The Big Three Windows Phone 8 Hardware Features


The Windows Phone 8 has been announced today at the Developer Summit by Microsoft. The first highlight, and definitely most important, is what makes the Windows Phone 8 so different from Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 7.5. The difference is in the hardware for Windows Phone 8, that is the same reason we are advancing the Windows Phone to a new number, so to speak. Windows … [Read more...]

Barnes & Noble Not Part of Today’s Big Microsoft Event

At 3:30 PM PST | 6:30 PM EST, all eyes will be on Microsoft, who have managed to have the tech world focused on an extremely secretive event. Despite rumors that Barnes & Noble would be part of today's event, sources have confirmed they have nothing to do with today's event. The prevailing thought over the weekend was that Microsoft would be manufacturing a new tablet with ties … [Read more...]

Rumor: Manufacturers To Receive Windows Phone 8 Build During June 20th Developer Summit


According to "industry sources" claimed by Digitimes, the latest rumor concerning what will be revealed at the June 20th Developer Summit is that a build of Windows Phone 8 will be released to manufacturers. This build will be far from RTM, as June is very early for the planned release of Windows Phone 8 code named Apollo. This release of Windows Phone 8 to manufacturers, if … [Read more...]

IDC Analysts Still Expect Windows Phone To Overtake iPhone By 2016


Along with iSuppli Analysts, and other firms predicting the future of Windows Phone, IDC once again states this year that the Windows Phone will outsell the iPhone by 2016. "Underpinning the smartphone market is the constantly shifting OS landscape," said IDC Senior Research Analyst Ramon Llamas. “Android will maintain leadership throughout our forecast, while others will gain … [Read more...]

Zune Is Now Xbox Music – Coming Soon To Your Windows Phone


It is time to finally say goodbye to Zune entirely as a brand, music platform, service, you name it. Microsoft officially announced at E3 2012 that Zune will take form as the all-new music service, Xbox Music. This move by Microsoft not only brings a rebrand of Zune to Xbox Music, but the interface will dramatically change to bring a much better experience to the Xbox 360, … [Read more...]