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Is Windows Phone 8 worth the wait?

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TechRepublic Member | June 21, 2012

Is Windows Phone 8 worth the wait?

Deb Shinder discusses Microsoft's preview of Windows Phone 8. Find out why she's cautiously optimistic about this device. Read more

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