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Video showdown: Windows 8 slate vs. iPad iOS 5

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The desktop experience can be much like the tablet experience, which in turn is a blown-up version of what we're getting now with Windows Phone 7. So, how does the Windows 8 slate experience stack up against the iOS5 experience on the iPad?

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Largest smartphone ever? HTC Titan with 4.7-inch LCD and Mango

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One way to set off Windows Phone 7.5 Mango with a bang is to release the largest smartphone that your company has ever produced. That seems to be the strategy being taken with HTC, because here is the HTC Titan. It is indeed the largest smartphone from the Taiwanese company ever, boasting a godly (see what I did there?) 4.7-inch WVGA 480x800 pixel display.

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Microsoft collecting location data from WP7 without user consent

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Oh geez, here we go again. Earlier this year, we learned that Apple has been secretly recording geolocation data for all iPhone users without their knowledge and consent. Well, the Cupertino crew aren't the only ones doing that. They're doing it in Redmond, Washington too.

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Three new Nokia phones with Symbian Belle operating system unveiled

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Moving forward, we thought that Nokia was largely dedicated to the Windows Phone 7 platform, but it looks like they're not quite ready to give up on Symbian just yet. In fact, they just created a new updated version called Symbian Belle and it's being offered in three new smartphones: the Nokia 600, Nokia 701, and the Nokia 700.

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Nokia and Polar Mobile to develop 300 media apps for WP7

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Nokia has forged a deal with Polar Mobile of Toronto to put together no fewer than 300 media applications on WP7. Interestingly, the deal calls not only for WP7 apps, but also apps for existing Symbian and MeeGo-based devices.

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Fujitsu-Toshiba IS12T first device to run Windows Phone Mango

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We've been hearing about the Mango update to Windows Phone 7 for a very long time, but we had yet to see any kind of official release. That has now changed, because the first Mango phone has been officially unveiled. It's the Fujitsu-Toshiba IS12T. That's the good news.

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Nokia’s leaked Windows Phone 7 Sea Ray smartphone

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In February, Nokia announced that it would be partnering with Microsoft to produce some Windows Phone 7 devices. That partnership has now born some unofficial fruit in the form of the Nokia Sea Ray WP7 smartphone.

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Nokia N9 with MeeGo under the hood has quite the intuitive UI

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You know how Nokia is supposed to be doing the Windows Phone 7 thing with Microsoft these days? Well, they're not quite ready to give up on their own platforms just yet either. It's not Symbian, but the new Nokia N9 is hitting the streets with MeeGo instead of Windows.

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Codename HTC Mazaa: The First RAW Capable Smartphone?

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New photos have recently been leaked featuring the HTC Mazaa, an Android smartphone the company has kept away from prying eyes so far. The device allegedly incorporates a 12 Mp camera and can shoot in RAW mode, Eldar Murtazin, the well-known techster suggests. He is also the person who has offered the Mazaa name for HTC’s new device.

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Windows Marketplace for Mobile hits 20,000 Apps

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Though this looks good for the pending release of the “Mango” software update for the Windows Phone 7 this fall, Microsoft is stressing quality vs quantity when it comes to its app store

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Microsoft Encouraging Higher Prices for Windows Phone Apps

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With Microsoft’s software update due this fall, nicknamed Mango, the company is trying to bring over developers to the Windows Marketplace for Mobile by encouraging them to charge more for Windows Phone apps. Microsoft hopes to compete with the highly successful iTunes App Store by offering up better quality apps, as opposed to cheap or free apps that involve fart sounds.

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WP7 Mango to Get “Seamless” Windows Live Messenger Integration

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When you have an Android smartphone, connecting with your friends via GChat is a pretty straightforward and seamless process. Microsoft wants to offer the same kind of idea, but within its Windows environment. That's why they're promising a "seamless, built-in texting and IM experience powered by Windows Live Messenger" on Windows Phone 7.

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Microsoft To Unveil Windows Phone Mango on May 24

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The Windows Phone OS is getting some major updates. Known as "Mango" the new Windows Phone OS release will add multi-tasking,  turn-by-turn navigation, Bing music identifier, SMS dictation and "more."

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Patent Stretches Nokia N8 to Tablet-Sized Proportions

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Just about all of the major smartphone companies are jumping on board the tablet bandwagon. We've got everything from the HTC Flyer to the Motorola Xoom, but where does Nokia fit into this mix? This design patent might answer that question.

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Ortsbo to Real Time Translate Your Mobile Chats Too

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In case you haven't figured it out already, we live in an international world and, believe it or not, not everyone speaks English. Ortsbo by Interntainment is meant to break down some of those language barriers.

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