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Nokia wins lawsuit over HTC in the UK

HTC seems to be in a bit of trouble over here in the UK, as yesterday a court ruled that the flagship HTC One, among other devices, infringes on Nokia’s mobile network standards patent and could face a ban from being sold in the country. HTC fought the lawsuit by …

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Microsoft was working on prototype surface phones

Microsoft’s touch screen Surface ambitions might not have ended with the tablet if its most recent deal with Nokia hadn’t gone to plan. Had it not been able to snap up the Finnish phone maker, Microsoft may have forged ahead with support, developing its own line of Surface handsets. However, …

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Microsoft claims Google obtuse over Windows phone Youtube app

Microsoft has accused Google of deliberately sabotaging its ability to have a working Youtube application on the Windows phone platform, by “manufacturing” reasons why it could revoke the Windows maker’s license to use the Youtube API. In a blog post titled, “The limits of Google’s openness,” Microsoft corporate VP and …

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Ballmer talks down Android and Apple iOS

In a recent interview Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has talked down the threat from other mobile platforms including Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS on its own Windows Phone platform. The interview was conducted by LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and Ballmer said that Google’s mobile platform is “wild,” “uncontrolled” and relatively …

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Windows Phone 7.8 update still on the horizon

When Windows Phone 8 was first teased earlier in the year it was revealed that existing Windows Phone devices will not be updated to WP8, but instead Windows Phone 7.8. We have not heard much about the watered down Windows Phone 8 experience of late. Matter of fact, it was …

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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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Android takes over but Nokia still sells the most phones

Research firm Gartner has just released their data for sales of smartphones in the last quarter of 2011 and to be honest it doesn’t really hold many surprises. In Q4 2011 over 75 million Android smartphones were sold worldwide which gives them the dominant market share of 50.9%. This number …

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Microsoft change Windows Phone logo

Microsoft have changed their Windows Phone logo, according to Engadget. Gone is the circular icon, which has been replaced with a red square shaped version. The new logo better reflects the company branding and single tone theme. Initially it was shown at the Fujitsu IS12T event last week, but it …

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Nokia Windows phone – pictures leak online

A Hungarian blog appears to have published some rather blurry pictures of a new Nokia Windows Phone. Fudzilla sourced the information today and it appears that the device is based around similar hardware used in the N9. Nokia are betting their companies future on Windows Mobile platform, a rather daring …

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Windows Phone to enhance gaming capabilities

According to insider information Microsoft are going to be announcing a new raft of games for their flagging Windows Phone 7 platform at the E3 conference. The company have been working overtime to support developers and to entice a wider audience to adopt their latest mobile platform. One of Microsoft’s …

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How many Windows 7 phones have Microsoft really sold?

The new Microsoft Windows Phone 7 launch has not went according to plan, according to many analyst reports. Microsoft claim they have shipped 2 million units to carriers, but no one is delivering actual sales figures. When Microsoft are questioned on their sales figures, they have spoken to the press …

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Is Microsoft Windows Phone 7 a sales disaster?

Microsoft have put a lot of faith into their Windows Phone 7 platform to revitalise their flagging mobile percentages. MS executive Joe Belfiore was speaking at the Dive Into Mobile conference, but was not willing to be draw into any discussions at all on sales figures. Joe Belfiore is Microsoft’s …

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Windows Phone 7 launch set for Oct 21 Europe & Nov 8th USA

Latest rumours in suggest that Microsoft may hold the Windows 7 launches on October 21st and November the 8th. According to Neowin sources, which is not officially confirmed. The launch on October 21st is apparently aimed at audiences in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain with the USA …

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