No, it doesn't look like GDR2. May be some minor firmware update.
It seems Microsoft Mobile is now preparing to push Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 update to other devices than Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL that will run GDR2 out of the box.
New Firmware for Lumia 535 has been seen
We just reported via our sources that Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 is alive and may get pushed to users enrolled to developers preview and still on Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1.
Now, one of our tipsters has let us know that it already appears in official OEM documentation. This happens when a
Some change in plans here by Microsoft or may be it was always going to happen as GDR2 has been under testing for long already. We earlier told you that watered-down version of GDR2 will anyways come to normal devices running Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1.
Our "regular sources" now tell us
While we saw screenshots of a Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 Build 8.10.15116 leaking in China yesterday, now a build has been caught at WPBench. The build 8.10.15113 at WPBench is bit older and the leaked build yesterday seems newer.
Apart from the GDR2 Build, we can see two Window 10 for
We brought you the exclusive report that Microsoft is skipping GDR2 in favor of Windows 10 for Phones and while preview users will directly go to Windows 10 for Phones, the normal users may see only watered down version of Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2. Now ITHome.com China has got hold
Yesterday we reported about how Microsoft has planned to skip GDR2 and push "Windows Mobile 10" as the latest preview update. We did mention in the post and in comments that GDR2 is ready without many changes and Microsoft's plans about releasing GDR2 may even change later for normal users;
We have expressed our doubts about Microsoft skipping on Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 earlier too and now it seems more or less confirmed.
As per our sources, Microsoft is going to push Windows Mobile 10 or Windows 10 Mobile preview to "Insiders" pretty soon. It will be announced during 21st event.
Who knew today was Spanish April Fool's day. Grrrrr!We just came to understand that Microsoft has made "Hey Cortana" an OS wide feature in Windows 10 via the leaked Build 9901. This also raised the hope of more devices having this feature with Windows 10 Phone. Now it seems, even
GDR2 is the second update to Windows Phone 8.1 (before Windows 10 hits the devices somewhere in later 2015) and was supposed to be full of features, changes and even broader hardware support. But the GDR2 update that was supposed to come to dev preview devices in October has been
Microsoft has announced over its Windows Blog that a new Windows Phone 8.1 update 1 build for dev preview enabled devices will be released later today. With latest dev preview build, Alpha Cortana comes to France, Italy, Germany & Spain.
We had reported sighting of a new Windows Phone 8.1 Build
So, screenshots of Lumia Emerald, the next firmware to Lumia Denim, which will come out with Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 ( still to roll out to dev preview devices) are doing rounds. Well, not to take anything away from those who reported it first, I actually told this to
A Microsoft France rep has confirmed that Cortana will be available for France in coming months. He has mentioned that Cortana is taking accelerated French classes for its debut.
This is largely in line with what we reported via our sources. If you remember, we reported that Cortana will come to