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Time for some Microsoft fun, boys and girls!  The company is taking the stage in San Francisco to show off Windows Phone 8 in full.  Expect to see some surprises, along with re-introductions of various Windows Phone devices that we've seen throughout the year.  Tune into the liveblog starting at 10:00 AM Pacific/12:00 PM Central/1:00 PM Eastern!

 


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That's it from me.  Thanks for tuning in!


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"They're [the phones] are all unique"


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"People all over the world are about to fall in love with Windows Phone"


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Lumia 820, Lumia 920, Windows Phone 8X coming to AT&T by November.


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T-Mobile: Lumia 810/Windows Phone 8X - by 11/14


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Here we go!  ATIV Odyssey, Windows Phone 8X, Lumia 822 - coming to Verizon between now and December.


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Now for the HTC Windows Phone 8X.


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They're showing off the Samsung ATIV S.


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"Nokia's new Lumia 920 is fantastic."


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"There's one more thing that really sets Windows Phones apart" - the new, killer hardware.


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We had to do this in a way to get developers to develop for "our diverse interests."


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Hi, Steve Ballmer!


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THe smartphone is reinvented around you.  And now on the stage, here comes....


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Unlimited music across all devices.


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Microsoft's ecosystem is great, but it needs to grow.  Fast.  And they need to bring better compatibility with Google's apps (to encourage switching).


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Back to the ecosystem of Windows 8/Windows Phone 8.


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Rooms go beyond Windows Phone, but the functionality is limited.


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Family Room is an iMessage/BBM solution of sorts that allows Windows Phone users to build a room and communicate with ease.


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Back to the phone.  Showing off the People Hub and the methodology behind it.


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"This is like the best tech crowd I've ever been in front of!"


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Now Alba is talking about Honest Co., her company she's working to start.


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He's asking her about Kids Corner, and she's talking about how she can curate the content around her child(ren).


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Showing off a commercial with Jessica Alba.  And here she is!


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We wanted to go back and find something to help parents.


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They brought kids up on stage to demo Kids Corner


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Sorry, Kids Corner.  I can't keep these names straight.


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Now he's moving over to Kids Zone.  It's a pretty impressive feature.


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DataSense automatically offloads data.  It will give an overall look at data use on the phone.  We expect 45% more web browsing with DataSense turned on.


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Introducing DataSense - you can surf the web more and use less data when you do.


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Many people have a problem with smartphone: trying to control data costs.


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Pandora ad-free version coming to WP8 FREE for a whole year.


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There is one app that we wanted to announce separately: Pandora, coming to Windows Phone 8 in 2013.


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MORE NEW APPS: Temple Run, UrbanSpoon, LivingSocial, and a bunch of games.


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Besides just getting the current apps updated, they're showing off some new apps: Words With Friends, Chase, Draw Something, etc.


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They've built Skype into the phone experience, so it feels more natural.


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A new version of Twitter for Windows Phone 8.


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Facebook example: With Windows Phone 8, there will be an optimized-for-Windows-Phone version of the app that will allow you to customize the lock screen to make it your own.


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"We've built a new lockscreen that's designed around dynamic apps."


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Here we go.  LIVE APPS take live tiles to the next level.


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He's discussing features that have been in Windows Phone 7 for some time.  Waiting for some new announcements.


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Finally, some discussion around the ecosystem.


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"It's the most personal smartphone operating system you can get."


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Promotional video playing to show how Windows Phone is designed for individuals.


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He's talking about the smartphone being reinvented around "you."


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Joe says Apple started the revolution, Android copied it, and Windows Phone puts people at the center of the experience.


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Joe is arguing that the core smartphone experience hasn't evolved much in the past five years.


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"I want to remind you all of the idea behind the center of Windows Phone"


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App Catalog has grown to 120,000 apps - cheers in the audience.


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"We've been working on this technology for quite some time"


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And we're live!  Joe is on stage talking about Microsoft products.


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Vicente Reyes I think some awesome things will come of it. ;-)
Michael Castaneda Is windows phone 8 coming to Verizon wireless
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