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Viber Coming Soon to Windows Phones

Viber Coming Soon to Windows Phones

For all those who are unaware, Viber is a cool app that lets you make free calls)VoIP) and send text messages to all those who have the apple installed in their mobile handset. It is quite similar to WhatsApp, but a stead ahead of it with the free calling feature. Here is an Email that

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Windows Phone Tango Expected To Be Launched in June by Microsoft

Windows Phone Tango Expected To Be Launched in June by Microsoft

After so many rumors and news about Apollo, let’s hear some news about Tango. It is almost confirmed that Tango will be released in the month of June this year. Build of Tango is 8773. Basically, Tango is all about under-the-hood improvements. You might not find any thing significantly new, but at the same time,

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Windows Phone 8 To Come to Every WP Device?

Windows Phone 8 To Come to Every WP Device?

The major concern related to all the Nokia Lumia handsets was could they get the new Windows Phone 8 (Apollo) update? While earlier, there were rumors that they will, a few rumors recently had it that they won’t. This was the very reason why so many website stopped recommending Lumia device despite liking the handsets.

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Compatibility of Microsoft Talk App And Death of Silverlight

Compatibility of Microsoft Talk App And Death of Silverlight

The upcoming release of Windows 8 has left many people wondering if the apps that they have purchased on their Windows 7 devices would still work. And in a recent press conference, Microsoft clear all such doubts of the public stating that yes, those apps will be fully functional and continue to work with Windows

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Microsoft Now Accepting App and Games Submissions for 6 New Markets

Microsoft Now Accepting App and Games Submissions for 6 New Markets

In February, Microsoft’s news e-mail sent to developers, Microsoft showed its determination to enter the global market, also began to accept six new areas’ application softwares and game applications. The six regions are Argentina, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Peru and the Philippines. Among them, China, Indonesia and Malaysia – must meet additional requirements due to local

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Nokia’s CEO: We don’t want fragmentation being introduced into Windows Phone

Nokia’s CEO: We don’t want fragmentation being introduced into Windows Phone

In a interview with Nokia’s CEO Steve Elop, he emphasized: “We don’t want fragmentation being introduced into Windows Phone because we are beginning to see how in a certain other eco-system that fragmentation becomes a problem. Our first priority, always, always, is to differentiate our experience from Android and iPhone. That is job one, two

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Bing Maps to Have the Nokia Branding Stamp

Bing Maps to Have the Nokia Branding Stamp

In an interview with Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, it was learnt that Bingo maps will be having Nokia’s branding stamped over them in the coming time. Irrespective of which handset you access the Bingo maps from, you will always see a branding stamp of Nokia over them. RIM has made it clear that Bingo maps

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Nielson: Windows Phone takes 1.4% of U.S Market Share

Nielson: Windows Phone takes 1.4% of U.S Market Share

As per the Q4 2011 U.S. data released by Nielson, Microsoft is seen to capture 1.3% of the makret of “current smartphone consumer”, whereas the percentage of 0.1% for in case of makret for recent smartphone users. The data was calculated on the basis of the ups and downs of the smartphone market in the

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Skype Will Be “The Next Big App” for Windows Phones, Says Microsoft

Skype Will Be “The Next Big App” for Windows Phones, Says Microsoft

There has been a lot of talk in recent times as to when will Skype app be available for Windows phones. Till now, we have been able to extract two things out of it: 1) It will be out in the first of 2012 and 2) Skype will first be released as an app and

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OT: Sony(Ericsson) still working on Windows Phone?

OT: Sony(Ericsson) still working on Windows Phone?

I know, this is a bit off-topic, but we got images of a Sony(still Ericsson) phone running on Windows Phone 7. Earlier in 2011, SonyEricsson said that they will not use WP as a platform when they chose Android over WP as their only platform. But who knows things might have changed after Sony took

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Infographic Data of Windows Phone in 2011

Infographic Data of Windows Phone in 2011

Now here’s an interesting infographic that we found on the Windows Phone Developer Blog, which displays all the data related to Windows phones accumulated in the year 2011. Even though it is targetted at the Developers, we thought it might interest you as well. It gives a broader view as to how far we’ve come

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Develop Mango apps and win one of Lumia 800’s from Microsoft

Develop Mango apps and win one of Lumia 800’s from Microsoft

The AppHub subscribers have been asked to mail by Microsoft regarding an offer that would give away 500 Nokia Lumia 800 Windows phones to those US developers who develop an application for Mango and post it to the marketplace. The only conditions that have been mentioned state that the app has to be new and