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Angry Birds Won't Tick Off Nokia After All

Rovio will create a version for Windows Phone platform

(Newser) - Good news for Nokia and fans of Angry Birds who use their phones: Game-maker Rovio says it plans to make a version of the new Angry Birds Space for the Windows Phone 7 platform, despite earlier reports to the contrary, notes Mashable . The game sequel launched on iOS and Android... More »

Windows 8: Bold, Risky, Revolutionary

Microsoft goes all in with unified tablet and PC OS

(Newser) - Microsoft unleashed Windows 8 on the world today, in the form of a "Consumer Preview" (read: Open Beta), and it's definitely not business as usual. The OS is designed to work on both tablets and PCs, and that means that, while it still has a familiar Windows "... More »

Microsoft on Comeback Trail

It's got some 'just plain great' products, writes Farhad Manjoo

(Newser) - Believe it or not, 2012 could be the year of Microsoft. No, really. "I'll say it: I'm bullish on Microsoft in 2012," writes Farhad Manjoo of Slate . "For the first time in forever, Microsoft has a couple major products that are not merely good enough.... More »

And the Gadget of the Year Is ...

... New MacBook Air, says Farhad Manjoo

(Newser) - Apple may top Slate's gadgets of the year , but don't look for an iPad 2 on its list. No, the best gadget of 2011 was the new-generation MacBook Air, writes Farhad Manjoo. It's small but doesn't "feel compromised in any way," he says, calling... More »

Microsoft Unveils Windows 7 Phones

Here's a rundown of the various devices

(Newser) - Microsoft unveiled its new Windows Phone 7 operating system today, showing off a whopping nine phones that will feature it (you can see most of them in the photo gallery). The wide launch presents a not-so-subtle counterpoint to Apple’s monolithic iPhone model, CNET observes. “The phones are always... More »

Microsoft to Debut Windows Phone 7 Next Week

Announces Oct. 11 press conference; AT&T will be preferred partner

(Newser) - Windows is at long last ready to roll out its first Windows Phone 7 device. The company has just sent out formal invitations to the big reveal—an Oct. 11 press conference, CNET reports. Steve Ballmer will be in attendance, accompanied by AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega.... More »

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