Samsung ATIV S Windows Phone 8 Device Coming With Massive 4.8-inch Display

Samsung ATIV S

Samsung has big plans for Windows Phone 8, along with a big new phone and some new branding to go along with it. The Samsung ATIV S Windows Phone 8 device will be likely be announced at IFA today. In advance, here are photos of the device. On board will be a 1.5Ghz dual-core processor, 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED Display, 8 megapixel rear camera and a 1.9 megapixel front … [Read more...]

Unity Game Dev Platform Announces Support For Windows Phone 8

Unity

Game creation platform Unity today announced support for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. David Helgason, the companies CEO, made the announcement at Unite 2012 in Amsterdam. According to Helgason, 53 percent of mobile game developers have published games utilizing Unity and there was a growing demand for Windows Phone 8 tools. “The Unity community has been asking for access … [Read more...]

Nokia Windows Phone 8 Coming To Verizon This Year

Verizon 4G LTE

Since the dawn of Windows Phone, reception among carriers other than AT&T has been luke warm. Verizon's only Windows Phone was the HTC Trophy and it came incredibly late to the party. Verizon is an important carrier when it comes to the success of a platform. Today's report from Bloomberg could be the shot in the arm needed, as sources indicated a Nokia Windows Phone 8 … [Read more...]

BlackBerry In Freefall Could Land Windows Phone In Third Place

Windows Phone market share vs BlackBerry

According to StatCounter, the install base for BlackBerry continues on a downward trend. If we're being honest, it's a complete freefall, with the percentage dropping from roughly 6 percent to 3-plus percent in week 31 of 2012. During the same timeframe, Windows Phone has seen slow and steady growth - emphasis on slow. The trajectory of BlackBerry coupled with the movement of … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 8 SDK Landing Page Up

Windows Phone 8 landing page

At some point in the not so distant future Microsoft will release Windows Phone SDK 8.0 and we suspect it might be around the September 5th event. With the release coming something soon, the planning is well under way and the fruits of which can be seen in the form of a landing page. If you are a developer, you can bookmark the page where it's promised there will be links to … [Read more...]