Nokia 2014 - BUILD

By Sandy Hirschel | The latest and greatest news coming from Nokia including updates from Mobile World Congress happening in Barcelona.

Hands on: Nokia's Lumia lineup is better with Windows Phone 8.1

Staff Writer, PCWorld<p>At Microsoft's Build 2014 keynote Wednesday morning, Nokia's handset announcements were the most underwhelming news. The Lumia 930 is merely a rehash of the Lumia Icon, a device that's already available at Verizon Wireless, while the midrange Lumia 630 and 635 won't hit …

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Nokia Unveils Windows 8.1 Smartphones

Nokia powers sophisticated Lumia 930 and budget Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 smartphones with Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 operating system.<p>Lost …

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Microsoft will give away Windows on smartphones, tablets

Microsoft is to give away its Windows operating system to makers of smartphones and small tablets for consumers as it seeks to make more of an impact …

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Nadella's pitch to Microsoft developers: Stick with us

The new CEO promises developers gathered for annual Build confab in San Francisco that Microsoft can offer them the tools they need to compete in …

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Xbox One can run Windows 8.1's new universal apps

Microsoft's new universal apps will be able to function across all Windows devices--including the Xbox One.<p>The company announced the new app framework during its Build 2014 conference in San Francisco, showing off the latest updates to Windows Phone and Windows 8.1.<p>Microsoft says it will provide …

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Windows Phone 8.1 coming soon, bringing Action Center and Cortana personal assistant

Daniel Bader<p>April 2, 2014 11:54am<p>At the Build developer conference today, Microsoft has taken the wraps off Windows Phone 8.1, an update to the …

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Windows Phone 8.1 and Cortana officially revealed at Build 2014

As predicted, Microsoft is using its Build developer conference to launch Windows Phone 8.1, the latest and (we hope) greatest version of its mobile OS. The company's fed us a bunch of information about the update already, and a vast number of leaks have covered nearly all remaining features. …

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Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update

Microsoft announced a significant update to Windows 8.1 today at the company's Build developer conference in San Francisco. The update will be available as an automatic update to all Windows 8.1 users on April 8.<p>The update is centered mainly on mouse-and-keyboard setups: desktops and laptops. The …

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Windows Phone 8.1 review

Windows Phone is better than ever, but still falls short on app selection<p><b>The Good</b> <b>Windows Phone 8.1</b> puts more tiles on your Start screen and finally …

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Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 With New Action Center, Cortana, Start Screen Improvements

As expected, Microsoft debuted the Windows Phone 8.1 update, previously internally known as “blue,” this morning at its Build developer conference in San Francisco.<p>The software will roll out to consumers over the next few months. For new devices, Windows Phone 8.1 will come pre-installed on new …

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Meet Cortana: Microsoft announces sweeping Windows Phone 8.1 update

Senior Editor, PCWorld<p>Microsoft finally revealed its long-awaited and oft-leaked Windows Phone 8.1 update at the Build 2014 conference on Wednesday. Don't let the measly ".1" fool you: Windows Phone 8.1 is a sweeping refocusing of the Windows Phone vision, adding some much-needed features to the …

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Nokia to announce Lumia 930 and 630 during BUILD 2014 event

Nokia has reportedly geared up to unveil the first Windows Phone 8.1 based Lumia 930 and 630 smartphones during the annual BUILD conference.<p>Nokia has …

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How "One Microsoft" Is Going To Get A Lot More Real At Build 2014

Microsoft would like to reintroduce you … to Microsoft.<p>Microsoft kicks off its long-running Build developer conference in San Francisco this week, and it’s undoubtedly going to spend a lot of time reminding everyone of its “One Microsoft” message—its attempt to line up its various products and …

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Busy April In Store For Nokia

In late March we learned that the long anticipated sale of Nokia's device business to Microsoft is taking more time to complete. Regulatory hurdles are the main obstacle to completion of the deal with India being the principal problem. In the meanwhile, it appears that neither Nokia nor Microsoft …

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