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Will Windows Phone store / marketplace stop working on Windows Phone 7.8 after support ends?

Microsoft was supposed to end the support for windows phone 7.8 devices on September 9th 2014 but the Redmond giant has extended that support to October 14. It is in fact totally surprising to know that more than 19.2 percent WP users are still on 7.8. However after October 14, Microsoft will not push any […]

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Xbox Video Support For WP7 Ending Sooner Than Expected

Xbox Video team from Microsoft has announced that Xbox Video support for Windows Phone 7 will end early next year. To be precise, the support will end by February’s end. MS aims to focus on its entertainment offerings on its new devices, that include WP8 phones, Windows 8.1 laptops and tablets.

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Is Windows Phone 7 the only way to get a decent UI to Nokia phones?

There has been rumors out there that Nokia would have held discussions with Microsoft about using Windows Phone 7 OS in Nokia devices in the future. Given how slowly Symbian’s UI has developed (two years between 5th Edition in 2008 and Symbian^3 in 2010), I think it is fair to say, that Symbian UI may […]

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Welcome to the New Nokia

Stephen Elop announced almost everything that I wrote in my prediction. I guess the signs were in the air so well that even an amateur blogger like myself could make a good guess. Now, are these news good for Nokia (Nokia adopting Windows Phone 7, etc.)? In my opinion it depends on one thing: you […]

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The New Nokia: worst case scenario

Meego Meego becomes an OS only for tablets, for now. In 2013 Microsoft will have tablet-optimized Windows 8 running on ARM processors. Nokia starts to use that and Meego gets retired completely. Windows Phone 7 Windows Phone 7 becomes Nokia’s OS for high end smartphones. However, Nokia’s Windows Phone 7 devices will get lackluster reception: […]