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windowsphone 8.1

The SDK for Windows Phone 8.1 was released to some key developers under NDA. However it seems that those NDA’s have been broken very quickly by many since that a few key Windows Phone websites like WPCentral,  WMPoweruser and others are showing off screenshots of new features built-in the new Windows Phone 8.1 operating system.  I have looked at these sites and compiled for you a list and possible screenshots of these new features. I have to warn you all that nothing is confirmed but that the probability is great. NOTE: Just like with the previous versions of Windows Phone the OEM’s and Carriers probably have some say in implementing some Read more

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Are you still one of those early adapters of the Zune Music Pass which is now the Xbox Music Pass and you have your 10 song credits a month. Well, now you can use these credits on your Windows Phone 8 with the  GDR3 Update. (Update 3). The great thing is that the download of the songs using these credits will be in the MP3 format in which you can share it right away with your family and friends. If you find a song on your Windows Phone 8 with Update 3 you can simply tap and hold the title and select “buy”. If this song allows credits to be Read more

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The Windows Phone 8X by HTC has been in high demand with AT&T but now T-Mobile is ready to get this amazing Windows Phone device in the hands of their customers. Pricing is very similar to other carriers $199.99 with a new contract and after rebates. On the T-Mobile Website the 16 GB California Blue version of the Windows Phone 8X by HTC looks like is the only option. Hopefully more colors will be available soon for T-Mobile customers. Go ahead and check it out on the Windows Phone 8X by HTC T-Mobile listing here. Some HTC specific features are the Beats audio build-in. If you buy it outright it will cost Read more

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To my surprise this morning on windowsphone.com I noticed that a new feature was visible in my account. besides Account settings, Find My Phone and Purchase History we now have also My Family. It looks like Microsoft is getting ready to give control to the parents for their kids using Windows Phone 8. But there are already many different family control systems in place. Is Microsoft gearing up to launch “My Family” across all their services? If you log on to your Windows Phone account on windowsphone.com and hover over your name on the right top you suddenly see a new feature called “My Family“. Since I have two kids and have them set Read more

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Windows Phone 8 has just launched and lets sum up what is new in Windows Phone 8. It doesn’t matter what phone you use right now, but you need to take a look at these new features in Windows Phone 8. Between Backup / Recovery and Xbox music this article will list all the new feature in Windows Phone 8. This article will give you a full listing of all the new features in Windows Phone 8. Windows Phone 8 is the best Windows Phone yet with dozens of new and improved features. Backup When you use backup and recovery, the following information can be recovered if something happens to your Read more

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Microsoft just opened up the Pre-order site for the 32 and 64 GB Surface with Windows 8 RT. The pricing starts at $499 for the 32 GB without the keyboard touch cover. The highest price will be the 64 GB Surface including the black touch cover and adding the surface type cover. Bringing it to $822. You can take a look at the pricing on the Microsoft store here. However the RT version will have some limitation and you might want to wait for the Surface with Windows 8 Pro on it. Inking with a digital pen would be one extra option you will get with the Surface Pro. But there are Read more

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If  you have any updates today on your Windows Phone you might get a screen first to accept new Terms of  Use. However a little check box has been added that reads “Personalize my music”.  It looks like that these littleu pdates will let us know more about the new features coming to the Microsft eco-system before the Windows Phone  and Windows 8 launch. When you go to the marketplace today to update some pending application you will be surprised with a screen to accept the set up of a personalize my music account. It looks like that this might be the terms of use for a service in which Zune automatically Read more