Windows Phone 8 hasn’t been out long, but that’s not stopping the first OS update from preparing for launch. Originally known as Apollo+, it is now believed that the update will be announced February of 2013 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona under the new name “Portico”. What’s coming in the new update? We...

Windows Phone 8 hasn’t been out long, but that’s not stopping the first OS update from preparing for launch. Originally known as Apollo+, it is now believed that the update will be announced February of 2013 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona under the new name “Portico”. What’s coming in the new update? We...

Windows Phone 8 hasn’t been around very long but we are already hearing rumors of about an upcoming update that will fill a few holes in Windows Phone 8 and add a couple of new features along the way. There have also been a few glitches regarding rebooting and battery life that might also be bundled into this rumored...

This is so sad for so many reasons. Not even sure where to begin. AT&T and Nokia have decided to drop the price of the Nokia Lumia 900 to $49.99 from $99.99 for a 2 year contract. So let me get this straight… We are in July 2012 New Windows Phone 8 units may be out by October 2012 The Lumia 900 will be old technology...

Yes, yes I have seen the unequivocal denials and still don’t believe them. The fact of the matter is, the same issues with OEM’s that are true with tablets are also true in the phone space. Nokia (the company) is looking less and less attractive. Nokia phones while critically acclaimed have gone nowhere. No Phone OEM...

On Wednesday at the Windows Phone Summit Microsoft unveiled Windows phone 8. If before you didn’t see Microsoft’s vision for the Windows platform, you should see it now. Let me highlight some of the keypoints of Windows Phone 8. For the first time Windows Phone will share the same kernel as Windows on the desktop,...

This makes sense as well. This from Nomura analyst Rick Sherlund: Separately, our industry sources tell us that Microsoft may be working with a contract manufacturer to develop their own handset for Windows Phone 8. It is unclear to us whether this would be a reference platform or whether this may be a go-to market...

The full video for the Windows Phone 2012 summit has been posted and is available for viewing. It’s about 2 hours long but feel free to skip to the good parts. Once again, this is the introduction of Windows Phone 8 to the world. Enjoy..

At the Windows Phone Developer Summit 2012, Microsoft is laying out details about Windows Phone 8 codenamed Apollo. Refresh to Update Some of the details: Windows Phone 8 “this holiday” will ship with a “shared core” with Windows 8 (no surprise). That means a bunch of stuff: kernel, networking, multimedia, driver support...

Samsung is working on a smartphone that is equipped with as display offering resolution of 768 x 1280 (WXGA). This bit of news comes from a Korean website called Moveplayer. The handset is known by the model name SHV-120S. Here’s what we “know” about this model: It will run Android 2.3 It will have a Qualcomm MSM8250...