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Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView imaging detailed

Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView imaging detailed

This week the folks at Nokia have gone through not only the basic vision for the Nokia Lumia 1020, but it's 41 megapixel PureView photography abilities as well. What we're getting to see here is the machine's aim to not just take one massive photo each time it shoots, but an array of photos. You'll be seeing high-energy high-density sharp and bright photos no matter the size you capture: 38 megapixel or 34-megapixel images in 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios, large and small.

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AT&T Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView confirmed in video goof

AT&T Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView confirmed in video goof

AT&T has prematurely confirmed the Nokia Lumia 1020, posting a trio of videos of the PureView smartphone hours ahead of the Windows Phone's official unveil. The footage - likely to be removed as soon as someone at AT&T realizes the mistake, but for now embedded after the cut - confirms some of the highlight features of the 41-megapixel smartphone, as well as long-standing rumors that it would indeed be headed to the carrier in the first place.

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HTC 8XT brings BoomSound July 19th, ATIV Odyssey tags along today

HTC 8XT brings BoomSound July 19th, ATIV Odyssey tags along today

It's not the most one-shot of launches, but it would appear that these brothers-in-arms from HTC and Samsung are headed to the market together to bring Windows Phone 8 to the masses this summer. While Samsung aims for a slightly more familiar face with the ATIV Odyssey starting today (online) for its 4G LTE-slinging US Cellular iteration, the HTC device will have to wait a bit longer. But what HTC brings to the party may just be worth that wait - the most powerful front-facing speakers on a smartphone in the market, only otherwise available on the HTC One (and the Butterfly S, of course).

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Spotify for Windows Phone 8 exits beta with scrubbing and boosted offline play

Spotify for Windows Phone 8 exits beta with scrubbing and boosted offline play

Spotify for Windows Phone has finally exited beta, with a new version hitting the Marketplace complete with track scrubbing, better offline playlist support, and more. The new app, revealed by Microsoft's Joe Belfiore earlier today, finally replaces the long-running beta program begun back in February, though faces competition from free services like Nokia Music on Lumia Windows Phones.

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HTC One Mini leaked in black, aimed at Q3

HTC One Mini leaked in black, aimed at Q3

A set of photos has appeared depicting a miniature version of the hero device created by HTC to lead their smart device family through 2013. This device has been code-named HTC One Mini until the company makes it official, here appearing in black where previous rumors and information leaks had only shown the machine in its original silver metal iteration. This device will likely be unveiled by HTC by the end of this summer.

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1080p Windows Phone 8 tipped imminent by Microsoft emulator

1080p Windows Phone 8 tipped imminent by Microsoft emulator

Windows Phone 8 could soon officially support 1080p displays if new support in the official Microsoft emulator for the Full HD resolution is any indication, increasing the competitiveness for high-end devices running the OS against Android. The support, spotted by developer Justin Angel buried in the Windows Phone 8 Visual Studio 8 emulator beta, is a new addition after Microsoft's BUILD 2013 developer event last week.

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Firefox OS launching: Spain this week for open-source Android challenger

Firefox OS launching: Spain this week for open-source Android challenger

The first Firefox OS smartphones, the Alcatel One Touch Fire and the ZTE Open, will hit the market "soon" Mozilla has confirmed this morning, promising imminent launches from Duetsche Telekom and Telefonica. The two new handsets run Mozilla's own alternative to Android, Firefox OS, taking a web-centric perspective on apps and services in order to keep costs down and make the phones more appealing to developing markets. According to Telefonica, the first device will hit this week.

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Samsung ATIV S Neo joins the Windows Phone 8 party with a 4.8-inch display

Samsung ATIV S Neo joins the Windows Phone 8 party with a 4.8-inch display

This week the folks at Samsung have ushered in a new Windows Phone 8 device just in time for Microsoft's BUILD 2013 conference. This conference allows developers from across the planet to engage with Microsoft on all things software, this year's event bringing forth a new Windows Phone 8.1 environment for the masses. This Samsung device joins in on the fun with a newly massive display.

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HTC 8XT hits Windows Phone 8 with BoomSound

HTC 8XT hits Windows Phone 8 with BoomSound

Those of you out there in the wild with HTC One envy and a hankering for Windows Phone 8 may be glad to see the release appearing this week: the HTC 8XT. This device takes on one key element from the HTC One - HTC BoomSound - and applies it to a piece of hardware ready for Windows Phone 8. This isn't exactly the HTC One for the Microsoft world many were hoping for, but it's a start!

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