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Hipstamatic Oggl won’t work well with HTC 8XT due to it “missing a piece of software”

Hipstamatic Oggl won’t work well with HTC 8XT due to it “missing a piece of software”

Ever since Hipstamatic released their Oggl software for Windows Phone, the photography app has been growing steadily more and more reliable with each update. However, there is still one area that the app is lacking in and that is in support for non-Lumia devices, specifically the HTC 8X and 8XT. It’s not uncommon to read in reviews for the app that 8X users have issues e.g. “restarts my...

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After just a few weeks, Sprint lowers prices for the HTC 8XT and ATIV S Neo to $0 and $49.99

After just a few weeks, Sprint lowers prices for the HTC 8XT and ATIV S Neo to $0 and $49.99

While it’s not uncommon to see new phones get price drops, especially through third party retailers like Amazon.com whose business is to undercut the carriers, it is a bit unusual to see a carrier lower the price too quickly. Such is the case with the HTC 8XT (review) and the Samsung ATIV S Neo. The HTC 8XT, which was released on July 19th, initially sold for $99 on a two-year contract...

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Sprint's HTC 8XT first impressions: there's something very familiar about this Windows Phone

Sprint's HTC 8XT first impressions: there's something very familiar about this Windows Phone

There's something very familiar about Sprint's new HTC 8XT Windows Phone. And that's not necessarily a bad thing. The 8XT has the fit and feel of the HTC 8X and an appearance influenced by the HTC 8S. The colored front panel gives the Windows Phone a little pop to it's appearance and If you liked the HTC 8X, you'll like the 8XT just fine. Sprint's re-entry into the Windows Phone market...

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Sprint HTC 8XT finally available for purchase, as Windows Phone returns to the carrier

Sprint HTC 8XT finally available for purchase, as Windows Phone returns to the carrier

Way back at the beginning of 2013, Sprint announced that they were returning to the Windows Phone fold with two new devices slated for release at a later time. Those devices, one from HTC and one from Samsung, were not revealed until months later, prolonging what has to be an endurance run for those on Sprint and who enjoy Microsoft. Today, July 19th, the company has finally put on sale...

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HTC 8XT shows up on the Sprint support page, shows off some exclusive apps for Sprint

HTC 8XT shows up on the Sprint support page, shows off some exclusive apps for Sprint

Between the Lumia 925 launching on T-Mobile and the Lumia 1020 on AT&T it’s easy to forget that Sprint finally has some Windows Phone 8 devices coming soon. One of those devices getting ready to hit Sprint is the HTC 8XT. If you head on over to the Sprint support pages you’ll see the device lounging around there with some user guides and details about the upcoming device. Let’s...

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The wait is over: Sprint announces HTC 8XT availability for Friday, July 19th, for $150

The wait is over: Sprint announces HTC 8XT availability for Friday, July 19th, for $150

Sprint just sent out press notifications that the HTC 8XT, Sprint’s first Windows Phone 8 device, will go on sale Friday, July 19th for $99 (after a $50 mail in rebate). The HTC 8XT will feature HTC’s “BoomSound” or in English, "dual front-facing stereo speakers with a dedicated amplifier", expandable storage and a decently sized 4.3” display.  The 8XT can be thought of as a new Windows...

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