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Samsung ATIV S also delayed for Canada, where is the first Windows Phone 8 device?

Samsung ATIV S also delayed for Canada, where is the first Windows Phone 8 device?

The Samsung ATIV S was the first Windows Phone 8 smartphone to be announced, and was unveiled earlier this year at IFA 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Unfortunately it seems the device is set to be the last Windows Phone to arrive, even after the Nokia Lumia 820 and HTC 8S. So what's going on with Samsung's latest Windows Phone? We've already learnt that retailers in the UK will be expecting...

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Leaked Verizon document confirms HTC 8X wireless charging. Pushed back to Thanksgiving?

Leaked Verizon document confirms HTC 8X wireless charging. Pushed back to Thanksgiving?

Although Windows Phone 8 was announced last week, we’re still waiting on Verizon to announce some dates for their release (luckily pricing was mentioned). Windows Phone Central just received some internal training documents that share some points for reps to sell the phones to customers. What’s more, we have the first written confirmation of wireless charging for the HTC 8X. From the...

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Rogers announce they are preferred carrier for Windows Phone 8, launches Lumia 920 tomorrow

Rogers announce they are preferred carrier for Windows Phone 8, launches Lumia 920 tomorrow

Rogers has unveiled in a portion of its media event in Canada today that it's the preferred carrier in the country for Windows Phone 8, which is a claim we can certainly believe with the arsenal of handsets it's taking through to 2013. It's also set to be the first carrier in the world to sport the Lumia 920. Announcing the Nokia Lumia 920, HTC 8X and Samsung ATIV S, the Canadian...

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Google's New York event cancelled due to weather, provides Microsoft some breathing space

Google's New York event cancelled due to weather, provides Microsoft some breathing space

Google has announced that its Android event, planned to be held this coming Monday in New York, has been cancelled due to severe weather concerns. The move comes just after Microsoft has created buzz with the launch of its Surface family of Windows RT tablets (Windows 8 Pro Surface hardware still on the horizon).  While we can poke fun at Google all we want for having their event...

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Microsoft opening up Surface Experience Centres for consumers to 'experience Surface in person'

Microsoft opening up Surface Experience Centres for consumers to 'experience Surface in person'

Microsoft is committed to getting as many consumers on-board with its Surface Windows 8 tablets as possible. To help achieve this goal, the company is opening up a number of Surface Experience Centres where consumers will be able to get some hands-on milage with Surface hardware. There's nothing compared to actually using a product before making the purchase, right? Where will these...

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