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Microsoft increases Windows Phone 8 support lifecycle, teases upcoming enterprise update

Microsoft increases Windows Phone 8 support lifecycle, teases upcoming enterprise update

Microsoft today announced an increase in the length of the company's support lifecycle for Windows Phone 8, from 18 months to 36 months. Beginning with Windows Phone 8, Microsoft notes in an official blog post that updates, including security updates will be available for 36 months. Each update will (as we already know) incremental, with each release building on the preceding one. While...

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POPWings working on a digital rolodex for your Windows Phone (iOS need not apply)

POPWings working on a digital rolodex for your Windows Phone (iOS need not apply)

If your job doesn’t require you to put pants on or venture past the front porch, odds are you won’t be needing to read about business cards. For those of you who still climb the corporate ladder and shave more than twice a month, POPWings is making a Windows Phone app to get a handle on your business cards. PopWings is a company based in France that makes two products: The POPCard and...

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer offering every employee a free Nokia Lumia 920 or other smartphone

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer offering every employee a free Nokia Lumia 920 or other smartphone

Recently-hired Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, has kicked off a new endeavor at Yahoo in which all employees will receive their choice of a free smartphone, including the Nokia Lumia 920. The program called "Yahoo! Smart Phones, Smart Fun!" is intended to get workers using the same technologies as their customers and was announced to Yahoo employees across 22 countries in a memo, part of...

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Business more excited about Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 tablets than Apple devices?

Business more excited about Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 tablets than Apple devices?

Interestingly on the eve of another iOS announcement, there are signs that business leaders could be more excited about the combined possibilities of Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 than iOS.  Jason Hiner spoke to some IT leaders to see what they were waiting for. The results were surprising. Its no secret that IT departments have begrudgingly come to the current ethos of bringing your...

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