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First Nokia EOS 'review' appears online, flashes design, but not much more (update: video)

First Nokia EOS 'review' appears online, flashes design, but not much more (update: video)

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The Nokia EOS has seen an early "review" leak out, with someone getting their hands on what appears to be the next Nokia Lumia flagship smartphone. Rumours relating to the Nokia EOS, as it's been dubbed, have been circulating for a while, with all pointers... >>

Google to Microsoft and BlackBerry: Get more users and we'll make you some apps

Google to Microsoft and BlackBerry: Get more users and we'll make you some apps

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Sundar Pichai, the head of Android and Chrome at Google, has said that when Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10 get more users, Google will start building more dedicated apps for them. "We want to reach as many people as possible," Pichai told Walt Mossberg... >>

Huawei Ascend W2 image leaks, another WP8 handset incoming

Huawei Ascend W2 image leaks, another WP8 handset incoming

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Huawei could be lining up a second, or subsequent, Windows Phone 8 handsets called the Huawei Ascend W2, if an image leaked online proves to be genuine. The image, which looks believable enough, comes from serial leakster @evleaks, via Twitter, showing... >>

Shazam for Windows Phone 8 now available, unlimited tagging and links to Xbox Music

Shazam for Windows Phone 8 now available, unlimited tagging and links to Xbox Music

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A version of the Shazam music-tagging app has now officially arrived on the Windows Phone store and it has been completely redesigned for Windows Phone 8. Including the new features that have appeared on other mobile versions of Shazam, plus a few dedicated... >>

Windows Phone App for Desktop leaves preview with new features

Windows Phone App for Desktop leaves preview with new features

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Microsoft on Wednesday released an update to its Windows Phone App for Desktop, pulling the software out of preview and making it available as a stable build. In addition to the official status of the app, which is especially useful if you find yourself... >>

A week in reviews: May 20 - 24

A week in reviews: May 20 - 24

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This week in reviews, we took a look at a camera that aims to rival the GoPro, both in terms of features but also in terms of pricing. The Veho Muvi comes with a remote and a waterproof housing that can keep it safe in some very deep water. In short,... >>

Nokia Lumia 520 review
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Nokia Lumia 520 review

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The Nokia Lumia 520 is the baby of Nokia's Windows Phone family, replacing the Lumia 510 and squeezing in beneath the excellent Lumia 620. With the Lumia 620 available for around the same monthly cost, it might be difficult to see exactly what the appeal... >>

Windows Phone overtakes BlackBerry OS for first time, third in global league behind Android and iOS

Windows Phone overtakes BlackBerry OS for first time, third in global league behind Android and iOS

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Latest statistics from the International Data Corporation show that Windows Phone has finally overtaken BlackBerry OS as the third-largest mobile phone operating system in market share. They both lag behind iOS and Android, but it is a significant step... >>

Google wants Microsoft to remove its redesigned YouTube app for WP8

Google wants Microsoft to remove its redesigned YouTube app for WP8

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A little more than a week after Microsoft released its redesigned YouTube app for Windows Phone 8, Google has requested Microsoft to remove the app entirely. In a cease and desist letter obtained by The Verge, Google asks that Microsoft "immediately... >>

Windows Phone 8 update brings FM radio, continued Google account syncing, to all WP8 owners in summer

Windows Phone 8 update brings FM radio, continued Google account syncing, to all WP8 owners in summer

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Microsoft has detailed some of the enhancements that will be arriving in the next update to Windows Phone, including FM radio support for those devices containing the hardware chip. The update is due "this summer" and has been dubbed GDR2.  The information... >>