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Your Windows Phone 8 smartphone is good for more than Angry Birds. Welcome to some of the most robust document editors available on a handset.
Reports say that the Blue project will release Microsoft's flagship operating system from its stale two-year to three-year upgrade cycle.
Microsoft announced financial results for its fiscal second quarter, the first to include numbers generated by the Windows 8 launch. Though profit declined, company revenue increased, helped by Microsoft's Windows division, where sales shot up more than 20 percent year on year.
Microsoft's Windows Phone is still lagging a long way behind Android and iOS in terms of market share, but new figures indicate that the mobile operating system has experienced strong European growth over the last year, particularly in Britain and Italy.
Taiwan's Asustek is in talks with Microsoft about using the company's Windows Phone 8 OS in a smartphone, according to a report.
Microsoft has locked minors out of its mobile app store in South Korea since last month.
Google says it has no plans for making business apps such as Gmail or Google Drive for Windows 8 or Window Phone
Microsoft's next OS update for Windows Phone 7 handsets won't be available until sometime in 2013.
Nokia has launched a new version of its Transport application, which presents directions in a new way and counts down to when the bus or train will leave.