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Smile! Nokia's bringing its high-end camera app to cheaper Lumia phones

Cheaper Lumias are getting the same Camera app as Nokia's high-end smartphones

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Microsoft's most monumental hits, misses, and moments of 2013

Windows 8.1 and Xbox arrived. Ballmer's leaving, but he bought part of Nokia first. Just another year in the life of a company struggling to stay relevant.

Thanksgiving Hell

Be thankful for all the apps that will make Thanksgiving less horrible

Travel headaches? Cooking anxieties? Keeping family dysfunctions in check? Thankfully there's an app for that.

How to keep your mobile devices safe this holiday season

Many thousands of smartphones and tablets will be lost this year. These tips, tricks, and apps will help your gadgets make it safely into the new year.

Phone Buying Guide

Smartphone buying guide 2013: Find the phone that's right for you

You're going to use it every day for the next few years. Choose wisely!

How to buy a smartphone

Here's what to look out for when shopping for a new handset.

7 apps for ordering photo prints from your phone

Order old-school paper prints directly from the most advanced camera you've ever owned—your smartphone.

Lumia 1520

Nokia's Lumia 1520, the first 1080p Windows Phone phablet, gets release details

Nokia's king-sized smartphone is coming to AT&T and AT&T alone in the U.S.

Microsoft repackages popular websites as apps to fill out the Windows Phone Store

Microsoft's creating app-ified versions of mobile web sites in a bid to lure top services over to Windows Phone.

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Microsoft is thinking big with its Windows Phone OS update

Microsoft's new update for Windows Phone 8 added support for larger phones and higher-resolution screens, a move analysts hoped would soon put the operating system onto small-sized tablets, a market Microsoft and its hardware partners have largely ignored.

Windows Phone update adds support for bigger screens and faster processors

Hopefully the next Windows Phones all have quad-core processors and 1080p displays.