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Microsoft buys Nokia’s devices business, licenses patents and maps for $7.2 billion

Microsoft buys Nokia’s devices business, licenses patents and maps for $7.2 billion

Microsoft just announced its long-awaited move into the mobile phone hardware space: the software giant will acquire most of Nokia’s devices and services business for €3.79 billion...

Google blocks Windows Phones from accessing Google Maps site

Google blocks Windows Phones from accessing Google Maps site

Just hours after settling the FTC’s antitrust investigation of its business practices, Google has blocked all Windows Phones from accessing its Google Maps mobile site....

How To: Fix Outgoing Email for IMAP Accounts in Windows 8 / RT Mail

How To: Fix Outgoing Email for IMAP Accounts in Windows 8 / RT Mail

The Metro-style Mail app in Windows 8 / RT works well enough for Exchange accounts and email hosted on Outlook.com, Gmail, and the like.  But the...

The Immortal Phone: Windows Phone 8 Gets Ported to HTC HD2

The Immortal Phone: Windows Phone 8 Gets Ported to HTC HD2

  Russian developer Cotulla has managed to port Windows Phone 8 to HTC’s HD2, adding yet another OS to the legendary smartphone’s collection — which already included Windows...

Microsoft previews Windows Phone 8: NT core, new Start tiles, multi-core CPUs, VoIP, NFC

Microsoft previews Windows Phone 8: NT core, new Start tiles, multi-core CPUs, VoIP, NFC

Microsoft just concluded the Windows Phone Summit, where it announced Windows Phone 8.  The event highlighted only platform-level changes, not final end-user features, but there...

Windows Mobile 6.1 now running as app on Windows Phone 7

Windows Mobile 6.1 now running as app on Windows Phone 7

A YouTube video posted by the Dark Force Team (DFT), a well-known smartphone hacking group, shows Windows Mobile 6.1 running within WML — some sort...

Leaked: Nokia 800 Windows Phone

Leaked: Nokia 800 Windows Phone

Nokia is set to launch its new Windows Phones at Nokia World next week, but some renders have leaked of the 800, formerly code named...

Microsoft discontinues Zune HD

Microsoft discontinues Zune HD

As long suspected, Microsoft is discontinuing its dedicated Zune music players, instead focusing on the Zune music service that runs on Windows, Windows Phone, and...

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

Announcing the largest deal in its 36 year history, Microsoft said earlier today that it would acquire internet telephony firm Skype for $8.5 billion, all-cash.  The Redmond software giant will integrate...

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