Microsoft Windows Phone Summit Liveblog

Microsoft Windows Phone Summit Liveblog
Microsoft is doing some big moves these days. On Monday, it introduced its Surface tablet, and today it's going to show us the future of Windows Phone! Join us for our liveblog of the Windows Phone Summit event to get all the details about the new version of the operating system as they come!

Unfortunately, not much is known about this upcoming update. Will it feature any design changes, or will it be all about new features that get added to the mix? We don't know, but the good news is we'll know very, very soon. If you'd like to refresh your memory as to what's rumored to change in Windows Phone, please head this way to read our rumor round-up article.

Stay tuned, as the event will begin at 9 AM Pacific | 11 AM Central  | 12 PM Eastern | 6 PM Central European Time!



1. mobilefuture

Posts: 224; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

any live streaming by you guys?

3. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

mms:// Windows Media Player

2. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

Ray.... YOU THE MAN! lol keep it comin!!! i need to see a "microsoft/windows" branded phone!

14. Ray.S

Posts: 464; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

I would like to see this too, but maybe some other time. :)

4. snowgator

Posts: 3624; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Mostly core stuff. End user info maybe a little while yet. Still, fun stuff for the future of WP

5. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Looks really good so far! Can't wait to see the other features. *crosses fingers for file manager and USB transfer*

6. snowgator

Posts: 3624; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Okay- Start screen is freaking FUN!! I had seems rendering like that about a month or so ago, but this is better!!

7. Vaidya

Posts: 11; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Everything is great as expected and in am very happy with it but take a look at 11:46 picture of start screen looks like well organised pile of garbage (lady laughing at it ), i want full customization support . ie make the tiles --saucers or pentagons .....just joking..........

8. Shubham412302

Posts: 594; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

i really wanna try wp8 symbian then android and then wp8

9. blade

Posts: 32; Member since: May 28, 2012

really till now awesomeeeeeeee sd card support 720p multiple cores and that code sharing to port apps from ios and android amazing seems like we will have awesome competion will definetly try windows 8 ms has be giving awseome surprise this days sorry but ios 6 got ripped off also lets see what googlr i/o has to offer i really love tech it just goes on and on

10. blade

Posts: 32; Member since: May 28, 2012

11. jove39

Posts: 2149; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Awesome...I might buy WP8 phone and W8 tab sometime in features have brought WP on par with Andoid and iOS...user acceptance will determine its commercial success!

12. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

12:57 was the time of Sorow and anger :( :( :( :(

13. Shubham412302

Posts: 594; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

wp7.8 must get file manager and bluetooth ftp support

15. saiki4116

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 31, 2011

first of all good job by phonearena team for the live blog...seems like microsft are on a roll....

16. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

Ray you did an AWESOME JOB... i say they should give you a promotion or raise... hahaha { RAY S. FOR PRESIDENT } haha

17. Penny

Posts: 1871; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

Thanks for the live blog Ray and PhoneArena! Man, Windows Phone 8 seems like it hits all the right spots. Only wish WP7.5 devices would get the full upgrade, but it is understandable that they won't as WP8 runs on an entirely different kernel. At least we'll get a UI update and a few features to make us feel like we got the upgrade, lol.

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