Verizon Wireless Working With Microsoft To Have Windows Phone 8 Before End Of 2012

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In an interview with Reuters, Verizon Wireless CFO Fran Shammo mentioned they are looking for a third strong software competitor in the mobile market. That third strong competitor is the Windows Phone, specifically the Windows Phone 8 - codenamed "Apollo" - to release later this year. Verizon previously told Microsoft that 4G LTE was critical for Windows Phone, looks like … [Read more...]

Microsoft’s Product Roadmap Leaks – Windows Phone Expectations Contained


The latest Microsoft roadmap has apparently leaked via Twitter, and ZDNet was first to post it up. The roadmap contains current plans for all of Microsoft's big products, including the Windows Phone. What's new with the Windows Phone that we didn't already know? Not much really, it just shows that Windows Phone Apollo will evidently release in the fall/winter of this year. … [Read more...]

Rumor: Samsung Is Set To Release At Least Three New Windows Phones In 2012


Remember that Samsung "Mandel" Windows Phone that went through the FCC on paper about a month ago? According to Chinese website WPDang, the phone is due for a first half of 2012 release. Although it will most likely adopt a different name upon release, many are expecting it to arrive as late as June. Samsung is also currently expected to release at least two other Windows … [Read more...]

Rumor: Acer W11 Slider Windows Phone 8 To Launch October 2012


A thread was posted over on the Acer-Club Russia forums detailing (what we will take as rumors) the big Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and Office 15 releases by Microsoft later this year. Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and Office 15 will all have the same release date according to the forum post. What we are really here for is the supposed release of an Acer Windows Phone device … [Read more...]