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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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Understanding How Nokia Lost Over $1 Billion in Q1 2012

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Then, something changed and somehow we find ourselves here today with Nokia revealing an operating loss of 826 million Euro. That's right around $1 billion US. What happened?

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AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 Halved to $50 on Contract, No Windows 8

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In the case of AT&T, they've decided to cut the price of the Windows Phone 7-powered Nokia Lumia 900 down to a mere $50. That's really cheap, considering the hardware that you're packing.

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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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ASUS Eee Slate EP121: Where And How To Use It?

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Running Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit with 2 GB of RAM, it's every bit a Windows machine that you are quite familiar with. Here's some of the many cases where the advantages of such a slate can be put to good use.

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Viewsonic’s Windows 7 Oak Trail Tablet

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With the touch-optimized Windows 8 soon on its way, you would think that every hardware maker out there would have a big “On Hold” sign over any possible plans for Windows tablets until late-2012. Of course you'd be wrong, as Viewsonic announced at CES that it is releasing the new ViewPad 10i.

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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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Ask Ziggy Brings Siri-Like Functionality To Windows Phone

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These days Siri is a pretty big deal, and something that really helps set the iPhone even further apart from the competition. With recent 3rd party efforts to create Siri plugins this experience has gotten even better. What about those that don't have an iPhone?

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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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New Program Allows For Windows Phone Customization

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For those of us that have been waiting for Microsoft to do something about this lack of customization options, our wait is finally over. Of course, it is no thanks to the folks at Redmond and the new customization options are instead possible thanks to a new Windows-based application, "Themes for Windows Phone".

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HTML-Based Phone 7 Demo Runs On Your Current Phone

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Microsoft has now released an HTML-5 based demo page that can be used right from your iPhone or Android that will give you the chance to test drive their mobile OS.

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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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Nokia Lumia 800 Officially Revealed, First Nokia WP7 Mango Device

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At Nokia World earlier today, Stephen Elop and crew officially revealed the Nokia Lumia 800, ushering in the era of Windows Phone 7 devices from the Scandinavian company. This is the first Windows Phone 7.5 Mango device from Nokia, but it's going to look strangely familiar.

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Windows Phones Fate To Be Decided By New Nokia Smartphone

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The fate of Windows Phones is unstable to say the least, Orange is even rethinking their decision to buy the phones from Microsoft and resell them to their own customers.

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