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Rogers reveals Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 excitement through exclusivities and carrier apps

Rogers reveals Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 excitement through exclusivities and carrier apps

Rogers has published a blog post detailing what hardware the carrier will be sporting from Microsoft for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, as well as any exclusivities Rogers will hold on said devices. We're already aware of which Windows Phones the carrier will be taking, but the blog post also touches on carrier apps that will be pre-loaded. The Lumia 920 will be offered in black,...

Rich Edmonds 19
Huawei CEO: potential absence from Windows Phone 8 launch due to US political factors

Huawei CEO: potential absence from Windows Phone 8 launch due to US political factors

Huawei CEO Yu Chengdong It looks like the other shoe has dropped with OEM manufacturer Huawei and US relations. We reported a few weeks ago that the US Congress took a strong stance against Huawei and ZTE due to their closeness to the Chinese government, accusations of IP theft and other irregularities with the company. Now the CEO, Yu Chengdong, has taken to the social network Sina...

Daniel Rubino 13
Microsoft prepping for complete brand and product line relaunch, New York store coming the 26th

Microsoft prepping for complete brand and product line relaunch, New York store coming the 26th

New, crisp, clean website designs are just a start Microsoft has been busy launching new services, designs for established properties, and keeping a number of secrets under wraps in the run up to the eventful weeks ahead. We've been looking forward to this part of 2012 as it'll be when Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8, Windows 8, Surface tablets, Office, new Xbox update, and - of...

Rich Edmonds 44
Leaked Roadmap - Verizon to get Nokia Lumia 920, HTC 8X and Samsung ATIV S

Leaked Roadmap - Verizon to get Nokia Lumia 920, HTC 8X and Samsung ATIV S

Verizon set to get the 'big 3'? Although unverified at this point, the site PhoneArena is claiming to have the Verizon roadmap for upcoming new devices, including those rumored “multiple” Windows Phone 8 phones. The good news if accurate is Verizon is getting all of the big guns, including the Nokia Lumia 920, Samsung ATIV S and the recently announced HTC 8X—all considered to be the...

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Samsung’s Marco & Odyssey Specs & Pricing Leak as Windows Phone 8 launch gets closer

Samsung’s Marco & Odyssey Specs & Pricing Leak as Windows Phone 8 launch gets closer

We knew a while back about the proposed Odyssey and Marco handsets from Samsung. Well it looks like some more detailed specs and pricing has emerged. With Windows Phone 8 only a whisper away from being launched it seems as if the leaks just keeps on coming. Samsung are one of Microsoft’s launch partners and it looks like we can expect some impressive hardware for this round of devices....

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SkyDrive gets new ‘modern’ look with site redesign, new features and an Android version

SkyDrive gets new ‘modern’ look with site redesign, new features and an Android version

The new SkyDrive login screen Two weeks ago Hotmail became Outlook.com with a new Metro…errr..modern look to it and now it is finally time for SkyDrive to get the same makeover. Heading to www.skydrive.com you can see the new site redesign (log out and refresh if you are not seeing it) that brings it up to par with the Windows 8, Windows Phone and Outlook’s new appearance. And yes,...

Daniel Rubino 79