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Verizon Wireless tipped to offer Windows 8 smartphones this year

Verizon Wireless tipped to offer Windows 8 smartphones this year

Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system has been struggling to compete against the iPhone and Android devices. Microsoft and Nokia have teamed up for a line of Windows Phone smartphones that the duo hopes will help push the adoption of Microsoft's operating system and Nokia smartphones across the global markets. A source claiming knowledge of the matter says that Verizon intends to sell a Nokia smartphone running Windows 8 software this year.

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Verizon Windows Phone encore teased

Verizon Windows Phone encore teased

Verizon has reignited talk of a Windows Phone push, with comments by chief financial officer Fran Shammo prompting suggestions that the carrier might take a second try at pushing the Microsoft platform. The Windows Phone namecheck came at the tail-end of the carrier's financial results call earlier today, with Shammo saying that Verizon believes a third ecosystem is particularly important in the smartphone business, beyond merely Android and iPhone.

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Verizon commits to 4G LTE for all future smartphones

Verizon commits to 4G LTE for all future smartphones

Verizon has confirmed to CNET that it will be requiring all future smartphones to support 4G LTE. The carrier revealed that it would be an unyielding requirement for all upcoming 2012 mobile devices if they wish to run on Verizon's network. This includes smartphones, tablets, and even mobile hotspots and netbooks.

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Mango WiFi sharing to require drivers and feature hardware, carrier restrictions

Mango WiFi sharing to require drivers and feature hardware, carrier restrictions

With Mango finally rolling out as an update to some handsets like the HTC Trophy Microsoft is finally coming clean with some more details on the Mango update and new features. The WiFi data sharing feature is one that we knew was coming , but were light on details on what the feature would entail. As it turns out there are some restrictions to the feature that will mean some folks can’t take advantage of the sharing capability inside the phone.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 24 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 24 2011

Welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review. This week we covered both E3 and WWDC making for a very busy week focused on Apple and gaming. WWDC was all about software with no hardware unveiled. We rounded up ten of the cool new features of Mac OSX Lion in one story, and they are cool features. A really cool and expensive custom home theater with a pirate the more surfaced early in the week. The photos are renderings that show what the theater that is under construction right now will look like.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 29, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 29, 2011

Perhaps the two biggest topics of the week, the Google Wallet announcement and Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.1 Mango unveiling, brought exciting new developments for the two mobile platforms. More speculation continued on what Apple has planned for next month's WWDC, where the company is expected to unveil the new iOS 5, OS X Lion, and possibly the iCloud---iTunes cloud music service. In anticipation, Amazon's been competing even more aggressively to campaign for its Cloud Drive and Cloud Player services. Continue after the cut for the roundup video and the pertinent links to everything covered in the video.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 22, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 22, 2011

Gaming got some extra attention this week with speculation about the next-gen Nintendo Wii, a unique offer on the Xbox 360, and restoration issues for the PlayStation network. Android's WiFi security problem gets a fix, and the latest 3.1 Honeycomb update will be heading to the Asus Eee Pad Transformer and the Acer Iconia Tab A500 in June. Amazon is possibly ramping up a family of Android tablets, with the first two codenamed 'Coyote' and 'Hollywood' to hit the market before end of the year. Apple will be celebrating its 10th retail anniversary with a possible revamp dubbed Apple Store 2.0. The timelines for various smartphones and tablets have been revealed for the major carriers Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile. Continue after the jump for the roundup video and the full recap list.

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Windows Phone 7 Mango Leak Available for Download Now

Windows Phone 7 Mango Leak Available for Download Now

The folks at Microsoft have released build 7720 for their Windows Phone mobile operating system internally this weekend, a leaked version of this full upgrade to what's otherwise known as Windows Phone Mango available now. This is NOT an official release from Microsoft as it's only been sent out internally, within the company, that meaning of course NOT FOR YOU! But that doesn't hold back the folks at XDA Developers does it? I think not. Hackers rejoice, today you may load an early version of the final Windows Phone Mango build on your devices.

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Windows Phone 7: The First Six Months

Windows Phone 7: The First Six Months

It's a half birthday! Today is 6 months to the day since the official launch of Windows Phone 7, and we're got a roundup like you wouldn't believe! How would you like to know everything that ever mattered about the platform in one single post? That's what's going on here. Behold the successor to the Windows Mobile platform, one that's taken the world by storm! -- Depending on how you look at it. We've got all the big steps complimented by hands-on with all the big guns - reviews too!

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