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Windows Phone  9 is said to bring a number of goodies, including side by side multi-tasking and actionably notifications. Now NokiaPowerUser’s sources have told them that the Developer Preview of the OS update could hit devices as early as January 2015. The OS update, which is said to unify Windows RT and Windows Phone, will, according to their sources, also…

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Taiwanese site GantDaily reports that HTC may be working on a phablet-class Windows Phone. While reporting on the HTC Eye, a 5.2 inch selfie-focussed smartphone with a 5 megapixel front facing camera, they also mention in passing: Aside from the Eye device, HTC is also reported to be in the works for another Windows Phone device with a bigger screen…

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We ran a poll a few weeks ago asking if the clocks on the Windows Phones of our readers were accurate, and more than 30% agreed that theirs were running slow. It seems Microsoft was listening, as they are already working on a solution, according to a leak via NokiaPowerUser.com. According to their information WP8.1 GDR1, the next minor version…

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Peter Bright AKA Dr Pizza from Ars Technica has added some corroboration to Tom Warren’s claim that Microsoft is working on bringing Android apps to Windows Phone. Posting on Twitter he said the combined OS he dubbed “Windows PhOS/2ne” after OS/2, an IBM OS which could run Windows apps, was “real and real stupid.” I seems Windows Phone users should…

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Tom Warren, senior Verge Editor, has posted the above picture, saying enigmatically: The picture is suggestive of the feature rumoured to come to the Nokia McLaren, which is supposed to feature 3D Touch, which would allow users to hover above a Live Tile and be presented with additional options, such as in the picture above to send a picture via…

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Tom Warren, presumably after checking with his sources, posted today that the Nokia Lumia 830 render with its “Nokia by Microsoft” inscription was in fact fake. The render originated from China, and was seen as verification of evLeaks’s leak of the “Nokia by Microsoft” brand. There is clearly a very active hoaxter around, making all leaks, particularly from evLeaks, who…

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