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LG planning a return to Windows Phone?

LG was an original Windows Phone 7 partner way back when the platform originally launched in late 2010 but apart from a couple of launch day devices we have yet to see a follow-up Windows Phone device from them. Now, new rumours suggest that the Korean company will debut a …

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Huawei Ascend W2 scheduled for MWC debut

Throughout the second half of 2012 there were several rumours surrounding two Windows Phone handsets from Huawei. One of these devices, the Ascend W1, was announced last week at CES in Las Vegas. The Ascend W1 is their modest low to mid-range offering. The other, as yet unannounced handset is …

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Windows Phone 8 ported to the HTC HD2

The HTC HD2, first released in late 2009 is undoubtedly the smartphone that will never die. In its latest accomplishment, Windows Phone 8 has been ported to the device. It is also worth keeping in mind the HD2 originally launched with Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional. The feat has been accomplished …

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Microsoft to patch Windows Phone 8 rebooting issue

Some early adopters of Windows Phone 8 devices such as the Nokia Lumia 920 and Windows Phone 8X by HTC have discovered that their new devices are prone to randomly rebooting, presumably due to stability issues. The latest reports are suggesting that Microsoft believes that they have identified the issue …

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Official video runs through what’s new in Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 was formally unveiled yesterday and a video featuring Joe Belfiore, the manager of the Windows Phone group at Microsoft shows off many of the new features found in the new platform. [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQZEkXCE_fY’] Capabilities covered in the video include new Live Tile abilities, Live Apps, Data Sense, …

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Huawei’s Windows Phone 8 launch delayed

Earlier in the week we reported that Huawei was getting ready to unveil two Windows Phone 8 devices this week, however the expected press event date has come and passed. The latest reports now suggest that the mid-range Ascend W1 and flagship Ascend W2 won’t be ready until the end of …

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Huawei set to unveil some Windows Phone devices

Huawei have made some sucessful value orientated Android smartphones in recent years and as they make a move to the high-end, they are about to unveil two Windows Phone 8 devices. On a media event on September 25th the Chinese company is set to unveil the Ascend W1 and Ascend …

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Windows Phone 8 hits RTM

Over the weekend it has been revealed that Microsoft’s latest effort at a mobile operating system, Windows Phone 8 ‘Apollo’, has reached the RTM stage. Contrary to previous rumours the RTM date was planned and the late October release of Windows Phone 8 is still on schedule. Windows Phone 8 …

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Upcoming Nokia Lumias will support wireless charging

While existing smartphones have made claims to wireless charging, including Samsung’s Galaxy S III, none of them have yet to deliver in any meaningful way. Today, images of a wireless charging pad for the Nokia Lumia 820 and 920 has been leaked by @evleaks. Nothing more about the wireless charging …

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Nokia patent reveals possible Lumia Arrow design

A patent recently granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office has revealed one of two Windows Phone 8 devices expected to be unveiled by Nokia and Microsoft next week. The design in the patent looks rather similar to the current low-end Nokia Windows Phone, the Lumia 610. This …

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Nokia hints at PureView technology on Windows Phone

Thus far, Nokia’s PureView camera technology has only been seen on the 808 PureView; a device restricted to the out of fashion Symbian operating system. This could soon change in the coming months as Nokia has teased the possibility of Windows Phone PureView device. On Twitter Nokia replied to a …

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Nokia controls over half of the Windows Phone market

A recent report by analyst firm Localytics reveals that even though Nokia did not join the Windows Phone 7 realm until second generation devices made their appearance, they today control 59% of the Windows Phone  market. Nokia started the year in third place with 22% global market share, behind Samsung and …

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Specifications leak for three HTC Windows Phone 8 devices

While the Microsoft storm has subdued following the announcement of the Surface tablets and Windows Phone 8 last week, leaked information about some Windows Phone 8 devices from HTC reveal some powerful hardware. Specifications for three phones have been leaked that are currently referenced to as the Rio, Accord and Zenith. …

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Windows Phone 8: What We Missed Yesterday

If you missed our Windows Phone coverage from yesterday we highly suggest you read up on those before venturing onwards – articles are found here, here and here. We also warned you that we were bound to miss something from yesterday and here is the article that will redeem ourselves. …

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