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

18 January, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Windows Phone 8 'Portico' update rolls out to Lumia 920 and 820 - read the full textThe 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 update brings with it some much needed improvements...


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has it arrived in oman??

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  • 2013-02-24 22:14
  • nXFW

Right, I need to reply due to amount of single minded sniggering trolls posting. Lets be fair, Android is a great operating system, highly customizable and functional. IOS similar, a cracking OS if a little expensive (granted well designed) hardware. Both these are operating systems, they live and die by their apps which range from poor to innovative. Android is a little clunky and fragmented and any app integration requires large resources and high powered hardware and yes, it's improving update by update. Apple, to a degree, have become more interested in restricting development by patenting obvious technological advances, advances that they themselves have enjoyed using technologies developed by others. Good design?...yes, good marketing?...certainly, innovation?....not so much lately, shame. Windows however IS innovative, like it or not, it's not just an OS it's an integrated echo system. I use all 3, Windows is the most intuative by a mile. If you don't use it fair do's but you're missing a software revolution for mobile. We use it as we've seen the potential, the innovation, the future. Those of you who mock, go snigger in ignorance back to your apple/android forums, we're happy with our W8 and won't be coming back. :)

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  • 2013-01-28 21:48
  • 3pH3

I bought nokia x202 and buying this phone I have lost the trust on Nokia and will have to think before I move on for a new cell phone.

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  • 2013-01-21 20:19
  • PGjU

> In reply to Yani2000 @ 2013-01-21 11:07 from 3pwj - click to readThats the beauty of WP, people using WP are not irritated by the UI. They know what options they have and have choose the UI themselves, and hence they are satisfied with what they are getting.

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  • 2013-01-21 13:54
  • tt1B

> In reply to nok-bb @ 2013-01-18 14:08 from fq3N - click to readIt is true ..
My Lumia 710 does not get hot while charging after i updated it with 7.8.

Before updatation it was getting slightly hot ...

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  • 2013-01-21 12:15
  • TdYE

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-19 01:22 from kg3U - click to readAt first I meant to write a lenghty reply, but realized something:
If something irritates you in WP8, what are your customization options? ;P
Guess how many options do you have in Android! :D

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  • 2013-01-21 11:07
  • 3pwj

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-20 18:13 from tVwV - click to readYou see some tiles in windows7? lol

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  • 2013-01-21 06:03
  • 6%vW

If you hate those tiles then I hope you will not buy computers in the next few years...

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  • 2013-01-20 18:13
  • tVwV

stop crying about android here....those tiles r live and WP fans love OS for tht...apart frm live tiles the OS is simple n fluid in use...not as boring as ur widgets...

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  • 2013-01-19 17:59
  • PIdW

that other folder is your "system reserve"... in my samsung omnia, zune lets me choose how much reserve will i have on my phone. default is 10% of your memory. thats like a cache for apps, contact photo, text messages, album and artist image, Maps, basically every single thing you load up in your phone. the more you load on your phone the more it will eat up. because wp8 dont need zune anymore you cant set a certain value.

in android you have miscellaneous folder... (my Gnote have 1.2gb)
in ios you have your other files when you plug it in your pc with itunes... (wife ip5 have 809 mb)
wp8 have other folder.. (my lumia 920 have 2.56gb)

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  • 2013-01-19 10:58
  • 2CF2

> In reply to 2hands @ 2013-01-18 18:34 from 6%Aj - click to readYou just jealous

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  • 2013-01-19 06:41
  • k6xf

> In reply to 2hands @ 2013-01-18 18:34 from 6%Aj - click to readu sure its the UI?:) haha, define launcher dude. Try to use any wp phone b4 comparing.

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  • 2013-01-19 04:28
  • t7Xk

Those Windows Phone 8 launchers on Android are terrible. They don't even do live tiles. If you think WP8 is just a launcher, you're so wrong. WP8 looks and feels better than iOS and Anroid. Most of the time I can do stuff faster on WP8 than my iPhone 4S and Android phones because many apps are already integrated into WP8. The "Pin" feature in WP8 can create a deep shortcut way into the app. Like I want to check movie show times or listing for a specific local theater, all it takes is one touch to run the tile and it will go to that app and goes straight into that theater. Samething for a movie title, a restaurant, map location, and just about everything.

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  • 2013-01-19 01:22
  • kg3U

> In reply to Zed @ 2013-01-18 13:11 from SgvH - click to readits far from infearior

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  • 2013-01-19 00:55
  • 2CE%

> In reply to ObserverPh @ 2013-01-18 18:17 from P@1G - click to readWhat are you on about?

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  • 2013-01-18 23:51
  • X3t0

> In reply to 2hands @ 2013-01-18 18:34 from 6%Aj - click to readIts great isn't it :P

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  • 2013-01-18 23:50
  • X3t0

> In reply to 2hands @ 2013-01-18 18:34 from 6%Aj - click to readApparently, you don't use ure 2hands correctly? Even replying to a fellow Wp8 hater. .lol. . We both know that android lags first at its launcher. I know that you already know that. .XD

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  • 2013-01-18 23:42
  • P@1G

> In reply to X @ 2013-01-18 17:11 from Am9Y - click to readHaha, so you can cite _a_forum_post_ from wp central, but it is otherwise non-legitimate :D

Here is another source

This question came out plenty of times and msft are aware that people are confused, so they will probably fix it. Things like that are easy to fix, when there is nothing fundamentally wrong with the OS. Sad for you, but dont worry. You'll find something else to troll about, to take your attention away from the issues Android has.

Btw did you criticize HTC Desire and other devices that lacked internal storage for apps (without being rooted) or M$FT deserves your special attention?

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  • 2013-01-18 18:52
  • 5Cbt

> In reply to ObserverPh @ 2013-01-18 16:28 from P@1G - click to readTry these links. The 'Other' folder problem is getting worse, it's all over the Internet but MS refuse to address the situation.

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  • 2013-01-18 18:34
  • 3G54

> In reply to UCGILL @ 2013-01-18 18:03 from j019 - click to readWith android u can change your UI with launcher. You want your UI like crazy Boring tiles Wp8? You got it. But if you have Wp8 device??? LoL at wp8

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  • 2013-01-18 18:34
  • 6%Aj

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