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Nokia is a fallen giant that’s trying to get back atop the mobile business, a position it held for years before the smartphone revolution caught it unprepared.... Apple initiated the revolution, by introducing a touchscreen-only device that impressed the crowds and started selling like hot cakes. And then Android came out of hiding, and OEMs launched a variety of...

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Google unveiled Android 4.1 Jelly Bean today during Google I/O, the third major mobile OS coming this month from one of the major players in the smartphone business... – Apple’s iOS 6 was announced in early June at WWDC 2012, while Windows Phone 8 was demoed just a few days ago during Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 Summit.

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Shortly after Microsoft announced the Surface tablet last week, some pesky analysts have already begun spreading rumors that Microsoft might have also contracted a hardware manufacturer for... creating a Windows Phone 8 smartphone, thus following the Google Nexus model.

Yesterday, all those rumors were put to rest by Greg Sullivan, senior marketing manager for Windows Phone: “No...

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After unveiling Microsoft Surface a few days ago, the company’s first Windows-based tablet, Microsoft on Thursday introduced Windows Phone 8 during the Windows... Phone 8 Summit event. Alongside the recently announced iOS 6, WP8 will the main adversary of Android Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean. That’s why we’re going to take a look at the main 8 feature...

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The Motorola vs Microsoft legal battle is apparently approaching a most unwelcomed decision in the form of a possible import ban for a number of Motorola Android smartphones,... as well as Microsoft Xbox game consoles in the United States.

This comes after Microsoft has turned down the latest settlement offer from Motorola (now under Google’s control). According to Micros...

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As you may have already heard, Microsoft will host a special media event later today, and, while the company has not revealed what product it plans to release, the... word on the street was that Redmond will introduce its first in-house built Windows tablet today. But that no longer seems to be the case anymore.

A later TechCrunch report revealed that the unn...

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Initially a game conceived for Kinect console play, Microsoft’s Kinectimals pet simulator became the company’s first game for both iOS and Android devices. After... launching the My Xbox Live app for Android a few days ago, the Xbox maker decided to bring Kinectimals to Google Play today.

The application is available to download for $2.99 and can be installed...

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Microsoft is no stranger to making hardware – along with the odd mouse and keyboard, it has been making and selling its successful Xbox line of game consoles for a decade.

It... now seems that Microsoft will enter into the tablet market. Microsoft has scheduled an event on Monday in LA, where it promises to make a major announcement. Although the nature of the event has not...

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Google has just made a very important acquisition today. They’ve bought the QuickOffice mobile app, which is known as one of the very best, if not the best mobile office applications on... any mobile platform. Along with the technology, Google also acquired the team behind it, a very experienced group of people that have been working on QuickOffice probably for more than a decade.

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A few weeks back, LG has announced its plans to release a thinking smartphone, one that will be able to wake you up a few minutes earlier if heavy traffic was detected on your route to work,... and perform other similar smart functions. If that previous post got you thinking (pun intended, maybe?) what else could a smartphone be programmed to do, you are going to love Microsoft’s on{x} web...