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First Update To Windows Phone 8 Apollo Might Be Called Portico, Not Apollo+

First Update To Windows Phone 8 Apollo Might Be Called Portico, Not Apollo+

You know how it is with the rumours, eh. WPCentral is reporting that according to its sources, the first update to Windows Phone 8, codenamed Apollo, could be called Portico. Previously, it was being referred to as Apollo+, sort of breaking from the tradition of naming updates which end with an -o (NoDo, Mango, Tango…

“Apollo+” Update To Windows Phone 8 Will Add Features Which Missed The Train

“Apollo+” Update To Windows Phone 8 Will Add Features Which Missed The Train

Remember how there were talks about Microsoft rushing the Windows Phone 8 software, and some of the important features being skipped so as to ship the shiny new version to the OEMs for their Windows Phone 8 devices. Nokia insiders also tell that Microsoft gave them the new version…

Plume And Apollo Now Support Lockscreen Widgets On Android 4.2

Plume And Apollo Now Support Lockscreen Widgets On Android 4.2

It was going to happen, but I hadn’t thought it would happen so soon. Plume and Apollo are the one of the first few apps to support the brand new Lockscreen Widgets feature in Android 4.2. And guess what, they just helped me in getting rid of that annoying annoying clock on the lockscreen. Couldn’t have been any happier.

Windows Phone 8 Invites Out, Launching October 29th

Windows Phone 8 Invites Out, Launching October 29th

The details are out… of the launch event, of course. Microsoft is sending out invites to the press members, asking them to join in for the official unveiling of the next version of Windows Phone, 8, aka Apollo, at an event in San Francisco.

What this means is that we’ll be knowing…

AT&T Is Getting HTC Windows Phone 8X, One X+ And One VX

AT&T Is Getting HTC Windows Phone 8X, One X+ And One VX

Whoa. AT&T today nabbed three upcoming smartphones from HTC, namely the Windows Phone 8X, the One X+ which was announced today, and the One VX. also announced today.

The 8X is the Taiwanese’ hottest new Windows Phone, running the latest version of the OS, 8. Announced

HTC Windows Phone 8X And 8S Official, Run Windows Phone 8 And Come With Beats Audio

HTC Windows Phone 8X And 8S Official, Run Windows Phone 8 And Come With Beats Audio

HTC today announced its two new Windows Phone 8 devices, named Windows Phone 8X and 8S, both running, well, Windows Phone 8. They’re going to be the new faces of Windows Phone 8, and hence the weird, long, stupid and tiring names – HTC Windows Phone 8X and Windows Phone 8S. It’s probably forced by Microsoft, but I’ll save my ranting for later.

Spotted: MasterCard App For Windows Phone 8

Spotted: MasterCard App For Windows Phone 8

I’m not sure if this has been written/posted by others (did a Google search, found nothing), but I just discovered the MasterCard app for Windows Phone 8. Ben Rudolph shot a video, showing off the new Nokia Lumia 820 and Lumia 920, and I spotted it on the 920!

Everything About Windows Phone 8 Will Be Unveiled By Nokia And Microsoft, Including New Lumias

Everything About Windows Phone 8 Will Be Unveiled By Nokia And Microsoft, Including New Lumias

I was wondering about this yesterday – whether or not Nokia and Microsoft will unveil the new features of Windows Phone 8 alongside the new Lumia smartphones. I also said it’d be a half-assed launch if new WP8 features aren’t announced, because in a week from now, Apple is going to unveil the new iPhone, and iOS 6, together. People would have forgotten about Windows Phone 8 after that,…

It’s An Eventful September – HTC To Announce New Windows Phones On September 19th

It’s An Eventful September – HTC To Announce New Windows Phones On September 19th

Wow. What a September. There are two events tomorrow – Motorola and Verizon are going to announce something, and then the Nokia-Microsoft event, where Nokia will be unveiling its latest Lumias. Then there’s the iPhone 5 launch on September…

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Nokia Asks Us To “Stay Tuned!”, Hints At Augmented Reality

Nokia Asks Us To “Stay Tuned!”, Hints At Augmented Reality

With only one day to go, Nokia has released a brief, 16-second trailer, perhaps hinting at augmented reality. Location-aware AR, which is in line with Nokia’s focus on Location based services lately. Nokia had said that it wants to be the “Where?” platform, with another teaser released earlier saying…

Nokia Lumia 920 May Come With An 8 MP “PureView” Camera, Wireless Charging And 32 GB Internal Memory

Nokia Lumia 920 May Come With An 8 MP “PureView” Camera, Wireless Charging And 32 GB Internal Memory

I tried to resist the temptation to post about these Lumia leaks, but I guess it’s not worth it. A Twitter account, going by the name @evleaks, has constantly been leaking “information” and images of Nokia’s upcoming Lumia devices, with less than 30 hours remaining for the event to kick off.

Verge has also obtained some…

Samsung Ativ S Is The First Smartphone To Run Windows Phone 8

Samsung Ativ S Is The First Smartphone To Run Windows Phone 8

Samsung isn’t done yet. They announced the first smartphone to run Windows Phone 8, and before that, there was the Galaxy Note 2 and the Galaxy Camera! It’s raining devices today.

The Ativ S is quite up there with the Androids, in…

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