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Nokia Announces the Lumia 1520, a Lumia Tablet, and More

After months of rumors Nokia has officially unveiled its first six-inch Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the Lumia 1520. Along with the smartphone, Nokia also announced five other mobile devices, including a 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet, the Lumia 2520. The Lumia 1520 is precisely what consumers might have expected – a high-end Lumia smartphone with a larger screen. The device comes …

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Foursquare Makes Its Way To Windows 8

Windows 8 needs apps, and not just any apps either. It needs the big apps that every other platform has. It won’t be able to compete with iOS and Android until it does. It still has a ways to go, but it’s one step closer today. Microsoft announced today that Foursquare is now available on Windows 8 tablets and PCs. …

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Asus Drops Support For Windows RT

Windows RT has not been all that successful since it first launched late last year alongside Windows 8. The new operating system was billed as a slimmed down version of Windows 8 for tablets that run on ARM-based chips and only support apps built for Windows 8. It was a good idea, but consumers didn’t bite. Manufacturers have been pulling …

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Windows RT Tablets Are About To Get Cheaper

Nobody really wants Windows RT. That much was obvious when manufacturers started to pull their Windows RT tablets from store shelves. Now Microsoft is trying to increase interest in RT with a new pricing strategy. Bloomberg reports that Microsoft is lowering the price of Windows RT licenses. The hope is that manufacturers will pass their savings onto consumers in the …

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Samsung Pulls Its Windows RT Tablet Out Of Europe Due To Weak Demand [Report]

By all accounts, the Windows 8 Pro Surface is selling like hotcakes. The Windows RT Surface, and other Windows RT tablets, not so much. That’s why Samsung decided against selling its Windows RT tablet in the U.S., and now the company may be pulling out of Europe. According to reports out of MobileGeeks, Samsung will stop selling the Windows RT …

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Surface Pro Goes On Sale February 9, Available Online And In Stores

Despite Microsoft’s best attempts at spin, all reports point to the Surface RT being kind of a failure as far as tablets are concerned. Fans will still defend the device, however, and tell us to wait until the Surface Pro launches. The mythical Windows 8 device will show ’em all they say. Well, it will have its chance to show …

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Samsung Won’t Bring Its Windows RT Tablet To The U.S.

Windows RT is strange. It’s Windows 8, but not really. It lacks many of the features that consumers have come to expect from Windows over the years, and that translates to confusion among consumers. That confusion just killed one Windows RT product chances in the U.S. Samsung’s SVP, Mike Abary, told CNET that the comapny won’t be bringing its Windows …

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Microsoft Is Finally Expanding Surface RT Availability To Retailers

An analyst with Detwiler Fenton said last week that Microsoft’s Surface wasn’t doing so well. The analyst attributed the lack of success to two causes – limited distribution and a high price. Microsoft hasn’t fixed the price yet, but it is fixing its distribution issues as soon as next week. Microsoft announced today that it plans to make its Surface …

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Google Now Has A Windows RT Search App

Google has finally launched a search app for Windows RT, weeks after the Windows 8 app was released. Here are the features as listed in the Windows Store: Google Searchbox – Type your search right from the app home screen, so you can find the answers you need more quickly. Voice Search – Use your microphone to ask Google anything …

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Windows RT Takes Up Quite A Bit Of Space On The 32GB Surface

Microsoft’s Surface is apparently popular. The company’s first foray into the tablet market resulted in the 32GB tablet selling out in less than a day. Consumers were stuck with the 64GB model, but that might not be such a bad thing. It’s fact of life that all forms of memory are not as spacious as the number on the box …

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Kindle Is The Latest App To Join The Windows 8 Parade

Microsoft is still partying like its 1995 up in New York City and for good reason – Windows 8 is launching at midnight. All the major software developers are joining in the fun by letting everybody know that their respective apps will be available on the Windows Store at launch. So far, Google, Hulu Plus, Skype, StumbleUpon, and Netflix have …

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Windows 8 Gets An All New Skype Experience

Windows 8 is making software developers rethink how their applications look and feel. That is doubly true for Skype as they had to create a completely new interface for Windows 8 while appeasing their new overlords at Microsoft. The results are looking pretty nice. Skype took time out today to show off the work they’ve done on the new Windows …

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