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Xbox 360 Has No Comparison

There is nothing like being raw and blunt. What could be more insulting to the Xbox owners than to have it compared in any way to other items? Nothing. The reaction is quite predictable and I am sure I will be all red and breathing fire if you were to compare my iPhone with something like a turtle.

But the Xbox is really worth it.

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image thumb16 Windows Next Version, Windows 8 Build Now Available For Download!

Microsoft has been ringing loud since yesterday about the Windows 8 and the great many promises it brings to the PC users. I for one have been bought all over again by Microsoft for the great new features it brings, so many that it will be almost impossible for me to write about in one post. Honestly I don’t feel like reporting about this for I am busy counting the time remaining till the download for the Windows Developer Release completes.

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Windows Phone 99 Windows Phone Set For A Major Announcement Tomorrow, Maybe The First Nokia Windows Phone?

A close friend of mine recently complained about why exactly I avoid writing about Windows Phone and Nokia. To be honest, I haven’t been impressed by earlier Nokia Devices, owing primarily to the fact that the Operating System for the Nokia devices has been very lousy to say the least. I am now anxiously waiting for the much anticipated Nokia’s Windows Phone, which by all means has to be a game changer in the smartphone industry.

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image thumb55 Windows Phone Mango Live WebcastYou heard it right, Microsoft is setting itself up for a live Web cast and will be announcing the next version of its Windows Phone platform, titled Windows Phone Mango. Well, I guess operating systems are now opting for fruits and eatables as convention to name the new versions. Which sounds quite nice to the ears and easy to remember.

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image thumb11 Windows 8 App Store Images Leaked

App Store fever is coming to Microsoft as well as images of the Windows 8 App Store were leaked on the Internet. The app store is highly likely to feature in Windows 8 and from the images, it seems we will have quite a desktop like feel to it. That’s just my opinion though.

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image thumb10 Nokia Says Yes To Windows Phone 7: Because iOS Won’t Sell And Android Is On The Hated List!

This is big, really big and hopefully will lessen my hate for both Nokia’s smartphones and the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 alike. Today Nokia officially announced its partnership with Microsoft to port the Windows Phone 7 as its primary mobile platform.

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image thumb77 Microsoft Sells 1.5 Million Windows Phone 7, That’s Not So Bad After All!

There is quite a Microsoft stir lately, we missed talking about the recent 4 million Kinect units being sold, numbers which outsold the Nintendo Wii since its launch. The folks at Microsoft were however quite on the sales of the Windows Phone 7. To be honest I was thinking that the device had turned out to be a failure. The case isn’t so.

Microsoft’s Achim Berg stated in a press release that Microsoft sold over 1.5 million devices since its launch in the Europe in October and the US launch in November. The numbers, according to him are quite ahead of the expectations. at least for the first two months of launch. I for one would honestly side with his opinion given that only 40,000 Windows Phone 7 devices were sold on the launch day. But that’s past.

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image thumb15 Angry Birds Wrath Not Coming To Windows Phone 7

If you ask me what is the most addictive thing about my Android phone it is Angry Birds and I bet the same goes for the iPhone users. However it appears that the Windows Phone 7 users will not be seeing this game, for quite some time.

There had been rumors of the Windows Phone 7 users getting the app on their devices but our fellow bloggers at the Next Web just confirmed this from Rovio Mobile. I guess the Windows Phone 7 platform would require the team to do a lot of work for to give WP 7 users the same level of experience as they enjoy on the iPhone and the Android.

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image thumb84 Windows Phone 7 Gets The Official Twitter App!

Windows Phone 7 users are all set to embrace the Official Twitter App for their WP7 based smartphones making it the first and most comprehensive client of the micromessaging service for Windows Phone 7. And from I can make from the features listed it appears impressive.

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image thumb28 What’s The Top Paid App For Windows Phone 7? Farting Dino!

It’s only been days when Microsoft announced the release of its anticipated Windows Phone 7 platform for mobile devices and we already have some apps doing great. Well the top app in the list is quite a surprise as I always had a perception of Windows Phone users to be tasteful. Wrong I was as their sense of smell is far superior and one that needs continuous feed. I am talking about the Fart Apps that surprisingly top the Paid Apps on the Windows Phone 7 app store.

I guess it’s something to do with every smartphone after starting off with their advent on the iPhone and the App Store. And just like they were download like hot commodities, the fart apps have won download hits from Windows Phone 7 users. And here’s a bigger surprise; People are actually paying for one, the Farting Dino. Wow, I mean I too downloaded a couple of those on my HTC Desire on Android but those were for free and had a short span. But paying? There’s got to be something great about this.

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