Windows Phone 8.1 is still far off from being made available to the general public, but Microsoft has managed to get the operating system through Bluetooth SIG certification. What this means for consumers is they'll have ability to take full advantage of Bluetooth 4.0 in the next major update. The listing was filed on January 31st and is a sign of what's to come in Windows Phone 8.1.
While 8.1 for Microsoft smartphones is expected to be rolled out later this year, with Build 2014 listed as a possible date and location for an official announcement, Bluetooth 4.0 LE is available for current Windows Phones and we're already seeing companies like Fitbit hire new talent to develop apps and services for the platform.
New FCC documents released on Friday, September 17, reveal some further information about Microsoft’s forthcoming Surface Duo 2 Android smartphone. The documents confirm 5G, NFC, Wi-Fi 6 and mentions “Wireless Power Transfer.” While it could be Qi wireless charging, there could be a more likely answer about what that is referring to.
You have a Surface Pro in your hands and you want to protect it. This roundup of cases compatible with Pro 4, Pro (2017), Pro 6, Pro 7, and Pro 7 Plus covers rugged and stylish options so that you find something you like.