Microsoft is going to end the support for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.8 from July 2014 and September 2014 respectively.
Blackberry, after a string of delays, launched its BlackBerry OS 10 this year and according to a new report the new mobile OS only offers 34% of the 102 most popular apps available for iOS and Android while Windows phone 8 offers 63% of the most popular iOS and Android apps.
When Nokia ditched Symbian for their smart phones they were heavily depending on Windows Phone as it was the only way out for them. When Windows Phone 8 was launched, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said that he had no news about Microsoft building its own Surface phone but now it seems that Nokia’s tone has changed regarding this.
Bill Gates openly admitted in an interview with CBS that Microsoft wasn’t inventive enough and even made mistakes in the mobile market.
During Nokia’s press event for the launch of its flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone – the Lumia 920 the Finnish company made available some promotional materials wherein there was a video showcasing PureView’s main feature: optical image stabilization (OIS) but, it turns out these ads were faked following which Nokia has issued an official apology.
Images of what seem to be press shoots of Nokia upcoming Windows Phone 8 handsets have appeared on Twitter all thanks to evleaks.
In the ongoing battle between Samsung and Apple, the Korean consumer electronics giant has inadvertently leaked two Windows Phone 8 devices dubbed ‘Odyssey’ & ‘Marco’.