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Windows Phone 8.1's awaited interactive lock screens are here, but they're rough

The Live Lock Screen Beta is nice enough, but it sure earns its beta tag.

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Uber drives into the Windows Phone Store

Because taxis suck.

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Microsoft's Android experiment is over, and so are its feature phones

The Android-based Nokia X is being killed, but cheaper Lumia smartphones will live on. They'll just be running Windows Phone.

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Take dragons on your next road trip with Microsoft's new Dragons Adventure game

Based on DreamWorks's How to Train Your Dragon movies, the game also incorporates real-world data like weather and points of interest to create adventures that last exactly as long as your kids are in the car.

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BlackBerry's BBM comes to Windows Phone in beta form ahead of widespread launch

Blackberry's messaging app heads to Microsoft's platform after 'an incredible number of requests.'

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Microsoft's Cortana adds World Cup predictions—it's been perfect so far

You can now ask Microsoft's Cortana to predict who will win each World Cup match—and it's 6-0 so far. But if you're wondering who is expected to win the United States-Belgium match...

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Skype update integrates Microsoft's Cortana in Windows Phone app

Theoretically, you can use Cortana to control Skype in the upgraded app for for Windows Phone, among other improvements. Early anecdotal tests have been buggy, however.

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Roku remote control apps hit Windows and Windows Phone

Forget about those third-party apps, Roku's official remote control solution for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone is finally here.

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Microsoft launches its first Android phone, the Windows Phone-like Nokia X2

It's still early days for the Microsoft-Nokia devices marriage, but for now Microsoft is continuing the Android-based X series.

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Save web clippings and save time with these apps

Collect articles, images, videos and entire web pages with Clipix, Pocket, Instapaper and other tools.