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HTC 8S won't receive WP8.1 GDR1, but 8X will

HTC 8S won't receive WP8.1 GDR1, but 8X will

06 August, 2014 | comments (49)

On its official support forum, HTC has shared its plans for its latest duo of Windows Phone devices - HTC 8X and HTC 8S. Sadly for HTC 8S users, the company will not release Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 update for the phone. The reason is it doesn't meet...


Unofficial changelog reveals some new WP8 GDR3 features

Unofficial changelog reveals some new WP8 GDR3 features

08 October, 2013 | comments (57)

Some new changes to the upcoming Windows Phone 8 General Distribution Release 3 have surfaced along with information on Nokia's Bittersweet shimmer firmware. Aside from support for 1080p displays and more advanced chipsets, GDR 3 brings support...


Nokia Pro Camera installed on HTC 8X, mostly working

Nokia Pro Camera installed on HTC 8X, mostly working

28 August, 2013 | comments (12)

The Nokia Pro Camera app is reserved for the high-end phones of the Lumia line the 1020, 925, 928 and 920. However, there are ways, unofficial ways, to install the app on other Windows Phone handsets. The Windows Blog Italia demonstrates a way to...


Official HTC Tiara photo leaks ahead of announcement

Official HTC Tiara photo leaks ahead of announcement

11 June, 2013 | comments (37)

The official image of the upcoming Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the HTC Tiara has leaked. The design of the HTC Tiara is quite similar to the HTC One SV and the specifications of the device lies between that of HTC Windows Phone 8S and the HTC...


HTC Tiara gets tipped with Windows Phone 8 GDR2

HTC Tiara gets tipped with Windows Phone 8 GDR2

26 February, 2013 | comments (29)

According to a fresh leak, HTC plans to expand its Windows Phone 8 lineup with a new handset, which is bound to sit between the Windows Phone 8X and the Windows Phone 8S when it comes into being. Dubbed internally as HTC Tiara, the smartphone will...


Windows Phone 8 'Portico' update rolls out to Lumia 920 and 820

Windows Phone 8 'Portico' update rolls out to Lumia 920 and 820

18 January, 2013 | comments (82)

The AT&T version of the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 received the Windows Phone 'Portico' update back in December, along with the HTC 8X. The same update has now started rolling out to the international version of the Nokia handsets. The Portico...


Amazon cuts prices on 8X and Lumia 920 even further

Amazon cuts prices on 8X and Lumia 920 even further

28 December, 2012 | comments (132)

Amazon has gotten pretty aggressive with the price cuts for Windows Phone 8 handsets. About a month ago, they cut the price of two WP8 flagships, the Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC Windows Phone 8X, and now they've cut them again. The Nokia Lumia 920 is...


HTC November sales reverse downward trend, up 23%

HTC November sales reverse downward trend, up 23%

06 December, 2012 | comments (49)

HTC just revealed its November revenues numbers, which show the company has halted its 4 month decline. That's hardly surprising, though, as HTC released its first two the Windows Phone 8-running smartphones that month - HTC 8X and HTC...


HTC 8S not coming to US, Verizon's 8X ships unlocked

HTC 8S not coming to US, Verizon's 8X ships unlocked

01 December, 2012 | comments (25)

HTC officially confirmed the Windows Phone 8S wont be coming to the United States. HTC says its focus will go entirely on the 8X. Here comes the official statement: "The Windows Phone 8X by HTC is our signature Windows Phone available at AT&T,...


A limited edition of US Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX HD surfaces

A limited edition of US Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX HD surfaces

20 November, 2012 | comments (10)

Just hearing the DROID moniker in that long name should be enough to tell you that's the US version of the handset we're talking about. And if the fiery red wasn't enough of a spoiler, yes, this phone is a genuine Verizon flyer, and proudly...


