Windows Phone 8 Coverage
For two years, Microsoft has tried and tried again to make Windows Phone a popular third place contender in the smartphone market, but today it still sits with single digit (seriously, 1 digit) market share. But there is hope. Windows Phone 8 is Microsoft’s boldest attempt yet to energize consumers and handset makers. Windows Phone 8 devices will hit shelves in early November, days after Microsoft’s big Windows 8 launch on October 26 — a PC and tablet OS designed to look like Windows Phone. Below is all of our Windows Phone 8 coverage, wrapped up in one place for your reading pleasure.
Microsoft promised an update to Windows Phone 8 would appear in December, and sure enough, one has started to appear on international HTC phones, fixing several annoying bugs.
Nokia has announced its third Windows Phone 8 device, the Lumia 620. Priced below the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, it's scheduled for release next year.
A new study has shown that Nokia owns most of the Windows Phone market share, with its Lumia 920 device proving to be the most popular Windows Phone 8 smartphone.
Steve Ballmer has said Windows Phone sales have quadrupled over last year since the introduction of Windows Phone 8. Although he didn't provide any further information, research from 2011 can give us an idea of what that figure may be.
Microsoft says it has identified the cause of an annoying Windows Phone 8 bug, which causes some phones to randomly reboot, and will be issuing an over-the-air fix in December.
Microsoft is said to be working on the first update to its Windows Phone 8 software. Codename Apollo Plus, the update will bring several features that just missed out on being included in the initial release, and we should learn more early next year.
A new video posted on the official Windows blog tests the cameras of two Windows Phone 8 flagship handsets against Apple's iPhone 5 and an Android device.
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