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Microsoft's Squad Watch wants to be Glympse for Windows Phone, but isn't

Microsoft's rumored People Sense is released as Squad Watch, which allows you to share your location with your friends. But we couldn't get it to work.

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Network activity tips Microsoft's MWC Windows Phone lineup, but no flagship in sight

Signs of low-cost and mid-range Windows Phones emerge, including a budget phablet for AT&T.

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Better late than never: Lumia Icon gets big Denim update with Windows 8.1

Verizon coughs up a big update for its flagship Windows Phone, finally delivering features like Cortana and Action Center.

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Which wireless carrier is best for you? Verizon, probably, but check for yourself

RootMetrics' latest survey lets you look at nationwide and local performance of the four major wireless carriers. But the results may vary, naturally, depending on where you live.

T-Mobile forsakes the HTC 8X and older phones by killing their Windows Phone upgrade

These aren't the only Windows Phones to be deprived of an upgrade and they may not be the last, but Windows Phone users have already suffered plenty.

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Report: Windows 10 for phones will debut on Lumia flagships, including the 1020

Windows Central reports that several popular flagship Lumia phones will be getting the preview first, though it sounds like it's still pretty buggy.

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The most popular Lumia phones won't get all of Windows 10's features

Owners of the Lumia 520, 530, 630 and 635 might not get a full-featured version of Windows 10

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Windows Phone hands-on: Lumia Camera make snaps crackle and pop, but Hey Cortana disappoints

With Lumia Camera for Windows Phones, Microsoft adds a comprehensive suite of features designed to ensure you'll rarely miss a photo. On the other hand, the new "Hey Cortana" feature missed way too much.

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Microsoft reneges on Windows 10 upgrades for all current Lumia phones

Contrary to an earlier statement, Microsoft now says some Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices will be left behind.

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Windows Phone tries to become the smaller side of Windows 10

Microsoft wants to lure mobile app developers with the promise of writing for the entire Windows family including desktops.

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Windows 10 for phones: A change in name, but not in core features

The most important change may be the name: Windows Phone has vanished in favor of Windows 10. But aside from some iterative changes to apps, change does not seem to be a-coming.

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Dropbox for Windows Phone highlights Microsoft's cross-platform future

The two companies are competing and collaborating on PC, tablet and smartphone integration

What you missed at Microsoft's Windows 10 event in 2 minutes

Watch highlights from Microsoft's event showing off new, consumer-focused features for Windows 10. A fresh Windows 10 Preview build will hit PCs next week and phones in February.

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Windows 10 for phones will act like an extension of your PC

Microsoft gives the first glimpse of its next mobile operating system, including synced notifications, Skype integration and full-featured Office.