Amazon offers discount off AT&T Lumia 920, 820 and HTC 8X

Amazon offers discount off AT&T Lumia 920, 820 and HTC 8X

19 November, 2012 | comments (60)

Amazon US just put up some great deals for three of the new Windows Phone 8-powered smartphones in the states. You can get the AT&Ts Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 820 or HTC Windows Phone 8X at half their original asking price. AT&T is charging...


AT&T is selling HTC 8X, VZW takes pre-orders for it and Lumia 822

AT&T is selling HTC 8X, VZW takes pre-orders for it and Lumia 822

09 November, 2012 | comments (15)

Windows Phone 8's race to the top in the US has officially started - the HTC Windows Phone 8X is available today from AT&T and is on pre-order from Verizon, who are also taking pre-orders for the Nokia Lumia 822. Verizon has exclusivity on some...


AT&T to sell off-contract Nokia Lumia 920 for $450, 820 for $400

AT&T to sell off-contract Nokia Lumia 920 for $450, 820 for $400

07 November, 2012 | comments (88)

Yesterday, AT&T announced the on-contract pricing of three of its incoming Windows Phone 8 handsets, including the Nokia Lumia 920 (they have exclusivity on this one in the US) and the Lumia 820. Today they put those two up for pre-order and...


AT&T reveals the Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and WP 8X prices

AT&T reveals the Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and WP 8X prices

06 November, 2012 | comments (64)

AT&T has just announced that it's launching a trio of Windows Phone 8-running smartphones - the Nokia Lumia 920, the Lumia 820 and the HTC Windows Phone 8X. Let's start off with the Nokia Lumia 920, which will be offered in yellow, red,...


HTC Windows Phone 8X UK sales start

HTC Windows Phone 8X UK sales start

02 November, 2012 | comments (14)

The HTC Windows Phone 8X signature device is up for sale in the UK on both Unlocked Mobiles and Clove. Off contract, it's priced 398.98 and 399.98 respectively, inclusive of VAT. The device was on track to go on sale on November 2 so it's...


Windows Phone 8 launches, to hit Europe this weekend

Windows Phone 8 launches, to hit Europe this weekend

29 October, 2012 | comments (56)

In the space of just a couple of hours we saw the second major mobile OS announcement - Microsoft's Windows Phone 8. We've seen WP8 before, but today Joe Belfiore came on stage and showed us the whole thing in detail. The new OS builds on the...


HTC Windows Phone 8X to launch on Nov 2, 8S on Nov 15

HTC Windows Phone 8X to launch on Nov 2, 8S on Nov 15

22 October, 2012 | comments (44)

HTC's Windows Phone 8X and 8S devices have been priced in the UK and the more interesting of the two has even gone as far as pre-order stage on AT&T in the US. We've heard about a beginning of November release but it's only now that we get specific...


HTC Windows Phone 8X and Nokia Lumia 920 go on pre-order

HTC Windows Phone 8X and Nokia Lumia 920 go on pre-order

21 October, 2012 | comments (170)

Best Buy has kicked off pre-orders of the Nokia Lumia 920 and the HTC Windows Phone 8X for AT&T. The Nokia flagship is priced at $149.99 with a two-year commitment, while its Taiwanese counterpart has gone below the three-digit mark at...


Huawei W1 with Windows Phone 8 live images emerge

Huawei W1 with Windows Phone 8 live images emerge

15 October, 2012 | comments (31)

Alleged images of the Windows Phone 8 booting Huawei W1 have emerged. The smartphone is expected to be unveiled by the end of the year with its home market in China being the first to receive it. Despite looking a lot like the Windows Phone...


HTC releases Q3 results, profits continue to slide down

HTC releases Q3 results, profits continue to slide down

08 October, 2012 | comments (94)

HTC released its unaudited Q3 financial results and the numbers show a net profit of $133.2 million and $2.4 billion in revenues. Although a positive quarter it shows a serious decline from this year's Q2 when HTC achieved $3 billion in...

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