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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjifAejDVCM Today, Microsoft released another Siri Vs. Cortana ad on its YouTube channel. This ad focuses on the availability of Dot view case for HTC One M8. With Dot View case, users can access Cortana, take calls, and get notifications – all with the cover closed. There is no such case available for Apple iPhone. The new HTC One® (M8)…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbzFGF2ytMI We are quite familiar with Microsoft’s Cortana vs Siri series of ads. Now, Blu Mobile has joined Microsoft in making fun of Apple’s Siri. In the recent video released by Blu Mobile, Cortana’s capabilties to remember things, providing traffic information and others were mentioned. And as expected, Apple’s Siri was incapable of all these things which are available on…

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A few days ago I wrote an article about my failing to purchase a device from Carphone Warehouse and questioned who was at blame there. The jury is out and Microsoft is safe. EE and Carphone Warehouse are entirely to blame. After publishing the article, I got an email from a man who claimed to work at Carphone Warehouse. He…

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Legendary trials cyclist Danny MacAskill today took part in a promotional event for Microsoft in London, where he did a full 360 degree loop on a special ramp floating in the middle of the Thames. The event was to demonstrate as an integral part of the Microsoft ecosystem, from Windows Phone to future Windows 10 and Xbox devices. Did any…

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In some way the removal of all Nokia references from Microsoft Mobile is somewhat Stalinistic, with the latest episode being scrubbing the Nokia brand from the Nokia Lumia 930 front and back in this old Nokia/Microsoft ad. The ad of course focuses on the Microsoft ecosystem, and remains equally as good as when it originally launched in July this year. …

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The hottest game today is Sunset Overdrive, and it appears the game features a surprise Windows Phone cameo. The app features floating smartphones (1:23 min mark), which are clearly Windows Phones, and they provide exposition and more information for the story line. The presence of the devices was revealed in an episode of Sunset TV, an in-game TV show for…

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Microsoft Mobile has been running a new ad in China for the Nokia Lumia 830 and 930, featuring a real life Cortana wandering the streets, answering questions. The video features a boy carrying a Cortana button on his back pack which calls the digital assistant forth, who then answers questions on traffic, weather forecasts and even acts as a cat…

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The main selling point for the Nokia Lumia 735 is its extremely wide angle 5 megapixel front-facing camera, and Microsoft Mobile has posted this funny video highlighting the plight of those unfortunately enough to to be disfigured by the smaller frame of a normal front-facing camera. What do our readers think of this ad? Let us know below.

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