Roll Out of Windows Phone 7.8 Staring January 31st?

According to a tweet from Windows Phone Columbia the Windows Phone 7.8 update should start rolling out in ten days! Not for everyone naturally that would cause server meltdowns. However "some phones" will receive the update than according to the official tweet. This update is expected to run from January 31 all the way till March with carrier devices getting the update first and the factory unlocked phones playing second fiddle. While...

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Windows Phone Sales up 400% Over Last Holiday Season

With all the speculation running wild about Windows Phone sales with no real numbers to back them up Microsoft CEO himself Steve Ballmer took the stage at Qualcomm's keynote where he made the following statement: "The new Windows Phones are incredible," he said. "In November, we reported that sales were four times greater than the same time last year, and during the week of Christmas, we sold five times more phones than the same week...

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According to Nokia WP 7.8 Update for Lumia’s “Imminent”

It seems that Nokia is ready and willing to roll out the Windows Phone 7.8 update to all their devices but they are waiting on Microsoft at the moment. This is according to a site called PocketGamer.biz. Nokia has told them: ...the roll out of 7.8 to existing devices remains in Microsoft's hands, though the firm's Windows Phone 7 currently shipping to retail – such as the Lumia 800 – have the update pre-loaded. However sadly that is...

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Samsung Omnia W Review

Main features & specs: 3.7" 16M-color capacitive Super AMOLED touchscreen of WVGA resolution (480 x 800 pixels) Pixel density one of the best in the class at 252ppi Dual-band 3G with HSDPA 14.4 Mbps and HSUPA 5.76Mbps 1.4GHzQualcomm MSM8255Snapdragon CPU, Adreno 205 GPU, 512MB of RAM 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash 720p video recording @30fps 8GB of built-in storage Standard 3.5mm audio jack Standard microUSB port...

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Is Windows Phone 7.8 more than skin deep?

In a word: No. But before thinking that this is necessarily a bad thing, let's just think about what the "skin" or UI actually does for an OS. Apple are confident in their formula for the homescreen that it has remained more or less unchanged since it was first released. Android manufacturers likewise tend to try and differentiate phones by both the physical design of their phones as well as various corruptions of the homescreen....

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Nokia confirms: Windows Phone 7.8 update coming in early 2013

We reported that some Nokia Lumia 800 devices started to receive the much awaited Windows 7.8 update but it looks like the official roll out will start next year. Nokia confirmed that the update was pushed only to developers (pre-production) handsets and the official update will start rolling out to users in early 2013. And for those impatient Lumia 800 owners, head over to Navifirm download the update and flash with Nokia Care Suite....

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