Nokia Confirms 41-Megapixel Lumia EOS for July 11th Event

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Nokia continues to play coy about its July 11th event, which is widely believed to be the venue to host the debut of a 41-megapixel PureView Lumia Windows Phone device. The camera-centric event is now hinted on Nokia’s blog where the smartphone-maker says there is “41 million reasons to zoom” into the event on July […]

Nokia Already Testing Lumia Smartphone With Quad-Core Snapdragon 800 CPU

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Ahead of new GDR2 software update for Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform, it looks like Nokia has already begun working on a new, unannounced Lumia smartphone with a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor from Qualcomm. The Snapdragon 800 chipset is considered to be one of the most advanced mobile processors on the market when it was announced […]

Microsoft Enhances, Speeds Up Windows Phone Speech Recognition

Bing on the HTC 8X, as well as all Windows Phone 8 devices.

The voice recognition and speech features included in Windows Phone have just gotten a huge speed boost according to Microsoft. Speaking for Microsoft at the Windows Phone Blog, Michael Stroh and the Microsoft Bing Team announced this morning that the voice search and voice to text options that are included in every Windows Phone 8 […]

Windows Phone 8 GDR2 Update Coming to Users in July?

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Recent reports indicate that the Nokia Amber Update and with it possibly, the Windows Phone GDR2 Update for other devices may arrive in July. A support team member for Australian telecommunications giant Telstra posted a list of updates coming to devices on the carrier over the weekend. Among the devices that were listed in the […]

Two New Nokia Phablets Rumored, One With Lytro-Style Camera

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Nokia is now rumored to be working on two upcoming Lumia phablet models, one of which will be released this fall and the second will bring more advanced specs for a launch in February 2014, likely around the time of the Mobile World Congress trade show. These models would be among the first phablets for […]

AdDuplex: Windows Phone 8 Installs Overtake Windows Phone 7

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Recent usage numbers indicate that Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 now has more of usage share of the Windows Phone ecosystem than that of its predecessor, Windows Phone 7. According to AdDuplex, a firm that offers advertising services directly to developers to monetize their applications, Windows Phone 8 is now running on 53% of all Windows […]

Sprint HTC Windows Phone Spied at FCC

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New documents from the FCC seem to telegraph the imminent arrival of a new HTC manufactured Windows Phone device for Sprint. Although the device, whose model number is detailed as the P088100, isn’t pictured in any of the documents made available online by the Federal Communications Commission, they do indicate that the device has CDMA […]

Windows Phone 8.1 In Testing?

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If new screenshots posted to the Reddit social network are true, Windows Phone 8.1 a possible update to Windows Phone 8 could now be in testing on a small amount of devices. The screenshot, taken by a Reddit user who created the Archiver application that’s currently available for download in the Windows Phone Store, depicts […]

Halo: Spartan Assault Comes to Windows 8 & Windows Phone 8 This July

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After seven games on Xbox consoles the Halo universe is finally coming to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 this July with the arrival of Halo: Spartan Assault. Halo: Spartan Assault takes place between Halo 3 and Halo 4, giving more back story to the Spartan-IVs that Master Chief meets in the latter game. The […]

AT&T Already Field Testing 41-Megapixel PureView Nokia Lumia EOS Windows Phone?

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A new report suggests that wireless carrier AT&T may have already begun testing a new, unannounced Lumia EOS smartphone running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system as well as Nokia’s proprietary 41-megapixel PureView camera sensor. The sensor had debuted over a year ago on the Nokia 808, a Symbian-powered smartphone, and since the device’s debut […]

3 Reasons Windows Phone Users Should Defect to Android

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Since Microsoft announced that it would be rebooting its smartphone software and services back in 2010, users of Windows Phone operating systems have waited with baited breath for any sign that Windows would return to its position as a purveyor of a premier mobile operating system. Not that the reset wasn’t needed, Windows Mobile had […]

Samsung Teases New Galaxy and ATIV Launch

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Samsung has turned to Facebook to tease the launch of upcoming new products as part of the company’s Galaxy and ATIV line. The launch event, scheduled for June 20th, could potentially also be live streamed through Samsung Mobile’s YouTube channel as well as there was a URL to www.youtube.com/SamsungMobile. So far, the company has been coy […]

41-Megapixel Nokia Lumia EOS Rumored for July Launch

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Nokia is now rumored to be announcing the Windows Phone 8-powered Nokia Lumia EOS with a 41-megapixel PureView camera and new camera UI as early as July 9th. The phone was rumored for a release as early as February this year at Mobile World Congress on the anniversary of the Nokia 808, the first phone […]

Microsoft Tries to Send an Olive Branch to Google

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After Google demanded that the Microsoft-developed YouTube app for the Windows Phone 8 platform be taken down as it violates Google’s terms of service, Microsoft is attempting to make peace with its rival. Microsoft has responded to Google’s demands by meeting some of Google’s requests, but not all of the company’s demands surrounding YouTube. Google […]

As Smartwatch Popularity Rises, Entrepreneurs Look Towards Windows Phone for Opportunities

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Without an “official” smartwatch platform or solution from Apple, Google, and Microsoft, developers and entrepreneurs are now looking towards Windows Phone for new opportunities. One such company is Secret Labs, which has gained momentum for its AGENT project on Kickstarter for a smartwatch that will be compatible with synchronizing data and information with Apple’s iOS […]

Nokia Rumored to Tackle Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 Next Year

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Nokia is rumored to be working on a Windows Phone 8 phablet of its own with a screen that is speculated to be about 6 inches. The dimensions of the device would make this uber-large smartphone competitive against the Android-based Samsung Galaxy Note 3, a phone that is widely believed to sport a similar screen […]

Nokia Lumia 928 Review: Xenon Flash Is Not Worth the Purchase

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The Nokia Lumia 928 for Verizon Wireless largely functions in much of the same way as AT&T’s Lumia 920, but the new flagship adds a Xenon flash that replaces the dual-LED flash of the 920. Given what we know about Xenon flash–it’s brighter, able to freeze motion so you don’t have motion blur in your […]

3 Things Windows Phone Needs in Order to Compete with iOS and Android

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As Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference and Google’s I/O developer conference passes by, it’s time to take take a look at how Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system is stacking up against the competition… or rather isn’t. The Windows Phone operating system and the devices it powers have come a long way. In seven months Windows […]

Rumored Nokia Lumia EOS Spotted in the Wild

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The mythical Nokia Lumia EOS smartphone that’s been rumored with a 41-megapixel PureView camera sensor similar to that of the Nokia 808 has been spotted in the wild. According to a report on WMPU, one of the publication’s readers has spotted the device out in the opened and the details were confirmed by another source. No […]