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Latest data from AdDuplex shows the Lumia 520 continuing to dominate. While at the same time Windows Phone 7.x concedes more market share to Windows Phone 8. Nokia finally reaches 90% dominance with Windows Phone.

What’s the current Windows Phone landscape look like? There’s really no better way to tell than by looking at the data from AdDuplex. The cross-promotion network for both Windows Phone and Windows 8 gives us insight that we might not get from places like IDC or comScore. We’ve got the report for this month and so far the biggest trend for this month is that the Lumia 520 continues to dominate.

Let’s check out the rest of the data below.

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One app that was missing support on the 1080P Lumia 1520 was Nokia’s DLNA-enabled Play To. The app was ‘not available’ to download, presumably due to no display resolution support. Now, Nokia is remedying that by releasing Play To version 3.0 beta.

We just installed the app on our Lumia 1520 and connected it to our Xbox One for a fantastic streaming experience. Photos, video and music were able to show up on our 55-inch TV right from our Lumia phone with ease. Compared to earlier experiences, streaming content was much faster and efficient. We’re not sure if that’s the new Snapdragon 800 processor or the improved Xbox One, but we like the results.

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Polyhegrams is a challenging, wonderfully drawn up Windows Phone word game developed through the AppCampus.  You are tasked with solving word challenges by building words from letters scattered about various three-dimensional objects.

In celebration of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the developer will be offering Polyhegrams free (a $1.49 savings).  The free offer will begin on Thursday, November 28, 2013, and will run through the weekend.

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Microsoft’s Scroogled campaign is divisive to say the least. Its drawn equal amounts of criticism and praise on the internet. Some call it cheap and tacky, while others don’t mind the campaign that highlights Google’s advertising products. Either way, the latest ad with stars from the reality show Pawn Stars highlights the dangers of the Google Chromebook and doesn’t stop being polarizing.

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Microsoft just released a new 30-second ad featuring the Nokia Lumia 1020. “Honestly, I wanted a phone with a better camera,” the actress says in the video. Using the 41-megapixel camera on the Nokia Lumia 1020, she explains she can zoom way in to her boyfriend even after she takes the picture.

What’s great about this ad is that it shows off a couple of great features. The video displays the advanced controls on Nokia Camera. The actress changes the exposure value on the camera to -1.3 and viewers can see the preview of the image changing brightness as she drags the slider.  

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If you're not familiar with 2flicka, it's an unofficial Flickr app for Windows Phone. The app itself hasn't been live for very long, but already we're looking at yet another update. Previously, the developer added group support, galleries and a few other goodies, but today 2flicka has had a few fixes implemented, along with a more polished dark theme. Snap on past the break for the full read through.

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This morning, Nokia has pushed out an update to their HERE Maps app for Windows Phone. The previous version was 3.5.481.8 while today’s update brings that number up to 3.5.486.8.

That minor of a number change hints that this is more about optimizations and bug fixes than new features.  

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Today, EA has kicked off a rather exciting deal on six of its Xbox Windows Phone titles, currently available on the store. Should you be staring at your Games collection and wondering just what can be added to waste some more of those minutes, look no further. Hop on past the break to find out exactly which games EA has put on sale just for you

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This is a brief, but exceptional news announcement: Rockstar Games have just announced that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Mobile is headed to various mobile platforms, including “select iOS, Android, Amazon Kindle and Windows Mobile (sic) devices”. Launch time is expected to be in December.

Before Grand Theft Auto V hit the consoles a few weeks ago, San Andreas was one of the biggest titles around.

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Yellow AT&T Nokia Lumia 1520 now shipping!

Great news for those who preordered a yellow Nokia Lumia 1520! Several users on our forums have just received their shipping notifications, so check your email if you placed an order as well. We hope this also means better availability for this color. The AT&T stores we called at launch did not have them in stock and Microsoft Stores don’t even have yellow listed on their website.

