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Best Buy starts taking pre-orders for Windows 8 Phone handsets

Lumia 920

Lumia 920

With the debut of Windows Phone 8 a little more than a week away, Best Buy has begun taking pre-orders for Nokia and HTC flagship smartphones running Microsoft’s new mobile operating system. The electronics retailer’s Web site now lists the Lumia 920 for $149.99 with a two-year commitment and off-contract at $599.99. It also lists the HTC 8X for $99.99 with contract and $599.99 without contract. The listing doesn’t indicate when customers can expect delivery, saying only that the phones “will ship when available.” Earlier this month, AT&T and Nokia announced a partnership in which AT&T will carry the Lumia 920 in the U.S. Read the full story at CNET.

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Shelly Palmer is the host of NBC Universal’s Live Digital with Shelly Palmer, a weekly half-hour television show about living and working in a digital world. He is Fox 5′s (WNYW-TV New York) Tech Expert and the host of United Stations Radio Network’s, MediaBytes, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment.