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Nokia Lumia 710 review

Nokia Lumia 710 review

In the Nokia Lumia 710 carried by T-Mobile comes the first push by Nokia to re-enter the United States mobile market with Windows Phone in tow, and with this little gem comes a broad sweep for the middle market including those switching from other operating systems to Microsoft's mobile OS for the first time as well as those brand new to smartphones. What you'll find is that this device which has already been released with heavy discounts down to absolutely free on contract is a solid smartphone, complete with all the bits you'd expect from a top-of-mid-range device. Will this little beast be the first herald for the oncoming storm of Nokia power?

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ZTE Tania Preview

ZTE Tania Preview

ZTE isn't a name most smartphone shoppers would recognize, but the company has ambitions to change all that with the ZTE Tania. A 4.3-inch Windows Phone 7 device, the Tania aims to deliver not only all that Microsoft OS goodness you've come to love, but at a price that significantly undercuts rivals. The unit we've been using since last week is final hardware but non-final software, hence this being a preview and not a full review, but it's still enough to get an early take on what ZTE hopes will be a smartphone game-changer in more ways than one.

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Skype for Windows Phone coming soon says Microsoft

Skype for Windows Phone coming soon says Microsoft

There's been a bit of a tip from no less that Microsoft's own VP of products, Rick Osterloh, on what may very well be coming soon for their Windows Phone mobile platform: Skype! There are a select few applications out there that are so important that the very fact that they're being released on a new system is newsworthy, and Skype is certainly one of them. Microsoft recently acquired Skype (this past October) and has not been vocal about if or when they'd be creating their own version for Windows Phone made to run like a whip for your video chats galore.

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Microsoft Studios signs casual gaming deal

Microsoft Studios signs casual gaming deal

Microsoft's gaming arm has inked a deal with a social gaming specialist, for a multi-title collaboration that could flesh out the Windows 8 Store or even bring a Halo-style mini-game to Facebook. The agreement [pdf link] between Microsoft Studios and Arkadium will see the two work together to "develop casual and social cross-platform experiences" that will likely benefit Windows PC, tablet, Windows Phone and Xbox users.

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HTC Radiant and Samsung Mandel coming soon as LTE Windows Phones

HTC Radiant and Samsung Mandel coming soon as LTE Windows Phones

HTC and Samsung are preparing two LTE-equipped Windows Phone devices that are expected to launch in early 2012, says The Verge, citing sources familiar with Microsoft's plans. The sources also reveal that the two devices will be running an updated Mango version of Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system instead of the next-gen Tango platform.

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Windows Phone roadmap slips into the wild

Windows Phone roadmap slips into the wild

A newly leaked Windows Phone roadmap has surfaced that gives a rough time frame for the launch for the coming versions of the OS. According to the roadmap the expected Tango flavor of WinPo for lower end devices will be launching in Q2 2012. The roadmap is supposedly up to date as of October 2011. That is a few months back now and things change quickly in the tech world.

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Lenovo confirms Windows Phone device for second half of 2012

Lenovo confirms Windows Phone device for second half of 2012

Lenovo confirmed today that it has plans to release a Windows Phone device during the second half of 2012. It's not too surprising since rumors had persisted about a Lenovo Windows Phone and an image had leaked last month purported to be of such a device. The authenticity of the leaked image was confirmed today by Lenovo's LePhone Product Manager, Yue Chen, during an interview with iMobile.

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