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Although the Nokia Lumia 1520 just launched here in the US, that doesn’t mean the rest of the world can’t have it. This morning, the new massive device has been announced officially for Australia and Malaysia, arriving in the next few weeks. That's on top of general UK availability announced too.

First up is Australia. We first reported over the weekend that the device was headed to retail outlet Harvey Norman and sure enough they’re the exclusive launch partner. Expected to be available in early December, the Lumia 1520 with a 1080P 6-inch display will fetch for AUD$899 and includes a free $20 app voucher for the Windows Phone Store with every purchase until 15 January 2014. That’s a similar promo to what is offered here in the US for the same phone.

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Photo app Fhotoroom tweaks straightening in latest update

Fhotoroom, one of our favorite photo-editing apps for Windows Phone, just got an update. Version 9.6 tweaks the straightening option. In addition to a new icon, the app automatically crops photos that you straighten within 10 degrees. Anything over that adds blank space at the corners.

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The Xbox One launched in 13 countries last Friday, and early adopters (including much of the Windows Phone Central staff) have a fairly robust selection of launch titles to enjoy. That doesn’t mean we’re not already looking to the future, though. When you buy a console during the first month of its release, you’re investing in the games that will come later even more than the first wave of titles.

One of the most exciting early post-launch releases will be Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare from PopCap Games. Garden Warfare now has an official release date of February 18th, 2014 for both Xbox One and Xbox 360. I actually played the game during our visit to Electronic Arts headquarters last week and came away highly impressed. Head past the break for impressions, gameplay footage, and our video interview with Garden Warfare producer, Brian Lindley!

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The Nokia Lumia 1520 is already up for pre-order here in the UK (check out our coverage yesterday should you require a reminder as to exactly which retailers and operators are stocking the Windows Phone), but both Unlocked Mobiles and Clove have the unbranded version listed for £549.98. If you're looking to bag a deal before Christmas on a new "phablet," this deal may well be the one for you.

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The latest update for Tweet It!, bringing the popular Windows Phone Twitter client up to version 7.3, introduces new personalisation options for how elements are displayed and more. If you're not a fan of the whole 'everything is square' UI design in most of your installed apps, Tweet It! enables you to switch between squares and round designs.

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It’s been nearly three months since Microsoft announced plans to acquire Nokia’s handset division. The deal has a few final steps to go through being finalized. One of those steps recently happened. Last Tuesday, Nokia shareholders finalized the 7.2 billion dollar transfer of Nokia’s phone division to Microsoft. That meeting wasn’t without its fair share of critics, most aimed at Stephen Elop. However, Nokia Chariman and interim CEO, Risto Siilasmaa, defended Stephen Elop and the sale of Nokia’s handset division.

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All launches of new technology are usually accommodated by a few reports of problematic possibility. Following the release of Microsoft’s latest gamin console, the Xbox One, a small minority of users have stated that their consoles exhibited strange grinding noises from within. The problem, as many have already figured out, lays upon the console’s integrated Blu-ray drive. Microsoft has finally responded to consumer reports and will be taking action to correct the issue.

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An app that’s already on Android and iOS devices just made its way to the Windows Phone Store. Diptic lets you easily create photo collages and share them with friends. It’s a simple app, but with extra features for those who want to do more with their collages. We put the app in front of our camera to show you how it looks on our device.

Head past the break to watch our walkthrough video.

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Microsoft has a fairly strong ecosystem when it comes to content. You’ve got Xbox Music and Video for your entertainment needs. However, there’s no solid reading ecosystem in place with them. Which is fine, because Amazon’s Kindle platform is tough to beat in both price and convenience. With Kindle you’re also buying into an ecosystem where your content is available on nearly any device you can think of – including Windows Phone. The app for Windows Phone was just updated today. Let’s check out what’s new.

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Find yourself heading to Europe soon for a trip or business? Maybe you already live there, but do travel to different parts of the continent. Download euroTRIP for Windows Phone if any of the above describes you. It’s a beautiful and functional app for Windows Phone that gives you access to basic information for any given country. Let’s check it out.

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