The second half of 2015 kicked off with Microsoft writing down assets, launching a new OS, pushing out new developer tools, and more. Now, all eyes are turning to the new hardware that the company is building for the upcoming holiday shopping season - and there is a lot of it in the pipeline.

By the end of the year, the company is expected to release the 'Cityman' and 'Talkman' flagship Windows Phones, a new Band, HoloLens, and of course, the Surface Pro 4. After hearing rumors for many months, and digging around the best I can, it's time to start painting the picture of Microsoft's second half of the year...


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