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Found! Another Cortana feature in text messages

Being as familiar with windows phone as I am, the ahhah moments come less frequently. As I continue to play with the Windows Phone 8.1 developer preview I feel like I did when I first got the platform. Today’s moment

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Zune Music Pass Credits Work in Xbox Music

When Xbox music beta released for windows eight I was disappointed to find out that Xbox music credits couldn’t be used to purchase songs. As someone who continues to party the extra amount for the legacy Zune pass with credits

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Lumia 920 in Wendy’s Commercial

I saw a new Wendy’s commercial for their new flatbread sandwiches and immediately noticed a black Nokia Lumia 920. Per typical the branding on the device is obscured but you can’t mistake the Lumia’s sexy lines. The commercial talks a

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STL ATT Stores prep for Windows Phone 8 Launch

Unfortunately there weren’t any devices out, although there were plenty of empty spots waiting for them at West County Center in St. Louis. There were a few large Lumia 920 posters and Windows Phone branding along the walls in the

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Want to try Windows Phone 8 Development? Act Fast!

Download and install the Windows Phone 8 SDK (requires Windows 8 Pro) http://dev.windowsphone.com/en-us Sign up for free Team Foundation Service in the Cloud. http://tfs.visualstudio.com. Sign up for a Dev Center account (to submit apps) for 8$ (only for the next

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Windows Phone 8: News Collection

Windows Phone 8 is on the verge of release and although we’re still a bit in the dark about all the aspects of the software, we’re seeing more and more information about the devices. Below are an aggregate of information

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Having trouble installing Windows Phone apps? Read This.

For those of you out there who have upgraded one of the original Windows Phones to Windows Phones 7.5 you may run into an issue when installing some apps. If you are experiencing this issue, don’t uninstall any apps that

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Audible App Available for Windows Phone 7.5

I’ve been searching the marketplace daily for the Audible app since we first started seeing the beta versions out and about. Well great news, the Audible app for Windows Phone 7 is finally available. If you love books, get it

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Microsoft teasing imminent Photosynth release for Windows Phone?

If only there were a great new way to stitch your photos to create a panoramic image. If only we had something to announce soon. IF ONLY 🙂 @WindowsPhone Is this Photosynth? Let’s hope so. Photosynth is an amazing technology

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Nokia Transit Beta 2.0 Available, Supports St. Louis Metro Transit

After receiving my Nokia Lumia 900 I immediately became interested in the Nokia specific apps available. They are all quite good, but was disappointed to find that Nokia Transit did not support the St. Louis area. Nokia Transit (or Nokia

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