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Windows Phone 8 launch

Microsoft officially launches Windows Phone 8 OS

  • wajih 10/29/2012 4:42:05 PM
    In August I got macbook pro retine. Yesterday i updated my older laptop running vista with win 8 and I am having doubts why i even switched to mac
  • John (Netherlands) 10/29/2012 4:42:07 PM
    Hopefully is the release of the wp8 in the Whole world And not only a couple if countries... I want to buy a Lumia 820, but launch will be in germany and other countries and in the netherlands in Jan 2013!! Why?
  • Scott Linder 10/29/2012 4:42:09 PM
    Definitely waiting to hear about the Lumina 920 availability. Current iPhone 4 user but torn between the Samsung Galaxy S III, the Galaxy Note, and the Lumina 920 for my upgrade.
  • Emily 10/29/2012 4:42:13 PM
    So excited for the Lumia 920 to be released... and also excited to hear if Microsoft will reveal anything we don't already know about Windows Phone 8 OS.
  • Santana George 10/29/2012 4:42:14 PM
    Windows Surface Phone Today?
  • exeter 10/29/2012 4:42:16 PM
    still love android phone...very interested in win8 surface....will buy one for wife....loves office wont switch to nothin else....even apple....
  • melvintwj 10/29/2012 4:42:18 PM
    Hopefully they announce the dates for Singapore. I want my 920!
  • Marcussho 10/29/2012 4:42:22 PM
    Hope they fix the menu structure, wp7 you had to go way to deep for the settings.
  • Lorenzo Arredondo 10/29/2012 4:42:24 PM
    I bet all we're going to see and hear is about how the new hardware makes it all happen. I expect little for us 7.5 users.
  • Satish 10/29/2012 4:42:50 PM
    What updates are expected to come on existing Lumia or windows 7.5 devices in disguise of 7.8 any awareness
  • Rodrigo Rodrigues 10/29/2012 4:42:51 PM
    dates for Brazil?
  • John 10/29/2012 4:42:53 PM
    In New York right now hoping sandy doesnt take out my power
  • Declan McCullagh 10/29/2012 4:43:12 PM
    John: Our NY-based CNET colleagues are thinking much the same thing!
  • Chris.H 10/29/2012 4:43:14 PM
    NFC tags will make it a serious competition for Android
  • Jorge Murphy 10/29/2012 4:43:26 PM
    7.8 please..! My Lumia 900 is hungry for new functionality..! ;)
  • Bobby Cannon 10/29/2012 4:43:37 PM
    I hope they release the SDK today.
  • Dan Rubin 10/29/2012 4:43:51 PM
    Maybe they will make people happy and announce everybody will carry the Nokia 920?? Hey I can dream can't I?
  • Mike 10/29/2012 4:44:15 PM
    Lets see if there is anything on Windows Mobile 7.8 for older handsets.
  • Ivan 10/29/2012 4:44:23 PM
    @Rodrigo Rodrigues Rodrigo, sugestao, compre uma passagem pros EUA. rs
    Suggestion, if you are from Brazil, buy a ticket to USA...sadly..
  • Tonya 10/29/2012 4:44:26 PM
    Currently iPhone 4 user, can't wait to get my hands on the lumia 920!
  • Declan McCullagh 10/29/2012 4:44:36 PM
    As a reminder, we do moderate comments. Otherwise we'll have fake "Steve Ballmers" posting off-color remarks, etc.
  • Rock 10/29/2012 4:44:38 PM
    Lumia 920 seems very awesome but the non-removable battery is indeed a concern to me.
  • WP8Hero 10/29/2012 4:44:40 PM
    Almost starting....
  • Declan McCullagh 10/29/2012 4:45:48 PM
    And welcome, Josh! Thanks for sharing the photo.
  • Scott Linder 10/29/2012 4:45:51 PM
    Yeah, removable battery is a concern I have...but there are portable rechargers a-plenty out there so not THAT much of a concern.
  • kush 10/29/2012 4:45:55 PM
    its night in india and i am waiting for the future of my lumia 710
  • Josh Lowensohn 10/29/2012 4:45:59 PM
    Morning folks, we're in a holding area in the venue. We should be going in shortly!
  • Avazee 10/29/2012 4:46:00 PM
    I sure hope they announcing pricing for the Lumia 920.. and that it's not outrageously expensive.. I need to sell my Lumia 900 and buy the 920 at full price.
  • nau 10/29/2012 4:46:06 PM
    @Josh Lowensohn Nice Pic..Thanx man
  • mercuryblaze3 10/29/2012 4:46:10 PM
    @Josh Lowensohn -- ooohhh pretty!! Thanks I like Cyan and Green
  • dots 10/29/2012 4:46:20 PM
    Iphone user here too - def going to be jumping ships. Most likely going with Lumia 920
  • jMawl 10/29/2012 4:46:23 PM
    Seems like lots of us iPhone 4 users wanting to upgrade to Lumia 920 :)
  • John 10/29/2012 4:46:31 PM
    Anybody pre-ordered from bestbuy?
  • RaceBannon 10/29/2012 4:46:34 PM
    Non-removable batteries should not be a concern anymore...
  • Juancr1122 10/29/2012 4:46:38 PM
    Just bought a Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T and im waiting to see if i should pare it with a windows 8 phone
  • RaceBannon 10/29/2012 4:46:40 PM
    Has there been any word on how WP8 will sync with the desktop OS and Surface?
  • Flanker_ns 10/29/2012 4:46:51 PM
    I'm concerned about purchasing any nokia. Seeing that they have everything riding on WP 8
  • Captain_Eric 10/29/2012 4:46:54 PM
    Can someone find this out. If I take a Windows Phone 8 Smartphone, (with Xbox Music all set up) , outside the US, say to Guatemala, will Xbox MUSIC work normally? (Spotify has this feature, ie still works while traveling even in regions without yet Spotify, and it's great for we frequent traveller's )
  • ChuckWes 10/29/2012 4:46:59 PM
    I'm glad they finally announce a Nokia for VZ officially this morning.
  • Simon 10/29/2012 4:47:13 PM
    @Emily I believe they are supposed to be announcing a good deal of things we don't already know about.
  • ChrisCalabrese 10/29/2012 4:47:18 PM
    Have had both iPhone and android (s2) it is now time to try out the windows 8 phone (Lumia 920)
  • nau 10/29/2012 4:47:25 PM
    @RaceBannon Sure it does with Windows 8...I guess it should with RT too...cox applications will be there in the Store
  • Jason 10/29/2012 4:47:26 PM
    I currently have an iPhone 4 and can't wait for the 920.
  • rumble 10/29/2012 4:47:28 PM
    I'm another iPhone 4'er waiting for the Lumia
  • Declan McCullagh 10/29/2012 4:48:12 PM
    For your pre-event amusement: "Typing the phrase "Windows 8 is" at Google's search engine triggers an array of autocomplete suggestions, most of them not very complimentary."
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