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Nokia introduces budget-friendly Lumia 510

Despite fully embracing Windows Phone 8, and manufacturing the Lumia 910 to best show-off Redmond’s fledgling mobile operating system, Nokia isn’t ready to give up on Windows Phone 7 quite yet. The Lumia 510 (which runs Windows Phone 7.5) is a new budget-friendly cellphone set to appear in emerging markets such as India and China, and it's billed as the company's most affordable Windows Phone Lumia device to date. Read More

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Hands on with the Nokia Lumia 900 at CES

More from CES 2012, Sin City, where we've briefly had a chance to get familiar with the Nokia Lumia 900, the Finnish corporation's sacrificial offering at the increasingly cluttered LTE altar to the gods of 4G. The Windows smartphone features a large 4.3-inch AMOLED touchscreen, 8-megapixel camera with a wide-angle Carl Zeiss lens and seven hours of talk time, according to Nokia. First impressions? Really rather good, actually.Read More

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New Mango phones get BIG launch in Big Apple

Microsoft built a six-story Windows Phone in New York's Herald Square to launch a batch of new HTC and Samsung phones running on the Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) operating system. The Big Windows Phone structure featured two stage areas in between the huge screens - one to demonstrate the Music+ Video Hub with a live performance from electro hip hop group Far East Movement and the other to represent the Xbox LIVE gaming experience with a game of Plants vs Zombies using real people as the characters. As for the phones themselves - HTC's Radar 4G is available now on T-Mobile, while HTC's TITAN and Samsung's Focus S and Focus Flash head for AT&T.Read More

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HTC TITAN - 4.7-inch smartphone screen is HTC's largest ever

HTC has unveiled HTC TITAN, billed as its largest screen smartphone featuring 4.7-inch WVGA 480x800 pixel display wrapped in a slim 9.9 mm (0.39 inch) aluminum shell. Running Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango), HTC TITAN boasts 8 megapixel camera, which comes with f/2.2 aperture lens, dual LED flash, BSI sensor and 720p video recording. Along with TITAN, HTC has also announced a lower spec'd Windows Phone 7.5 arrival in the form of 3.8-inch HTC Radar.Read More
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Microsoft previews “touch-optimized” Windows 8 operating system

With Apple bringing a few user interface elements found in its iOS mobile operating system to its upcoming OS X Lion desktop operating system, Microsoft is taking a similar tack for its Windows 8 OS. Previewed last week at the D9 Conference, the next generation of the Windows operating system borrows heavily from Windows Phone 7 by replacing the traditional Windows Start menu with a tile-based Start screen that provides a customizable, scalable full-screen view of apps on the system. Read More

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