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Windows Phone 8.1u1 leak – catching up with the big boys

Windows Phone 8.1u1 leak – catching up with the big boys

One sign that a "major" platform is quite far behind the race is that it is still trying to catch up with other players in some rather basic aspects. Microsoft may have just started rolling out, and rather slowly at that, version 8.1 of Windows Phone, but the upcoming features of Update 1 have already been leaked, revealing just how much catching up the mobile platform has to yet to do.

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Nokia Lumia 635 Review

Nokia Lumia 635 Review

The Nokia Lumia 635 takes everything that made the Nokia Lumia 520 a winner and gives it a boost. It remains one of the cheapest Windows Phone 8 devices, now coming with Windows Phone 8.1 and the newest Nokia software, along with a look and feel that creates a powerful value proposal. Should you just buy last year’s model on sale, or do you want this improved breadwinner?

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Microsoft’s plan: turn Nokia X to Windows Phone

Microsoft’s plan: turn Nokia X to Windows Phone

When you first heard that Nokia was going to make an Android phone, were you surprised? I bet you didn’t believe it. When Nokia actually make the Nokia X, we were as baffled as you were - and twice as baffled that they’d also made a larger version of the device in the Nokia XL. Now with the most recent "restructuring" of Microsoft - one that includes integrating Nokia’s devices and services teams into their body - the Nokia X will be turned to Windows Phone.

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AT&T Nokia Lumia 635 aims to reboot the popular Lumia 520

AT&T Nokia Lumia 635 aims to reboot the popular Lumia 520

Two brands are rolling with the Nokia Lumia 635 this summer - two at least, that is - AT&T and T-Mobile. The differences between the two start with their mobile coverage, of course - both brands bring their own carrier-branded apps and data coverage. But the real difference is in the price.

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Lumia 630 and 930 don’t allow Google Search defaults

Lumia 630 and 930 don’t allow Google Search defaults

If you've made the transition from iOS or Android to Windows Phone, you might have noticed something annoying, depending on which phone you have: the inability to set Google as the default search engine. Such is the case for some of the newest Lumia handsets.

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Nokia Lumia 930 camera hands-on: upping 920’s game

Nokia Lumia 930 camera hands-on: upping 920’s game

Back in 2012 we first had our hands on the Nokia Lumia 920 - here just under 2 years later, we’ve got the Nokia Lumia 930 in our hands. While the Verizon version of this device has already been launched as the Nokia Lumia Icon - reviewed by us as well - it only felt proper to do another set of camera tests to start our review off right.

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Nokia brings real power to Windows Phone video editing

Nokia brings real power to Windows Phone video editing

Making certain you understand that your Lumia-branded Windows Phone 8.1 device is powerful enough to do most anything you want, Nokia this week has put out Video Tuner. This is an app that works exclusively with Windows Phone 8.1 Nokia Lumia devices to edit video in a wide variety of ways.

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Brand Strength: can you name these 10 smartphones?

Brand Strength: can you name these 10 smartphones?

When you’ve got an iPhone, your friends know it. Those around you know you're holding an iPhone with just a glance. Over the past few years, several brands have also begun settling their brand well enough that you’re able to identify their smartphone at a glance. What sets your smartphone apart from the rest?

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Nokia Lumia mystery phone leaks with new camera

Nokia Lumia mystery phone leaks with new camera

Someone with access to Nokia devices behind-the-scenes appears to have made a move in leaking their latest Lumia model this week. The device appears relatively massive, ready to bring at least a 4.5-inch display to the party, possibly in an effort to tac on a new generation in the Nokia Lumia 820 lineup. That’d make this a Nokia Lumia 830.

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GOkey aims to be do-all Bluetooth smartphone accessory

GOkey aims to be do-all Bluetooth smartphone accessory

One massive amount of odd accessories are available in the wild today - so many that a company like the one making GOkey’s biggest goal is to reduce the amount of devices you need. GOkey is an accessory that has several functions, all inside a package that’s small enough to fit on your keychain.

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Star Wars Assault Team free mobile game taps sci-fi obsession

Star Wars Assault Team free mobile game taps sci-fi obsession

One of the first Star Wars games to be developed with the Disney Video Games team is Star Wars Assault Team - and it’s surprisingly decent. This game is entirely free and made to be a mix between turn-based card collecting and adventure. Here you’ll be able to play on your iPhone or iPad on iOS, Android devices, and devices running either Windows Phone 8 or Windows on your desktop.

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Xbox SmartGlass update for all platforms brings universal remote

Xbox SmartGlass update for all platforms brings universal remote

There’s a new version of SmartGlass out there in the wild this week for mobile devices of all kinds. Both the Windows 8 (for tablets) universe will be seeing this update today as well as mobile devices running Windows Phone 8, Android, or iOS. This update brings a variety of TV-based updates to your device.

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