Today at the Build Developer Conference, Microsoft is showing off the newest version of its phone OS, Windows Phone 8.1. And now, Windows Phone now has its own personal assistant: Cortana.
Want the latest software updates for your phone? You can just wait like a pleb, or you can go buy handsets on Craigslist and hope to get lucky. Apparently Windows Phone Central user xs2k did the latter when he just happened to buy a phone with the latest, unreleased Windows Phone 8 OS on it.
So, this stinks. Instagram is now deleting all images uploaded through the popular Windows Phone 8 app Instance—even though there still isn't an official Instagram app for WP8.
Slow and steady and also yeah really slow but hey whatever—Pandora's here for Windows Phone 8! And actually, it's probably the best mobile version of Pandora out there. So that's something.
After over three months, Windows Phone finally has a Spotify app again. The app just went up in the Store, and is rolling out as a beta. You might have to wait a bit for it to show up.
Maybe you're not the most accurate when it comes to snapping photos. Maybe you're always just a little too late, or a little too early. Congratulation on being a human like the rest of us. Window's Research new camera application—BLINK—can give you a hand with that (the picture-taking) on Windows Phone 8. How? The…
Microsoft just hammered out a deal to get Windows Phones access to 12 million Wi-Fi hotspots from its new partner Devicescape.
Nokia has been alone on the vanguard of worthwhile Windows Phone hardware for a while now. But that's no longer the case. Here's HTC's 8X. And it's got enough firepower to go toe-to-toe with anything on Android or iOS.
Here's a side-by-side-by-side of the Nokia Lumia 920's PureView camera up against the iPhone 4S and Galaxy S III. It's pretty darn impressive.
We're also going to hear from Microsoft about the rest of Windows Phone 8. We'll fill you in on everything new Microsoft announces today.
Microsoft had previously told us that Windows Phone 8 will be out this fall, but Mary Jo Foley at ZDnet is reporting some new dates, including one for WP8: The OS will go to manufacturers in September, and devices will be available to the general public in November. So maybe hold off on getting a Windows Phone until…
Qualcomm and Microsoft are continuing their cozy relationship with Snapdragon S4 Plus processors set to power Windows Phone 8.
Earlier this week, a Microsoft spokesman announced that all Windows Phone 7 devices would be getting the upgrade to Windows Phone 8. Today developer evangelist Nino Silva acknowledged that he, uh, misspoke. Apparently he was confusing application compatibility with device upgrades and cleared things up on his blog…
If your phone is running Windows Phone 7, you'll be able to upgrade to Windows Phone 8 when it comes out. Yes, even if your handset was among the first to market. Hey Android, are you listening? That's how you do upgrades.