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How Nokia's fake Windows phone could save the real one

The rumored 'Normandy' Android phone could be "training wheels" for a Windows Phone, with Android apps and cloud services to help lure in users.

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How to make Microsoft great again, one Nokia phone at a time

Five lessons Microsoft could digest from the business it's about to swallow.

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Nokia's Lumia Black update brings new apps and features to older Lumia devices

The update includes folders, Bluetooth LE support, and Nokia's Glance screen 2.0, as well as the company's new suite of camera apps.

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Facebook for Windows Phone gains secondary Live Tiles

The Microsoft-authored Facebook app now allows you to monitor specific pictures or posts.

Microsoft gifts Windows Phone users with 20GB of free SkyDrive storage

Ho ho ho! Microsoft's getting into the holiday spirit—but the gift of SkyDrive has a few strings attached.

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Xbox Video, Xbox Music finally arrive on Windows Phone

Xbox Video arrives with a bonus for Windows Phone users: you can save movies to your phone for offline viewing.

Windows Phone Store passes 200,000 apps, so let's make them better, Microsoft!

Microsoft's casual declaration that more than 200,000 Windows Phone apps are available for download highlights a perpetual quality and discovery problem.

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Report: Windows Phone update to add Siri-like personal assistant

According to reports, Microsoft's "Cortana" is a go, as are notifications, which will put Windows 8.1 on par with rival mobile OSes.

Report: Microsoft linking Windows, Xbox, phones via 'high value activities'

Are we headed toward a unified Windows OS? Eventually. But the first steps in that direction are making certain apps common among the various Microsoft platforms.

Nokia expands low-end push with Lumia 525

Nokia is hoping that availability of its low-end Lumia 525 in countries like China and Russia will soon give its smartphone sales a boost.

Microsoft exec: 'We are not going to have three' Windows platforms

Windows RT, Windows Phone, or Windows 8: Not all will survive. But which versions of Microsoft face the axe in the future?

Rapid Review: Nokia Lumia 1520

The Lumia 1520 is the biggest Windows Phone yet -- perhaps a little too big.

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Nifty Office Remote app for Windows Phone renders PowerPoint clickers obsolete

Microsoft has unveiled a must-have app for business users with a Windows Phone: Office Remote, which allows users to control Microsoft Office presentations with their phone.

Nokia’s Lumia 1520 is bigger than your average Windows Phone

You'll get distracted by its big size before noticing its thin chassis, stellar camera, and 1080p screen.

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