Sony-made Windows Phone Could Become Reality In 2014

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Microsoft’s in-house smartphone Windows Phone hardware could get some much-needed competition from Sony in the New Year. Citing sources with knowledge of talks between the two companies, The Information is reporting that Microsoft and Sony are engaged in talks that could usher in a new era of Sony-made Windows Phones next year. In fact, the […]

Holiday Cheer: Windows Phone Users Get Free Space for Holiday Photos & More

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Users of Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system have another reason for taking as many holiday photos as they can. They are being rewarded with 20GB of SkyDrive storage absolutely free. Detailed in emails sent out to users over the weekend, Microsoft says it’s giving these users the free storage as a way to show its “appreciation” […]

AT&T Nokia Lumia 1520 Review

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The Nokia Lumia 1520 is a significant phone for both Nokia and Microsoft. It’s the first Windows Phone 8 device to debut with a large 6-inch display, a first smartphone from the platform to sport a full HD 1080p display, and one that comes with one of the wold’s most powerful processors in the form […]

Lumia Black Update Comes to Lumia 1020 Users on AT&T

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AT&T is rolling out Lumia Black, the most recent update to Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system, to the Lumia 1020. According to reports, the United States’ second-largest mobile network began rolling out the Lumia Black update to users with the Nokia Lumia 1020 this afternoon.  Reports from WPCentral also indicate that AT&T is also rolling […]

Xbox Music & Video Arrive on Windows Phone, Saving It From Itself

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Users of Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system can finally sync, purchase, download and stream content from Microsoft’s own Xbox Music and Video services thanks to two new in the Windows Phone Store. Of the two, Xbox Video is probably the application Windows Phone users have hoped would arrive the longest. With the app, users […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Deal At The Microsoft Store Is A Switcher’s Dream

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A new deal from the Microsoft Store could be just the thing to get potential buyers of the Nokia Lumia 1520 off their couch and into a store. Users who visit the Microsoft Store in person can pick up the Lumia 1520, Nokia’s first phablet and the most powerful Windows Phone to date, for just […]

Windows Phone 8.1 Features Could Turn Platform Into a True iPhone Rival

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Users can expect a unified notification center and a new personal assistant to arrive as part of Windows Phone 8.1, the often rumored update coming to Windows Phone users sometime next year. In a new report out today, The Verge says that it’s managed to confirm that users will get these features, plus much more […]

Ditching Hardware Buttons Could Make Windows Phone 8.1 A Top Contender

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system isn’t close to rivaling Google’s Android in terms of market share just yet, but that doesn’t mean Microsoft is giving up on the fight. New reports indicate that Microsoft could be preparing to drop the Windows Phone platform’s signature hardware buttons to make it more competitive. Though talk about Microsoft […]

Windows Phone Offers App Deals That Make Even iPhone Users Jealous

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Sure, Windows Phone wasn’t the first platform to reach 1 billion apps like Apple’s iOS, however that isn’t stopping Microsoft from celebrating the holiday season with a 50% mark down on apps even iOS users would love to get their hands on for cheap. Starting today, Windows Phone users can pick up 12 different apps […]

Samsung: Can Microsoft Steal Android’s Most Valuable Partner

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Samsung may have been Google’s most valuable partner when it first built Android, and one whose Galaxy brand is synonymous with Google’s platform in marketing campaigns, but recent rumored rifts between the two partners could create an opening for Microsoft to swoop in and steal Samsung’s love. In addition to a rumor of a revamped […]

Rumors Say Windows Phone Users Could Get a New UI in Windows Phone 9

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New rumors indicate that users of Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system could be in for a new user interface in Windows Phone 9. Rumors surfaced about the new interface today, following a tweet in which Eldar Murtazin, a well-known leaker of mobile information, shared a bit of information he’s believes is correct. It’s Murtazin’s assertion that Microsoft […]

Free Windows Phone & Windows RT Rumored, Could Heat Up Competition

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Microsoft could allow manufacturers to create devices running Windows Phone and Windows RT absolutely free of charge, according to recent reports. Reports of Microsoft dropping the licensing fees it charges Windows Phone and Windows RT partners surfaced this week in a report from The Verge. Citing sources with “familiar with Microsoft’s plans,” it’s the publications […]

9 Exciting Smartphones for 2014

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With 2013 coming to a close, it’s now time to look into our crystal ball and relay the devices we think have the best chance of being among the best smartphones in 2014. Thanks to rumors, we already have an idea about some of these devices including an iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC M8, […]

File Manager and More for Windows Phone Leaked by Feedback Site

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Windows Phone users could be in for a file manager and new app storage settings if comments made by a Microsoft employee on the company’s UserVoice website are true. Rumors of a file manager finally making into Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system surfaced after Mobile Guru, an Administrator for the product’s UserVoice website and, presumably, […]

Windows, Windows RT and Windows Phone Merging? Microsoft Says Yes

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The days of users having to know the differences between Microsoft’s three different consumer-oriented operating systems could soon be a thing of the past, according to comments made by Microsoft’s own Devices and Studios chief. Julie Larson-Green, Vice President of Devices and Studios for Microsoft, hinted at the company’s future plans for Windows on stage at […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Buyers Seeing Delays at Microsoft and AT&T Stores

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Users who were waiting for their pre-ordered Nokia Lumia 1520 to arrive received some pretty upsetting news last night. They’ll have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on Nokia’s first phablet-sized Windows Phone. Reports of delays first surfaced last night after WPCentral reported that members of its community had received notices from […]

Microsoft Looks to End the App Gap by the end of 2014

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There are long bets and there are long bets. You have to give Microsoft some credit for being stubborn when it comes to the big steps it took when it decided to change up the faces of Windows, beginning with Windows Phone and extending that to its desktop and mobile efforts. Microsoft has taken a […]

Nokia Music Transforms into Nokia MixRadio

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Nokia Windows Phone users don’t have to wait for Nokia’s New York launch event to get their hands on a refreshed and rebranded subscription music service from Nokia. The new Nokia Music, now Nokia MixRadio, debuted in the Windows Phone Store early this morning. Just like the native Xbox Music client that comes installed on […]