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Microsoft releases Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update for bigger screen support, Driving Mode, quad-core speed and more

Microsoft releases Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update for bigger screen support, Driving Mode, quad-core speed and more

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The third Windows Phone 8 update, GDR3, has been the talk of the interwebs for a while and now it's officially arrived. The most notable change will be high-resolution screen support for the many 1080p screens arriving and future 5 and 6-inch mobiles... >>

Microsoft wants Windows Phone on HTC’s Android-based smartphones

Microsoft wants Windows Phone on HTC’s Android-based smartphones

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HTC has had two Windows Phone 8 devices in its line-up thus far: the HTC Windows Phone 8X and Windows Phone 8S. Now, Microsoft wants HTC to take things a bit further by offering a Windows Phone option for HTC's popular Android line of handsets, as the... >>

BBC brings its Cbeebies Playtime app to Windows Phone 8 after successful iOS, Android and Kindle Fire release

BBC brings its Cbeebies Playtime app to Windows Phone 8 after successful iOS, Android and Kindle Fire release

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The BBC has launched its free Cbeebies Playtime for Windows Phone 8. Already available on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android and Kindle Fire devices since August, the app offers a number of games and activities for pre-school children, all based around... >>

Nokia Lumia 929 launching on Verizon in early November with 5-inch display

Nokia Lumia 929 launching on Verizon in early November with 5-inch display

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Verizon will expand its Windows Phone line past the Lumia 928, with the launch of a new handset. The carrier and Nokia have paired up to launch the Lumia 929, a 5-inch handset WP Central says will launch in early November - perhaps 6 November specifically.... >>

Windows Phone world gets larger: Nokia tipped to announce 6-inch Lumia 1520 on 26 September

Windows Phone world gets larger: Nokia tipped to announce 6-inch Lumia 1520 on 26 September

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Nokia will announce the first Windows Phone phablet on 26 September, according to leakster EvLeaks. The Lumia 1520 is said to pack a lightweight design, with a hefty 6-inch 1080p display glaring right into your eyeballs. Pocket-lint's own sources have... >>

Microsoft acquires Nokia's devices and services business for Windows Phone unity

Microsoft acquires Nokia's devices and services business for Windows Phone unity

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In a huge turn of events, Microsoft announced on Monday evening that it plans to purchase Nokia's Devices and Services business, license Nokia's patents, and license and use Nokia's mapping services. Microsoft will control the Lumia brand and products... >>

First alleged photo of Nokia's Lumia 1520 phablet leaks - it's huge

First alleged photo of Nokia's Lumia 1520 phablet leaks - it's huge

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Nokia's upcoming 6-inch phablet, which has been dubbed the Nokia Lumia 1520, has had its first dose of an old-fashion device leak. Courtesy of Windows Phone Central, the Lumia 1520 has broken cover, dwarfing r the Lumia 1020 while revealing its overall... >>

Nokia Lumia 625 review
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Nokia Lumia 625 review

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The Nokia Lumia 625 adds another carriage to the runaway Lumia train - there's barely been pause for breath between Nokia's latest Windows 8 smartphones of late. So what does the middle-spec Lumia add to the lineup? Well, the 625 is something of a contextual... >>

Amiga and Gameloft to launch titles with Microsoft on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

Amiga and Gameloft to launch titles with Microsoft on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

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Microsoft has signed deals with Amiga Games Inc and Gameloft that will see myriad gaming titles, classic and new, arrive on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 soon. As if that wasn't exciting enough you'll be able to play cross-platform between computer and... >>

Nokia Lumia Amber update begins roll-out, Smart Camera, Glance Screen and more incoming

Nokia Lumia Amber update begins roll-out, Smart Camera, Glance Screen and more incoming

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Nokia has confirmed that the Nokia Lumia Amber update has started to roll out to devices, meaning there's a stack of new features coming to your Nokia Windows Phone 8 handset. The Nokia Lumia Amber update was first announced at the launch of the Lumia... >>