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HTC 8X Photo Guide: Making the most of your Windows Phone camera

With Windows Phone 8 devices, we have two heavy weights with respect to cameras; the Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC 8X. While the Nokia Lumia 920's camera seems to have taken center stage these days, the HTC 8X's camera is not a slouch. The 8X's camera is a very capable camera within it's own right but...
Rogers reportedly pushing out Windows Phone Portico update for HTC 8X

Rogers reportedly pushing out Windows Phone Portico update for HTC 8X

No surprises here as 1PM ET rolls by reports of more Windows Phone “Portico” updates have begun to come in. This time, it’s for the lucky owners of the HTC 8X on Rogers who are reportedly now getting the combo OS and firmware update. Rogers (along with AT&T) began pushing out the updates for...
T-Mobile HTC 8X Portico OS Update is now live, being delivered

T-Mobile HTC 8X Portico OS Update is now live, being delivered

T-Mobile and HTC have begun pushing out Windows Phone 8 "Portico" to HTC 8X phones at 1PM ET. T-Mobile and HTC have had quite a back and forth recently regarding the Windows Phone 8 “Portico” update (build 10211) We first heard about the 8X update just a few days ago and the original intent was...
T-Mobile pulls the plug, delays OS update for HTC 8X today

T-Mobile pulls the plug, delays OS update for HTC 8X today

Just yesterday it was brought to our attention that T-Mobile had posted details about the upcoming ‘Portico’ OS update for the HTC 8X Windows Phone. The combined over-the-air update was to bring new firmware in addition to the OS update to fix stability issues. That update was announced to go live...
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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...
T-Mobile US HTC 8X getting Portico OS update starting tomorrow

T-Mobile US HTC 8X getting Portico OS update starting tomorrow

The HTC 8X on T-Mobile is set to receive its 'Portico' update starting tomorrow, December 19th. The update info comes via T-Mobile’s own support forums and will include an OS as well as firmware updates, bringing both up to OS 10211 and firmware version 1532.20.20004.531. T-Mobile is also emailing...
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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...
 AmazonWireless undercuts AT&T on HTC 8X by $150

DEAL ALERT: Get a 16GB AT&T HTC 8X on Amazon for $50

AmazonWireless is offering the 16GB HTC 8X for $49.99 if you sign up for a new AT&T individual or family plan. That is $150 less than what AT&T is selling the 8X for themselves. If you are already an AT&T subscriber and want to extend your contract, you can pick up the 8X for $99.99,...
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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...
'Limited Edition' HTC 8X Windows Phone for Verizon employees looks hot

'Limited Edition' HTC 8X Windows Phone for Verizon employees looks hot

Verizon employees get a special gift this year, a 'special edition' of the HTC 8X Windows Phone in rare grey File this under 'cool' as some Verizon employees are getting special, limited edition HTC 8X Windows Phones in grey with limelight yellow accent colors.  That’s right, not only do is it...
HTC 8X is now getting OTA firmware update following last OS patch

HTC 8X is now getting OTA firmware update following last OS patch

The new firmware has brought at least one new feature: automatically connect to Wi-Fi hotspots, part of Microsoft's initiative to help users save on data. HTC and Microsoft are now pushing a firmware update over-the-air for the 8X Windows Phone (unbranded and unlocked). We reported just two...
HTC's Chief Product Officer talks about 8X design in comparison to the Lumia 920

HTC's Chief Product Officer talks about 8X design in comparison to the Lumia 920

Jeff Blagon over at The Verge recently spoke with Kouji Kodera, Chief Product Officer at HTC, and picked his brain about design differences and similarities between them and Nokia. It’s an interesting short read and we’ve pulled some of the more relevant parts about Windows Phone for you. When...
Microsoft's first OTA update for Windows Phone 8 OS now live for HTC 8X

Microsoft's first OTA update for Windows Phone 8 OS now live for HTC 8X

Microsoft has begun rolling out their first over-the-air update (aka Portico) for Windows Phone 8, bringing bug fixes and new features to the OS. [Updated with video] We just got tipped that the HTC 8X (international) is receiving the first over-the-air update for the Windows Phone 8 OS. The...
Windows Phone Camera Faceoff: HTC 8X, Lumia 920 and Olympus OM-D

How do flagship Windows Phone 8 cameras compare to a prosumer DSLR? We find out.

Windows Phone Camera Faceoff: HTC 8X, Nokia Lumia 920 and Olympus OM-D The other day we shared a night photo comparison between the Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone and a Canon 1D-X DSLR. While the Canon 1D-X and Lumia 920 cameras are worlds apart, the Lumia 920 didn't do a bad job of capturing...
Rogers is offering some serious deals on Windows Phone 8

Rogers is offering some serious deals on Windows Phone 8

Canadian carrier Rogers, who announced their strong support of Windows Phone 8 back in October, is offering some sweet deals on their entire lineup of Windows devices. And what an impressive lineup it is. Right now, customers who sign up for a Rogers 3-year FLEXtab plan will be able to choose one...
Cimo S-Line Case for HTC 8X

Need a case for your HTC 8X? The Cimo S-Line isn't a bad choice

A little while ago we took a look at the Cimo S-Line Back Case for the Nokia Lumia 920. This go around we're focusing in on the same Cimo case but one fitted for the HTC 8X. The Cimo S-Line Back Case is a skin styled case that wraps around the HTC 8X to protect it mostly from nicks and scrapes....
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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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Windows Phone 8X by HTC available at Cincinnati Bell for $199

US carrier Cincinnati Bell has announced that it will be selling the Windows Phone 8X by HTC for $199.99 after MIR (mail-in rebate). The 4G Windows Phone 8 handset is available at the highlighted price when taken out with an eligible two-year contract. Unfortunately the pricing is slightly higher...
Travel the world? HTC's 8X Windows Phone may be your choice. Here's why.

Travel the world? HTC's 8X Windows Phone may be your choice. Here's why.

A few days ago we ran a story about Verizon HTC 8X being able to work on both AT&T and T-Mobile networks. Now another test carried out recently has showed the Chinese version of 8X shares the same feature. The test was performed on a HTC 8X customized for China Telecom (CDMA carrier). The...

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