GDR2 Archive

No Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 For Existing Devices

Well, there you have it, ladies and gentlemen. Unconfirmed, but comes from a reliable sources. The news that Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 will not be released for existing devices. Instead, Redmond only plans to make it

AT&T Finally Begins Rollout Of GDR2 And Amber Updates For Lumia Devices

It sure does feel a tad queasy writing about the Windows Phone GDR2 and Nokia Amber updates this close to the official unveiling of the GDR3 and Bittersweet Shimmer, but this is what it is. While many

HTC 8X Confirmed To Get The GDR3 Update Instead Of GDR2

The recent news that the Windows Phone GDR2 update was cancelled by HTC for its 8X smartphone raised quite a few eyebrows, with some fearing that the Taiwanese handset maker may be dropping support for its Windows

Windows Phone 8 GDR2 Update For HTC 8X Cancelled

Boy, the Windows Phone situation is fast becoming, shall we say, a bit foggy. Even though Microsoft has made no secret of its commitment to Windows Phone partners, the companies have been rather quiet on the Nokia

Nokia Releases A Video To Showcase The Amber Update

The recently released Amber update, based on Windows Phone 8 GDR2, took its sweet time to arrive, but it will soon be overtaken by the next update to Microsoft’s mobile platform, GDR3. Windows Phone 8 GDR3 is

Week In Review (Aug 12 – Aug 16)

Another week draws to a close, and it can be said with reasonably assurance that this was a week of release dates. Microsoft officially confirmed release dates for a number of its upcoming products, the prime among

Nokia Begins Worldwide Deployment Of The Amber Update

A few hours back Finish telecom giant official announced that it has started to roll out its Windows Phone 8 GDR2 (codename Amber) update to Lumia users around the world. The General Distribution Release 2 of Microsoft’s

Nokia Amber Update Could Be Pushed To Late August Or Early September

If you, as a Windows Phone 8 user, are a bit irked with the slow pace the updates are rolled out, then rejoice. Things are finally starting to kick into high gear as far as the GDR2

Windows Phone 8 GDR2 Said To Pack Enhanced Support For The .WAV Format

Some file formats are immortal. They never die. The now classic .wav file is one such format, still famous among audiophiles. But this vintage format is also used in several voicemail systems. And it seems that the

Windows Phone 8 GDR2 Said To Include Call And SMS Blocking Options

Microsoft sure likes to plays its cards close to heart now. Word got out a few months back that the technology titan is going to work in stealth mode going forward, particularly for Windows Phone. What this