Windows Phone 8 revealed: Microsoft’s eight new features for mobile

Windows Phone 8 revealed: Microsoft’s eight new features for mobile

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New Microsoft performed its first Windows Phone 8 striptease this morning at a glitzy developer and press event in San Francisco, revealing eight key features for the Windows Phone 8 platform. While the announcements were developer-centric, they also reveal a lot about Microsoft’s plan to wow consumers. From NFC to...
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arstechnica.com
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