Microsoft Restarts Windows Phone 7.8 Upgrade Rollouts

Lumia 900 Windows Phone 7.8

The upgrade to Windows Phone 7.8 is rolling to users once again after Microsoft pulled the first update earlier this year. According to WP Central the Windows Phone 7.8 update is rolling out to some users once again. The new update is build 8860, as opposed to build 8858 from the previous version of the […]

No Windows Phone 7.8 Upgrade for Lumia 710 Owners on T-Mobile


Users on T-Mobile who own a Nokia Lumia 710–released with Windows Phone 7–are now informed by the U.S. carrier that the smartphone will not be getting a software upgrade to Windows Phone 7.8. T-Mobile has yet to update its support site with the unfortunate news, but one person was able to get a response from […]

Nokia Starts Rolling Out Windows Phone 7.8 To Lumia Phones

Lumia 900 Windows Phone 7.8

Today Nokia announced it will start rolling out Windows Phone 7.8 to older Lumia smartphones today. The new Nokia Lumia 510 is the first Lumia smartphone to ship with Windows Phone 7.8, and other devices including the Lumia 710 and Lumia 900 will get the update soon. The updates for carrier-branded phones will depend on […]

AT&T Lumia 900 Windows Phone 7.8 Update Appears Set for January 30th


The long-awaited Windows Phone 7.8 update for previous Windows Phones will evidently start rolling out to devices on January 30th, starting with, rather surprisingly, the AT&T Lumia 900, the carrier’s once-flagship Windows Phone 7 device. Read: Nokia Lumia 900 Review. While not yet confirmed by AT&T, WPCentral reports that the Windows Phone 7.8 updates will […]

Microsoft To Begin Windows Phone 7.8 Update Program on January 31


Microsoft could start rolling out Windows Phone 7.8 at the end of this month according to a report from WP Central. Recently a number of official channels from Twitter accounts for U.K. carriers to Microsoft’s Official Windows Phone Facebook page in Colombia stated the update will roll out soon. All of the accounts either say […]

Nokia Italy Confirms Windows Phone 7.8 Coming This Month


After a user had reached out on Twitter asking about the Windows Phone 7.8 software update for Windows Phone 7.5 devices, Nokia’s Italian arm had publicly responded saying that the update is coming ‘in a few days,’ promising that more details will follow. In the recent past, there have been talk that Nokia has been […]

Windows Phone 7.8 Update Won’t Roll Out Until 2013


Microsoft has announced that current Windows Phone 7 devices won’t be getting the Windows Phone 7.8 update until sometime in early 2013. The company announced the news on its website today saying that it’s currently working with its carrier and hardware partners to get it tested but that the update itself won’t be rolling out […]

Windows Phone 7.8 Update Release Date Could Come Soon


It appears that the highly anticipated roll out of the Windows Phone 7.8 update could be taking place soon, possibly as soon as this Wednesday according to a new rumor. WMPowerUser is reporting that the Windows Phone 7.8 update could roll out as soon as this Wednesday. The site cites sources that are close to […]

Windows Phone 7.8 Features Revealed in Leaked Nokia Documents


Leaked Nokia training documents may have revealed features of the Windows Phone 7.8 upgrade for owners of current devices running any version of Windows Phone 7. As Microsoft has stated in the past that devices released with Windows Phone 7 won’t be upgraded to Windows Phone 8, the Windows Phone 7.8 software update will bring […]

Windows Phone 7.8 Update Roll Out Could Be Far Off


At Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 event yesterday, there was plenty of talk about the company’s Windows Phone 8 plans but nothing in regards to a release date for Windows Phone 7.8, the operating system that will be heading to some of Microsoft’s older phones including the Nokia Lumia 900. And unfortunately, it’s looking like owners […]

Nokia Bringing New Features To Older Lumia Devices

Lumia 900

Nokia won’t leave current Lumia users behind as it launches the Lumia 920, Lumia 820, and other Windows Phone 8 devices. The company will bring a number of features from the new devices to older phones. Today Nokia outlined what updates current Lumia users can expect sometime in the near future. City Lens, the company’s augmented […]

Nokia Lumia 900 Now Selling for $49.99 on AT&T

Pink Lumia 900 Hitting AT&T on July 15th

After just a few months on the market, Nokia’s flagship Windows Phone is now selling for half of its original price on AT&T with a two-year contract. On Sunday Nokia announced that its Lumia 900 now sells for $49.99 on a two-year contract on AT&T. The phone debuted on AT&T in April for $99.99. The […]

Microsoft Working on New Predictive Keyboard for Windows Phone?


In a recently uncovered leaked presentation slide, it appears that Microsoft may be looking to give users more keyboard options when it comes to Windows Phone. The software input keyboard may make a debut on the company’s forthcoming Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system and may come to Windows Phone 7.8, which delivers similar visual […]

Windows Phone 8 Devices Coming to AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon


AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon have all confirmed that they will carry Windows Phone 8 devices in the future. PCMag is reporting that all three carriers have acknowledged that they will play host to upcoming Windows Phone 8 powered devices. AT&T says that it will be launching Windows Phone 8 devices later this year, T-Mobile says […]

The New Windows Phone 8 Start Screen Is Beautiful

Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 7 already has a nice home screen (or Start Screen as Microsoft calls it), and Windows Phone 8 will make it look even better. The new Start Screen for Windows Phone 8 will still have the live tiles of Windows Phone 7, but users will have much more control over them. The new […]

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 […]