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Switching from iOS or Android to Windows Phone? Here's how to find your favorite apps.

Switching from iOS or Android to Windows Phone? Here's how to find your favorite apps.

Probably the toughest problem any new user faces when switching platforms is finding comparable apps on their new OS. Sure, we have the Windows Phone Central forums to help and we try to do what we can here, but Nokia has something even better. Nokia, in conjunction with Xyologic, have teamed up to bring a site called Find your Favorite Apps (www.xyo.net/lumia) that allows you to name...

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From the Forums: Nokia's apparent desire to sue HTC, and potential iPhone refugees

From the Forums: Nokia's apparent desire to sue HTC, and potential iPhone refugees

It's time for another From the Froums where we bring you the latest and greatest discussions from the Windows Phone Central community forums. There have been a number of new threads created over the past couple of days, but which ones have peaked the interest of our readers and accumulated a number of replies? We'll first tackle the rumour that's currently going around, which involves...

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Nokia takes photo challengers against the Lumia 920 PureView, crushes the iPhone, GS3

Nokia takes photo challengers against the Lumia 920 PureView, crushes the iPhone, GS3

Last night during Nokia’s par-tay we managed to check out their little photo challenge area. In short, they literally had a cubby hole in a brick wall where you could mosey on up with your smartphone, snap a pic and then Nokia would do the same with the Lumia 920. Of course the Lumia 920 is better positioned to win such a contest, after all it has everything: lens stabilization, a...

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Windows Phone sporting a 115% growth increase compared to 2011 according to IDC data

Windows Phone sporting a 115% growth increase compared to 2011 according to IDC data

Windows Phone has been growing at a steady rate, mainly down to advertising campaigns and brand pushes from Nokia with its Lumia family of smartphones. According to data released today by IDC, the platform has been sporting a year-on-year growth increase of 115% - not bad, eh? IDC also notes that the OS has been closing the gap between itself and Blackberry in the last quarter in the...

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Nokia’s cumulative shipments of the Lumia outpaces the iPhone and Samsung…back in 2007

Nokia’s cumulative shipments of the Lumia outpaces the iPhone and Samsung…back in 2007

Nokia has reportedly shipped 6.9 million Lumias Sales numbers and estimates are always a tricky thing, especially when you don’t have concrete numbers to work with. We also tend to boast the good news and downplay the bad so with that caveat we’ll provide you the latest in “market analysis”. Don’t worry, this one is mostly good. Strategy Analytics is making quite the name for themselves...

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British personality Stephen Fry is moonlighting with a Lumia 900. Still prefers the iPhone.

British personality Stephen Fry is moonlighting with a Lumia 900. Still prefers the iPhone.

In our continued "look which celebrity is using Windows Phone now" series, actor, comedian, writer, playwright and all around swell guy Stephen Fry evidently has a Nokia Lumia 900.  The famous British personality is well known for his love of all things Apple and is quite fond of his iPhone too. In fact, Fry doesn't seem to be swaying from his love of the iPhone as he took its picture...

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