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Maxthon Cloud Browser comes to Windows Phone

Maxthon's Cloud Browser offers unique tab navigation and automatic syncing across devices.

Nokia counts on larger screens to help keep up momentum

In what could turn out to be its last big event before Microsoft takes over, Nokia on Tuesday is expected to add large-screen smartphones and a tablet to its Lumia family as well as upgrade its portfolio of low-cost smartphones.

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Microsoft is thinking big with its Windows Phone OS update

Microsoft's new update for Windows Phone 8 added support for larger phones and higher-resolution screens, a move analysts hoped would soon put the operating system onto small-sized tablets, a market Microsoft and its hardware partners have largely ignored.

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Microsoft unveils app gift cards

Microsoft has begun selling gift cards good for purchases on its digital content market, taking a page out of Apple's iTunes playbook.

Microsoft revamps Yammer's iPad app

Microsoft has enhanced its Yammer enterprise social networking suite's mobile applications, email integration, and document collaboration.

Windows Phone update adds support for bigger screens and faster processors

Hopefully the next Windows Phones all have quad-core processors and 1080p displays.

AT&T pushing 'Amber' update to Nokia Windows Phones

Beyond camera enhancements, Nokia's 'Amber" update includes official new Windows Phone patches and features.

Microsoft wants HTC to put Windows Phone on Android phones, report claims

Android and Windows Phone: Two great tastes that taste great together? We'll know if an alleged scheme between Microsoft and HTC comes to fruition.

Report: Microsoft's building a single app store for Windows PCs, tablets, and phones

The 'One Microsoft' lines are beginning to blur, starting with the unification of the Windows Store and the Windows Phone Store.

Phones are just PCs that make voice calls, Microsoft suggests

Since introducing its own Surface tablets Microsoft has been redefining the PC to include devices that haven't been considered PCs before, and it's taken that trend one step further.

Microsoft invites trade-ins for Windows phones, Surface

Microsoft has expanded a buyback program to boost sales of Windows smartphones and tablets, and will pay up to $350 for a variety of rival hardware running Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

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Microsoft commits to 'many more' Windows RT tablets

Expect to hear lots more about Windows RT from Microsoft, based on ARM's success in smartphones.

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Microsoft to analysts: consumers are the gateway to cloud, enterprise usage

At Microsoft's financial analyst meeting, executives outline exactly where Microsoft's successes originate.