Windows Phone 8 Release Date Pegged for November


Windows Phone 8 handsets may not launch until November of this year. According to Mary Jo Foley from ZDNet, devices running Microsoft’s new, and highly anticipated, Windows Phone 8 Apollo software may not arrive on shelves until November. While Microsoft hasn’t confirmed anything, Foley has it on good authority that Windows Phone 8 will not […]

Confirmed: Current Windows Phones Won’t Get Windows Phone 8

Confirmed: Current Windows Phones Won't Get Windows Phone 8

Microsoft has finally answered the question that many Windows Phone owners have been waiting for. Will current Windows Phones get the Windows Phone 8 Apollo update? Sadly, the answer is no. The company confirmed the bad news at the Windows Phone 8 event today with Microsoft’s Greg Sullivan telling The Verge that the Windows Phone […]

New Windows Phone 8 Apollo Features Leak Out

New Windows Phone 8 Features Leak Out

Windows Phone 8 Apollo is going to be Microsoft’s next big Windows Phone update and today, new purported features of the company’s next big update have come to the surface. WPCentral has leaked several new alleged features of Windows Phone 8, also known as Windows Phone Apollo, and it appears that the software is shaping […]

Windows Phone 8 Apollo Upgrade Path Gets Cloudier

Windows Phone 8 Apollo Update Path Becomes More Cloudy

There have been quite a bit of back and forth regarding Windows Phone 8 Apollo and whether it would be coming to current Windows Phone devices. A previous report had said no and now, another report says that current Windows Phone devices will indeed be getting the update. The latest rumor comes from My Microsoft […]

Galaxy S III With Windows Phone 8 Coming This Fall?

Galaxy S III With Windows Phone 8 Coming This Fall?

It appears that the Samsung Galaxy S III might not only be coming with Android as a new rumor pegs the company as possibly releasing a Galaxy S III type phone running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 sometime during the fall of this year. The new rumor comes from WP-Life who says that a trusted source […]

Nokia Lumia Handsets to Get Windows Phone 8 Apollo?

Nokia's Lumia Handsets to Get Windows Phone 8 Apollo?

There has been quite a controversy surrounding the upcoming Windows Phone 8 Apollo update from Microsoft and today, more fuel has been dumped on the fire as a Nokia Evangelist & Developer has claimed that Nokia’s Lumia handsets, which run Windows Phone, will receive the update. WMPowerUser reports that João Luis, citing a source he […]

New Windows Phone 8 Apollo Features Revealed?

New Windows Phone 8 Apollo Features Revealed?

Details about Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Phone 8 Apollo update remain relatively scarce but a new rumor has seemingly shed light on some features that we should come to expect of the software. According to a tipster on the Chinese forums, courtesy of WMPowerUser, Windows Phone 8 Apollo is currently being tested on both current […]

Windows Phone 8 Coming to All Windows Phone Handsets

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A Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed that the upcoming Windows Phone 8 update, also known as Windows Phone Apollo, will be coming to ‘all’ Windows Phone handsets. This is big news for those that adopted some of Microsoft’s earlier Windows Phone handsets like the Samsung Focus Flash, HTC Titan and the LG Quantum. The news, courtesy […]

Windows Phone 8 Apollo Shows Up In “I’m A WP7″ App

Windows Phone 8 I'm A WP7

While the average Windows Phone user is still working with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango or Tango, Microsoft is working on early builds of Apollo. Microsoft still won’t say much about the future update, but through the “I’m A WP7″ social app, we know that the company has some working builds running. WPCentral reports that Windows […]

Dell Kills Venue and Venue Pro, Vows Return to Smartphone Market

Dell Kills Venue and Venue Pro, Vows Return to Smartphone Market

Dell has confirmed that it will be ditching the Venue and the Venue Pro, two smartphones that the company currently has on the market, but that that decision doesn’t mean the end of Dell’s presence in the smartphone market. In fact, Dell spokeswoman Ellen Murphy has told PCMag that the company intends to launch more […]

No Windows Phone for Verizon Until Windows Phone 8 (Apollo)?


Things are not looking good for me and other Verizon customers wanting to get their hands on a Windows Phone. It doesn’t seem like it will be happening any time soon. I didn’t really think I would have to pay up on my  “Windows Phone Tattoo Bet” that I put out there shortly before MWC, […]

Nokia PureView Technology Coming to Windows Phone

Nokia PureView Technology Confirmed for Windows Phone

Just a short time ago, we told you (once again) that the Nokia 808 PureView, the phone with the 41MP camera, will not be launching in the U.S. However, we along with many others have speculated that Nokia has plans to bring that camera technology to its Windows Phone lineup and sure enough, the company […]

HTC Confirms Launch Plans for New Phones With Windows Phone Apollo OS


Smartphone-maker HTC, which manufactures phones running on Microsoft’s Windows Phone and Google’s Android operating systems, confirms that it would be launching new smartphone hardware once Microsoft releases the next-generation of Windows Phone OS codenamed Apollo. Apollo, which some have been referring to as Windows Phone 8, will be a major OS revision for Microsoft as […]

Windows Phone 8 Apollo Gets Detailed


A video featuring Windows Phone manager Joe Belfiore which was intended for the eyes of Nokia executives only has made its way to the internet today and it reveals details about something that Windows Phone and mobile enthusiasts everywhere have been wondering about. Yes folks, the video has detailed Windows Phone 8 Apollo, the next […]

Windows Phone Tango Update Set for Q2 2012, Apollo for Q4?

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We know that the next two updates for Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform are codenamed Tango and Apollo, Apollo being the more substantial one of the two, but up until this week we didn’t have a clear view as to when they might be rolling out for device owners. Luckily, a leaked roadmap courtesy of WMPowerUser […]

Windows Phone Apollo, Next Major Update, Slated for Mid-2012 Release

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Windows Phone 7.5 aka Windows Phone Mango just began rolling out a short time ago and already there is talk about a release window for the next major software update from Microsoft. Speaking to Engadget, Nokia’s Michael Halbherr, who is the Executive VP for Location and Commerce, has confirmed that the next major Windows Phone […]