effect or risk disappointment?