Wonder what’s taking Facebook to code up official apps for the Windows Phone platform, which in reality is a bit older and a bit more widespread than the Windows 8 and RT show. While vanilla Windows 8 users often prefer the power and flexibility of the standard web interface of the social network, they are in...

A long long time ago, in a press announcement far away– Microsoft promised the world Windows Phone 7.8, after revealing that they could not offer an upgrade path to Windows Phone 8 due to major changes in the OS, namely the switch from a CE core to NT. Fast-forwarding to today, Windows Phone 7.x users have...

The Windows Phone 7.8 party picked up steam earlier this week when Nokia announced that it was rolling out updates for its Lumia 610, 710, 800 and 900 smartphones. Other vendors soon followed. All that was left was the official announcement from Redmond, and now Microsoft has added in the official patch notes for...

Pop on schedule, Nokia has announced that it is kicking off the rollout of the anticipated Windows Phone 7.8 update for its Lumia line of smartphones. Reportedly, Microsoft is also set to make a similar announcement soon. Only those that are running an older version of the mobile operating system are in line to...

Windows 7.8 is finally here. Well, almost. It seems that the folks over at Windows Phone Central have learned that AT&T is getting Windows Phone 7.8 for the Nokia Lumia 900 starting on January 30th. The information comes from a leaked internal AT&T email, apparently. One handset does not a full Windows 7.8 launch...

Yesterday, I wrote about Microsoft’s announcement stating Windows Phone 7.8 is on its way. Now Microsoft has now released the Windows Phone 7.8 SDK, enabling developers to get to work creating apps for the new platform and tweaking old ones. Apps developed using the new SDK will work only on Windows Phone 7.x...

As was widely expected, Microsoft has just released the Windows Phone 7.8 SDK for developers to get an idea of how their apps will look on the updated mobile operating system. If things go according to plan a lot of older Windows Phone 7.5 smartphone users will be able to download the anticipated update for their...

Smartphone users of Windows Phone 7.5 have been waiting – with some frustration -for the Windows Phone 7.8 update to arrive for some time.  So it was good news to hear from Windows Phone Colombia today that the Windows Phone 7.8 update will arrive beginning January 31- a scant week away.

On Friday we reported that Windows Phone 7.8 might be here soon (finally). The signs were in a few upgrades to Nokia apps that required 7.8, and simply the fact that Microsoft indicated at one point that the update would arrive in early 2013. Microsoft hasn’t shed any new light on the subject, but it still seems...