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Microsoft halts Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Developer Preview for HTC models

Microsoft halts Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 Developer Preview for HTC models

posted: 06 Aug 2014, 00:51

Microsoft has put a halt to the Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, for users of the HTC Windows Phone 8X and the HTC Windows Phone 8S. The "pause" as Microsoft puts it, deals with the Preview for Developers. The update...

GDR3 update being tested on various Windows Phone 8 models for Telstra

GDR3 update being tested on various Windows Phone 8 models for Telstra

posted: 07 Dec 2013, 23:12

Australian carrier Telstra is testing out the GDR3 update for a quartet of Windows Phone 8 models. The HTC 8X, HTC 8S, Nokia Lumia 1020 and Nokia Lumia 925 are all in the midst of first round testing,according to...

Over 25% of the WP world runs on Nokia's Lumia 520, Lumia 1020 is nowhere in sight

Over 25% of the WP world runs on Nokia's Lumia 520, Lumia 1020 is nowhere in sight

posted: 27 Nov 2013, 05:54

The latest AdDuplex report on Windows Phone usage is set to go online later today, but some of the slides are already available on the net. Flipping through those, we can't help but marvel...

GDR3 hitting Verizon's HTC Windows Phone 8X starting tonight

GDR3 hitting Verizon's HTC Windows Phone 8X starting tonight

posted: 23 Nov 2013, 22:17

Was it Elton John who sang, "Saturday night is alright for updates"? Here it is Saturday evening and instead of going out, those Verizon customers with the HTC Windows Phone 8X are concerning themselves with the GDR3 update,...

GDR2 update rolling out now to AT&T's HTC Windows Phone 8X

GDR2 update rolling out now to AT&T's HTC Windows Phone 8X

posted: 17 Aug 2013, 18:04

AT&T posted on its support forum that the GDR2 update for its version of the HTC Windows Phone 8X was released starting on Thursday; the new OS version number is 8.0.10327.77 and the nation's second largest carrier says that the...

GDR2 update brings problems to certain HTC 8X units

GDR2 update brings problems to certain HTC 8X units

posted: 21 Jul 2013, 18:52

It seems that the recent GDR 2 update for Windows Phone 8 might have brought an unwanted feature with it, if you own the HTC 8X; according to complaints from some owners of the model, after the update was installed, their phone froze....

Want to use Wi-Fi calling on your T-Mobile HTC 8X?

Want to use Wi-Fi calling on your T-Mobile HTC 8X?

posted: 02 Jun 2013, 02:18

The HTC 8X is no longer available at T-Mobile, but that doesn't mean that you can't use a little trick and have the phone enabled for Wi-Fi calling over T-Mobile's pipeline; an HTC 8X owner named James discovered that he could add Wi-Fi...

Report: Updates soon to be pushed out to HTC's Windows Phone 8 models

Report: Updates soon to be pushed out to HTC's Windows Phone 8 models

posted: 25 May 2013, 13:31

On this sleepy Saturday comes news that Taiwan based HTC is ready to push out updates for its Windows Phone 8 models; that means of course, the HTC Windows Phone 8X and the HTC Windows Phone 8S. The updates take some...

T-Mobile drops HTC Windows Phone 8X and the Nokia Lumia 810 from its web site

T-Mobile drops HTC Windows Phone 8X and the Nokia Lumia 810 from its web site

posted: 18 Apr 2013, 02:04

T-Mobile has been focusing on the new with new plans, new phones, so perhaps it is no surprise that a couple of low-selling Windows Phone 8 models have been given the ol' heave ho from the carrier's website;...

Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC Windows Phone 8X are free from Microsoft with a signed two-year contract

Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC Windows Phone 8X are free from Microsoft with a signed two-year contract

posted: 20 Mar 2013, 21:37

The Nokia Lumia 920 can be yours for free along with the 8GB version of the HTC Windows Phone 8X, as long as you affix your signature on to a two-year contract; the Nokia model has...

Staples has a deal for you on the Samsung GALAXY Note II, Samsung Galaxy S III and more

Staples has a deal for you on the Samsung GALAXY Note II, Samsung Galaxy S III and more

posted: 23 Feb 2013, 13:03

Office supplies retailer Staples has some deals for you on some of the most popular mobile devices; the sale starts on Sunday and runs through next Saturday, March 2nd offering discounts on the...

HTC tweets picture of white HTC 8X

HTC tweets picture of white HTC 8X

posted: 10 Feb 2013, 14:12

A tweet from Taiwan handset manufacturer HTC showed off a photograph with a picture of an all-white version of the HTC Windows Phone 8X; the photograph, with the headline, “Sometimes you just need to tune it all out. Let us help,” shows a young boy holding...

AT&T HTC 8X finally gets Portico update

AT&T HTC 8X finally gets Portico update

posted: 17 Jan 2013, 11:59

It has been almost a month since the Portico update began rolling out to Windows Phone 8 devices, and the AT&T HTC 8X is finally getting in on the fun. The update should be pushing out over-the-air right now and will bring your 8X to software build 10211...

AT&T offers special deal on Windows Phone 8 models

AT&T offers special deal on Windows Phone 8 models

posted: 12 Jan 2013, 22:25

AT&T has a special deal for Windows 8 phones that started on Friday and runs through February 21st; all you need to do is buy a Windows Phone 8 model and take $100 price off the same model of Windows Phone 8 handset which means if you buy...

8GB variant of HTC Windows Phone 8X just one thin cent at Rogers

8GB variant of HTC Windows Phone 8X just one thin cent at Rogers

posted: 05 Jan 2013, 23:55

Canadian smartphone buyers looking for a great deal on a Windows Phone 8 device will have to search long and hard to find one that tops Rogers pricing of the HTC Windows Phone 8X; sign a three-year contract (the normal length...

HTC's new high-end models are selling well, but a component shortage could dampen momentum

HTC's new high-end models are selling well, but a component shortage could dampen momentum

posted: 05 Jan 2013, 11:53

With the HTC Windows Phone 8X selling well in the States, and the HTC Butterfly becoming one of the top models in Japan, Taipei andChina, you'd thinkthat all would be well for Taiwan based...

Verizon slices HTC Windows Phone 8X to $99.99 online with 2-year pact

Verizon slices HTC Windows Phone 8X to $99.99 online with 2-year pact

posted: 27 Dec 2012, 03:23

Verizon is cutting the price of the HTC Windows Phone 8X to $99.99 with a signed two-year contract which is down $100 from the price of the phone at the beginning of the month and is still $50 off the recent $149.99...

T-Mobile delays HTC 8X Windows Phone update

T-Mobile delays HTC 8X Windows Phone update

posted: 19 Dec 2012, 15:04

Yesterday, we saw leaked e-mails from T-Mobile saying that the Portico update for Windows Phone 8 would be rolling out to the HTC 8X today, but it seems like that plan has changed. There was no specific reason given, but the update has been delayed...

Portico Windows Phone update to hit T-Mobile HTC 8X tomorrow

Portico Windows Phone update to hit T-Mobile HTC 8X tomorrow

posted: 18 Dec 2012, 10:56

We've been hearing about the first feature update for Windows Phone 8, dubbed Portico, for a few weeks now. The last we heard was that the update would start pushing out this month, and now it looks like tomorrow might be the...

Windows Phone 8 software update rolling out to the HTC 8X

Windows Phone 8 software update rolling out to the HTC 8X

posted: 11 Dec 2012, 06:25

The first over-the-air software update for Windows Phone 8 is rolling out as we speak, and the first smartphone to get it is the HTC 8X. It brings the OS' build number from 9905 to 10211, takes care of the random reboot issue we...

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