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Nokia employee XXXXX  has posted the above image to deviant art with the caption: “Quite a trip at Redmond. There is something I am not allowed to talk but allowed to tease. It is not confirmed in case you make a guess (either right or wrong , I won’t answer ). That is what tease meant to be” XXXXX works…

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Footfall, who last leaked pictures of the HTC Accord, has tweeted this interesting but in fact predictable little rumour. He is claiming at Microsoft will release a Windows Phone 8 update in Q1 2013 which will be called Apollo +. He did not reveal more, but the update will presumably address the bugs noticed by some recently. An Spring update…

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The Oman Observer reports that Nokia’s Lumia series with Arabic support would be rolling out to the small middle-eastern country in Q3 2012. “The Lumia series of smart phones built on the Microsoft Windows platform will hit the Omani market soon”, Dr Manmohan Singh Rehsi, Director, Computers, Office Automation and Telecommunication division of Mohsin Haider Darwish LLC told the Observer.…

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A poster on the Chinese WPXAP.com forums claims that Windows Phone 8 is currently being tested internally on a number of current and future devices. He cites a friend working for Microsoft in the US, who has been testing the Apollo update on his retail Lumia 800 as well as an unreleased Nokia WP8 device since last month. This, of…

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A recent, pretty unequivocal statement by Nuno Silva, Microsoft Evangelist, that all Windows Phones would be upgradable to Windows phone 8 caused quite a furore over the last 2 days. Now Nuno has broken his silence and admitted that he was mistaken, and had mistaken app compatibility with upgradability of devices.  He posted the following statement on his MSDN blog:…

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Netbooknews reports that Microsoft will soon have a meeting with Windows Phone OEMs and carrier partners, where Windows Phone 8 will be presented to them. One of the topics of the meeting, which will be held in Reading in UK, will be customization of the OS, with the particular topic being called “Customization & Differentiation opportunities”. Customization of the Windows…

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While there have been very strong rumours and leaks, Microsoft has never officially confirmed Windows Phone 8 will run on the NT kernel as used in Windows 8. Now a recent Microsoft job posting strongly suggests that this will indeed be the case.  The posting is looking for a software engineer for the OS Platform Group to deliver “a robust,…

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