Windows Phone 8 might bring live wallpapers to the lock screen

Windows Phone 8 might bring live wallpapers to the lock screen
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore and the other guys in charge with Windows Phone development promised more new features to be unveiled at the event today than what was already revealed in the summer.

While it's anyone's guess what these new features might be, one of them is making the rumor rounds, and it sounds pretty bomb - the lock screen might be able to function as a live wallpaper.

The image you see below has been sent as an example of this new functionality, which apparently will take some of the default apps, or there live tiles, to be precise, on the lock screen. We are seeing the Bing search changing wallpapers as an option, as well as the Sports and News apps getting front and center, with what appears to be live updates directly on your lock screen.

In any case, the event is just a few hours away, so we should know more come 10am Pacific, and we'll be liveblogging the festivities for your viewing pleasure.



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