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Windows Phone Skype App Hits Version 1.0

The Skype App for Windows Phone finally hit version 1.0 today after being in “Beta” edition for just under two months now. However it’s still lacking background calling which is a vital feature

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Nokia Making its Own Campaign for Windows Phone 7

Microsoft announced a campaign to smoke out other smartphones; indeed the campaign name is “Smoked by Windows Phone.” The idea is to compare other mobile phones to Windows Phone7 in…

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Nokia Now Number 1 Windows Phone 7 Manufacturer

Windows Phone 7 is slowly getting more market share. Nokia, the Finland based manufacturer, entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft last year, and Microsoft should be happy with the…

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Microsoft Launches the “Smoked by Windows Phone” Ad Campaign

Microsoft thinks it has a great mobile phone. Last month they had a “Smoked by Phone” contest at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to show consumers that their phone was better…

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Channel 9 – Microsoft’s a behind the scenes video channel

Channel 9. This is Microsoft’s video production site where a group of 10 Microsoft employees get together and discuss various aspects of programming and design. The idea is that people…

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Microsoft’s Bing Vision service for Windows Phone 7

Microsoft’s Bing Vision service for Windows Phone will be upgraded to support newspapers in March.  Bing Vision, which is built into the Bing app on Windows Phone, supports QR codes,…

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Nokia Lumia 900 Is Up For Pre Order

The Lumia 900 is an eagerly anticipated smartphone which is going to be running Windows Phone 7. This device is being seen as the flagship handset for Nokia to hopefully get them back into the smartphone market where they’ve been suffering heavily for the last few years.

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Mango – An Interaction12 Awards Winner

Mango Interaction12 Awards Winner Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) was declared a winner in the connecting category at the Interaction Design Awards. This is the inaugural award sponsored by Google, and…

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Get Up To Date Information for Windows Phone 7 with MSN Mobile

Using a mobile phone is one of the most unique technological experiences ever invented. And one of the most important parts of the smartphone experience is being up to date…

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Windows Phone 8 – RedHawk

A lot is going on with Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 8, which is expected to be released sometime this year. Now there is also talk about Microsoft’s new OS…

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Nokia To Launch Windows Phone 7 Devices In China

Microsoft is still waiting for Windows Phone 7 to really dig it’s teeth in and get a good grip in the mobile market, and Nokia are looking to gain back some of the market share that they’ve lost in recent years to Android and iOS.

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How Windows Phone 7 Did In 2011

Windows Phone 7 has had a bumper year in 2011. Microsoft have come up with a great infographic so you can see for yourself just how well it’s been doing, and what the future looks like for Windows Phone 7

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Review: the Nokia Lumia 900 Smartphone

Yesterday I posted a blog about the new Microsoft devices shown at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES). Today I’d like to focus on one of those, the Nokia Lumia 900.…

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Maybe This Will Help: New York Times Raves about the Windows Phone 7 Smartphone

Is the Windows Phone 7 dead? Not according to Microsoft, and not according to the New York Times. Well maybe this will help. The New York Times published an article…

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Windows Phone 7 is Number 1 in Smartphone Customer Satisfaction

Several stories have appeared about the market status of Windows Phone 7. They all basically point to the fact that it has not been a commercial hit. The irony is…

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Did the Windows Brand hurt Windows Phone 7?

Did the Windows brand hurt the Windows Phone 7 mobile phone? That’s a good question. Think about this. What do the Android mobile phone and the iPhone have in common…

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New Windows Phone 7 SMS Security Flaw

A new SMS security flaw has been discovered on Windows Phone. This can lead to a denial-of service attack on the mobile phone handset. What does the flaw do? The…

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Microsoft Releases Xbox Live App for Windows Phone 7 and iOS

Microsoft today released the Xbox live app for Windows Phone 7 but also unexpectedly released it for iOS (iPhone and iPad) today as well. The new app lets you read and send messages, edit your profile, update your avatar and more

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