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Internet sharing rolls out to compatible Mango-updated phones round the world

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We all knew that Windows Phone Mango included 'Internet sharing', i.e. Wi-fi tethering, but the functionality hasn't so far been available to handsets which 'updated' to Mango (rather than shipping with it) - and Internet sharing is also dependent on the chipset in your phone. However, there's an update rolling out around the world from HTC for the editorial HD7 and 7 Mozart, I applied it yesterday, screenshot proof below (from the HD7). It seems that tethering is a 'go'.

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Nokia Lumia 800 goes on sale in UK from £26 per month

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From 8am tomorrow morning (November 16th) the Nokia Lumia 800 goes on sale in the UK and five other European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Netherlands). In the UK, it is available on contract from £26 a month, PAYG for £400 and SIM-free for £469. For the launch of its first Windows Phone device, Nokia has seeded more demo units and trained more retail staff than any other launch in its history. Tomorrow is a big day for the Finnish company.

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Ewan takes the Nokia Lumia 800 to LA and back - part 4

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Three times a year, Ewan Spence heads out for a major tech event. And we do like to kit him out with something fairly cutting edge, to put the smartphone through its paces in a way that might not be possible staying at home. All tinged with Ewan's own unique take on life and expectations. In this, the final (bumper length!) part 4 of a video diary from BlogWorld Expo in Los Angeles, he reports on day four with the Nokia Lumia 800, running Windows Phone Mango, in which he rounds up whether it met his expectations, looking at both hardware and software/apps.

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Ewan takes the Nokia Lumia 800 to LA and back - part 3

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Three times a year, Ewan Spence heads out for a major tech event. And we do like to kit him out with something fairly cutting edge, to put the smartphone through its paces in a way that might not be possible staying at home. All tinged with Ewan's own unique take on life and expectations. In this, part 3 of a video diary from BlogWorld Expo in Los Angeles, he reports on day three with the Nokia Lumia 800, running Windows Phone Mango, in which he gets first impressions from noted bloggers live, on camera.

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Ewan takes the Nokia Lumia 800 to LA and back - part 1

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Three times a year, Ewan Spence heads out for a major tech event. And we do like to kit him out with something fairly cutting edge, to put the smartphone through its paces in a way that might not be possible staying at home. All tinged with Ewan's own unique take on life and expectations. In this, part 1 of a short video diary from BlogWorld Expo in Los Angeles, he reports on day one with the Nokia Lumia 800, running Windows Phone Mango.

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A Monster headphone experience from the Nokia Purity range

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Nokia announced a new hardware partnership with Monster on the stage of Nokia World today. Known for high-performance audio (in the same way that Carl Zeiss are known for high performance lenses), the relationship promises to be both long-term and exclusive with Nokia. The first collaborative product is the Purity range of HD stereo headsets.

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Nokia 710 - Windows Phone for the upper mid-tier

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The Nokia 710 is the second Windows Phone smartphone announced at Nokia World. It offers an alternative entry point into the Nokia Windows Phone experience. The lower cost of the Nokia 710 gives Nokia a bigger addressable market for its initial Windows Phone push; it can be considered an upper mid-tier device.

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Nokia 800 - the new Nokia starts here

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Today, at Nokia World in London, Nokia announced the Nokia Lumia 800, the company's first Windows Phone device and new flagship. It has an eye catching design with a 3.7" inch AMOLED ClearBlack touchscreen, protected by curved-at the-edges Gorilla Glass, which fits seamlessly into a body made from a single piece of machine-milled polycarbonate. The Nokia Lumia 800 will retail for €420 before taxes and subsidies.

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HTC Radar - mid-tier Mango with uni-body design

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HTC today announced the HTC Radar, a Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) smartphone. It offers a near mid-tier entry point into the world of Windows Phone, with pricing expected to come in at around £350. It has a uni-body aluminum design, which HTC describe as 'eye-catching'. Key specifications include a 3.8 inch Super-LCD touch screen, 5 MP camera, 1GHz processor and 8GB of on board storage. The HTC Radar is expected to become available in select markets in early October.

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HTC unveil TITAN - Mango on a 4.7 inch screen

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HTC today unveiled the HTC TITAN, a Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) smartphone. It combines a 4.7 inch Super-LCD screen with a slim (9.9mm) uni-body design to create a device with significant power user appeal. Other features include HSPA+ connectivity, 8MP camera, a 1.5Ghz processor with 512MB of RAM and 16GB of on board memory.

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