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Windows Phones to get better gaming, battery with DirectX 12

Better gaming via DirectX 12 isn't only for PCs and consoles, Qualcomm says

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Hands-on: NCAA March Madness Live, a great Windows time waster

Basketball fans who owns a Windows 8 PC or Windows Phone, this is the app to run once March Madness begins.

Nokia brings Refocus camera app to all Lumias running Windows Phone 8

The Refocus app lets users take a photo and later choose what they want in focus

Microsoft shakes up Windows Phone with dual-boot Android hybrids and free licenses

Smartphone buyers may soon have a choice between Android and Windows Phone...in the same device.

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Leaked video shows Cortana, Windows Phone's smarter Siri clone, in action

Cortana wants to know all about you so she can help you better, leveraging her buddies Bing and Foursquare, among others.

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Leak reveals Cortana, Windows Phone 8.1's mashup of Siri and Google Now

New screenshots show the settings and 'face' of Cortana, Microsoft's Siri challenger.

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The biggest PC and productivity news from Mobile World Congress

For a show that's supposed to be all about mobile, MWC packed a ton of killer stuff that should appeal to PC buffs, Microsoft watchers, and people who just like to get things done.

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Management vendors show Windows Phone some love

Microsoft also has to ship enterprise feature pack on time, analyst said

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Snubbed in U.S., Microsoft pins Windows Phone’s future on emerging markets

"We will grow where we can," said Joe Belfiore, aiming to build market share through cheaper products. Was that a Normandy phone in his hand? He wouldn’t say.

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Nokia Lumia Icon review: The best Windows Phone so far

Nokia's latest flagship Windows Phone, the Nokia Lumia, is a very good phone, period, albeit with one significant flaw.