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Developers Get Early Access to Windows 8 Store

Developers Get Early Access to Windows 8 Store

At present, there aren’t much apps present in the Windows Store for Windows 8. Probably, that is the reason why Microsoft is allowing early access to big developers to enter the Marketplace and get their apps listed down in the Store. Currently, anyone can use the Microsoft dev tools to create an app, but for

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Tweets from Windows Phone Are Now “via Microsoft”

Tweets from Windows Phone Are Now “via Microsoft”

For all the Tweeters who use People Hub in order to tweet from their Windows Phone, you might have noticed a slight change while tweeting. All the tweets are now displayed as “via Microsoft”, while earlier it used to be “via Windows Live”. This change was brought especially because of the great efforts of Redmond

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Latest Update: Wi-Fi Sharing, Better Battery, Lumia Marketplace To Be Renamed?

Latest Update: Wi-Fi Sharing, Better Battery, Lumia Marketplace To Be Renamed?

Here’s a list of a few interesting updates related to WP Tango/WP7.5 Refresh: 1. Wifi sharing: This was something that didn’t come with Lumia handsets earlier for whatever reason. But finally, this update will be present with all the WP 7.5 devices. 2. Improved battery life: It is good to see Nokia aware of the

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New Microsoft Store to Open Up in Boston This Summer

New Microsoft Store to Open Up in Boston This Summer

As the title says, Microsoft will be opening their store in Boston in the coming summer season. The store’s location will be The Shops at Prudential Center mall. If you ask me about the best part about this store, I would say its location, without any second thought. The store will be located right across

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Nokia Lumia Windows 8 Devices to Come in October

Nokia Lumia Windows 8 Devices to Come in October

Recently, there was a query by someone over Twitter asking as to when will the Nokia Lumia 900 be available in Saudi Arabia with full Arabic Support/System for WP. An official from Nokia replied promptly saying that Nokia Lumia phones will be available in Saudi Arabia in the 10th month with 100% full Arabic Support

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Microsoft Brings Up New Weather Forecast Application for Nokia Lumia 610

Microsoft Brings Up New Weather Forecast Application for Nokia Lumia 610

Nokia Lumia 610 is a superb Windows operated phone It has amazing features. Lumia 610 phone uses a special weather application designed by Microsoft. This application is minimalistic is nature. Microsoft is planning to bring a fresh update of weather application. Weather applications are also being seen in models of Nokia Lumia 800 and Nokia

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AboutOne Exclusively on Windows Phone

AboutOne Exclusively on Windows Phone

AboutOne is going to be yet another app that is made exclusively for the Windows Phone market. AboutOne is a Philly based family organizer. The beta version of the same is about to come. and if you’re among those who have no clue about the functionalities of this app, here’s CEO Joanne Lang explaining the

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TalkBox Messaging App to Come to WP

TalkBox Messaging App to Come to WP

No doubt, there are already a lot of messaging apps available in the Windows Phone Marketplace, but most of them focus specifically on text messaging. But, here’s an app that is a bit different from other similar apps. TalkBox lets you send 1 minute long voice clips to your friends for free. In fact, there’s

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Dual Display Phone Patent by Microsoft

Dual Display Phone Patent by Microsoft

Recently, Microsoft filed a patent for dual display mobile phones. While there are a few other handsets in the markets already having dual display, what would make Microsoft stand apart from all it’s competitors is the fact that it will try to cover as much of back panel of the phone as possible. That includes

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Windows Phone Marketplace to come to 22 New Countries

Windows Phone Marketplace to come to 22 New Countries

Recently, Microsoft has really struggled to capture people’s interest in the United States and Europe. Probably, that is the reason Microsoft thought of covering more countries to capture more of market-share. In a recent Press Conference, Microsoft announced that it will be opening local Windows Phone marketplaces in over 22 countries. The countries include: Bulgaria,

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Microsoft Evangelist Retracting Statements Regarding Apollo Upgrades

Microsoft Evangelist Retracting Statements Regarding Apollo Upgrades

There has been great confusion recently concerning Apollo as to whether the current Windows Phone handsets, like Lumia 900, would have it or not, once Apollo is available. While in a recent press conference, Nuno Silva said that yes, they would be upgradable, Microsoft clearly refused this fact yesterday. And today again, Silva posted a

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Microsoft to Expand Their Stores to 33 More Countries

Microsoft to Expand Their Stores to 33 More Countries

For widespread promotion of Windows 8, it was indeed important for Microsoft to expand their Windows Store network. Presently, Windows Store is available only in 5 countries. Though, this is not a big deal right now seeing it as just a consumer preview. But, it won’t be long when developers all across the globe would