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Is Samsung planning a 5-inch Windows Phone handset?

Is Samsung planning a 5-inch Windows Phone handset?

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Samsung may be planning a new Windows Phone flagship for 2014. A user agent for a handset with the codename of SM-W750V has popped up in several instances, with its default web browser listed as Internet Explorer, pointing to the Windows Phone operating... >>

Nokia Lumia Black update: Here's what your phone can do now

Nokia Lumia Black update: Here's what your phone can do now

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Nokia has announced that the Lumia Black update is continuing its global rolling out, beginning with the Lumia 925 and the Lumia 1020. This anticipated update was revealed at the launch of the Lumia 1520 and brings a whole host of updates to your Nokia... >>

Lumia Black update rolls out for all Nokia Lumia WP8 handsets, bringing host of new features and apps

Lumia Black update rolls out for all Nokia Lumia WP8 handsets, bringing host of new features and apps

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A much-anticipated software update is starting to roll out for all Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 handsets around the world, bringing new features, improvements in imaging, and more apps. Called Lumia Black, the update features many key enhancements,... >>

Sources confirm Sony planning Windows Phone 8 handset: First Sony Xbox device?

Sources confirm Sony planning Windows Phone 8 handset: First Sony Xbox device?

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We reported at the end of 2013 that Sony was rumoured to be in talks with Microsoft over its manufacturing Windows Phone 8 handsets in future, breaking its tradition of making solely Android smartphones. Now sources have told Digitimes that the deal is... >>

Microsoft in 2014: Pocket-lint predicts

Microsoft in 2014: Pocket-lint predicts

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By all counts Microsoft had a huge 2013: it launched the Xbox One, Windows Phone gained ground in the market, the executive level had a "One Microsoft" reorginisation, and Windows 8.1 was released for the Windows 8 naysayers. However, 2014 truly is shaping... >>

Sony releasing a Windows Phone in 2014?

Sony releasing a Windows Phone in 2014?

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Sony is considering launching a Windows Phone as early as mid-2014, according to The Information. It would add another big name to making Windows Phones and end Sony's long-time focus on only Android. An official deal hasn't been announced, but both Sony... >>

Facebook app for Windows Phone 8 update brings secondary Live Tiles for pinning chats and more

Facebook app for Windows Phone 8 update brings secondary Live Tiles for pinning chats and more

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Facebook just published a significant update to the Facebook app for Windows Phone 8, with a focus on Live Tiles and notification capabilities. Version 5.2 of the Facebook app includes redesigned primary Live Tiles on the Start screen, and they allow... >>

Microsoft gifts 20GB of SkyDrive storage to all Windows Phone users

Microsoft gifts 20GB of SkyDrive storage to all Windows Phone users

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With Christmas cheer in mind, Microsoft has gifted an extra 20GB of SkyDrive space to all Windows Phone users.  Users will have until the end of January to redeem their gift, which lasts for one year, according to Microsoft. This will be good for users... >>

Microsoft's Xbox Video app lands in Windows Phone Store, bringing ability to download movies and shows for offline use

Microsoft's Xbox Video app lands in Windows Phone Store, bringing ability to download movies and shows for offline use

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The Xbox Video for Windows Phone app is now live, and you finally have the ability to access, stream or download movies and TV shows through the Xbox Video Store on a Windows Phone 8 smartphone. Microsoft developed the Xbox Video service alongside Xbox... >>

Sky Go is coming to Windows Phone 8 in Italy but not the UK

Sky Go is coming to Windows Phone 8 in Italy but not the UK

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From mid-December Sky Go will be available as an app for Windows Phone 8 users with a Nokia Lumia smartphone. The catch? It’s Italy only. We contacted Sky to see if this means UK Sky users could look forward to a similar offering. Sadly the answer was... >>