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HTC Posts First Look Windows Phone 8X Teaser Video

HTC is helping us get very familiar with the Windows Phone 8X thanks to a teaser/first look video that went up a few days ago on their YouTube page. The teaser itself doesn’t offer us anything new, like  a release date or price, but it does focus on color choice, Beats Audio technology, Skype and XBox Music (Zune’s new music name). Of course, we’re not really expecting any release dates until Microsoft makes the actual date … [read full article]

Rumor: Nokia Will Take Legal Action To Block Windows Phone 8X Launch

Just when we thought patent lawsuits were becoming a Samsung/Apple-only battleground comes word that Nokia is making preparations to take on HTC for “copying the look and design” of their devices. According to a PC-Tablet.com source, with “knowledge of the impending court case” says that Nokia will work to ban the HTC devices in “certain areas” without going into any other detail. Nokia is … [read full article]

(Update: Full Event Now Uploaded) HTC Posts Windows Phone 8X And 8S Announcement Highlights Video

With HTC launching not one, but two Windows Phone 8 devices for a trifecta of carriers, excitement is high as HTC attempts to regain some traction in the marketplace with a new approach to Windows Phone 8. If you wanted to get a look at their official launch event, but weren’t able to attend or catch a livestream, you can watch this 5:45 video and see all the highlights. Putting aside the OS for a minute, … [read full article]

Charting Carrier Activations By Operating System, How Did T-Mobile Do?

There’s little argument that Android is overwhelmingly the OS of choice on T-Mobile’s network, but what else is running on the network and how much of it? A new study from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) recently surveyed consumers who activated smartphones between June and August 2012. It’s hard to nail down exact percentages using the provided image, but you can get a pretty good idea that the overwhelming majority of T-Mobile customers … [read full article]

T-Mobile Posts HTC 8X Sign Up Page, “Available Soon”

We’re definitely excited to see that T-Mobile is carrying the HTC 8X, definitely a top-tier Windows Phone 8 handset and we want to know more about it. With that in mind, T-Mobile has posted their traditional “sign up for more info” page for the 8X and you can do exactly that with the promise of more details via email as they arrive. As with most cases, odds are info will leak … [read full article]

HTC 8X And 8S Hands-On Videos, HTC Explains The “Iconic Design”

Lots of video goodness here as we take a look at some of the hands on videos coming out of HTC’s Windows Phone 8 announcement. We’re definitely excited to see HTC drop not one, but two HTC handsets on T-Mobile powered by Windows Phone 8 as  T-Mobile needs a second OS to love and without the iPhone, Windows Phone 8 may be the next big thing. Take a look at the hands-on videos as they pop … [read full article]

(Updated) HTC Announces The 8X, 8S For Windows Phone 8, Both For T-Mobile

Updated With Statement From T-Mobile:  T-Mobile is excited to partner with HTC to bring our customers the Windows Phone 8X by HTC. As a premium Windows Phone 8 device, the 8X by HTC features a beautiful 4.3” Super LCD HD screen, a powerful dual-core processor and will run on T-Mobile’s fast HSPA+42 network. Customers will enjoy access to Windows Phone’s Live Tiles, an iconic design, immersive studio-quality sound with Beats Audio™ and incredible camera … [read full article]

Nokia Hints At New Features Coming To Existing Lumia Lineup

While Nokia’s big focus is on their upcoming Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 launches, they aren’t forgetting their first-generation Lumia customers as they announce a slew of new features coming to existing handsets. The Finish company confirmed via a blog post today that existing handset owners won’t be left behind as Windows Phone 8 draws near. The current Lumia range of smartphones will continue to be supported by Nokia with a new … [read full article]

HTC Accord, Future Windows Phone 8 Now On T-Mobile Smartphone Roadmap

With XDA Developer and famed internet leaker @Football4PDA leaking details of the upcoming HTC Accord this morning, the timing is ripe to let loose our own intel that the Accord will arrive on T-Mobile in November. According to the Twitter leak, the phone may be sold under the name “8X,” though I can only hope that T-Mobile chooses anything else. According to the leaked intel, the Accord will feature: 1.2GHz dual-core processor 1GB … [read full article]