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HTC 8X Windows Phone experiences price drop on AT&T

The 8X Windows Phone by HTC has experienced a price drop at AT&T and is now available for $99 on contract for the 16GB version, while the 8GB variant is listed for just $49 when taken out with a plan. Sounds like a pretty good deal, right? If contracts aren't really your thing, AT&T has...
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Do kids like Windows Phone? Quick test suggests mixed results

It's already known that both Nokia and Microsoft need to get the word out about Windows Phone. Not only to adults and the teens, but also attracting an even younger audience. We've already seen the power of Kid's Corner in Windows Phone 8 and how it offers useful functionality for parents to...
HTC 8X

HTC 8X and 8S win prestigious Red Dot design award

It’s no secret that Nokia receives near universal praise for the design of their Lumia line of smartphones. But what about the other OEMs that make Windows Phone devices? Well, Samsung is Samsung, but HTC did do something remarkable with the designs of the 8X and 8S for the launch of Windows Phone...
Gibbage Case

Gibbage Cases, a simple 3D printed case for your HTC 8X

Gibbage Cases has been a roller coaster, grass roots effort by Windows Phone enthusiast Kevin "Gibbage" Miller. Miller was looking for a simple case to protect his HTC 8X with three principles in mind; protection, design and function. The end result was a unique case that offered a buffer between...
HTC 8X

Verizon details additional HTC 8X firmware update, adds messaging improvements

Good news for those on Verizon who have anxiously awaited that ‘Portico’ OS update as not only do you get those new features, but evidently Big Red has given you some many unique fixes too. The new features and improvements come with the radio/firmware portion of the update, which is an additional...
HTC One's Camera -  How do UltraPixels stack up against the latest Windows Phone?

HTC One's Camera - How do UltraPixels stack up against the latest Windows Phone?

HTC unveiled it's latest Android device, the HTC One, today with a lot of the hype centered around the device's camera. HTC billed the camera as being a new experience for smartphones, likely in response to the attention Nokia has received from the innovative Pureview camera on the Lumia 920...
HTC teases an all-white 8X Windows Phone. Coming soon?

HTC teases an all-white 8X Windows Phone. Coming soon?

With sales of the HTC 8X evidently doing fairly well, it would seem obvious that the company would experiment with other colors—after all, California Blue, that fire engine red, Limelight yellow and black are all quite popping. Heck, we’ve even seen a grey/yellow “employee edition” of the 8X...
Vodafone

Vodafone Windows Phone 8 launch detailed with pricing

It was only yesterday when we covered Vodafone's plans to launch a number of Windows Phone devices, and today the UK mobile operator has revealed just how much each handset will set the customer back. The move is a strong push for the platform, with majority of mobile operators in the country now...
HTC 8S and 8X for China Unicom come pre-loaded with Data Sense

HTC 8S and 8X for China Unicom come pre-loaded with Data Sense

Data Sense is a much touted feature of Windows Phone 8, and a very nice one theoretically, which tracks every byte of data by every single app (including the phone OS itself) over both cellular and WiFi. But most Windows Phone 8 devices on the market these days do not have it on board yet. The...
Vodafone

Vodafone to launch an array of Windows Phone 8 devices this month

The UK has a fever, and the only prescription is more Windows Phone. UK mobile operator Vodafone has announced a number of Windows Phones that will launch on the network this month. The company will also be looking at rolling out LTE on its network this year, which will complement the line-up of...
HTC 8X

Orange Israel supports Windows Phone 8, stocks latest hardware

Orange Israel is supporting Windows Phone by stocking the Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and HTC 8X. All three Windows Phone 8 handsets are available from the website and are listed with accompanying contracted plans. It's positive to see how the platform is successfully expanding. Nokia's flagship Windows...
HTC pushes out second firmware update for T-Mobile 8X, focuses on Skype

HTC pushes out second firmware update for T-Mobile 8X, focuses on Skype

HTC and T-Mobile US have begun pushing out an over-the-air firmware update for the 8X on the carrier starting yesterday. The update is minor and very specific: “Features audio experience improvements for the Skype application” and bumps the firmware from 1532.20.20004.531 to 1532.20.20008.531....
Go behind the scenes of the James Corden Windows Phone commercial

Go behind the scenes of the James Corden Windows Phone commercial

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Mugen Power Cases

Mugen working on Windows Phone 8 battery-extending products. Lumia 920 will get bigger.

Mugen Power is reported to be working on external casing for Windows Phones. Said cases would wrap around the handset to provide extra battery juice in emergencies when a power outlet is nowhere to be found. A jacket is to be produced for the Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC 8X, while a different solution...
Android fans rumored to be getting bigger, more powerful HTC 8X clone with the M7

Android fans rumored to be getting bigger, more powerful HTC 8X clone with the M7

Here’s an interesting twist: An HTC Windows Phone design is evidently being reused for a new Android phone. Yes, after a few cycles of having it in reverse it appears now that HTC will take their highly praised 8X design and recycle it for a new Android M7. The images come via Android Police and...
Gibbage Cases

Gibbage Cases, 3D printed protection for your HTC 8X

Gibbage Cases is an interesting home grown venture that takes advantage of 3D printing to produce a protective case for your HTC 8X Windows Phone. The cases are the creation of Kevin "Gibbage" Miller that have been designed with three principals in mind. Protection, Design and Function. The...
AT&T HTC 8X is also now getting the Portico Windows Phone update

AT&T HTC 8X is also now getting the Portico Windows Phone update

Nokia isn’t the only one getting Portico today (OS build 10211) as it looks like AT&T and crew have thrown the switch for their HTC 8X, which was noticeably absent when the Lumia 920 got one a few weeks ago. Rumor has it some minor bugs were found and needed to be stomped out before rolling...
DecalGirl for Windows Phone

Give your 8X and 920 some skin. DecalGirl embraces Windows Phone

You could stick someone in a room with Dieter Rams for a week and they could still leave having absolutely no appreciation of industrial design. For those friends, you can gift them these wild, wacky, and plain tacky (kind of cool) smartphone covers for their Lumia 920 or HTC 8X. DecalGirl has...
From the Forums

From the Forums: Lumia 920 74m drop, HTC 8X wearing away in pockets

As we all recover from the New Year parties everyone held or were at, we're still getting back up to speed here at Windows Phone Central. Our community forum has remained active over the past number of days, so what's been happening? First up is Bernard Chelin with his emotional story of taking...
Verizon HTC 8X

Deal Alert: Verizon offering the HTC 8X for $99.99

Verizon Wireless is now offering the HTC 8X Windows Phone for $99.99 after contractual discounts and for $549.99 off-contract. The online listing shows that the 8X is available in red, black and blue and that this is for the 16GB version of the 8X. Which makes this a very nice deal when compared...

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