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Windows Blue rumors hint at major Windows update this year

Windows Blue may not refer only to an update for Windows, but to a set of coordinated updates for several Microsoft products, including Windows Phone, Windows Server, Windows RT, and services such as SkyDrive and

No Plan B? The fallacies and risks of Microsoft's all-in Windows gambit

Microsoft CFO Peter Klein said the company has no backup plans if its multi-device vision for Windows fails, but experts beg to differ.

Office for Windows Phone 8: Your handy starter guide

Your Windows Phone 8 smartphone is good for more than Angry Birds. Welcome to some of the most robust document editors available on a handset.


Windows Phone 8 and Xbox: Best friends forever

Microsoft's Xbox Live platform adds a few novel features to the Windows Phone 8 ecosystem


Vizio CA24T-A4: A looker with a few miscues

If it were just about style, the Vizio All-In-One would give Apple a run for its money. But it's not just about looks and a blurry display, weak keyboard, and mediocre performance dampen the experience.

Questions linger after Microsoft reports earnings

Sales of Windows 8 helped Microsoft report nearly $6.4 billion in profit on $21.5 billion in revenue, but it remains to be seen whether the new OS is a success.

Windows sales boost Microsoft revenue, but profit declines

Microsoft announced financial results for its fiscal second quarter, the first to include numbers generated by the Windows 8 launch. Though profit declined, company revenue increased, helped by Microsoft's Windows division, where sales shot up more than 20 percent year on year.

Lumia smartphone sales improve, as Nokia turns a profit

Nokia swung to a net profit during the fourth quarter, as it sold a growing number of Windows Phone-based smartphones.


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Windows Phone triples U.K. market share in a year

Microsoft's Windows Phone is still lagging a long way behind Android and iOS in terms of market share, but new figures indicate that the mobile operating system has experienced strong European growth over the last year, particularly in Britain and Italy.

Nokia PureView to lead camera-phone tech, but where's everyone else?

According to The Verge, Nokia's next Windows Phone may have a 41-megapixel sensor to help with digital zoom.