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Microsoft launches Bing Rewards on iOS and Android; coming soon to Windows Phone

Microsoft launches Bing Rewards on iOS and Android; coming soon to Windows Phone

Microsoft has a Bing Rewards program set up to enable you to earn credits by simply using services available. By earning said credits and redeeming them for rewards, you can pocket awesome items like gift cards for Amazon, Xbox, Skype and more, or even donate your hard-earned credits to schools or charities. Previously, Bing Rewards was only possible through web browsers on a laptop or...

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Windows Phone grows to 4 percent market share in Q3 2013; Android, iOS stay flat

Windows Phone grows to 4 percent market share in Q3 2013; Android, iOS stay flat

According to Canalys, and independent analyst firm, Windows Phone grew its share of pie to four percent in Q3 2013, while Android and iOS stayed static. The report cited that nearly a quarter of billion smartphones shipped in the three-month period, a 44 percent year-over-year increase. Windows Phone accounted for 9.2 million of these units, a growth of 185 percent. It is interesting...

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Indie game developer explains how QONQR has done better on Windows Phone than iOS

Indie game developer explains how QONQR has done better on Windows Phone than iOS

QONQR should sound familiar as we've covered it numerous times in the past. The popular MMO has now been covered on the Windows Phone Developer Blog. It's been revealed that the developer, while basing revenue on in-app purchases, has experienced up to 10x the weekly downloads and double the revenue on Windows Phone compared to iOS. The development team has accumulated more than 100,...

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Taking advantage of affordable Lumia Windows Phones, Microsoft surpasses Apple in India

Taking advantage of affordable Lumia Windows Phones, Microsoft surpasses Apple in India

The Nokia Lumia 520 is an extremely popular smartphone, in fact it's actually the most preferred Windows Phone around. The device has also taken over the Indian Windows Phone market, according to previous reports released by AdDuplex. Today, news has begun circling around that Windows Phone has surpassed the iPhone in India to take second position behind Android. The most affordable...

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Xbox Music is now available for Android and iOS, also offers free streaming on the web

Xbox Music is now available for Android and iOS, also offers free streaming on the web

We know you have an Android or iOS device hanging around you somewhere. It might be an iPad Mini or Nexus 7 that you bought just to tide you over till similar sized tablets running Windows 8.1 became available. Or maybe you just really like technology and like to stay up to date. Either way, your Xbox Music collection will now be with you anywhere. The app is available for Android and...

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Shipments of Windows Phone up 77% for the year; solidifies global third-ranking

Shipments of Windows Phone up 77% for the year; solidifies global third-ranking

Some good news today for Windows Phone as the latest numbers, based on device shipments from earlier this year, have revealed a steady increase for the third place operating system. According to the IDC’s latest numbers, Windows Phone has seen a surge of 77% year over year for device shipments (8.7M in 2013 versus 4.9M for 2012). With those numbers, Windows Phone has increased from 3.1...

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Microsoft claims nearly 5% of tablet marketshare, Apple and Google still far ahead

Microsoft claims nearly 5% of tablet marketshare, Apple and Google still far ahead

It’s hard to ignore the tablet category of computing devices. The iPad made them accessible to the mainstream with a relatively easy and familiar interface combined with sensible form factor. Since the first iPad releasing back in early 2010 we’ve seen the tablet segment explode with many platforms and players all wanting a piece of the pie. Nearly a year and a half after the iPad...

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