News tagged ‘windows phone 8’
Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012
Microsoft’s senior marketing manager for Windows Phone, Greg Sullivan, sheds more light on why existing WP7 and WP7.5 handsets will not be getting the Windows Phone 8 update.
At Microsoft's TechEd Europe 2012, Microsoft briefly shared with us of the Company Hub concept, a one-stop location where an enterprise can host, manage and push relevant information, docs, apps and more that are relevant to each individual.
With the Shared Windows Core that is prevalent in Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Phone 8, it's a lot easier to share code from one platform to another, thus accelerating app availability across devices. Microsoft's senior product managers further confirm this at TechEd Europe 2012.
Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012
Hot on the heels of Microsoft's surprise announcement of the Windows RT and Windows 8 tablets, comes the rumors of a Microsoft branded Windows Phone 8 -- whose sole purpose might be to lead manufacturers in the right direction.
Friday, 22 Jun 2012
An industry analyst for CCS Insight claimed in his tweets that Huawei will be launching its first Windows Phone, Huawei Ascend W1, in Q4 2012. The device will be available globally in Q1 2013.
Thursday, 21 Jun 2012
According to an Engadget report, new Windows Phone 8 devices will use the dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus processor.
Friday, 15 Jun 2012
Nokia Maps is rumored to be replacing Bing Maps in all Windows Phone devices and will come with 3D navigation and hardware acceleration.
Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012
Sources close to Microsoft have told The Verge that existing Windows Phone devices will not be receiving the Apollo update. Should this be true, it will create a fragmentation of devices with different Windows Phone versions, much like what Google's Android is currently facing.
A Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed in an interview that all Windows Phone 7 handsets will be getting the upgrade to Windows Phone 8, "Apollo".