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Windows Phone Store hits 300,000 apps, but still faces some old challenges

Microsoft still faces some old challenges as its phone platform hits a new milestone.

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Lumia phones win exclusive Walmart photo printing app

If you own a Microsoft Lumia smartphone and want to print your pictures at a Walmart, you're in luck.

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Microsoft has 'paused' Windows Phone 8.1 Update to HTC phones

Microsoft and HTC said that they are working to develop a fix, however.

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Windows Phone messaging powers up with revamped Facebook, Viber, and BBM apps

Microsoft is working to increase the number apps available for its OS, but device sales are shrinking

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Some Windows Phone 8.1 Update downloads halted by errors, missing drivers

This doesn't seem to be affecting a ton of people, but some Windows Phone users aren't going to be able to take advantage of Microsoft's recent developer preview.

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Windows Phone 8.1 Update hands-on: An insignificant upgrade

Windows Phone 8.1 Update adds a nice folder feature, but some of the other new capabilities remain problematic.

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First Windows Phone 8.1 update rolling out now

But you'll only see it today if you sign up for the Windows Phone developer preview.

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Microsoft sues Samsung for license violations, post-Nokia

Microsoft has sued Samsung, arguing that the Korean company refused to honor a patent-licensing agreement after Microsoft bought Nokia.

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HTC M8 Windows Phone shows up on Verizon's site

An image of an HTC One (M8) running Windows Phone appears on Verizon's site, suggesting the carrier is gearing up to sell it.

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Windows Phone 8.1 Update to make IE as good as iOS

Microsoft admits that the web experience while browsing on Windows Phone isn't as good as iOS or Android. But Windows Phone 8.1 Update will change all that.

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BlackBerry Messenger beta freely available for Windows Phone

After a month or two in private beta, BlackBerry's flagship messaging app is now available to the public at large.

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Microsoft reveals Windows Phone 8.1's first update, with welcome new features

Windows Phone 8.1 Update, formerly known as Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1, adds folders to the Start screen, the ability to sandbox apps, and other features for consumers and businesses alike.

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Microsoft's Windows Phone dilemma: Sell cheap phones or great cameras?

The camera's the thing—or is it? Rumored 'Tesla' and 'Superman' Windows Phones show two sides to Microsoft's strategy. Cheap phones may bring in some people, but the high-megapixel cameras remain the Lumia phones' primary selling point, and Microsoft shouldn't lose sight of that.