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View S606- Another Low Cost Windows Phone 7.x Device

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With Windows Phone 8 just around the corner, is Windows Phone 7.x all-but-dead? Actually, no. There have been several reports of new Windows Phone 7.8 devices coming to China and many third world countries in recent times. This makes a lot of sense, actually. Now that the platform is aging, Microsoft could potentially cut down the fees associated with licensing the software and could market it as an alternative to Symbian.

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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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Telus Illuminates March 2 for Nokia Lumia 800

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The Nokia Lumia 800 has been officially listed on the Telus Mobility website, coming with an official launch date of March 2. The product page is also saying that the Lumia 800 will be offered "only from Telus," snatching up the exclusive away from Bell and Rogers.

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Xbox Live Gaming Enroute to iOS and Android Platforms Too?

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And that's also why there is the Xbox Companion App for Windows Phone devices. As it turns out, though, Microsoft wants to expand beyond WP7 with its mobile ambitions. It wants iOS and Android too.

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Windows Phone Marketing About To Get $200 Million Booster Shot

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There are reports that sales guys could get as much as $10 to $15 per handset sold. The money comes from Microsoft, as well as partners like Nokia and Samsung, and it's reportedly going to all be spent in "early 2012." The Nokia Ace from AT&T, in particular, will be getting a "concerted advertising push."

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CES To Set Stage For Windows Phone Tango Update

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Now, we're ready for the next major update to Microsoft's smartphone platform and it looks like next month's CES is where they're going to reveal the Tango update to WP7.

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Nokia Lumia Coming To The States With 4G?

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It’s no secret that Nokia lost out on what they used to be in the United States. When Nokia announced its smartphone for the European market, many wondered when it would hit the Western world.

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Nokia Promotes Windows Phone With Free WiFi For Londoners

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So, to help spread the word about Windows Phone 7 (and WP7.5 Mango), Nokia is planning to launch 26 Wi-Fi hotspots spread out around London.

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Facebook App For Windows Phone Updated: The Missing Mango Features

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This version should bring things up to speed with the Mango flavor. Other non-related features unrelated to Mango will also be included, but we don't care about those.

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Microsoft, HTC and Orange lend brand new phones to customers

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Whenever you decide it's time for a new phone, whether because it's not working or you want the latest and fastest, there are likely some basic things you do. For example, you might do a ton of research on various phones before settling for a specific one. Then you might talk to the customer service reps at the mall to see what else they can tell you. While that's all fine and dandy and will help you in your quest, Microsoft, HTC and Orange are trying something a little different in Poland.

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WP7.5 Mango comes with tethering, multitasking, scouting

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We already know that Mango comes with over 500 changes and additions, but what are some of the main highlights? How about some Wi-Fi tethering?

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T-Mobile getting Mango-flavored HTC Radar 4G and Gingerbread-laden HTC Amaze 4G

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Looks like it could be a very flavorful time ahead for fans of Old Magenta, because T-Mobile is adding a couple of new 4G smartphones to its lineup and both of them come with culinarily-inspired operating systems.

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Windows Phone gets Pulse News Reader app this week

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It's practically the perfect fit. The Metro UI in Windows Phone is already geared toward having those live tiles on the home screen and the UI in Pulse has a similar kind of idea with its graphics-heavy interface.

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Modular Windows Phone 7 slider patented by Microsoft

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Based on this patent, it looks like the Big M is working on a slider phone where the lower portion is modular in scope.

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WP 7.5 Mango rolling out to Dell Venue Pro owners later this fall

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So, when are we going to get our hands on the delicious tropical fruit? If you happen to have a Dell Venue Pro, then Dell says it'll have some Mango for you later this fall...

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