Nokia Lumia 1520 Gets Release Date on AT&T

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After having been announced late last month at Nokia World, the Windows Phone 8-powered Lumia 1520 flagship phablet is finally getting a launch date in the U.S. with exclusive carrier AT&T. The device will become available to buy, as revealed by the Microsoft Store preorder page, starting on November 15th for $199 on contract or […]

Google Voice Users May Want to Avoid Windows Phone

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Google’s war against Microsoft has taken another hostage in the form of Google Voice users. After a battle that resulted in the removal of a more advanced YouTube application for Microsoft’s mobile OS platform, Windows Phone users could kiss goodbye to third-party Google Voice apps next year as a result of Google enforcing its new […]

Nokia Lumia 929 Fully Detailed in New Leaks

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While Nokia didn’t show any new smartphones that users on Verizon could get excited about during its Nokia World event this past month, leaks of the Nokia Lumia 929 indicate that the company definitely has something up its sleeve for users on the United States’ largest mobile carrier. WPCentral has gotten their hands on a […]

The Google Nexus Experience: Is This What Nokia Users Have Coming?

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Today we witnessed a technological marvel. Google’s Nexus 5 and Android KitKat announcements were poetry in motion. News about both devices leaked out weeks in advance, and most Android flagship devices won’t see Android 4.4 KitKat for months – if at all. Still, in one day users are able to get all the details about […]

Halo: Spartan Assault Coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360

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Halo Spartan Assault, the game that Microsoft used as a showcase for how its ecosystem allows developers to create the same experience in multiple places, is on its way to the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Microsoft announced the new titles this morning on its Xbox Wire blog. If the video and screenshots provided in […]

Nokia Lumia Sales Double, Could Continue with Lumia 1520 Launch

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If Nokia’s financial earnings are an accurate indication, Microsoft may take ownership of a much stronger Nokia Devices and Services division than was originally anticipated by mobile industry watchers. That’s because according to Nokia’s Interim Report for the third quarter of this fiscal year, sales of its Nokia Lumia Windows Phones reached an all-time high […]

Nokia Lumia 929 Video Highlights Phablet Rumored for Verizon

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Nokia may have just formally announced the Nokia Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320 phablets last week, but it seems that Nokia is already planning on a third device with a large screen that for Verizon Wireless based on leaked video footage. The video surfaced on the WPCentral Forums this past weekend, and depicts a device that nearly matches the design Nokia Lumia 928, the alternative […]

5 Windows Phone Alternatives to Top iPhone and Android Apps

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system launched three years ago to critical acclaim and rather disappointing sales. Since then, it’s slowly been crawling its way into relevancy by adding support for more modern processors and partnering with Nokia to produce hardware comparable to the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. While sales of […]

Reports Highlight Growing Problems for Xbox Games on Windows Phone

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While a new report on the state of Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone games isn’t necessarily indicative of Microsoft’s attitude towards games in general, it does paint a rather bleak future for one of Windows Phone’s key features: Xbox LIVE games. In the lengthy report, WPCentral provides a inside look at why Chickens Can’t Fly, an Xbox […]

Samsung ATIV S Neo Headed to AT&T

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AT&T only recently announced that it would get Nokia’s brand-new Lumia 1520 Windows Phone, however that isn’t stopping the company from re-releasing Samsung’s ATIV S Neo in time for the holiday shopping season. The nation’s second largest carrier announced that it would begin selling the Samsung ATIV S on November 8th in a press release […]

Microsoft Begins Publishing Web Apps in the Windows Phone Store

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Microsoft has confirmed that it is repacking mobile websites and launching them in its Windows Phone Store as native applications. The company confirmed the practice after reports surfaced over a number of big name applications finally entering the Windows Phone Store. While that wouldn’t normally be odd – Microsoft has been working overtime to attract […]

Nokia Shares Details on Lumia Black Update

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The Nokia Amber update has only just finished its rollout in the United States but that isn’t stopping Nokia for talking more about the features it plans to add to its Windows Phones with the next update, called Lumia Black. Nokia shared details on the Lumia Black update at this year’s Nokia World event in Abu […]

Video Showcases Lumia 1520’s New Light Reflect Coating

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When creating the Lumia 1520, Nokia didn’t stop at adding a large high-resolution display. It also added a new anti-reflective coating that completely sets the Lumia 1520 apart, as showcased in a new video uploaded to YouTube. In that video a Nokia representative places the newly announced Lumia 1520 next to the Samsung Galaxy Note […]

Nokia Goes Big with Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320 phablets

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With the new Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320, Nokia is taking the fight to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 and the HTC One Max. Announced today in Abu Dhabi, both devices feature a 6-inch display that comfortably places Nokia among the smartphone manufacturers embracing smartphones that have screens too large to be considered a phone but […]

Instagram for Windows Phone Officially Announced

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After years of waiting and six months after Nokia launched a grass-roots effort to get the app in the Windows Store, Nokia and Microsoft have formally announced that Instagram for Windows Phone is coming. Nokia revealed that the application was on its way to users, this morning at an event in Abu Dhabi. It choose […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Details Leak Ahead of Press Event

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Nokia is just hours away from taking the stage as its press event in Abu Dhabi, but if the trend of recent leaks continue it won’t have anything surprising to announce. Leaks over the last few days have detailed the Lumia 1520 phablet and the previously unseen Nokia Guru music accessory. Known reliable source Evleaks […]

Next Big Update to Windows Could Come in Spring of 2015

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With Windows 8.1 only hours away from its official début, depending on a user’s time-zone, rumors are now circulating about the next major update for Windows. Rumors about the next big software update for Microsoft’s new unified Operating Systems Group indicate that the next version of Microsoft’s Windows Phone and Windows operating system could come […]

Microsoft Could Kill Hardware Buttons in Windows Phone 8.1

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Devices running Windows Phone 8.1 could come without the platform’s signature capacitive buttons in the future. Allegedly, Microsoft is considering removing the back, Start and search keys from the hardware specifications that it requires its Windows Phone partners to adhere to when creating new devices. Right now, The Verge’s sources are only confirming that Microsoft […]

Angry Birds Go Taking on Mario Kart

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Having fleshed out their Angry Birds franchise with mobile games taking place in space, during holidays and in the Star Wars universe, Rovio is expanding the franchise to include racing with Angry Birds Go. Set for a release on December 11th, Angry Birds Go brings the title characters into their first 3D world. The gameplay mechanics […]

Microsoft Details Windows Phone 8 Update 3, New Developer Program

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Microsoft is now ready detail the features coming to users as a part of the Windows Phone 8 Update 3 software upgrade destined for devices soon. Although the software update has a slightly altered title – it was originally known to the world as GDR3, Windows Phone 8 General Distribution Release 3 – this is the same update […]