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Microsoft says it's really time to dump Windows XP thru this clever infograph

Microsoft says it's really time to dump Windows XP thru this clever infograph

The sunset for Windows XP is approaching and if you have not left the operating system that launched twelve years ago – it is really time to move on now. Next month, support will be cut for the platform and your PC will become vulnerable to the terrible wrath of internet diseases and attacks. If you are feeling a bit stubborn and are digging your heels into the dirt, checkout this...

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Have questions about Windows 8.1? Microsoft is ready to respond on Reddit and Twitter.

Have questions about Windows 8.1? Microsoft is ready to respond on Reddit and Twitter.

UPDATE: Check out the highlights from Tuesday's Reddit chat by clicking here. Today is an exciting day that marks the release of Windows 8’s first upgrade – Windows 8.1. The free software update for existing Windows 8 users can be picked up from the Windows Store or purchased from your favorite retailer, if you are running an older version of the operating system (for more details on...

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Nokia Australia backtracks on Bluetooth 4.0 LE; support coming to high-end Lumias via update

Nokia Australia backtracks on Bluetooth 4.0 LE; support coming to high-end Lumias via update

There has been some confusion surrounding Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (LE) and high-end Lumia Windows Phones. Nokia Australia recently stated that the hardware won't support the upgrade. Shortly thereafter, Nokia PR in Germany confirmed that all Lumia Windows Phones will indeed support Bluetooth 4.0 LE. Now, Nokia Australia has backtracked on what was previously said, reaffirming what we...

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Microsoft will keep loving your Xbox 360 with support until 2016

Microsoft will keep loving your Xbox 360 with support until 2016

Many of us here at Windows Phone Central are excited about Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One console, but you might be wondering what happens for those who are sticking with their Xbox 360 unit for a bit longer. Microsoft’s Xbox Marketing and Strategy Chief, Yusuf Mehdi, stated that the Xbox 360 “is going to go for another three years”. We have reached out to Microsoft for clarification on...

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USAA pulls Windows Phone app, claims there's simply not enough consumer interest

USAA pulls Windows Phone app, claims there's simply not enough consumer interest

It's unfortunate that we have to break the run of banking apps being released for Windows Phone with news of the United Services Automobile Association (USAA) app being pulled. The app has been available on the platform for quite some time, but will not be updated for Windows Phone 8 and will no longer be supported. So what's happened? USAA states that only 0.2 percent of traffic was...

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Ludicrous speed as T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 810 to get software update to enable LTE

Ludicrous speed as T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 810 to get software update to enable LTE

If you’re a Lumia 810 owner, T-Mobile just made your day as the carrier has revealed to Engadget that a simple software update will enable LTE 4G support on the device. That’s the good news. The bad news is there is no timeframe on when that will happen. It has been speculated for some time that the Lumia 810, T-Mobile’s custom variant of the Lumia 820, had the chipset on board to...

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