Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is executive editor of Windows Central. He has been covering Microsoft since 2009 back when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, Surface, HoloLens, Xbox, and future computing visions. Follow him on Twitter: @daniel_rubino.

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Myth Busting Part 1: Yahoo! News says Mango phones won't get Windows Phone 8 Apollo

Myth Busting Part 1: Yahoo! News says Mango phones won't get Windows Phone 8 Apollo

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We're getting a flood of emails from users noting that on Yahoo! News, specifically the "Upgrade your life" segment, Becky Worley is stating that current Windows Phones with Mango won't be able to get Windows Phone 8 "Apollo". So did Yahoo! News just spill the beans on Microsoft's plans? Not quite. For one, very few if anyone in the media knows what Microsoft has planned for current...

Xbox Live Companion app updated for iOS, released for Android, holds tight for Windows Phone

Xbox Live Companion app updated for iOS, released for Android, holds tight for Windows Phone

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Microsoft has updated the Xbox Live Companion app for iOS and released a version for the Android system. While there was no movement on the Windows Phone version, the iOS update may be a good indicator on what might be in store. The Xbox Live Companion update for iOS takes that app to version 1.5 and adds the following features for the iPhone or iPad. Discover fresh content from...

Supposed leaked screenshots of Windows Phone 8 Apollo appear, show off Skype and Lenses

Supposed leaked screenshots of Windows Phone 8 Apollo appear, show off Skype and Lenses

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Is this Windows Phone 8? We think so... With less than week before Microsoft is expected to show off Windows Phone 8 in San Francisco, some leaked (and terrible looking) screenshots have appeared on the site Nokia Innovation. The shots supposedly show off integrated Skype, including an incoming video call as well as a data usage app. You may also note the mention of "RCSe" near the...