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Microsoft’s User Community Contest: Win a Dell Alienware M18x Gaming Laptop

December 2, 2011 No Comments

The Microsoft User Community always has great contests going on and this one is no different. This time all you have to do is like their page and submit a game that you have developed that was accepted on the Windows Phone Marketplace. You can win a Dell Alienware M18x gaming laptop or an Xbox […]

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Google Search Customized For Windows Phone

December 2, 2011 No Comments

Google is almost none existent on Windows Phone, official apps or lack there of (since there is just 1) is completely horrible. Google Inc. might be starting to come around though as their homepage as been transformed for Windows Phone. If you go to google.com on your Windows Phone, you get a customized experience just for Windows […]

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Lumia 800 Ad From Hong Kong is Disturbingly Hilarious (video)

December 2, 2011 1 Comment

OMG! This commercial for the Lumia 800 from the carrier ‘Bee’ in Hong Kong is disturbing and hilarious at the same time. I can’t make out what is going on except the fact that the Nokia Lumia 800’s polycarbonate body is stronger than a stainless steel meat cleaver. What do you guys think?   via: […]

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Microsoft: Carrier IQ? Not on Windows Phone

December 1, 2011 No Comments

Carrier IQ has caused quite a stir on the mobile front recently, since it was uncovered that most smart-phones like Android and iPhone run the hidden software. Carrier IQ was designed to collect data from users on their handhelds so carriers can better understand how phones are being used, but to many felt like the software was […]

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Developers: NYC Windows Phone Hackathon – December 10

December 1, 2011 No Comments

Calling all Windows Phone developers in the NYC area! Need help starting or finishing your Windows Phone app? Haven’t started and need some inspiration? Well then the NYC Windows Phone Hackathon at the Microsoft offices is where you should be on December 10th at 10am. Join the Windows Phone User Group and then RSVP for […]

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Mango: List of Windows Phone Emoticons Part 1

December 1, 2011 No Comments

It was a very nice feeling when you updated your Windows Phone to Mango and noticed that emoticons were now available to use through text. There are a few to choose from on the keyboard which was fun but now the Windows Phone team has published a list of all the emoticons you can use […]

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Dell Venue Pro Finally Getting Mango Update

December 1, 2011 No Comments

The Dell Venue Pro has had one of the most weirdest runs in recent history. It launched as one of the most stylish Windows Phones at launch last year and then it quickly dissapeared from Dell’s online stores. It made its way back eventually to then get mixed up in a few WiFi issues and […]

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Windows Phone 7740 Update Making its Rounds Worldwide (Nokia Lumia 800 Too)

December 1, 2011 4 Comments

Microsoft’s Windows Phone update to version 7740 from a few weeks ago is making its rounds around the world again. It seems this time around, more devices and carriers are receiving the update. 7740 tackles two main issues, fixes an issue with new voice mail notifications not appearing for customers and also fixes an email […]

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Verizon Outlines Their Plans For Their Fios App on Xbox Live

November 30, 2011 No Comments

Verizon has stepped forward recently to announce their plans for support of Xbox Live’s new Live TV feature. The Specific Verizon app will be available next month and will include 26 channels viewable through your Xbox. The FiOS app will also give you the ability to control it with your Kinect. Sign me up to […]

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Win a Nokia Lumia 800 For Yourself and 9 of Your Closest Friends

November 30, 2011 No Comments

Nokia is at it again and has another Nokia Lumia 800 promotion going. This one is going on right now on facebook and will only be active for another 20 days. You can win a Nokia Lumia 800 for yourself and 9 of your closest FB buddies. Go check it out and enter to win HERE. […]

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Nokia Begins to Advertise the Lumia 710 – Welcome to the Amazing Everyday (video)

With the Lumia 800 being Nokia’s flagship Windows Phone at the moment, its no wonder that it has been getting...

Lenovo LePhone S2 Running Windows Phone Coming 2012

Lenovo announced yesterday its LePhone S2 running Android which seemed to kill any chance of them making a Windows...