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Large demand for HTC Windows Phones witnessed in Philippines

HTC Philippines held a sale on December 18th to launch the company's new Windows Phone hardware. Both the HTC 8X and HTC 8S were stocked at the HTC Concept Store in SM North Edsa where an enticing deal was on offer. The first 128 consumers who queued to purchase either smartphone received a...
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Windows Phone 8S by HTC Review

Windows Phone Central's review of HTC's mid-range Windows Phone 8 device The Windows Phone 8S by HTC has been a quiet little device, which has recently launched in a number of markets to compliment the more advanced HTC 8X. As a mid-level Windows Phone, the 8S sports hardware that’s powerful...
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HTC Windows Phones available at retailers in India

The HTC 8X and HTC 8S is readily available in India, with the likes of retailer Saholic stocking both the flagship and mid-level Windows Phones for Rs. 34,149 ($624) and Rs. 19,359 ($354) respectively. We've just covered news that Lumia hardware will be heading to the market early 2013, but it's...
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HTC Windows Phone preorders starting in China at retail stores

HTC mainland stores in China have started to take preorders for the 8X and 8S. The devices are on China Unicom and the 8X is available in black and red variants for 3999 RMB ($640), while the 8S can be purchased for 1999 RMB ($320) in blue and black & white. The company is clearly targeting...
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Windows Phone 8S by HTC sold out at Virgin Mobile Canada

Virgin Mobile Canada has completely sold out of HTC 8S stock, according to an alert on its website. It's displayed when attempting to add the Windows Phone to the basket for checkout. This is a refreshing look on Windows Phone popularity with HTC hardware continuing to sell as well as Nokia...
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Virgin Mobile looking for smartphone testers to try the HTC 8S

The Canadian carrier Virgin Mobile is looking for beta testers to try out new mobile phones the company will be stocking. This is also including the HTC 8S where if you register your interest (and are chosen) you'll receive the device and it could well be yours to keep for free. It's simple to get...
HTC 8S Windows Phone now available on the cheap from Virgin Mobile Canada

HTC 8S Windows Phone now available on the cheap from Virgin Mobile Canada

Although HTC has no immediate plans for US pickup of their fancy 8S Windows Phone, that isn’t stopping Virgin Mobile Canada from offering it to their customers. The phone is now listed on the site for what seems like affordable pricing at $79 on contract and just $279 pre-paid/off-contract. That’s...
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Windows Phone 8S by HTC available at Three UK

The HTC 8S is now available from Three UK on contracted plans as well as Pay As You Go. Pricing starts at £17 a month with no upfront cost for the smartphone, or £179.99 SIM-free (locked to the carrier). The device joins the HTC 8X and is the company's low-end Windows Phone 8 offering, but isn't a...
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HTC's November financial report shows signs of growth

Hold your breath everybody, we're publishing positive news about HTC and the company's finances. After a number of reports released by the manufacturer have each displayed signs of continued negativity, the November unaudited financial documentation is a different story.  According to company...
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Need a constant WiFi connection? Now you can on the HTC 8S Windows Phone.

The HTC 8S finally allows Wi-Fi to stay on with the display off, making it the first Windows Phone device to offer this much vaunted feature. We've noticed something pretty awesome on our HTC 8S (review coming shortly, folks), something that many have been calling out for from Microsoft since...
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Blue HTC 8S now available at Clove for £224

UK smartphone retailer Clove, who has been in business for 20 years, now has the HTC 8S in stock and ready for shipment. Available in blue, and priced at just £224, the Windows Phone is an affordable choice for those who wish to move onto Windows Phone 8, but not pay out for flagship models. The...
Installing apps from the SD card in Windows Phone 8

Installing apps from the SD card in Windows Phone 8

Microsoft has previously mentioned that Windows Phone 8 will allow users to install apps from SD cards. The claim's pretty funny. Who needs to install apps from a SD card anyway? We've got the Marketplace, or whatever it's renamed now, and that makes a fine enough source of applications. If...
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Black Friday deals on Windows Phone 8X by HTC

HTC has revealed a number of Black Friday deals on its HTC 8X Windows Phone across supporting US carriers. The HTC 8X has gone on sale at top networks in the states with both T-Mobile and AT&T pushing the device. The deals listed by HTC show dates and locations that are offering said offers....
HTC 8S reportedly features keep-WiFi alive and SMS draft OS additions

HTC 8S reportedly features keep-WiFi alive and SMS draft OS additions

The HTC 8S, though widely praised as exceptionally designed, has been MIA ever since the Windows Phone 8 launch a few weeks back. Rumor that we heard was HTC was finishing up a few last details to the software and may even had some early issues to fix before release. Regardless, it was just a...
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Nokia and HTC Windows Phone 8 hardware coming soon to M1 Shop, Singapore

The Lumia 920, Lumia 820 have joined HTC's 8X and 8S Windows Phones over at the M1 Shop. The mobile phone retailer will provide an option for those residing in Singapore to make the purchase with the choice of four high quality Windows Phone 8 handsets.  According to the website and product...
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Official HTC Windows Phone 8S video now live

We're not entirely sure how this passed over our Windows Phone radar, but HTC has published an official video to its YouTube channel showing off the upcoming Windows Phone 8S. The HTC 8S is yet to be released in multiple markets and is already destined to numerous sources. The Windows Phone comes...
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HTC 8S passes FCC with support for both AT&T and T-Mobile US

The HTC 8S has passed through the FCC, and it's revealed that the Windows Phone 8 handset will support both T-Mobile US and AT&T HSPA bands. While this is not to say other carriers wont pick up the device at a later point, it confirms availability for consumers who are with either network....
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HTC releases October 2012 financial report, revenues continue to fall

HTC has released its unaudited October 2012 financial report, which displays a YoY (year-on-year) decrease in revenues of 60 percent. Last month the manufacturer revealed it brought in NT$17.2 billion ($588 million), down from NT$44.114 billion ($1.5 billion) during the same period in 2011. It's...
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Phones4u setting up Windows Phone displays, preparing for launch

UK retailer Phones4u is starting to prepare for Windows Phone 8's arrival by setting up demo stands and promotion material in stores across the country. We've been sent in a collection of shots that show pricing, availability and exclusivity of the Lumia 920 - it's not all bad news. While EE...
Windows Phone 8 UK carrier availability and pricing

Windows Phone 8 UK carrier availability and pricing

  Windows Phone 8 has been launched and so its time we found out who gets what and how much its going to cost. During the event last night they advised us that we’d be able to get out hands on the devices from next week. We have a rundown of who’s going to have what. Read on to find out more. We...

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