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Official Pandora app coming to Windows Phone 8 today

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At October's Windows Phone 8 launch event, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore stood on stage and eagerly announced a laundry list of popular apps that were confirmed to be coming to the platform in the coming months. To the delight of many, Pandora was on the list -- and to top...
Official Pandora app coming to Windows Phone 8 today

Say hello to Microsoft's new international Windows Phone challenge: 'Meet Your Match'

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Move over ‘Smoked by Windows Phone,’ it’s time for ‘Meet Your Match.’ Today, Microsoft announced its new promotional campaign for Windows Phone 8 new hardware and software lineup. Dubbed ‘Meet Your Match,’ the ads are a change from the previous speed-oriented challenges of the ‘Smoked’ competition, and instead focus on...
Say hello to Microsoft's new international Windows Phone challenge: 'Meet Your Match'

Microsoft brings guest user account to Windows Phone 8 via Kids Corner

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Ever dreamed of having more than one user account on your smartphone? Microsoft's making that a reality with Kids Corner for Windows Phone 8. If you're not a parent, don't let the name deceive you: this particular feature is great for both the tiny tots and all of your...
Microsoft brings guest user account to Windows Phone 8 via Kids Corner

Nokia Lumia 920: review

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Nokia's new assault on the smartphone market comes in the form of a wider body and clever photographic add-ons, as well as a 'Kids Corner' to distract the kids. Does it add up?The Nokia Lumia 920 is not what you'd call understated. Its size and weight have been remarked on...
Nokia Lumia 920: review

Amazon's LOVEFiLM Bulks Out Its Kids' Corner With Teletubbies & Other BBC Worldwide Shows

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Amazon’s on-demand video streaming service, LOVEFiLM Instant, which competes with Netflix in the U.K., is continuing to build out its children’s content corner, today inking a content licensing deal with BBC Worldwide to license a range of children’s content for streaming. The newly licensed content from BBC Worldwide, available to...
Amazon's LOVEFiLM Bulks Out Its Kids' Corner With Teletubbies & Other BBC Worldwide Shows

Google objects to Microsoft's YouTube app for Windows Phone, demands removal

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Google today sent Microsoft a cease-and-desist letter asking the company to stop distributing the new YouTube app for Windows Phone, asking Microsoft to “immediately withdraw this application from the Windows Phone Store and disable existing downloads of the application” within a week. The news was reported a short time ago...
Google objects to Microsoft's YouTube app for Windows Phone, demands removal
Pandora, One Of The Key Apps Missing From Windows Phone, Finally Launches Today (MSFT, P)

Windows Phone 8 marks Microsoft's 'all-in' moment on smartphones, says Ballmer

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Software giant launches third version of mobile operating system as it tries to make up ground against Apple's iPhone and Google AndroidSteve Ballmer said on Monday that Microsoft, its developers, software and hardware partners were "all in" on Windows Phone 8 - a phrase that will resonate with poker players...
Windows Phone 8 marks Microsoft's 'all-in' moment on smartphones, says Ballmer

Microsoft features Jessica Alba and Gwen Stefani in new Windows Phone 8 ads

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Microsoft’s newest Windows Phone 8 ads will start airing tonight, featuring Jessica Alba and Gwen Stefani. The ads are fun and focused on people … which incidentally highlights Windows Phone’s core differentiation from both iPhone and Android-based smartphones. “The ads are designed to show how personal Windows Phone is while...
Microsoft features Jessica Alba and Gwen Stefani in new Windows Phone 8 ads

Windows Phone 8 Rooms give every group its private space

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Microsoft is already creating a safe, fenced-off area in Windows Phone 8 through Kids Corner, but it's expanding that to include nearly everyone through Rooms. A rough parallel to Groupme, Rooms lets families, friends or companies share calendars, chats, notes and photos without letting any prying eyes get a...
Windows Phone 8 Rooms give every group its private space

Parent Trap: Microsoft Adds Kids Corner to Windows Phone 8

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If you can make a parent’s life easier, that’s sure to score you some points with frazzled moms and dads. That’s the idea behind Kids Corner, one of several new features that are part of Windows Phone 8 but that Microsoft had yet to reveal ahead of Monday’s official launch....
Parent Trap: Microsoft Adds Kids Corner to Windows Phone 8

Apple to settle suit over in-app purchases by kids with $5 iTunes credit per aggrevied party

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Apple has agreed to settle a lawsuit with parents claiming that their youths ran up heavy charges on in-app purchases without permission. The settlement is all but humorous: $5 in iTunes credit, or a fiver in cash. The apps in question were free, but charged for in-app items and the...
Apple to settle suit over in-app purchases by kids with $5 iTunes credit per aggrevied party

Windows Phone 8 is "reinvented around you." Is that enough?

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Microsoft officially introduced Windows Phone 8 on Monday in hopes of reviving its mobile software platform, which hasn’t made an impact with many consumers in years. Suggesting that “people are at the center of the experience,” the phones with Microsoft’s new operating system suggest that you won’t see one great phone for...
Windows Phone 8 is "reinvented around you." Is that enough?
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