Server Logs Reveal Four Possible New Windows Phone Devices

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Server logs collected by an independent developer of Windows Phone apps might have revealed four new Windows Phone devices coming from Huawei, Samsung, and Nokia. After examining their recent server logs, the developers of Love Wallpaper HD, came across four devices whose model numbers don’t match up to any current Windows Phone device already being […]

Verizon Lumia 928 Launch Date Rumored for April 25th

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While Verizon still hasn’t clued consumers in on the details of its rumored Windows Phone 8 powered Nokia Lumia 928, the rumor mill is still hard at work and today, it has produced a new rumor that claims that Verizon may be announcing the phone next week with a release date coming a few weeks […]

First Alleged Nokia Lumia Catwalk Photos Surface

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Thanks to leaked images, we’re now getting our first visuals of what the Nokia Lumia Catwalk possibly looks like. Pictures of a Nokia device, which is said to be the Catwalk, first appeared today on Sina Weibo, a Chinese social network, according to WPCentral. If authentic, the device seems to be made of two materials, though we […]

Windows Phone Exec Confirms No Surface Phone

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone exec Terry Myerson spoke at All Things D‘s conference and once again clarified that his company will not enter the phone hardware space in releasing a Surface Phone. Microsoft had previously denied reports that it would manufacture a Surface phone after the company had entered the PC space with its hybrid Surface RT and […]

LinkedIn Windows Phone App Update Delivers New Features

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LinkedIn is issuing an update for its application on Windows Phone, bringing new features that help that application make better use of Windows Phone 8’s unique features. According to a post on the Windows Phone Blog, LinkedIn 1.5 brings with it the ability to received automatic notifications on the application’s Live Tile in addition to […]

Skype for Windows Phone Leaves Beta

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Skype for Windows Phone is now ready for consumption. Earlier today the Microsoft owned company released an updated version of its Windows Phone 8 client. While there’s little in the way of new features for users updating, today’s update of Skype lists it’s version number at 2.5, instead of the preview status it had just […]

Microsoft Plans for Windows Phone Phablets in Future Major OS Update

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We’ve reported recently that 1080p full HD resolution displays will be coming to the next major Windows Phone OS update, also known as GDR3, and now we are hearing that the same update may allow manufacturers to create larger Windows Phone devices. The latest software tweaks will enable Microsoft and its OEM hardware partners to […]

Windows Phone 8 To Support 1080p Displays This Year?

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A new report claims Windows Phone 8 will support 1080p displays by the end of 2013. Sources talking to The Verge claim support for new displays will come to Windows Phone 8 in the upcoming General Distribution Release 3 sometime later this year. The update will let Windows Phone manufacturers create phones with 1080p display and screens […]

Samsung ATIV Odyssey Review: Budget Windows Phone 8 on Verizon

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The Samsung ATIV Odyssey is a budget Windows Phone 8 smartphone on Verizon Wireless which competes more with budget Android devices like the LG Lucid 2 and Droid RAZR M than other Windows Phone 8 devices like the HTC 8X. Samsung focuses specifically on a low-cost device with a plastic design that doesn’t look or feel as nice […]

Nokia’s Lumia 928 Does the ‘Catwalk’ on T-Mobile’s 4G LTE Network?

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It looks like Verizon Wireless won’t be the only carrier to offer Nokia’s much-rumored flagship Lumia 928 Windows Phone 8 smartphone as T-Mobile is said to also offer a variant of the device. Originally known by its ‘Catwalk‘ code name, the device features similar specs to the current Lumia 920 flagship offered exclusively on AT&T’s […]

Does Windows Blue = Windows + Windows Phone in One Software?

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According to the latest speculations about the forthcoming Windows Blue software release from Microsoft, it appears that the company may be looking to merge Windows, the desktop OS, and Windows Phone, the mobile operating system, into one software package. Windows Blue is said to be developed independently of the Windows team and will reportedly help […]

Leaked Press Photo of Lumia 928 Emerges with Verizon Branding, Xenon Flash

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The Lumia 928 has been, until now, like a fabled tech unicorn. However, it’s presence has been confirmed by the latest leaked press images, posted on Twitter by famed leakster @evleaks, showing Verizon’s branding on the front and rear surfaces as well as an LED and a Xenon flash. Moreover, the more straight edges and angular […]

Lumia 920 Image Stabilization Takes on Galaxy S3 in New Ad

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A new Windows Phone 8 ad shows the strengths of the camera in the Nokia Lumia 920 over the Samsung Galaxy S3. The latest Windows Phone Challenge ad, like another recent ad, demonstrated the features of the camera in the Nokia Lumia 920 in an attempt to show what it does better than Samsung’s Galaxy […]

Fake Instagram Windows Phone App Teases Users

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Instagram is finally available in the Windows Phone Store, though users can’t actually download the app because it’s a fake. WP Central first spotted the fake app, which went live in the Windows Phone Store yesterday. The app screenshots show a Metro-influenced design for the service which looks nothing like Instagram apps on other platforms. There’s […]

Temple Run Finally Comes to Windows Phone

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Temple Run, which first arrived on iOS 18 months ago, is now available in the the Windows Phone Store. The game is free for Windows Phone users. Windows Phone users still have to wait for Temple Run 2. Microsoft promised Temple Run will come to Windows Phone 8 late last year, when it also promised […]

FM Radio Making a Comeback With Windows Phone 8 GDR2 Update

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With the upcoming GDR2 software update for current Windows Phone 8 devices, Microsoft may once again enable the FM radio functionality that was present on Windows Phone 7 but disappeared with Windows Phone 8. The technical capabilities for enabling the FM radio feature is present on the hardware and the software update will provide code […]

HTC Tiara, Samsung ATIV S Windows Phone 8 Headed for Sprint

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Sprint had previously announced at the start of the year that it will launch two new Windows Phone 8 devices this year, one each from HTC and Samsung. Now, it’s believed that Sprint will be launching the HTC Tiara, likely a code name and not the final branding for the HTC-made Windows Phone 8 device, […]

Microsoft Won’t Make A Surface Windows Phone

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Despite rumors to the contrary, Microsoft won’t make a Surface Windows Phone as it has enough input in Nokia’s Lumia phones already. Speaking to Pocket-Lint Microsoft senior marketing manager Casey McGee said that Microsoft enjoys “having the variety” of Windows Phones that it currently does. McGee doesn’t see a need for a Surface phone because […]

Nokia: Beautiful Phones In the Pipelines

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Nokia CEO Stephen Elop confirmed in an interview on Finnish television that “beautiful [Lumia] phones are coming.” When asked about the Lumia 928, a phone that’s rumored for Verizon Wireless in the U.S. with an updated aluminum design that’s slimmer and lighter than the Lumia 920 flagship of today, Elop elusively states that “there is […]