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Features of Windows Phone 8 Chinese version leaked, showing signs of extensive localization

Features of Windows Phone 8 Chinese version leaked, showing signs of extensive localization

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So... after the Surface frenzy, for October we have another huge expectation left: Windows Phone 8. Microsoft is expected to fully unveil its next-gen smartphone OS at the very end of this month. But as always, things have started to leak ahead of the schedule, and source of the leak is China. Chinese tech site WPDang cited unnamed source who claimed to have tried on the Chinese...

President of HTC China reveals more info behind Windows Phone 8X and 8S, hints at Zenith.

President of HTC China reveals more info behind Windows Phone 8X and 8S, hints at Zenith.

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Mr. Ren Weiguang on Windows Phone 7.5 Chinese launch event. Image credit to evolife.cn Chinese site WPDang managed to interview Mr. Ren Weiguang, the president of HTC China, after the manufacturer's September 19th announcing of the very colorful Windows Phone 8X and 8S range. The interview reveals what's probably mixed news about HTC's products. In summary, Mr. Ren told the journalist...

Name theft troubling Chinese Windows 8 developers already. New policy may come to Windows Phone 8.

Name theft troubling Chinese Windows 8 developers already. New policy may come to Windows Phone 8.

Kane Gao 27

New name-changes to Windows 8 could come down to Windows Phone 8 in China Less than 24 hours ago, Microsoft opened up the much anticipated app submissions to the Windows 8 store. However, the great news has been thwarted by Microsoft's new app naming policy. In the Windows Phone Marketplace, app naming follows a pretty simple rule: name your app whatever you want. If multiple...

Red tiles over China: WPDang and OpenXLive released the first Chinese Windows Phone market overview report

Red tiles over China: WPDang and OpenXLive released the first Chinese Windows Phone market overview report

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             Till this day, how big exactly is the Windows Phone ecosystem is largely a myth. Microsoft is keeping crucial figures all to itself. Over time, many tried to measure the ecosystem with various ways, such as the active users of the Windows Phone Facebook client. Now WPDang and OpenXLive have decided to do it a bit more scientifically: with consolidated server data of 112...