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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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Windows 8 Annoyances

Written on Surface RT Touch Cover. Last updated: 3/9/2013 I’ve been using Windows 8 regularly on my Surface RT since launch and overall I enjoy it and find myself using the Surface much more than my desktop for my day

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Windows 8 – Tell me why you won’t “Tell Me”.

I’ve been using Windows 8 on my Surface RT and a non-touch desktop since its release. Overall I’m extremely happy with it. I’ve also been using both Windows Phone 7 and 8 since their respective releases. What I find most

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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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St. Louis Microsoft Holiday Store on Surface Launch Day

A colleague was able to get in line for a Surface on Friday 10/26. Yes, there was a line. Check out some of the pictures below.

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Microsoft Store app updated with Holiday Pop Up store info

Don’t have a true Microsoft store in your town but interested in getting a Surface on 10/26? No worries, the updated Microsoft Store app has all the details on these stories readily available with the disclaimer, “opening on 10/26.” Get

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