Articles about Windows Phone 8 (page 11)

Did ZTE just out a Windows Phone 8 handset with a 5.9" Full HD display?
With the release of Windows Phone 8, we are starting to see devices from Nokia and HTC that sport some pretty big screens, displays large enough to compete with some of the higher-end Android phones out there. However it looks like ZTE might have both companies beat – in fact it seems that ZTE might even have Android manufacturers beat with the release of their upcoming Windows Phone 8 device. […]

Microsoft's Data Sense Revealed: It's a, Uh, Map of Wifi Hotspots
Microsoft made a big deal of its Data Sense feature included in Windows Phone 8. It’s a good feature, as carriers put more draconian data caps on our plans at the same time that our LTE connections mean we pull more data. Plus, the Live Tile interface threatens to pull more data than competing platforms. We just got a good sense of the most major Data Sense feature: Microsoft is […]

Verizon document leak confirms HTC 8X wireless charging
Will Windows Phone 8 from Microsoft be able to make the splash in the mobile operating system scene that the software giant intended to? Perhaps, or perhaps not – only time will tell, but we do know that the few handsets which carry this operating system are definitely worth checking out based on their system specifications alone. In what appears to be a more recent training document leak from Verizon, […]

Windows Phone 8 SDK Released at BUILD
Microsoft just made its Windows Phone 8 SDK public at the BUILD developer conference. The new SDK brings much expected (and awaited) features like native C++ code and overall compatibility with the Windows 8 SDK.This new SDK is much (much!) better than the Windows Phone 7 SDK, which required all code to be written in C#. This was without a doubt a “no-go” for developers who had a huge C++ […]

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Gameloft launching 12 popular games on Windows Phone 8
Gameloft, the popular French video game game developer and publisher, has just announced that it will bringing 12 of its most popular video games to Microsoft’s latest mobile operating system. The said titles, which includes Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour and N.O.V.A. 3: Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance, are optimized with new Xbox features for Windows Phone 8 and will allow users to access Xbox leaderboards and Xbox Achievements.Other titles include […]

Skype for Windows Phone 8 preview
Skype was announced to be integrated within Windows Phone 8 like never before seen or done on any other mobile operating system – which makes sense actually, considering how Microsoft owns Skype. Well, here are more details on Skype for Windows Phone 8 – it has been specially built from ground up to be an integral part of the Windows Phone experience, allowing you to be contacted at all times […]

Windows Phone 8 San Francisco Launch Event
This morning, Microsoft has launched Windows Phone 8 worldwide. We’re attending the San Francisco, and Paris, France events which happen at the same time. This is a critical launch for Microsoft because Windows Phone 8 uses the unified Windows 8 code – this is a first on a mobile platform.  Microsoft has unveiled new features and apps, like a new Skype and Pandora for Windows 8, which will come with […]

Windows Phone 8 handsets to invade Europe this weekend, the world next
Microsoft claims to have reinvented the smartphone with the advent of Windows Phone 8, having announced it officially this morning. Folks living across the pond (that would be Europe just in case geography is not your best subject in school), and it will appear in different countries worldwide from November onward. As we covered in separate news stories earlier this morning, there will be different mobile carriers in the US […]

Windows Phone 8 announced, has one year of ad-free Pandora subscription
We’re live at the Windows Phone 8 launch in San Francisco, good thing Hurricane Sandy is not going to make a pit stop here. Having said that, Windows Phone 8 has just been officially announced, where it is touted to deliver Live Tiles on your smartphone, similar to how Windows 8 works on your desktop to ensure you remain up to date with your friends and family via different apps. […]

Nokia and Verizon officially announces the Lumia 822
Contrary to previous rumors that the Verizon-headed Nokia Lumia 822 might be getting its official debut next month, Verizon and Nokia has just announced the said Windows Phone 8 device today. Expected to run on Verizon’s 4G LTE network, the Lumia 822 features a unique design, maps with turn-by-turn navigation, free unlimited music streaming, and an enhanced camera for its users.The Lumia 822 sports a 4.3-inch 480 x 800 display […]

Microsoft launches Windows Phone 8 companion app for Windows 8 and Windows RT
It was already rumored last month that Microsoft is working on a Windows Phone 8 companion app for its latest operating system. And with Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 event just around the corner, the Redmond-based technology giant has just released the said companion app for Windows 8 and Windows RT. Essentially, the new app will allow Windows Phone 8 devices and computers running Windows 8 to work together seamlessly “so […]

Mysterious Windows Phone device spotted in the wild, speculated to be another Huawei device
We know that Huawei has a Windows Phone 8 handset in the works dubbed the W1. This is thanks to several leaked images and a press shot of the device, but it looks like the W1 might not be the only Windows Phone 8 device Huawei has in the pipeline. Well it seems that yet another Huawei handset was spotted in the wild, and based on its design it shares […]

Bill Gates: Surface is "unbelievably great"
With the Windows 8 launch in full swing, there is a lot of communication coming from Microsoft, but a Bill Gates interview is arguably much more interesting than a TV commercial. Of course, it won’t come as a surprise that Bill Gates supports the Microsoft Surface tablet, but it’s probably clear that it has to be more than a bit special for him since he was supported the “tablet” idea […]

Nokia Lumia 920's exclusivity on AT&T reportedly only for six months
So we know that the Nokia Lumia 920 will be an exclusive to AT&T, while this might be good news for AT&T subscribers, it might not be for those on other networks who might want the Lumia 920 but don’t want to switch carriers, and at the same time don’t want to buy it unlocked at its full retail price. Well according to the folks at WPCentral, one of their […]