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Samsung Focus Flash Review: 4G Comes To Windows Phone 7

An attractive budget smartphone, the Samsung Focus Flash impressed us with its slick performance, but its camera was a major letdown.


Microsoft Quietly Changes WP7 Specs to Allow Phones without Cameras

Backing off on the standard specs allows hardware makers more flexibility to design phones for specialized markets and cut costs along with cutting features.


Official Windows Phone 7 Jailbreak Now Available

You can now jailbreak your WP7 phone--with Microsoft's blessing.


Microsoft to Host Unveiling of New Windows Phone Handsets

No one expects Windows Phone to leap over Google Android and Apple iOS in a single bound, but industry analysts have been revising their projections for the Microsoft phone OS.


16 Free Smartphone Apps for Hassle-Free Travel

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, arm yourself with these smartphone apps to find the best flights, stay on top of details, and know what to do when you arrive.


Mechanical Keyboards, Lytro's Light-Field Camera, Nokia's Windows Phones, and Reader Mail on PCWorld Podcast #127

If you want to type like a pro, you need a mechanical keyboard. We tell you all about the ones we tested. We also discuss the pros and cons of Lytro's upcoming light-field camera and those Windows Phone 7.5 phones just announced by Nokia.


Owners of Samsung's Windows Phones Still Waiting for Mango Update

Microsoft is expanding distribution of its Windows Phone 7.5 update to all eligible users, but some owners of phones including Samsung's Omnia 7 will have to wait.

Nokia Lumia Smartphones Are Disappointing

I am very impressed with Windows Phone 7.5, and had high expectations for the unveiling of Nokia Lumia smartphones.

Hands-On With the Nokia Lumia 800 and Nokia Lumia 710

The Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 are powered by a 1.4GHz single-core processor and run the latest version of Windows Phone 7.


Nokia's Lumia 800 'Mango' Phone: What's Hot and Not

Nokia bet big on Microsoft's mobile operating system. Does its first phone have what it takes to compete?