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HTC has announced on their support forums that, after much discussion with Microsoft, that the HTC 8S does not meet the hardware criteria for the Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 Preview. HTC does not reveal the issue, but I suspect it may be related to the small amount of internal storage (only 4 GB) on the handset. In better news however…

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HTC Windows Phone 8 users may have noticed that, despite having signed up for the developer preview, that they have not received the Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 update. WPC reports on a statement from a Microsoft spokesperson explaining the issue. They said: "We have paused delivery of Windows Phone 8.1 Update to customers with the HTC 8X and HTC…

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Ken Hutchinson on XDA-Developers.com has found a way to decompress, add to and flash a modified ROM to the HTC 8S. The evidence can be seen in the custom boot image, displayed above, and a video which can be seen after the break. As of yet the hack has limited utility, as the OS remains signed and encrypted, but there…

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If Other Storage is making your HTC Windows Phone feel a bit cramped, HTC’s Make More Space App may relieve the pressure. The app now supports both the HTC 8S and HTC 8X, and will delete temporary files not properly removed by the operating system. Find the app in the Windows Phone Store here. Statements by Microsoft suggest this issue…

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We have had numerous tips from all around Europe letting us know the GDR 2 update is rolling out to HTC 8X and HTC 8S handsets. WindowsMania.pl had a good look around their device, and noticed besides the Microsoft GDR2 features HTC has also added the ability to clean temporary files, finally also addressing the “other storage” issue on HTC…

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Australian women’s surf and swimwear giant Roxy is currently in hot water over a video teaser for their Pro Biarritz 2013 teaser, which shows some Microsoft mobile hardware in a rather private setting. The video asks #WhoAmIJustGuess, and while many may guess five-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore, I suspect too few would know the real answer – the HTC 8S…

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Dutch store Wenkamp.nl is selling the HTC 8S Windows Phone 8 handset for only 166 Euro. The deal is today only, and only applies to the grey/yellow combination of the handset, with the Black and White version selling for 50 Euro more. It seems the electronic form will only accept orders from the Netherlands, but I am sure a call…

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We have seen a few great Windows Phone 8 deals recently, but I think the HTC 8S may take the cake for the cheapest yet. Telstra is offering the handset on Pay as You Go for only $129 Australian ($125 US). While the handset has the same basic specs as other devices in the price range (512 MB RAM, no…

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