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Munich, Germany's government may use Windows again after failure with Linux [Update]

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Update While the deputy mayor of Munich seems to suggest in the article that the government will strongly consider a return to Windows, it appears a final decision to move from the Linux OS has not yet been officially determined.

Original story The city government of Munich, Germany has decided to end its long term use of a Linux-based operating system for its PCs and will move back to using a version of Windows for its computer needs:

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Runtastic Pro gains improved layout, heart rate zones and more for Windows Phone 8.1

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Runtastic Pro for Windows Phone has received a major update today. Head into the Windows Phone Store and you'll find version 3.0 of the popular fitness tracking app. Today's big update introduces new features hydration recommendations, improved layout, heart rate monitor integration and a transparent Live tile for those on Windows Phone 8.1.

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Deal alert: T-Mobile Lumia 521 for just $49 on Microsoft Store website

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Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson brings new workouts to Xbox Fitness

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Store displays for HTC One M8 for Windows on Verizon are ready for Tuesday

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Ahead of HTC's press event in New York City on Tuesday, at least one Verizon Wireless retail store is getting ready for the launch of the Windows Phone version of the HTC One M8 with a store display that will also be going live tomorrow.

An email from a WPCentral reader included the image, which he told us was for a Verizon Wireless store display somewhere in Virgina that will be put in place on Tuesday. In a rather interesting development, the display notes that the phone is available both for Windows and Android.

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Nokia Lumia 520 getting Cyan update in Africa, Latin America, more of Europe and Middle East

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Microsoft and the carriers have been busy pushing out the Lumia Cyan update for one of the most-prevalent Windows Phones to date, the Nokia Lumia 520 (and 520T in China). Although last week, we saw some carriers and countries in Europe being eligible for the Cyan update, starting Friday many more including Belgium, Croatia, Iceland and more have entered the 'available' list.

Additionally, countries like Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, and others in Africa are also now cleared for the Lumia Cyan and 8.1 updates. Finally, last week we saw Costa Rica get the update on Claro, but now the telecom has pushed an update to other countries in the region too, including Argentina, Guatemala and more.

Below you will find the current list of Lumia 520 updates by country and region.

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Panasonic promotes Windows Embedded 8.1-based Toughpad FZ-E1 with comic book

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Nokia Camera beta gets minor bug fixing update this morning

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Details of upcoming $199 Windows 8.1 notebook from HP leak

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Deal of the Day: Amzer Pudding TPU Case for Nokia Lumia 1520

Today Only: Buy the Amzer Pudding TPU Case for Nokia Lumia 1520 and save 50%

Made from multiple thermoacrylics, this Lumia 1520 skin case is highly elastic and resistant to oils. Say goodbye to annoying fingerprints! The back features a matte finish with a glossy edging that enhances the grip around your device. Colors include black and white.

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Xbox One 1TB Advanced Warfare bundle exclusive to Game in the UK

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Update for GT Racing 2 for Windows Phone allows for 512 MB device support

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Plight of the Zombie, a Windows Phone puzzle game with plenty of brains

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Plight of the Zombie is one of the latest zombie genre games to land in the Windows Phone Store. It has seen a fair amount of success over on iOS and Android with the developer hoping for similar results here on the Windows Phone platform.

Plight of the Zombie isn't a tower defense game or a game where you get to hunt down and wipe out the zombie hordes. Instead, the game offers over 50 puzzles that you have to help your zombie solve. Of course, in the process there is plenty of brains to indulge upon.

Available for low-memory devices, Plight of the Zombie comes across as a fun, casual paced game for Windows Phone. The biggest downside to the game is the lack of a trial version (but we've got a trick to work around that).

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Angry Birds gets 15 new levels with latest update

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Latest Xbox One update rolling out with mobile purchasing, 3D Blu-ray support and more!

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It's that time again, time for another Xbox One update and this month's offering has some nifty new features it brings to the table. Top of the list is a mobile purchasing option, giving you the ability to buy games and add-on content right within the Xbox SmartGlass application or by using Xbox.com. Providing your console is set up to automatically accept updates whatever you buy will start downloading and be ready and waiting when you get home.

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