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BlackBerry 10 Browser Speeds Ahead Of Competition BlackBerry 10 Browser Speeds Ahead Of Competition
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BlackBerry 10 officially launches at the end of this month. As such, more details about RIM’s hardware and software are starting to leak out. We already got a good look at the Z10 on Tuesday, and now the phone’s browser …

The Nokia Lumia Put Windows Phone In The Hands Of Four Million People Last Quarter The Nokia Lumia Put Windows Phone In The Hands Of Four Million People Last Quarter

Microsoft made a huge push for Windows Phone 8 late last year with stellar devices from multiple OEMs. The best, however, was arguably Nokia’s Lumia 920 which was exclusively available through AT&T. Some analysts predicted that the phone would do …

Ballmer Could Be Out Of A Job If Windows 8 Fails Ballmer Could Be Out Of A Job If Windows 8 Fails
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Is Windows 8 a bust? It’s far too early to tell, but some analysts are already predicting some pretty major changes at Microsoft if the company can’t turn its latest operating system into a hit. In fact, the company’s CEO …

Windows Phone 7.8 Is Still Alive, Launches Early 2013 Windows Phone 7.8 Is Still Alive, Launches Early 2013

Windows Phone 8 is now out, and Windows Phone 7 users can only look on in jealousy. Well, that is until they get their own update in the form of Windows Phone 7.8 that adds a number of features from …

Microsoft Sold 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses In A Month Microsoft Sold 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses In A Month
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It’s been a month since the launch of Windows 8 on October 26. The reaction has been mixed, even in our own comments, with some users praising the new UI, while others think it’s the worst thing to ever happen …

Nokia Lumia 920 Is Doing Much Better Than Expected Nokia Lumia 920 Is Doing Much Better Than Expected
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The Nokia Lumia 920 is the company’s latest attempt at regaining some of its former glory. It has partnered with Microsoft’s own beleaguered Windows Phone operating system in an attempt to steal some market share from Apple’s iOS and Google’s …

Bing Translator App Now On Windows Phone 8 Bing Translator App Now On Windows Phone 8

Microsoft has made some pretty impressive strides in translation over the past few years, and the company’s research has been implemented into the Bing Translator App. Microsoft boasts that it’s one of the most popular translation apps on Windows Phone …

You Must Go To Great Lengths To Destroy A Nokia Lumia 920 You Must Go To Great Lengths To Destroy A Nokia Lumia 920
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Nokia makes some tough hardware. The company’s previous phones have proven to be all kinds of durable. Somebody even tried to hammer a nail into the screen, and it wouldn’t even crack. The next logical experiment is seeing how much …

Microsoft Turns To Celebrity Endorsements To Sell Windows Phone 8 Microsoft Turns To Celebrity Endorsements To Sell Windows Phone 8
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Windows Phone 8 looks pretty neat, but not everybody is convinced of that. Heck, some people might not even know that Windows Phone 8 is a thing. That’s why Microsoft needs to get the word out, and the company is …

Skype Preview For Windows Phone 8 Now Available Skype Preview For Windows Phone 8 Now Available

Skype is quickly turning into the next major brand from Microsoft. Much like what the company did with the Xbox brand, Microsoft is making Skype the go to app for all of its online messenger and calling services. Case in …

Nokia Lumia 920 Hits AT&T For $99 On Friday Nokia Lumia 920 Hits AT&T For $99 On Friday
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The Nokia Lumia 920 is the face of Windows Phone 8 going into the holiday season. If the new phones do well, AT&T will have a winner since the Lumia 920 is exclusive to the carrier. Of course, we never …

Windows Phone 8′s Close Ties To Windows 8 May Save It Windows Phone 8′s Close Ties To Windows 8 May Save It

Windows Phone 8 is going to launch this month. Microsoft needs this to be a hit, or it could lose its small lead over RIM when BlackBerry 10 launches early next year. The key to victory is apps, but apps …

Microsoft Is Reportedly Testing Its Own Windows Phone 8 Hardware Microsoft Is Reportedly Testing Its Own Windows Phone 8 Hardware
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It’s pretty obvious why Microsoft made the Surface. It needed to raise the bar on Windows 8 tablets and force OEMs into making attractive hardware. It’s not a problem with Windows Phone 8 as the Nokia Lumia 920 and Windows …

Twitter Is Building Its Own Official Windows 8 App Twitter Is Building Its Own Official Windows 8 App

Over the past week, Microsoft has made it clear that Windows 8 is built around the individual. The sentiment was even stronger during its Windows Phone 8 event. Part of appealing to the individual is a strong connection with social …

Can Bing Now Lure More Searches Away From Google? Can Bing Now Lure More Searches Away From Google?
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October has been a huge month for Microsoft, and it’s going to be interesting to see how the company’s new products and implementations inspire Bing use. Is Bing poised to make a bigger dent in Google’s share of the search …

Microsoft Launches Windows Phone 8 Developer Platform Microsoft Launches Windows Phone 8 Developer Platform

Since early September, Microsoft has opened the Windows Phone 8 SDK to a small number of developers. Some indie developers, who had already signed up for MSDN, felt they were being snubbed when the SDK wasn’t made available to them. …

Here’s All The New Features In Windows Phone 8 Here’s All The New Features In Windows Phone 8
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On Monday, Microsoft filled in the blanks regarding the company’s Windows Phone 8 launch. We got a look at all the new features coming to the OS, and when we can expect to see the hardware hit stores. All of …

Let’s Take A Look At Steve Ballmer’s Windows Phone Let’s Take A Look At Steve Ballmer’s Windows Phone
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Microsoft finally unveiled everything there is to know about Windows Phone 8 at an event on Monday. The big takeaway was that Windows Phone 8 is designed around the individual, or rather the individual designs it around themselves. To prove …

Windows Phone 8 Smartphones Launch Starting this Weekend Windows Phone 8 Smartphones Launch Starting this Weekend
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Microsoft’s big Windows Phone 8 event wrapped up today with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer taking the stage to announce all of the new Windows Phone 8 devices and when they will launch. “We wanted to build a phone that would …

Windows Phone 8 Will Have 46 of 50 Most-Used Apps Windows Phone 8 Will Have 46 of 50 Most-Used Apps
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The East coast of the U.S. may be almost entirely shut down today, but the West coast isn’t worrying about Hurricane Sandy. Google’s big Nexus and Android announcement event that was scheduled to be held in New York today has …

Windows Phone 8 Event: Microsoft Talks The Future Of Smartphones Windows Phone 8 Event: Microsoft Talks The Future Of Smartphones

Hurricane Sandy canceled all of the major events on the East Coast this morning. Microsoft held the Windows 8 launch event in New York City this past weekend, but smartly decided to launch Windows Phone 8 in San Francisco. Microsoft …