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  • Nokia Lumia 900 set for possible US March launch
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    Nokia Lumia 900 set for possible US March launch

    By 16 January 2012

    The Nokia Lumia 900 could be launching March 2012 according to a Nokia developer newsletter which was posted recently, it also suggests the phone will be available on AT&T. The news comes after the Lumia 900's official unveiling at CES 2012, with the...

  • Nokia Lumia 900 pictures and hands-on
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    Nokia Lumia 900 pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2012

    Nokia has released a new flagship model in the USA at CES in Las Vegas on Monday and we were on hand to have a play. Called the Nokia Lumia 900, is it a new version of the company's Nokia Lumia 800 released in November, but this time sports a number of...

  • Nokia outlines possible future instant Cloud storage for Windows Phones
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    Nokia outlines possible future instant Cloud storage for Windows Phones

    By 9 January 2012

    Nokia's CEO, Stephen Elop, says that the company is looking at ways of improving storage options on Nokia Windows Phone 7 phones without having to worry about ensuring their phones have big internal storage drives. "We are looking at offering live cloud...

  • Nokia Lumia 900 embraces LTE for USA
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    Nokia Lumia 900 embraces LTE for USA

    By 9 January 2012

    Nokia has just announced the Nokia Lumia 900 in the US on AT&T, complete with LTE connectivity. The new device, which comes with a 4.3-inch AMOLED screen, will sadly only initially be available in the US and become the country's flagship Windows Phone...

  • HTC Titan II: Windows Phone 7 goes 4G and we go hands-on
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    HTC Titan II: Windows Phone 7 goes 4G and we go hands-on

    By 9 January 2012

    Windows Phone 7 fans rejoice! HTC aren't holding back on the hardware, bringing out the second edition of their huge Titan handset. Known naturally as the HTC Titan II, it features a 4.7-inch display, an eye-watering 16-megapixel camera and LTE and a...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops most played Xbox 360 LIVE game of 2011, Angry Birds wins Windows Phone 7 choice
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops most played Xbox 360 LIVE game of 2011, Angry Birds wins Windows Phone 7 choice

    By 7 January 2012

    Call of Duty: Black Ops was the most played game on the Xbox 360 based on Unique Users that connected to Xbox LIVE in 2011 to play the game according figures released by Microsoft on Friday. Although the company hasn't said how many gamers opted to play...

  • 10 tech trends that will be big in 2012
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    10 tech trends that will be big in 2012

    By 5 January 2012

    2012 is here, but what will we be talking about for the next 12 months, what will be the big trends of 2012, and what will dominate the headlines? The easy answer is Apple, but that's boring, so instead prepare yourself to be talking a lot about the following...

  • HTC Radiant pictured ahead of Windows Phone 4G revolution
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    HTC Radiant pictured ahead of Windows Phone 4G revolution

    By 4 January 2012

    After a quick look at this leaked picture of a HTC Windows Phone 7 handset, you'd be forgiven for thinking that you'd been peeking at a HTC Titan. But take a closer look at the top edge where the logo is slightly bigger and where the front facing camera...

  • Nokia Ace to kick off 4G Windows Phone 7 action?
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    Nokia Ace to kick off 4G Windows Phone 7 action?

    By 30 December 2011

    It's full steam ahead for the Windows Phone 7 revolution it seems, with 4G fun coming next year, kicking off with the Nokia Ace. The Ace is one of three LTE-compatible handsets that Windows blogger Paul Thurrott has named on his site that he says will...

  • Leaked Windows Phone roadmap shows WP7 Apollo coming 2012
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    Leaked Windows Phone roadmap shows WP7 Apollo coming 2012

    By 28 December 2011

    Windows Phone 7 Apollo, the next major update to the mobile operating system, will be coming in Q4 2012, according to a roadmap that website WMPoweruser claims to have got its hands-on. Detailed in its brief layout are the launch dates and targeted areas...

  • Best Windows Phone 7 apps
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    Best Windows Phone 7 apps

    By 27 December 2011

    So you've got a Windows Phone 7 phone, and now you need to fill it with lovely Windows Phone 7 apps. But with over 45,000 apps available for the Microsoft platform what are the best ones to get and are there any that take advantage of the Metro interface. ...

  • More Nokia Lumia 900 clues unearthed
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    More Nokia Lumia 900 clues unearthed

    By 27 December 2011

    Nokia has long been rumoured to be launching the Nokia Lumia 900, a bigger version of its current Windows Phone 7 flagship, the Nokia Lumia 800, with a 4.3-inch screen for the US in 2012. However with nothing official announced we have to turn to rumours,...

