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BBM beta available to all Windows Phone users

The beta of version 1 is now up on the Windows Phone store, while BlackBerry is already working on version 2.

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Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 finally gets a Pinterest app

While still labeled "BETA," the virtual pinboard app has the same grid layout and many similar features to the iOS and Android apps.

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AT&T's Cricket snags Lumia 1320 as first phablet

The no-contract carrier gets its first plus-size smartphone in the form of a six-inch Windows Phone 8 device.

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<p>Microsoft's Nick Parker at Computex 2014.</p>

Microsoft teases HTC partnership at Computex 2014

Microsoft's VP of OEM partners Nick Parker dropped clear hints about a new Windows Phone from HTC at the Taiwan tech show.

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Customize Nokia Glance settings on Windows Phone 8

You can peek at the time, notifications when your Lumia is in standby on Windows Phone 8.

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Soft-reset an unresponsive Windows Phone device

Sometimes, devices stop responding. With a quick key combination you can soft-restart a Windows Phone device.

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Windows Phone beats BlackBerry in North American Web traffic

Traffic from Microsoft's mobile OS has been flat, but BlackBerry's share fell, according to mobile ad network Chitika.

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Microsoft teams up with Insteon to automate your home

The tech giant's set to make its first foray into the smart home next month.

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How to take a screenshot in Windows Phone 8.1

Learning how to take a screenshot is one of the first things you should do with a new device.

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Is this LG’s first Windows Phone 8 device?

Dubbed the Uni8, the device sports the familiar Windows Phone 8 interface, at least in this image provided by Evleaks.

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Nokia, Motorola hedge smartphone allegiances

Commentary: With Nokia and Motorola changing hands, Android and Windows Phone have opportunities to branch out.

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Move over, Siri: Microsoft's Cortana is cheeky too

Cortana isn't all dry facts and figures. Ask this voice assistant the right questions, and wait for the sass-back to begin.

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