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My name is Matthew and I work in Healthcare IT in Silver Spring, Maryland. Currently own a Samsung Focus, a Zune Hd and an Xbox 360 with Kinect.

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17 Bit’s Skulls of the Shogun is the game that the Xbox ecosystem has been waiting for; appearing on Xbox 360, Windows Phone and Windows 8.  While iOS and Android have had blockbuster mobile titles like Robot Entertainment’s Hero Academy and Epic’s Infinity Blade, Microosft has had trouble just getting the older, less deep games onto Windows Phone.  The games that Windows Phone is missing is not…

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Windows Phone hasn’t had a lot of exclusive games, so when I saw that Skulls of the Shogun, a turn based strategy game, was coming out exclusively to windows phone I was very excited.  I was able to chat with two of the devs behind one of the biggest smart phone games of the upcoming Fall which is also Microsoft…

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Back when the Lumia 800 was announced there was well founded fear that the “exclusive” EA games that Nokia announced for their Windows Phones would stay exclusive.  Had Microsoft in their desire to bring Nokia into the fold allowed a fragmentation of the gaming situation on their platform? Fast forward to today and the post on the upcoming Windows Phone games…

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Following up on our review of the hardware of the Samsung Focus S (read that here), here is a look at the software and camera. Software Now we get to the most important part of the phone.  Hardware can be great but if the software isn’t, then it is all for naught.  With Windows Phone the difference between the software…

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The Samsung Focus was a singular type of phone.  With a simple design it was durable and it was beautiful in its simplicity.  The phone knew it wasn’t the main attraction; the OS was.  While some panned the phone and many other Samsung phones for feeling cheap and chintzy, I think this was the Focus’s greatest strength.  It had a…

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I have already begun my deep dive into the world of the Samsung Focus S, as Microsoft was nice enough to give WMPoweruser a review device. Over the next few days I will post the review in parts, very similar to the way the HTC Radar review has appeared. After all the parts have been posted it will be re-posted…

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One of the most disappointing pieces of news today was the fact that the HTC Titan did not get a release date today.  However I do have a short hands on and a few points about the device.  First, the screen is pretty spectacular.  It has very deep blacks for an lcd but it is apparent that it is not…

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Wmpoweruser was invited to New York today for a special launch event for the second generation of Windows Phones.  It took place at the New Yorker Hotel, and the team was quite literal with “backstage” with the venue taking place backstage.  All the 7.5 Windows Phones were available to be handled and Microsoft executives like Andy Lees and Joe Belfiore…

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