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New limited edition Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 features Master Chief from Halo

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Are you a Halo fan? You’re going to want this. Today we’re announcing the Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 Halo Limited Edition: The Master Chief. This mouse gloriously features a highly detailed Master Chief in his two-tone green MJOLNIR Powered Assault Armor and iconic gold hued visor.

Windows Phone 8.1 Update brings Cortana to new markets + new features

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Back in April, you heard me talk about how we believe Windows Phone 8.1 is the world’s most personal smartphonebecause of features like highly personal Live Tiles on your Start screen and the world’s first truly personal digital assistant. Today I am in China to talk about how we’re continuing this vision in the very first update to Windows Phone 8.1, which we’re making available in preview form for developers next week.

Windows Phone 8.1 Update brings Cortana to new markets + new features

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Back in April, you heard me talk about how we believe Windows Phone 8.1 is the world’s most personal smartphone because of features like highly personal Live Tiles on your Start screen and the world’s first truly personal digital assistant. Today I am in China to talk about how we’re continuing this vision in the very first update to Windows Phone 8.1, which we’re making available in preview form for developers next week.

Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone gets Video recording and playback

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Facebook has released an update for their Messenger app for Windows Phone that brings a few new features I think you will enjoy. This update introduces video recording and video playback so that you can send video messages and watch received videos directly within the app. A new sticker tab is also being introduced that shows recent stickers, as well as some sticker improvements to help save bandwidth. If you already have Messenger installed, you should begin seeing the update soon.

Merging the Code-Base: Combining Existing Windows Store and Phone Apps into Universal Apps

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This post was written by Microsoft MVP Can Bilgin.

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This week we're featuring guest blog posts from some of the members of our Microsoft developer MVP program.

Cortana now shows local recommendations from Foursquare

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One of the benefits of Cortana is that we can make updates behind-the-scenes on the servers that light up new capabilities without the need for a software update. We added the ability for Cortana to predict the winners in popular soccer matches in Brazil courtesy of Bing magic earlier this month.

Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone gets Video recording and playback

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Facebook has released an update for their Messenger app for Windows Phone that brings a few new features I think you will enjoy. This update introduces video recording and video playback so that you can send video messages and watch received videos directly within the app. A new sticker tab is also being introduced that shows recent stickers, as well as some sticker improvements to help save bandwidth. If you already have Messenger installed, you should begin seeing the update soon.

Would you like double cheese with that? Adding Windows tablet goodness to Windows Phone applications

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This post was written by Microsoft MVP Rob Miles.

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This week we're featuring guest blog posts from some of the members of our Microsoft developer MVP program.

Merging the Code-Base: Combining Existing Windows Store and Phone Apps into Universal Apps

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This post was written by Microsoft MVP Can Bilgin.

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This week we’re featuring guest blog posts from some of the members of our Microsoft developer MVP program. Microsoft MVPs are passionate, expert community leaders who share their real-world knowledge and experience building solutions with Microsoft platforms. 

Cortana now shows local recommendations from Foursquare

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One of the benefits of Cortana is that we can make updates behind-the-scenes on the servers that light up new capabilities without the need for a software update. We added the ability for Cortana to predict the winners in popular soccer matches in Brazil courtesy of Bing magic earlier this month.

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