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All posts tagged "8S"

  • HTC 8S’ always-on Wi-Fi points to new feature in Apollo Plus update

    HTC’s second Windows Phone 8 specific device, the 8S, currently runs an always-on Wi-Fi connection, non-existent in other WP8 smartphones. This always-on Wi-Fi feature essentially means users Wi-Fi connection will remain active even in lock screen mode. Windows Phone Program Manager Joe Belfiore, who we’re all familiar with from the WP8 event 29 October, said an always-on Wi-Fi setting would be a part of the first update for Windows Phone 8. We initially reported that the first update, dubbed Apollo Plus, for Windows Phone 8 would be rolling out to users January 2013. However full details on the updates contents...

  • HTC Windows Phone 8S: We take a look at HTC’s the mid-range WP8 offering

    TechRadar got early access to the Windows Phone 8S by HTC, and while we admired it’s aesthetic merits, it wasn’t running a finished version of the OS – we will be updating this review soon as we get hands on with the finished product at HTC’s event in New York. The Windows Phone 8S by HTC, which is its proper title don’t ya know, launched alongside the HTC 8X at a special HTC event in New York, where the Taiwanese firm unveiled its first Windows Phone 8 handsets. Both, we’re told, will go on sale in early November and the Windows Phone 8S will be...