About Jason Lefevers

Jason Lefevers is a technology enthusiast and follower with a concentration on Microsoft and its products. He has a bachelors degree and years of experience in computer hardware, software and troubleshooting. You can also find him on his own Windows Phone website (windowsphonemetro.com).

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Samsung Reveals First Windows Phone 8 Device: ATIV S

Samsung has become the first Windows Phone manufacturer to reveal a Windows Phone 8 device, beating Nokia to the punch just days before their own joint press event with Microsoft.

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Windows Phone 8 to be Released on October 29th?

In a post about the crazy upcoming release schedule of Microsoft’s most ambitious products to date, Mary Jo reveals what she has found out about the next major release for Windows Phone.

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Microsoft Lists the First Wave of Windows 8 Xbox LIVE Games

Microsoft has detailed the very first wave of Xbox LIVE Windows 8 games. The games will be available on October 26th through the Windows 8 games app.

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Microsoft Working on Fix for Recent Windows Phone Marketplace Issues

Microsoft is working on fix for some certificate issues with the Windows Phone Marketplace that has frustrated some users recently.

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Multiple Rumors Suggest a Microsoft Surface RT to Launch at $199

The official price of the much-anticipated Microsoft Surface RT hasn’t been announced, but rumors peg the device to retail for a stunningly-low price of $199.

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WIndows 8 to Include 20 Different Metro Themes

The Windows 8 Start screen is shown having at least 20 different Metro theme options in a new build, but is that enough for most users?

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2012 Xbox LIVE Update Beta Program Enrollment Now Open

Microsoft is taking enrollments for the 2012 Xbox LIVE Update Beta Program. Enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis.

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Rumors Point to a Native Screenshot Feature in Windows Phone 8

A rumor circulating the web suggests that Windows Phone 8 will finally feature native screenshot capability.

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Microsoft Reveals Office 2013 and Offers Public Preview

Office 2013 ushers in a new era of productivity computing for both Microsoft and the world.

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New “Metro-ized” Office Icons Revealed

The new icons for Microsoft’s Office suite have leaked and they are clearly heading in the same Metro direction as the new app UI’s.

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Enabling File History Feature in Windows 8

File History is a hidden feature in Windows 8 which allows users to backup and retrieve previous version of files. Here’s how to turn it on.

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Microsoft’s Hardware Partners Need Not Worry

Microsoft shocked the world with their Surface tablet announcement, but what affect will the move have on their close hardware partners?

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Microsoft Introduces the New Windows Phone Start Screen [Video]

Microsoft has revealed a new video which details their new reworked Start screen for Windows Phone 8 and 7.8 devices.

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Microsoft Puts Up Windows Phone 7.8 Page

Microsoft looks to remind users why current Windows Phone 7.5 devices are worth buying with a new Windows Phone 7.8 update page.

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Today’s Windows Phone Event to be Streamed Live

Microsoft’s Windows Phone Summit where we should get our first glimpse at Windows Phone 8 is today and will be streamed live.

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What They’re Saying About Microsoft’s Surface Tablets

Microsoft’s latest announcement has people talking around the web, but what’s the real verdict on the new Surface Tablets?

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How To Disable Logon Passwords in Windows 8

Use this brief guide to disable password entry upon startup in Windows 8.

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The Verge: Windows 8 RP to Be Available Tomorrow (May 31st)

The Verge has good word, according to their sources, that Microsoft is prepping the Release Preview of Windows 8 for a May 31st release.

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