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Windows Phone 8 and Blackberry 10: Which One Are You Rooting For?

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Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 is here, and is actually doing reasonably well during its first few days on the market. That said, there is some very real competition in the mobile market that would love to fight Microsoft for the “3rd place” position in the smartphone market, this includes Mozilla with Firefox OS and RIM with BB10.

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Windows Store continues solid growth, Windows 8 and RT now have 13000 apps

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While Windows RT and Windows 8 introduce a major push forward for Windows tablets, they still have some hurdles to overcome Microsoft wants to win over more consumers. One of these hurdles is apps. The good news is that Microsoft seems to be growing their Windows Store app library very quickly.

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Is A Microsoft Xbox Surface Tablet in the Works?

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While we've seen 10-inch Windows 8 tablets and even Microsoft's own Surface RT, what about 7-inch devices? So far Microsoft doesn't seem interested in that category, but that might be because they are readying their own 7-inch Xbox Surface.

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Game Review: Tentacles: Enter the Dolphin

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Tentacles: Enter the dolphin is a crazy new platformer with very original controls and a bizarre title. The game makes about as much sense as the company associated with the development of Tentacles, Microsoft.

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Toyota Concept Shows Off Kinect-Controlled Skateboard

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In order to better demonstration some of the future technology that might eventually find their way in to Toyota vehicles, the company has unveiled a very unique concept skateboard that utilizes a Microsoft Kinect motion sensing camera an Windows 8 tablet.

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Microsoft Surface 32GB Base-Model Already Sold First Batch of Shipments?

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While the preorder information for the 32GB Surface originally read “delivered by 10/26th” it is now pushed back by several weeks.

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Xbox Music Service Offers Free Streaming to Windows 8 and RT Users

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While never particularly popular, Microsoft did offer quite an impressive Zune media player client for Windows-- more impressive than its actual media player. The service allowed for streaming of movies and music, and while it didn't offer quite as much as iTunes it was a rather good service.

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Dell Latitude 10 Tablet Gives You A Tablet and PC All In One Package

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Windows 8 is almost here, and that inevitably means plenty of new Windows 8 tablets, laptops and desktops in the near future. One of these devices is the Dell Latitude 10 tablet. This 10.1-inch touchscreen tablet has a 1366x768 pixel resolution, is protected by Gorilla Glass and has a massive 128GB SSD, 2GB of RAM and a SD card slot.

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Rumor says Nook Running Windows 8 is Coming, Announcement in Late-September?

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Ever since Microsoft announced it was investing and buying part of Barnes and Noble's Nook division, rumors have often surfaced about a Nook that runs Windows 8. While the newest rumor isn't anything new, it does give a supposed date for such a Nook/Win 8 tablet.

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Nokia 920, Everything You Could Want in a Windows Phone- and more

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Mobile Magazine recently reported on leaked Nokia Lumia 920 specs. Now it's all official. The new Windows Phone 8 device is coming, and throws in just about every high-end feature you could think of.

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Is Microsoft the True Winner of the Apple Versus Samsung War?

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With the Samsung versus Apple lawsuit over, at least until appeals, who truly won the battle? Some are saying that Microsoft is the big winner here. Why? There are a few reasons actually.

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Microsoft is Gearing Up for Huge Surface Launch, 3 Million Units Being Produced For 2012 Year?

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The Microsoft Surface is on its way soon, with an expected date of October the 26th. We've heard a lot of interesting rumors about the Surface recently, including a $200 price point and a battery life that easily extends up to near 13 hours. While the $200 price point is only likely to happen if MS has some kind of contract deal in works, it seems that MS believes that its new tablet is going to sell like hotcakes.

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To Good to be True? Microsoft Surface RT may be priced at just $199

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Microsoft Surface is getting a fair amount of attention this week. First we had rumors of 8-13 hour battery life and lighter-than-iPad designs. Now we have a rumor that suggests the base RT model will launch at just $199, in stark contrast to the earlier suggestions that the cheapest Surface RT tablet might be as expensive as $1000.

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Rumor: Microsoft Surface RT will be lighter than iPad, with 13hrs battery life

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When the Microsoft Surface tablet was first announced, there was a heck of a lot of hype generated, despite the fact that a lot of the details weren't actually revealed. Now it seems that we are finally learning a bit more about Microsoft's upcoming tablet. According to the unofficial information about the tablet, it seems that the ARM-based version, called the Surface RT, is aiming to be lighter than the iPad and will have the ability to play HD video for 13 hours consecutively.

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Windows Phone Marketplace Becoming Windows Phone Store?

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And in much the same way, Microsoft avoiding the use of "App Store" for its mobile devices, calling it the Windows Phone Marketplace. That appears to be changing.

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