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LG returns to Windows Phone with a whimper

Three years after swearing off Microsoft's mobile platform, LG is back with a budget handset for Verizon Wireless.

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Hands on: Windows 10 Mobile Build 10080 leaps forward in productivity, fun

While it's still far from perfect, Microsoft's first official "Windows 10 Mobile" build adds Office and Xbox apps, and previews its latest music and movies apps.

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Major Windows 10 phone build adds Office apps, new Store, Music, Xbox apps

Build 10080 of Microsoft's Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones is a big one, with numerous apps, including Office, added to the phone.

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Microsoft's time-accelerating Hyperlapse tech is now an app for Windows phones, Android

Move over, Instagram. You can now shoot smooth, accelerated videos with your Windows or Android phone.

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New Windows 10 build 10080 for phones could arrive this week

Microsoft's Gabe Aul has said it's coming but hasn't provided any other information. We're all waiting with bated breath for Continuum, though.

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Apple mobile devices still dominate at companies, but Windows, Android gain

Windows and Android tablets decrease Apple's share on business tablets by double digits, according to a report.

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If you want Microsoft's nifty Continuum for phones, you'll have to upgrade

Microsoft's Continuum vision of using your Windows phone as a PC won't run on current phone hardware, Microsoft executives say.

Build 2015: Windows 10 in 3 minutes

Microsoft wants Windows 10 on one billion devices in three years. Android and iOS developers will now be able to bring their apps and games to Windows 10.

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A year later, Microsoft's Nokia deal isn't a clear winner

The company has to sell more phones, and attract more big hardware partners and developers.

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Signs of the first Windows 10 Lumia phone emerge

Microsoft won't sell its first flagship Windows 10 phone until at least this summer, but maybe we'll hear about it sooner.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 Build 10052 solves phone-bricking problems

Microsoft's new Build 10052 of Windows 10 for phones doesn't add features, but it should solve the problems of Lumia 520 owners who were burned by an earlier build.

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Former Windows Phone designer defends Windows 10's big, controversial changes

The sad truth for Windows Phone fans is that the old design didn't work, according to a former Office for Windows Phone designer.

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Microsoft's universal Office apps coming to Windows 10 phone preview in April

Microsoft will replace Office Mobile with its new Office 'universal' apps, but you'll need a Windows 10 phone to receive the new benefits.

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Microsoft halts Windows 10 Preview for most popular Windows Phone in the world after bricked device reports

Reports of bricked devices prompt Microsoft to pull the Windows 10 Preview for the Lumia 520 and two other phones.