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Windows Phone 8.1 review

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Windows Phone 8.1 is (sort of) here and it's a much needed boost to the Microsoft operating system. Better presentation, more personalisation, the voice assist Cortana, quick actions and notifications via Action Center and a number of other tweaks throughout.... >>

How to get Cortana to work on Windows Phone in the UK

How to get Cortana to work on Windows Phone in the UK

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Here's a loaded question: how do you get Cortana voice assist on your Windows Phone 8 device in the UK? Technically you're supposed to wait until the second half of 2014 when Cortana will roll out as part of a Windows Phone 8.1 update. America will get... >>

Windows Phone 8.1 and Cortana available now: Here's how to get it

Windows Phone 8.1 and Cortana available now: Here's how to get it

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Microsoft has released the developers build of Windows Phone 8.1 months before it is expected to be rolled out publicly. It is strictly only available to the development community, but if you just cannot wait until the official final release hits your... >>

Windows Phone 8.1 release - when it is coming to my phone?

Windows Phone 8.1 release - when it is coming to my phone?

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Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Phone 8.1 will be rolling out to current Windows Phone 8 users in the next couple of months. As to when you will get it exactly, will depend of course on your operator and the manufacturer who makes your phone, however... >>

Samsung ATIV SE to release in April with Windows Phone 8 on US carrier Verizon

Samsung ATIV SE to release in April with Windows Phone 8 on US carrier Verizon

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The Samsung ATIV SE will release in April as a Windows Phone 8 device, but it will update to Windows Phone 8.1 once the software is ready, according to a new report. The Verge, citing sources familiar with Verizon’s plans, has claimed the ATIV SE will... >>

Microsoft’s Nokia acquisition delayed

Microsoft’s Nokia acquisition delayed

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Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia, which was due to have completed already, has been delayed due to the "regulatory process for approval". The Redmond firm has received approval for the purchase of Nokia's Devices and Services business from 15 markets... >>

Verizon's next Windows Phone from Samsung leaked in press shot

Verizon's next Windows Phone from Samsung leaked in press shot

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Windows Phone's presence in the US is about to get a big bump from Samsung and Verizon.  The clearest leak yet for the Samsung Ativ SE that is headed to the US' largest carrier Big Red was shared over the weekend on EvLeaks' Twitter feed, a few weeks... >>

Facebook Messenger lands for Windows Phone - without voice messaging and chat heads

Facebook Messenger lands for Windows Phone - without voice messaging and chat heads

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Facebook and Microsoft announced at Mobile World Congress 2014 that a Facebook Messenger app for Windows Phone is in the works. That app has now arrived - but it is missing a few noticeable features. Although Facebook Messenger brought most of its messaging... >>

FIFA 14 Windows Phone 8 app now available on the Windows Phone Store

FIFA 14 Windows Phone 8 app now available on the Windows Phone Store

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A native version of FIFA 14 has finally arrived on the Windows Phone Store for Windows Phone 8. The popular football game lets you earn and trade or buy and sell FIFA players to create a fantasy football team. You can custom pick your play style, formation,... >>

LG: No Windows Phone devices for some time yet

LG: No Windows Phone devices for some time yet

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LG has confirmed to Pocket-lint that although it has been a life-long partner for Microsoft's Windows Phone we shouldn't expect to see a new Windows Phone handset from the manufacturer any time soon. Talking to Pocket-lint at the pre-MWC launch event... >>