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LG Fantasy or Miracle gets Tango hands-on

LG Fantasy or Miracle gets Tango hands-on

The next generation of Windows Phone devices appears to be soon approaching and with this glimpse of the device that may be called LG Fantasy or LG Miracle we get a look at the incremental software update known as Tango. What we've heard about Tango thus far appears to be true here: that it doesn't look all the different from Windows Phone Mango and that it'll work on devices with slightly lower specs than the highest breeds we've seen thus far. First head back to our newest notes on Tango, then head below to see the newest hands-on video straight out of Romania.

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Nokia Lumia 800 White official: Hands-on

Nokia Lumia 800 White official: Hands-on

Nokia has officially announced the White Lumia 800, the company's fourth color version of its first Windows Phone 7 handset, and we wasted no time in getting our fondle on. Set to hit shelves later this month, the white variant is functionally identical to the black, cyan and magenta models we've already seen - and reviewed - but has a fashionable new finish. Check out our video and full gallery after the cut.

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Windows Tango getting C++ support, 120 languages

Windows Tango getting C++ support, 120 languages

In a leaked set of key points from a developer event in India this week, codesters were given a bit of information on the upcoming hero version of Windows Phone, that being code-name Tango. This version of Windows Phone will first of all be supporting C++ code use by developers, this giving them a much more low-level bit of control for their apps in the pipeline. Then there's language support: here moving the current support for 35 languages in Windows Phone Mango up to 120 languages for Tango - that's a boost!

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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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