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Nokia exec vents about Windows Phone app gap

Nokia vice president Bryan Biniak shows frustration with gaps in Microsoft's app offering for the Windows mobile operating system.

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Review: The Nokia Lumia 1020 marries an amazing camera to year-old hardware

Nokia's latest Windows Phone packs an impressive 41-megapixel camera, but lacks a strong app ecosystem and competitive specs.

Windows device sales aren't meeting Microsoft's expectations, Ballmer admits

In a closed door Microsoft meeting, CEO Steve Ballmer reportedly admits to disappointing Windows hardware sales. But while the company's smart to rejigger its retail efforts, Windows devices won't shine until the software is up to par.

The new Redbox app for Windows 8 isn't perfect, but it sure is handy

The new Redbox app in the Windows Store eliminates most of the minor irritations associated with frequenting the cardinal-colored kiosks.

Halo: Spartan Assault launches for Windows 8 and WP8 with a few 'gotchas'

The debut of the legendary Halo series on Microsoft's next-gen platforms looks fun, but be sure to read the fine print.

Windows Phones get a small update, adding CalDAV and CardDAV support

The update helps owners who use Google contacts and calendars, as well as those who like to monitor their usage of their smartphone.

TechHive Update - Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia unveiled a new smartphone -- the Lumia 1020, which boasts a 41-megapixel camera. Here's what you need to know about the latest Windows Phone from Nokia.

Vine coming to Windows Phone 8

Vine, the trendy Twitter-owned mobile video app, is coming to the Windows Phone 8 operating system about six months after its initial launch on iOS.

Microsoft undergoes sweeping reorg for technology focus

Microsoft consolidates power in a few major executives, as the company refocuses itself on the "devices and services" vision Steve Ballmer previously described.

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Microsoft's 'enterprise feature pack' for Windows Phone adds auto VPN

Microsoft extends the enterprise support lifecycle for Windows Phone 8, while adding a bundle of enterprise-focused features. But will carriers allow them?

Nokia Here Drive+ will add turn-by-turn navigation to Windows Phones

Nokia updates its Here Drive+ navigation app to allow turn-by-turn navigation for all Windows Phones, but installation issues prompt a hiatus.

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