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Smartphone laggard Nokia picks up pace under CEO Elop

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia CEO Stephen Elop recalls a meeting in August 2011 in which the company's leadership struggled to decide on the name of its new smartphone, the first using Windows Phone software. Full story

Nokia's halting turnaround hit by weak handset sales

HELSINKI (Reuters) - A disappointing set of quarterly sales figures for Nokia's smartphones and basic models raised the pressure on its chief executive on Thursday and took a bite out of the company's share price. Full story

Windows Phone Software Updates to End in 2014

Getting consumers excited about Windows Phones has been tricky in the best of times. (At present, they control only 3 percent of the smartphone market). But it's about to get even more difficult. Windows Phone 7.8 and Windows Phone 8, the most current versions of the Windows Phone operating system, Full story

Windows Phone users unable to download apps, receiving error code 805a0193

Thumbs twitching, in an attempt to get on that new Spotify beta? You might have had a frustrating morning. Multiple users are reporting that when trying to purchase or download apps on their Windows Phone they are instead receiving error code 805a0193. As handy as the code is, there's no further in Full story

Spotify beta now available on Windows Phone 8

It's true, folks: Spotify is finally available as a free download on Windows Phone 8, which should come as a happy surprise for users who have been sorely missing the perks of the music streaming service on their brand new devices. Until now, the app was only available for legacy Windows Phone user Full story

Lumia 710 for T-Mobile won't be updated to Windows Phone 7.8

For reasons that aren't quite clear, T-Mobile has just confirmed to TmoNews that the Nokia Lumia 710 won't receive a bump to Windows Phone 7.8. While the update has taken its share of criticisms as a purely cosmetic revision, we've a feeling that more than a few folks were looking forward to the wo Full story

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