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Microsoft unveils Windows 8 phone breakthroughs - The News Journal

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Microsoft unveils Windows 8 phone breakthroughs
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“I am a bit concerned about the effort that existing Windows Phone developers will need to evolve their WP7 apps to into WP8,” says Hilwa.
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iOS 7 has a built-in hammer flattening older apps - 9 to 5 Mac

iOS 7 has a built-in hammer flattening older apps - 9 to 5 Mac | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
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iOS 7 has a built-in hammer flattening older apps
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Apple's radically new set of default icons is probably the biggest point of contention surrounding iOS 7.
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Windows Phone 9 release date, news and rumours - TechRadar UK

Windows Phone 9 release date, news and rumours - TechRadar UK | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
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One of the big issues with Windows Phone 8 was that you couldn't get it on your Windows Phone 7 handset, instead you were lumped with Windows Phone 7.8.
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Lumia 822 still the best selling WP8 device - Windows Phone ...

Lumia 822 still the best selling WP8 device - Windows Phone ... | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
AdDuplex Blog: AdDuplex Windows Phone Statistics Report for June 2013 I'm surprised that it's the best selling WP device with little advertising. Most.
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Turn your Kindle Fire into an Android 4.2 tablet - CNET (blog)

Turn your Kindle Fire into an Android 4.2 tablet - CNET (blog) | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
Turn your Kindle Fire into an Android 4.2 tablet
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There are, of course, a few important considerations. The first is that because Fires have no microSD slot, you can't just pop in a card and dual-boot the way you can with a Nook.
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BlackBerry 10 to run Android 4.1 apps in the near future

BlackBerry 10 to run Android 4.1 apps in the near future | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
BlackBerry 10 devices will soon run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean apps.
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Google ties Apple with 700,000 Android apps

Google ties Apple with 700,000 Android apps | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
The search and software giant says it has hit the new milestone for programs available for Android. By comparison, Microsoft has 120,000. Read this article by Shara Tibken on CNET News.
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How to Download iOS Apps Stuck on “Waiting"

How to Download iOS Apps Stuck on “Waiting" | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
Do you have trouble downloading apps on your iPhone or iPad and they are seem to be waiting forever? Here are some workarounds.
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How to turn off email notifications on iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 7, and Blackberry – AwayFind

How to turn off email notifications on iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 7, and Blackberry – AwayFind | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
For #InmaniPad folks, here's how to turn off email notifications on all your mobile devices: http://t.co/o2PIZoU4 [thx again @Chris_Smth]...
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Google Translate For Android Gets Pumped Up With Picture Translations | TechCrunch

Google Translate For Android Gets Pumped Up With Picture Translations | TechCrunch | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
As is their wont, the folks at Google pushed out a nifty new update for its Translate for Android app earlier today, and it packs a handful of new goodies for the lexically inquisitive to play with.
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Android App Tracker | App - DroidIris

Android App Tracker | App - DroidIris | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
DroidIris (★★★★★) Search and browse thousands of images with this superb and smooth 3D gallery.-Free and ad-free.-Search with your favorite engine : *Google *Bing *Picasa *Flickr *Youtube *Visualizeus *DeviantArt *and more to come...
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Android Beats Apple in Smarphone Sales

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Apple Continues to Fight Amazon Over 'App Store' Name - PC Magazine

Apple Continues to Fight Amazon Over 'App Store' Name - PC Magazine | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
Apple Continues to Fight Amazon Over 'App Store' NamePC MagazineIn the ongoing battle between Apple and Amazon over the "app store" title, Cupertino is now demanding that Amazon produce an executive who will testify about why Amazon dropped...
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Microsoft gives a sneak peek of Office Web Apps real-time co-authoring across Windows, Android, and iOS devices

Microsoft gives a sneak peek of Office Web Apps real-time co-authoring across Windows, Android, and iOS devices | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
Microsoft today released a sneak peek of how Office Web Apps real-time co-authoring will work across Windows, Android, and iOS devices. Unfortunately, the company still doesn't have ...
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MyPermissions redesigns its iOS and Android apps with real-time alerts - The Next Web

MyPermissions redesigns its iOS and Android apps with real-time alerts - The Next Web | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
MyPermissions redesigns its iOS and Android apps with real-time alerts The Next Web MyPermissions, a startup that helps users to monitor and manage which connected apps have access to their personal information on social networks and Web-based...
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Play around with iOS 7 in your browser - tuaw.com

Play around with iOS 7 in your browser - tuaw.com | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
Play around with iOS 7 in your browser
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OK, so you're not an iOS developer and you're not particularly interested in possibly borking your one and only iPhone, but you'd still like to try out some of the features of iOS 7.
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Intel looks past Windows, sees Android for Haswell successor - PCWorld

Intel looks past Windows, sees Android for Haswell successor - PCWorld | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
PCWorld Intel looks past Windows, sees Android for Haswell successor PCWorld Intle appears to be shifting its focus towards the Android operating system, and breaking away from years of optimizing its top line of Core PC processors—including...
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Android 4.2.2 Release Date May Hit In Mid-February: Key Lime Pie Precursor ... - International Business Times

Android 4.2.2 Release Date May Hit In Mid-February: Key Lime Pie Precursor ... - International Business Times | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
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Wine to Bring Desktop Microsoft Office Suite to Android Tablets

Wine to Bring Desktop Microsoft Office Suite to Android Tablets | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
For those looking to be a little bit more productive on their Android tablets, there is good news in that Wine is coming to Android.
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Microsoft confirms Windows Phone 8 launch on October 29 in San Francisco

Microsoft confirms Windows Phone 8 launch on October 29 in San Francisco | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it

It's finally official: The Windows Phone 8 launch is October 29. Phones should be out starting in early November.


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My first week with iPhone 5: what I miss from Windows Phone 7

My first week with iPhone 5: what I miss from Windows Phone 7 | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it

"My first week with iPhone 5: what I miss from Windows Phone 7"

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Andromo App Maker for Android v2.2.1 Released — Android App Development With Andromo

Andromo App Maker for Android v2.2.1 Released — Android App Development With Andromo | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
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This is Nokia's first Windows Phone 8 handset, and it looks just like its ... - BGR

This is Nokia's first Windows Phone 8 handset, and it looks just like its ... - BGR | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
This is Nokia's first Windows Phone 8 handset, and it looks just like its ...BGRAs it turns out, the company's first Windows Phone 8 smartphone will look exactly like its first Windows Phone 7 smartphone, which also happens to look exactly like its...
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Burner App Issues Disposable Phone Numbers

Burner App Issues Disposable Phone Numbers | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
The Burner app gives your iPhone a new level of anonymity, thanks to an additional, disposable phone number.
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10 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week

10 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week | Essential Mobile | Scoop.it
Stuart Dredge: Pitfall, Happy Street, Townsmen, Michael Jackson: The Experience and more in our smartphone and tablet games roundup (RT @guardiantech: 10 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week
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