Microsoft working on "Apollo+" Windows Phone 8 update

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Word is out that Windows Phone 8 already has an update in the works. This shouldn't really be a surprise as big updates like WP8 tend to have an incremental update that follows pretty soon afterwards, and this is no different. The update is being called "Apollo+", and is aimed at fixing issues for which Microsoft "ran out of time" before the WP8 release.

The exact contents of the Apollo+ update aren't known, but there are a number of issues Microsoft could be working on for the update. Microsoft is looking at WiFi changes to allow for "always-on" connections, various audio playback fixes, as well as additional features that didn't make it into the Notification Center in WP8. Another big feature that could be in the update is VPN support, which would be huge for enterprise clients looking to connect to work computers from mobile devices. 

No word on when the update will be coming, but it is expected that Microsoft will outline what will be a part of the update at Mobile World Congress in February.

source: Football via The Verge

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14 Comments

1. kimyhang

Posts: 14; Member since: Jul 17, 2012

cmon guys give us the 7.8 :(

5. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Wait another year?

10. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

Bloop!

2. wendygarett unregistered

Nice :)

3. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Another 3 years till it's on par with ICS, till then wait for the updates, how sad! There are no Custom Roms to enjoy or experiment?

4. kimyhang

Posts: 14; Member since: Jul 17, 2012

make your own OS dude :)

8. androidCrap

Posts: 9; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

So you find erection in smaller screen? Real man experiment in true computer. If you want to make use of your talent, any mobile platform will do by submitting your app and monitize it Cusom Rom is only for bums living in a basement.

12. thelegend6657 unregistered

There are custom roms for windows phone . Although not many . Search it up and stop being so ignorant

6. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

keep it up microsoft!! and hope no delays!

7. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

waiting for that update. VPN here i come..

9. antifanboy14

Posts: 68; Member since: Nov 26, 2012

the windows phone platform is great, but i think it still has some maturing to do. good job so far, Microsoft.

11. Shubham412302

Posts: 569; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

atlest all wp8 handsets are like nexus and will be updated for 18 months not like android no word of update to most midrange only have to depend on some dev. for update

13. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

I'll kill Microsoft if it doesn't include ROTATION LOCK this time.

14. hunted

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

get me bluetooth file trasfer please

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