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Apple and Microsoft team up to slow patent reform

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Apple and Microsoft team up to slow patent reform

Tech giants like Apple and Microsoft have pushed for reform of the US patent system after being involved in a multitude of legal actions over patents, but now they're pushing to slow reform. Apple and Microsoft are teaming up with Ford Motor Company, DuPont, General Electric, Pfizer, and IBM for the Partnership for american Innovation, which aims to convince members of the United States Congress to dial back some of their proposals on patent reform in order to protect their own patents.

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2 years ago

Halo: Spartan Assault on sale today through the 9th for $1.99

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Microsoft’s Halo franchise is live and well, having characters further integrated into Windows Phone and Spartan Assault being available on multiple platforms. If you recall last week, we touched on Major Nelsen teasing an upcoming deal covering the popular Halo game for Windows and Windows Phone. That deal is now live and you can pick up Halo: Spartan Assault for just $1.99 on both platforms.

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2 years ago

Old Photo, a simple way to age your Windows Phone photos

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There are plenty of options in the Windows Phone Store for those looking to add creative filters to your photos. One Windows Phone photography app that hopes to catch your attention is Old Photo.

Old Photo is a simple app that lets you use creative filters to give images an older feel. The effects are nice, the user interface simple and images are not resized. Old Photo may not have as many bells and whistles other Windows Phone photography apps have but it does a decent job of things nonetheless.

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2 years ago

European Union vote clears the way to end roaming charges, enforce net neutrality

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Free roaming within the European Union is a step closer today, after the European parliament voted in favor of laws that would abolish roaming fees between EU member states, as part of a package of telecom reforms. The package, originally proposed by EU lawmaker Neelie Kroes, moves Europe closer to a single market for mobile communication, especially with the recent arrival of 4G LTE roaming agreements between European carriers.

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2 years ago

Skype reveals new features in Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 apps

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2 years ago

Facebook Beta for Windows Phone updated with minor fixes

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2 years ago

Magnify Beta moves into v3.0.8, adds OneNote sharing, pull to refresh and more

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2 years ago

Nokia announces MD-12 Bluetooth speaker in a variety of awesome colors

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The Nokia MD-12 is a brand new wireless speaker system just announced at the #moreLumia event, part of the ongoing Build 2014 conference. Weighing roughly as much as an apple — har! — Nokia calls the MD-12 a "funky" new portable Bluetooth mini-speaker. It's got a built-in vibrating actuator for heavy base, and offers 15-hours of battery life so you can power your party, and your after party, and your after after party with ease.

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2 years ago

Live from the Nokia #moreLumia event here in San Francisco

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2 years ago

Facebook Messenger updated, you can now save photos and more

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2 years ago

Microsoft releases Windows Phone 8.1 SDK Development Tools RC

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Hot on the heels of Microsoft officially announcing Windows Phone 8.1, the SDK Development Tools are now available for download. The Windows Phone emulator has also been updated to handle Windows Phone 8.1. All which in preparation for the eventual release of the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK.

The Windows Phone 8.1 development tools are included with Visual Studio 2013. If you already have Visual Studio 2013 installed, you’ll need to install Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC. Otherwise, you’ll need to install the Update 2 version from scratch.

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2 years ago

Nokia launches 'DVLUP Status,' a way to give developers recognition for their app achievements

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DVLUP, Nokia's developer outreach program, has announced a new system to better incentivize and reward their most loyal, most successful app makers. Called DVLUP Status, it introduces three new, "highly coveted" badges — Specialist (bronze), Expert (silver), and Legend (gold). Earn them and you'll be rewarded with elite privileges galore.

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2 years ago

Ask Nokia’s Chris Weber any question you want on Twitter using the hashtag #AskNokia

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Today’s a very busy day for Windows Phone users and developers all over the world. A host of exciting new features in Windows Phone 8.1 have been announced today by Microsoft at Build 2014. Nokia also announced two new phones – the Lumia 630/635 and the Lumia 930. Chris Weber, Nokia’s executive vice president of global sales and marketing, is going on Twitter to answer your questions. Details below on how you can participate.

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2 years ago

New Nokia Lumia 630, Lumia 930, and Cortana forums now open!

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The Windows Phone Central forums are the absolute best place in the world to talk, share, and experience the Windows Phone and Microsoft community. All of that news Microsoft announced just today? We've already got forums and threads aplenty set up for your discussion pleasure. Jump in now and let us know your take on all the day's events!

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2 years ago

Microsoft Build day 1 keynote video now available for your streaming pleasure!

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