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Windows Phone devices may get Instagram app

Instagram app The most popular mobile social photo sharing app of recent times, Instagram may be making its way to handsets running on the Windows Phone operating system. According to a report by The Verge, sources familiar with Microsoft’s Windows Phone plans have informed it that the app may be made available for this platform. Instagram was compatible with iOS …

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Access hidden function key options in OS X

Function key options in OS X The standard F1 through F12 function keys in OS X by default are set to change a number of common system settings, including audio volume, backlight and brightness levels, and media player controls. Convenient as this is, sometimes their default behaviors can be intrusive or too crude for your needs. For example, if your …

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Nokia solutions chairman to step down after Microsoft deal

Nokia stated the chairman of its networking tools unit, Nokia solutions and Networks (NSN), will step down following the sale of the Finnish company’s mobile phone business to Microsoft. NSN Chairman to step down Jesper Ovesen, who joined NSN in 2011 when it was nonetheless a three way partnership between Nokia and Siemens, will proceed for a while as a …

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Samsung’s Design 3.0 strategy could prove decisive in the smartphone race

Samsung’s Design 3.0 strategy It seems redesigns are the flavour of the season. After many months in development, Apple showed off a revamped iOS 7 yesterday, and it takes the popular platform in a new direction – one which could endanger Android and Samsung’s comfortable position at the top of the market. Apple’s salvo means Samsung, the leader in the …

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BlackBerry 10 begins carrier testing for 2013 launch

BlackBerry BlackBerry Gives If you’re part of the dwindling group that hasn’t given up on BlackBerry, take heart in the knowledge that Research in Motion is still on schedule to launch BlackBerry 10 early next year. Thorsten Heins, RIM’s president and CEO, said in a statement that BlackBerry 10 has entered lab testing with more than 50 wireless carriers around the world. This puts the …

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