Articles about Windows Phone 8 (page 10)

Windows Phone 8 Bing Translator App Available Now
Most of us would like our phones to run on a lean and mean manner – and this would mean having as little bloatware as possible, especially when your device is tied down to a carrier with a 2-year contract. Well, most of the apps would not come across as something that you need, but for sure there is no denying the fact that Bing Translator on Windows Phone 8 […]

Windows Phone 8 Does Not Jive With Xbox Video Purchases
For those of you who were excited about picking up your spanking new Nokia Lumia 920 (read our review) or the HTC 8x that runs on the new Windows Phone 8 operating system, not everything is a bed of roses, especially if you had the intention of loading it up with Xbox content as you make preparations to travel for the holidays. As at press time, both purchases and rentals […]

YouSendit A Windows Phone 8 Exclusive
Do you have any complaints about Microsoft’s SkyDrive when it comes to hosting and sharing your files with the rest of family and friends? Well, here is an alternative that you might want to check out – assuming you own a Nokia Lumia 810, 820, 822 or 920, of course, as the official YouSendIt application from the Nokia Collection is now available. This is an exclusive app for the Windows […]

Handful Of HTML5 Websites Now Play Nice With Windows Phone 8
If our memory serves us correctly, Microsoft has been in cahoots with a fair number of companies in the past few months in order to optimize websites so that they will be able to function with the touch screen features of Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8. Well, it seems that the work has been expanded to include select HTML5-based sites function better not only on Internet Explorer 10, but […]

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Windows Phone 8 Reboot Mystery Plagues Phones
While Windows Phone 8 is one of the smoothest mobile operating system experiences to date, there seems to be a niggling reboot issue for Windows Phone 8-powered devices. Apparently, owners of the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Windows Phone 8X from HTC seem to be affected far more than the others, as their devices do seem to reset themselves for no apparent reason. Random reboots can be one of the […]

Gmail and Windows Phone 8 bug plagues smartphones
It seems that not all is rosy with Gmail and Windows Phone 8 at the moment, where there are reports of synchronization issues being bandied around, where this potent combination of Gmail and Windows Phone 8 tend to end up with the email client crashing. It does not matter if you are rocking to a HTC or Nokia device that runs on Windows Phone 8 – the same bug will […]

Huawei Ascend W1 to debut at CES 2013 [Rumor]
Last month a press rendering of the Huawei Ascend W1 was spotted, revealing the China company’s attempt at a Windows Phone 8 device, which they seemingly have taken a design cue from Nokia with the use of bright colors. In any case it was suggested that perhaps we could be seeing the Ascend W1 by the end of the year, but unfortunately that will not be the case. According to […]

Leaked photo shows possible Windows Phone 8 build 10141 in the works
While Windows Phone 8 has been officially released and Windows Phone 8 devices are already on sale, it seems that a medium update could be headed Windows Phone 8 owners in the future. Pictured above appears to be a photo of a Nokia Lumia device with a Windows Phone 8 build 10141, which is most definitely several steps ahead of the current version sitting at build 9903. Some have speculated […]

Microsoft to issue WiFi bug fix for Windows Phone 8
While we don’t own a Windows Phone 8 device ourselves (yet), it seems that there have been some complaints from Windows Phone 8 owners over a particular WiFi bug. This bug it seems will disable WiFi whenever the phone gets locked. Some presume it’s a way to help conserve the battery of the phone, but we can only imagine how annoying this might be while downloading or while waiting for […]

Skype Preview for Windows Phone 8 now available
Good news Windows Phone owners, it looks like Skype for Windows Phone 8 is finally available! We guess this was only a matter of time ever since Microsoft acquired Skype, and while there was Skype for Windows Phone 7.x, we guess this is full version of the app as Microsoft had intended. In this version of Skype, and also thanks to Windows Phone 8 devices featuring the much awaited dual-core […]

Verizon will be taking pre-orders for Windows Phone 8 devices today
With the release of Windows Phone 8 and its accompanying devices, Microsoft and their manufacturing partners certainly managed to pique the interest of many smartphone owners who were sick of having to choose between either iOS or Android, especially since both platforms pretty much hold the majority market share. If you were thinking of hopping aboard the Windows Phone bandwagon and see if Microsoft’s mobile platform will be a viable […]

Microsoft rumored to be scaling up Windows Phone 8 displays, while scaling down Windows RT
Yesterday we reported on a ZTE Windows Phone 8 device that came with an alleged 5.9” display and a Full HD resolution. We expressed our doubt, especially since Microsoft has not officially announced their support for resolutions beyond 720p HD, so either ZTE had their facts wrong or they knew something we didn’t. While we still remain skeptical, a new rumor has emerged via @MS_Nerd who has suggested that Microsoft […]

SkyDrive app version 3.0 for Windows Phone 8 released
SkyDrive, Microsoft’s very own file hosting service, was first released on Windows Phone 7 in December last year. And just a few months after hitting version 2, the free app is now up to version 3 and has just arrived in time for the new upcoming Windows Phone 8 devices such as the HTC Windows Phone 8X and the Nokia Lumia 920. SkyDrive version 3 on Windows Phone 8 now […]

Angry Birds Space now available for Windows Phone 8
While Windows Phone might not necessarily be the platform developers pick as their first choice to develop apps for, there are still plenty of apps for users to choose from. Now if you were thinking of making the jump to Windows Phone but were worried about losing your Angry Birds fix, fret not as Rovio has announced that Angry Birds Space will now be available for Windows Phone 8 devices. […]