Leaked Microsoft Research presentation shows off arc-shaped keyboard on Windows Phone

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It has been long rumored that Microsoft was working on a one-handed keyboard for future devices for some time now, and now a leaked Microsoft Research presentation indicates makes it real. The keyboard is clearly designed to¬†accommodate¬†one-handed thumb typing. Instead of using a standard keyboard to type, the keyboard for the arc-shaped design takes a form similar to standard … [Read more...]

AT&T Internal Document States Windows Phone 7.8 Update Will Release After Windows Phone 8 Devices

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An internal AT&T document to employees pretty much states with confidence that the Windows Phone 7.8 update will release after Windows Phone 8 device become available. The internal document was sent to AT&T employees as a read-all know-all in regards to the recent 2012 Windows Phone Developer Summit. Windows Phone 8 devices are set to begin releasing this fall 2012, … [Read more...]

Microsoft Launches Windows Phone 7.8 Page – Hands On With Windows Phone 7.8 Start Screen Available

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  In a quick post by Ben Rudolph over at the Windows Phone Blog, he provides a hands on video with the new Windows Phone 7.8 start screen (early build) and an announcement for the new windowsphone.com page. Rudolph snuck over into the engineering building at Microsoft and found a Nokia Lumia 900 with a very early build of Windows Phone 7.8 installed. Here is his … [Read more...]

Windows Phone Devices Will Not Receive Windows Phone 8 Update, Will Receive Windows Phone 7.8

There had been rumblings that existing Windows Phone devices would not receive the update to Windows Phone 8 and that has been confirmed today. If you have a Windows Phone running 7.5, you will receive an update to Windows Phone 7.8. Some of the features in Windows Phone 8 will be included in the 7.8 update. According to The Verge, existing devices will receive the new Start … [Read more...]