The update to Windows 7.8 is available for the Nokia Lumia 900, the phone that claimed that the smartphone beta test was over.
The update includes st 7.10.8862.144 software, an upgrade from the previous update that was halted.
T-Mobile will offer the Nokia Lumia 521 next month(May), a Windows Phone for budget-minded buyers.
The exclusive Nokia Lumia 521 features a 4" Clear/Black touchscreen (800x480), 1GHz dual-core processor, 5MP camera with video recording and 1,430mAh battery, 8GB of storage, and a microSD card slot. The screen will work with gloves on or long nails.
Whoops, the Windows Phone update to 7.8 has been halted due to a glitch reportedly with Live Tiles.
Microsoft has stopped the update until further notice to customers of Vodaphone. According to the Windows Phone update page, the update is not available in all markets or for all phones.
Those who joined the Windows Phone smartphone beta-test over movement will be happy to know that the Nokia Lumia 9p0 is expected to be updated the Windows 7.8 by the end of this week or later. Microsoft released the SDK for Windows phone 7.8 an optional update for developers.
The update is currently available servers and can be installed manually.
After five years of only knowing Verizon public relations reps over the phone it was a delight to meet Verizon spokespeople Albert Aydin and Brenda Raney. Aydin gave a tour of some of the latest devices. Here's his demo of the features and simplicity of the Samsung ATIV Odyssey.
In this video, I was looking more at Aydin than the ATIV, but it shows enough of the features to give you an idea of what the Samsung Odessy ATIV is like.
There were two major Windows Phone 8 announcements at CES, today. Verizon announced it will offer the Samsung ATIV Odyssey while Sprint confirmed that the company will offer two Windows Phone 8 smartphones one from HTC and one from HTC.
The Samsung ATIV Odyssey has a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 8MP camera, 4"Super AMOLED touchscreen, Live Tiles, 5MP Camera, built-in photo editing app, mini diary, 8GB storage, microSD card slot, Windows files, and Windows SkyDrive . Other features include 1GB of RAM, 2100mAh battery, global ready for traveling.
Beginning 12:01 a.m. Thanksgiving morning (November 22) through Cyber Monday (November 26), Wirefly will have over 50 phones and smartphones on sale for under $1 with a contract.
Wirefly deals for under $1 include popular Android, Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry models.
When we checked the Wirefly website there were also activation credits for Sprint and T-Mobile for new and add-a-line orders only (ends 11/28).
11/21/2012 8:30 PM PST - We just got word from Wirefly that the deals are live.
Will Arnett declares that the Nokia Lumia 920 is the ultimate digital assistant in the commercial. However, since he is such a big star he needs a human assistant to hold the digital assistant. The job could be yours, if you don't mind working for it. this
He says, "I'm me and me needs handlers and so I hired Todd. I'm hiring a new Todd it could be you."
You can find out how, by going to workforwill.com that's when the work starts.
Verizon Wireless announced that by Thanksgiving in time for black Friday it will start offering two new Windows 8 Phones, the 8X by HTC and Nokia Lumia 822. Previously, the only Windows Phone on the Verizon network was the HTC Trophy.
Windows Phones are being marketed on the Verizon network, differently than Android phones. In its announcement, Verizon did not reveal the specs, processors or screen sizes of any of them. Instead, Verizon showed off the operating systems and colors.
It could be a time for Apple to eat its heart out, Surface with Windows RT is sold-out and backordered for 3 or 1-3 weeks with the black touch cover.
The new commercial which appears below shows how the Surface tablet works, the touchscreen easily connects to the keyboard while there's a lot of dancing.
Microsoft will be giving an announcement later this week, there may be a chance you can reach a Surface before anyone else by going to Microsoft Store this Friday.
T-Mobile announced the Nokia Lumia 810 Windows Phone with a super enhanced camera. The "*" refers to Windows 8 the newest version of Windows Phone. T-Mobile called it a great value and high quality experience.
Features of the Nokia Lumia 810 include 4.3" OLED WVGA Black display, 8MP camera with Carl Zeiss optics, wide angle Skype HD front camera, Nokia Drive, Nokia City Lens and Nokia Transit.
Last week, Nokia and Microsoft announced the first Windows 8 smartphone including the Nokia Lumia 920. The media went gaga over the features for a cheap prices. However, in the latest commercial there was a flaw in the editing and actual Nokia Lumia 920 video footage was not used.
"In an effort to demonstrate the benefits of optical image stabilization (which eliminates blurry images and improves pictures shot in low light conditions), we produced a video that simulates what we will be able to deliver with (OIS)."