  • LG Fantasy: New Windows Phone 7 smartphone turns up, forgets to bring unicorn
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    LG Fantasy: New Windows Phone 7 smartphone turns up, forgets to bring unicorn

    By 27 December 2011

    Multiple images of a yet unannounced LG Windows Phone 7 smartphone called the LG Fantasy have turned up online ahead of a possible launch in 2012. The phone reportedly has a 8-megapixel camera, a front facing 1.3-megapixel camera, 8GB internal storage...

  • Nokia Lumia 800 Batman Edition pictures and hands-on
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    Nokia Lumia 800 Batman Edition pictures and hands-on

    By 19 December 2011

    Limited to only 40 handsets worldwide, we couldn't bear to see the Nokia Lumia 800 Batman Edition slip through our fingers. Released to tie in with the forthcoming The Dark Knight Rises movie, we managed to get number 15 from the exclusive run of Nokia...

  • T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 710 says good morning America on 11 Jan 2012
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    T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 710 says good morning America on 11 Jan 2012

    By 14 December 2011

    Nokia has announced the Nokia Lumia 710 will launch in the US on T-Mobile on 11 January 2012 for just $50. The new Windows Phone 7 smartphone, first announced in the UK in October at Nokia World promises to bring Windows Phone 7 to the masses with aggressive...

  • Alex James blurs social networking into Windows Phone 7
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    Alex James blurs social networking into Windows Phone 7

    By 30 November 2011

    Microsoft has announced the launch of into by Windows Phone, a social sharing app that will allow Mango lovers (the OS, not the fruit) to earn rewards and unlock exclusive content along the way. Alex James, a creative consultant for into by Windows...

  • Windows Phone 7 officially lands on iPhone and Android ... sort of
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    Windows Phone 7 officially lands on iPhone and Android ... sort of

    By 30 November 2011

    Ever wondered what Windows Phone 7 might look like running on your iPhone or your Android smartphone? Well, wonder no longer as Microsoft has set up a mobile site which emulates the latest version of the OS, Mango, right on to your Apple or Google powered...

  • Nokia Lumia 800 battery complaints flood in - iPhone 4S owners, you're not alone
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    Nokia Lumia 800 battery complaints flood in - iPhone 4S owners, you're not alone

    By 24 November 2011

    It seems that iPhone 4S owners aren't the only ones with battery life issues, users of the new Nokia Lumia 800 are also reporting problems with their devices. Since the Windows Phone 7 Mango handset was released, on 16 November, forums have been inundated...

  • Windows Phone Marketplace hits 40,000
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    Windows Phone Marketplace hits 40,000

    By 21 November 2011

    It may just be a fraction of the 500,000+ apps in the Apple App Store, or the 370,000 odd apps that fandroids can download from the Android Market - but the fact that Windows Phone 7 users can now tap into more than 40,000 apps will be welcome news for...

  • Nokia to host free deadmau5 3D projection gig at Millbank Tower for Lumia 800 launch
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    Nokia to host free deadmau5 3D projection gig at Millbank Tower for Lumia 800 launch

    By 15 November 2011

    Nokia is to turn London's Millbank Tower into a giant video wall in order to celebrate the launch of the Lumia 800 with a free gig featuring DJ deadmau5 and Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (TEED). Using a 3D projector, plans are to put on a spectacular...

  • Nokia Champagne to pop Tango cork?
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    Nokia Champagne to pop Tango cork?

    By 11 November 2011

    Windows Phone 7 fans waiting to dance to the Tango may not have too long to wait, if clues given by an unknown Nokia device going by the name of the Nokia Champagne are anything to go by. The Nokia Champagne moniker has popped up in a log from the app...

  • Nokia: Lumia 800 will be available SIM free on 16 November
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    Nokia: Lumia 800 will be available SIM free on 16 November

    By 9 November 2011

    Following the news of a Clove report stating that it won't be getting any SIM free stock of the Nokia Lumia 800 until 2012, and therefore neither will the rest of the industry, Nokia has set the record straight saying, well, the complete opposite.  "The...

  • Nokia Lumia 800 SIM-free stock on hold until 2012
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    Nokia Lumia 800 SIM-free stock on hold until 2012

    By 9 November 2011

    UPDATE: Nokia: Lumia 800 will be available SIM free on 16 November - Nokia is saying that it will be available, just not from all retailers on day one. Looks like Clove got left out of that list.  Word has filtered through the web that Nokia will be...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Spotify review (Windows Phone 7)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Spotify review (Windows Phone 7)

    By 8 November 2011

    After a year of promises Spotify has landed on Windows Phone 7 and thus is another app ticked off the list. But, after all that waiting, is it any good? We’ve been listening to find out... Spotify Format Windows Phone 7 Price Free Where Marketplace...

  • Best mobile phone 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
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    Best mobile phone 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 8 November 2011

    Owning a smartphone has become as ubiquitous as having a brain. Everyone has one. Sure some might be better than others, but ultimately the world is a better off place for it regardless. Thanks mainly to Android, 2011 saw a pantheon of phones released...