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Nokia prepares Windows Phone press event for CES 2012

Nokia prepares Windows Phone press event for CES 2012

Well, Nokia has just sent out press invitations confirming its plans for an CES press event at the Las Vegas convention center. From the looks of it, the phone company is slated for a presentation the afternoon of January 9, the day before CES formally starts, and the focus is clearly going to be oriented towards something Windows Phone-esque, as the press invitation depicts the (surprise, surprise) Windows Metro UI tile theme.

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Microsoft Zune Pass price drops, 10 songs a month along with it

Microsoft Zune Pass price drops, 10 songs a month along with it

Starting on the 3rd of October, those hoping for a lower price point for the Zune Pass unlimited music service will be jumping for joy as $14.99 turns into $9.99. With this price cut comes a few other cuts as well, including the option to download 10 songs per month that you can keep for your own forever. This price cut will take place on October 3rd, 2011, and will be available to Canadian Zune users as well. Will this cut finally convince you to jump in on the Zune revolution*?

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Dell Venue Pro Receiving Windows Phone 7 Update “Copy and Paste” Starting Today

Dell Venue Pro Receiving Windows Phone 7 Update “Copy and Paste” Starting Today

In addition to a Windows Phone 7 update, users of the Dell Venue Pro will be being sent a separate update for the handset that will provide additional enhancements and fixes. There's no ETA on this update, but the WP7 update is indeed rolling out to users today, March 31, 2011. This update is known as "Copy and Paste" and will continue to be released in a phased fashion over the next few weeks.

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Nokia readying 4 Windows Phone 7 handsets, MeeGo tablet rumored

Nokia readying 4 Windows Phone 7 handsets, MeeGo tablet rumored

Nokia looks to be hitting the ground running with up to four Windows Phone 7 handsets already in the R&D pipeline. The Phones are rumored to be based on Nokia's "Chasis 1" with a 1Ghz processor and capacitive touch screens. The other two mid range phones will be worked into "Chasis 2" with a slower 800 Mhz processor and resistive screens. In addition, Nokia's rumored Windows tablet entry won't be out until 2012 and will feature a full version of Windows 8, rather than the lean and mean Phone mobile OS. But others think that MeeGo isn't dead and may find a home in the tablet interface.

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HTC Arrive Hands-On and Unboxing

HTC Arrive Hands-On and Unboxing

Today we've received a package from Sprint that's contained no less than the newest Windows Phone 7 handset in the world, the HTC Arrive! This is a piece of hardware that you'll never forget you've held. It's got not only a unique hinge revealing a full QWERY keyboard under its head, it's one of the most substantial and hardcore smartphones we've ever laid eyes on. It's got metal pieces and speakers all over the place, smoothly placed HTC and Sprint logos at the top of it's face with a classic Windows logo down below, and a giant heavy screwed-down battery cover on the back. Take a journey with us through the opening, handling, and holding of this lovely phone.

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The Daily Slash: February 11, 2011

The Daily Slash: February 11, 2011

Nokia ruled the day today, their Microsoft partnership announcement reverberating through the whole day from Google offering sacked Nokia engineers a lifeline to Nokia Workers walking out of their Finnish jobs. Want to read more on the original event? We've got you so covered you'll be unable to breath clean air - Nokia Microsoft partnership video, see Steve Ballmer say “Nokia will do unique things on top of Windows Phone 7″, and grant yourself a full guide with Chris Davies' Nokia Windows Phone: Everything you need to know. Finally, don't let yourself sleep at night without checking out Ben Bajarin's On Time Analysis entitled Nokia’s Huge Bet On Windows Phone 7 is All or Nothing. And of course, it's not ALL Nokia today, it's all this and MORE on The Daily Slash.

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Nokia Workers in Finland Take Collective Lunch Break in Protest of Windows Phone 7 Deal

Nokia Workers in Finland Take Collective Lunch Break in Protest of Windows Phone 7 Deal

It would appear, according to Finnish paper HS.fi Uutiset that workers at at least one Nokia development location in Tampere, Finland, are walking out in protest of the deal made official this morning between Nokia and Microsoft. While a member of the senior staff at this particular location, Kalle Wedge, noted "Aika moni käytti joustavaa työaikaa," aka "Quite a few people used their flexible working time [their break] to do this protest."

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: February 11 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: February 11 2011

It's shaping up to be a real Nokia day, believe it or not, with Microsoft and Nokia announcing a partnership that they hope will launch Windows Phone 7 to the top of the charts. See all the big points laid out in an On Time Analysis by Ben Bajarin entitled Analysis: Nokia’s Huge Bet On Windows Phone 7 is All or Nothing. Next watch the Nokia Microsoft partnership video, see as Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer notes that “Nokia will do unique things on top of Windows Phone 7″, and peek at a full guide from Chris Davies entitled Nokia Windows Phone: Everything you need to know. Check out a review of the brand new Twitter 2.0 by yours truly - it's slick! Grapple your fingers around a brand new ViewPad 10Pro Win7/Froyo slate. And MORE here on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 22 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 22 2010

Oh man! First thing in the morning Verizon WP7 apps appear in Marketplace - does this mean launch time aproacheth? Then Chris Davies columns about why [he] won’t buy the Nexus S. Check out some Space tech that'll allow you to check your heart rate on your iPhone, pick up a Google Nexus S at the UK drop today, see the VERY OBVIOUSLY engineered leak of the HTC Incredible HD, and check out the Mini iPad caught in the Wild. THEN check out the BRAND NEW Notion Ink Adam video demoing their Sniffer Application! All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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