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Hands-on: Windows Phone 8.1 now powers HTC's One (M8) smartphone

First came the HTC One (M8) for Android. Now, we go hands-on with an exact copy of the One (M8) running Windows Phone.

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Windows Phone isn't dead, but it needs a new reason to live

As Microsoft chases the low-end phone market where Android already dominates, it could be neglecting one of its own core strengths: productivity.

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Microsoft makes a Snapchat competitor—for Windows Phone only

WindUp makes friends race to see a message before it's gone.

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Microsoft teases Lumia smartphone announcements for September 4

It looks like Microsoft is getting ready to release more Lumia phones, including the long-rumored "selfie" phone.

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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.