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2 years ago

AT&T begins selling Green Lumia 1520 with 16 GB for $199

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As expected, AT&T is finally selling the super bright green Nokia Lumia 1520, complete with Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan pre-installed (you can see what is new in our review). Considering the 8.1 update came out about 10 days ago for the Lumia 1520 that makes sense.

The big question is does the green Lumia 1520 bring anything else for $199 on-contract. Unfortunately, no. This is still the 16 GB version, although you can expand that with up to 128 GB with a micro SD card. There is also no Qi wireless charging, heck, they are not even pushing the PMA charging although we're sure it can at least do that much.

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2 years ago

Wunderlist now available for Windows Phone as a public beta [Update 2]

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Update: Looks like this was pushed early and not meant to be public. The beta has now been pulled and is no longer published.

Update 2: And now it is back again and you can download at will!

The Wunderlist beta app is now available on Windows Phone. Just last week we learned that the third version of Wunderlist would be arriving on Windows and Windows Phone 'soon.' Turns out that meant today, because you can download the beta right now.

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2 years ago

How to speed dial on Windows Phone 8.1

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2 years ago

Snooze longer with new alarm setting in Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1

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2 years ago

Microsoft's Joe Belfiore investigating Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 update errors

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2 years ago

I traded in my MacBook Air and all I got was this Core i7 Surface Pro 3

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2 years ago

Viber picks up big update for Windows Phone

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2 years ago

Bing updates apps on Windows Phone, most likely bug fixes

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2 years ago

Activate Cortana alpha version in India, Canada, and Australia

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Earlier today, the Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 started trickling for users who are on Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers. As the Windows Phone team at Microsoft shared a few days ago, the latest update brings Cortana to China and UK in beta and to India, Australia, and Canada in India.

This early adopter program for the latter is opt-in, and gives people the option to try Cortana using English language models from the US and the UK. Let's see how we can configure it for Windows Phone devices in these regions.

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2 years ago

WPCentral app receives some bug fixes and ability to disable custom notification

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2 years ago

How to create Live Folders on Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1

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If you just installed Update 1 for Windows Phone 8.1 that was released earlier today, you'll be happy to know that you can now create Live Folders on the home screen. Microsoft calls these "Live" folders because whatever app or game is included in the folder still has their Live Tile enabled. How do you create them? It's easy! Let us show you.

Head past the break to watch the how-to video on the Nokia Lumia Icon.

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2 years ago

WWE 2K15 gets $99.99 Hulkamania edition for Xbox One

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2 years ago

Some devices need OEM driver updates before Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1

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2 years ago

Check out the new Live Tile for the Windows Phone Store

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Windows Phone 8.1 Update has numerous new features in it, with many being under the hood changes for phone manufacturers. One of the more interesting changes though is long outstanding: a Live Tile for the Windows Phone Store.

System apps typically do not have flipping Live Tiles, which is maybe why the Store and Xbox Music apps did not have them. Both of those are changing with Update 1 as the Store Tile now flips to reveal new apps and deals, and the Xbox Music app update (due in the coming weeks), also brings a long awaited Live Tile.

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2 years ago

In-flight phone calls likely won't happen with proposed new U.S. rules

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The United States Department of Transportation is getting closer to establishing formal rules on whether or not to allow in-flight communications, including receiving and placing phone calls while on a plane. Likely, according to reports, that decision would be no, meaning that passengers would continue to be barred from placing or receiving phone calls while they are in transit.

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