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Microsoft Says Support For Windows Phone 8 Will Last Until July 2014

While Lumia 710 owners learned the hard way final decisions on future software updates for devices rests with the carriers, Microsoft is announcing their life-cycle for Windows Phone 8. Microsoft has generally avoided placing specific timelines for supporting devices, but has now confirmed that Windows Phone 8 will be supported through July 8th, 2014, and Windows Phone 7.8 supported through September 9th of next year. Those dates line up with Microsoft’s brief mention that they … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms Windows Phone 7.8 Update NOT Coming To Lumia 710

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With a quick three sentence statement, T-Mobile confirms the worst fears of Lumia 710 owners as they officially state aWindows Phone 7.8 update will not happen. Originally discovered through an email response from Nokia sent to a Lumia 710 owner inquiring about the update directly from the manufacturer, T-Mobile had yet to confirm the news through their own support forums. With the below statement, T-Mobile indirectly ends the lifespan … [read full article]

Has T-Mobile Passed On The Windows Phone 7.8 Update For The Lumia 710?

As Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 8 to the world, they dropped word that none of the current devices on the market would receive the fancy new update. Instead, Microsoft would introduce Windows Phone 7.8, a pseudo-combination of some of the best of Windows Phone 8 combined with the current platform of 7.5. Most important was the addition of the new live tiles, and sizable tiles for a customizable home screen and more. Unfortunately, … [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]

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8, Details Upgrade Process For Current Handsets

Microsoft is in the midst of unveiling their next generation smartphone platform in Windows Phone 8 and so far, I’m loving what I’m seeing. Google and Apple take note, Microsoft is working hard to raise their game through the addition of long-requested features along with a brand new Start Screen which frankly speaking, looks freaking awesome. A lot of what we’re seeing now is backend stuff, definitely not part of the end-user experience … [read full article]