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Windows One or Windows United: What should be our new name? Vote!

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Today, Microsoft announced the next chapter in their OS story with Windows 10 or better known as one OS to rule them all. The new operating system, which won't officially debut until mid-2015 is meant for everything from a phone to a tablet to PC to even the Xbox One. It is truly a unifying, singular user experience as even the app Store is a one-stop for all devices.

Over the last year or so WPCentral aka Windows Phone Central has been undergoing many behind the scene changes, including more staff writers and an expansion of our coverage from Windows Phone to everything Microsoft. In hindsight, we knew where Microsoft was going with their Phone and desktop OS, so the slow ramp up made sense to us, though perhaps not always to our readership.

There is just one issue we have been thinking about for a long time: Our name.

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Yes, Windows 10 is the next version of Windows Phone

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Windows 10 gets demoed in all its glory by Joe Belfiore in new video

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Here are the 6 new features inside Windows 10

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Here are the 6 new features inside Windows 10

Microsoft announced Windows 10 today at a private event in San Francisco. There were a handful of new features announced that we think you'll like. While the focus was on enterprise (and getting enterprise to upgrade to Windows 10), we think a lot of you going to enjoy using these six new features inside Windows 10.

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Windows 10 coming mid-2015, next Build conference in April

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Windows 10 Technical Preview to be released Wednesday via Windows Insider Program

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Microsoft announces Windows 10, the next version of Windows

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VH1 and Forza Hub Xbox One apps now available for download

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Lumia 735 and Lumia 830 now available for pre-order in Ireland

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T-Mobile's Lumia 530 Windows Phone expected to land mid-October for just $69

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The Lumia 530 is being position as one of the most affordable Windows Phones available, despite growing completion from the likes of BLU and others. T-Mobile announced back in July that it would be stocking the ultra-budget phone, although no pricing or release date was given with only a generic "later this year" promise.

Windows Phone Central now expects the phone to launch in mid-October at a $69 off-contract price.

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4 hours ago

Out This Week On Xbox One: Forza Horizon 2, Shadow of Mordor, and Sherlock Holmes

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Season's greetings everyone! Xbox Season (aka empty wallet season) officially begins this week with the launch of Forza Horizon 2, Microsoft's first AAA exclusive of the holiday season. The highly anticipated action RPG, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor and investigative adventure game Crimes & Punishments: Sherlock Holmes also hit retail and digital shelves this week. And starting tomorrow, Xbox Live Gold members can download the new co-op platformer Chariot for free. That's a lot of fun in store for Xbox One owners!

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5 hours ago

Samsung to ditch its own office software in favor of Microsoft Word

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Samsung will stop using its own JungUm Global software for document and word processing in favor of Microsoft Word starting on January 1, according to an announcement from the company today. This development is not only a big win for Microsoft and its Office division, but it could signal a better working relationship between the two companies in the future.

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You won't find a tougher skin than these NGP cases for Lumia 1520—only $16.95 today!

Using a next generation polymer, these skin cases for the Lumia 1520 are designed to absorb impacts and feel good in your hand without being overly malleable like your traditional silicone case. They're just flexible enough to fit around your device and slide easily in and out of your pockets. Take your pick from black, pink, turquoise and mercury!

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6tag update goes live and grabs new location-based features

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6tag, which is arguably the more-real Instagram client for Windows Phones versus the official one, just picked up a nice little update today. Instead of the usual bug fixes though, this one delivers some new features to help tweak the user-experience even more, bringing some unique capabilities to your Windows Phone.

Version 3.4 of 6tag is now live in the Store and two of the new features are location-based, letting users gain more control over their postings. Let's take a look at the changelog.

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6 hours ago

Lumia Play To app update allows for scaling images up to 4K Ultra HD

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