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Windows Phone 8.1's long-awaited notification center caught on video

Windows Phone's finally getting a notification center in Windows Phone 8.1, and it looks pretty snazzy.

HTC waffles on new Windows Phones

HTC let users "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit. Their answers about new Windows Phones? Enthusiastically lukewarm.

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Apple tops Android in business activations, but Surface claims the workday usage crown

A pair of reports from Good Technology and Chitika Insights reveal the differences between mobile business users and the consumer market at large.

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Hands On: Nokia's Lumia Icon cuts the phablet down to size

Nokia's Lumia Icon for Verizon takes the massive Lumia 1520 and repackages it as a manageable 5-inch phone.

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Askem likely to be Windows Phone's next social app

Microsoft invests in Askem, a social quiz app that has so far been released just for iOS devices.

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Read this now: 7 clever mobile apps to conquer procrastination

More than nagging reminders, these apps help you break through productivity barriers so you can finish reading this and get even more done.

Microsoft's new groove: Buy Xbox Music, get a free Windows Phone

What a deal! You can trade in your old phone for Microsoft credit and receive a free Windows Phone, provided you also sign up for Xbox Music.

Nokia sales plummet ahead of Microsoft takeover

Windows Phone sales dropped despite the holiday shopping season.

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So that Nokia Android phone may really be happening

Nokia may still be working on that new low-end Android device, and it may not be so outlandish when you think about it.

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Microsoft's 2014 new year's resolutions (our suggestions)

2013 was a busy year for Microsoft, from Ballmer's retirement announcement to product action involving Windows, Surface, and Office 365. Here's what to do in 2014.