Windows Phone 7.8 Update Available for All Lumia Devices

It seems like forever since Windows Phone 8 became available on Nokia's newer Lumia devices. If you still have an older Lumia running Windows Phone 7 I know you are sick of waiting for your update to Windows Phone 7.8.  Well your wait is over... Nokia has sent out a quick reminder on Twitter that the update is available for the Lumia 900, Lumia 800, Lumia 710, Lumia 610 and even the forgotten about Lumia 510. If you don't have the...

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Windows Phone 7.8 Rollout Back on Track

Good news for everyone who doesn't have the Windows Phone 7.8 update yet the roll out has resumed again. This roll out had stopped last month because of issues with the live tiles. The live tiles would hang while looking for information and be stuck in loop indefinitely. This not only was draining users batteries quickly but also killed peoples data plan. While there was not a presser from Microsoft on this issue being fixed it looks...

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Nokia Confirms Windows Phone 7.8 Rollout has Stopped

There were rumors that Microsoft has halted the roll out of Windows Phone 7.8 temporarily till they get some issues with the live tiles fixed that causes massive data usage and battery drainage. There was rumblings coming from carriers up till this point that it may be true but no true confirmation until now.   Nokia Russia tweeted this statement: Microsoft decided to temporarily suspend distribution updates WP7.8 for Finalization....

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Should Windows Phone be Aiming for the Low End Market?

Above you see the top for selling devices on Expansys USA this week. Note anything in common with these devices? They are all Windows Phone yes, they are all imports and they are all "low end" devices here in the states. This makes me wonder why Microsoft is not launching these smartphone in all markets. Is Windows Phone missing a huge opportunity by not leveraging these devices at this price point? I'd say they are missing out. While...

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No Windows 7.8 update for T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 710

Bad news T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 710 owners. T-Mobile USA has confirmed that the Windows 7.8 update will not be provided for the Nokia Lumia 710. In a statement to TmoNews, T-Mobile USA says: At this time, the Nokia Lumia 710 will not receive the software update. T-Mobile is committed to enhancing customers’ experience with our devices, including providing upgrades to the latest operating systems, and T-Mobile aims to deliver software...

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