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Lumia Denim is now rolling out around the world, and one of the biggest features of the update is Hey Cortana, which would allow users of Lumias with SensorCore to activate Cortana by simply saying the phrase, without touching the handset. Microsoft Place have posted the first demo of this feature in the wild, working on their Nokia Lumia 1520.…

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The future of the Windows Phone Store is WinRT, particularly due to Universal apps, which will run on both Windows Phone and Windows desktop/tablets. Microsoft is therefore eager for developers to port their Silverlight apps to WinRT, and has made a number of resources available to developers to make it easier. Unfortunately developers will know that there are many APIs…

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Various users of Microsoft Mobile’s latest handset, the Lumia 535, are reporting that they are having an issue with the sensitivity of the touch screen. The above video by Winphoneviet demonstrates the issue pretty convincingly, with the handset having issues tracking fingers accurately, especially when it comes to multi-touch. For users this means not being able to activate small elements…

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Today was rather momentous, as Microsoft has officially released Minecraft for Windows Phone. The game is unfortunately not free, running at $6.99 without a free trial. For those who are curious about how it looks and performs on Windows Phone, YouTuber Persus have fortunately posted a 7 minute run though of the game. Do our readers think its worth the…

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WPXbox has been one of the first to post an unboxing video of the new Lava Iris Win1 handset. The low-cost device appears to be differentiated by a pretty good package of extras, including a great flip case, ergonomic headphones, screen guards and more. It features a 4-inch WVGA  screen, accelerometer, proximity sensor and ambient Light Sensor, a 1.2 Ghz…

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MonWindowsPhone reports that a video of hit game Candy Crush Saga has popped up on YouTube running on a Windows Phone, the Nokia Lumia 625. The game is said to have been in development since early 2014, but put on hold in September 2014 due to King not feeling confident in Windows Phone’s longevity. I guess another 2 months were…

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When the Nokia Lumia 930 first launched it was in pretty low supply, and many users had no real choice over whether they preferred neon green or business white. It turns out however that it is pretty easy to replace the battery cover of the Nokia Lumia 930, in such a way that your warranty service will never have to…

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