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Topic: WP7

Nokia kicks off Windows Phone 7 campaign with Antennagate teaser spot

04/02/2012, 04:04 pm

In an effort to draw attention to its new Lumia branded Windows Phone 7 phones, Nokia has joined AT&T in preparing for a high profile launch, apparently starting with new spots that attempt to resurrect 2010's Antennagate.

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Judge complains of too many patents in Apple case against Motorola

02/02/2012, 02:02 pm

Circuit Judge Posner has expressed dissatisfaction with the number of patents Apple is arguing against Motorola, asking the company to "winnow" its claims.

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Windows Phone 7 introduces app version issues in Mango update

09/20/2011, 04:09 pm

In its first significant update, Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 platform is introducing a new layer of app version complexity for developers and users that offers a glimpse of how both it and Windows 8 will differ from Apple's existing iOS and Mac App Stores.

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Briefly: Mac OS X 10.7.2 build; iOS market share; Starbucks promotion

08/22/2011, 10:08 pm

Apple recently issued a new build of Mac OS X 10.7.2 along with the eighth beta release of iCloud for Lion. Also, Research in Motion and Microsoft suffered heavy market share losses last quarter as Apple's iOS and Google's Android continue to grow. Finally, Starbucks is said to be adding TV shows and extended e-book previews, in addition to apps and music, as part of its "Pick of the Week" promotions.

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Early build of Windows 8 suggests cross-platform OS to compete with Apple's iOS

04/11/2011, 02:04 am

An early build of Windows 8 suggests that Microsoft may transition the next version of Windows to a cross-platform OS scalable across a variety of devices in hopes of competing with Apple's iOS platform, according to new reports.

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Gartner's iPhone, Android predictions radically revised in a year and a half

04/09/2011, 03:04 pm

Gartner recently issued a new prediction of the direction of the smartphone industry, but its last one from 2009 doesn't suggest the company has very accurate foresight.

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Microsoft announces an inventory of 1.5 million WP7 phones

12/21/2010, 11:12 pm

Microsoft has announced the shipment of 1.5 million Windows Phone 7 units into retail channel inventories, leaving the question of how well its new platform is actually selling unanswered.

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Windows Phone 7 developers fear platform flop

11/29/2010, 04:11 pm

Despite a reportedly healthy level of interest from developers, Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 debut appears to have flopped with consumers, leaving developers cautious about investing in the platform.

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