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Windows Phone 8 launch

Microsoft officially launches Windows Phone 8 OS

  • tsn 10/29/2012 4:48:16 PM
    I have lumia 800 and can't wait for 7.8!!
  • WP8Hero 10/29/2012 4:48:18 PM
    wow...seems like we have a lot of converts from iPhone to WP, welcome to the team guys, you will not be disappointed!
  • Santana George 10/29/2012 4:48:24 PM
    Nokia Lumia 920 Most innovative smart phone!!! can't wait...
  • Declan McCullagh 10/29/2012 4:48:57 PM
    And here's info about some Windows Phone 8 software: "The app, apparently published just before Windows Phone 8 gets fully detailed on Monday, makes it possible to synchronise photos, videos and music between Microsoft's mobile and desktop devices."
  • ryan 10/29/2012 4:49:01 PM
    the iphone 5 is a nice upgrade, I think it would take a surface phone to switch...this coming from a windows user
  • somuatluri 10/29/2012 4:49:02 PM
    Have been out of contract for 9 months. Thought I would get iPhone 5, but disappointed with same boring interface & design. Lumia 920 is exciting, Windows phone 8 is lively. Hope Lumia & windows dont disappoint.
  • Christopher D 10/29/2012 4:49:18 PM
    Oh boy! I can't wait. Lookinng forward to more info on WP8 Devices, Apps etc and esp on T-Mobile like the Samsung ATIV S (I currently use the SGS III on Sprint).
  • bigmurphdog 10/29/2012 4:49:23 PM
    Does Windows Phone 8 recognize the "rules" in Exchange folders and process email exactly as Exchange does?? iOS and Android do not...
  • sush08 10/29/2012 4:49:25 PM
    google jsut launched the nexus 10 for 399$ and nexus 4 for 349$ unlocked.This makes the windows devices look expenisve
  • Declan McCullagh 10/29/2012 4:49:45 PM
    sush08: Here's CNET's article on the Nexus announcements:
  • dots 10/29/2012 4:49:49 PM
    WP8Hero, ya my wife was the first convert - bought her the Lumia 900. I was a little more patient and decided to wait for the Lumia 920. I've been rocking a iPhone 3g for 4 years. Totally ready to get off Apples platform =]
  • Julian Raymond 10/29/2012 4:49:52 PM
    @WP8Hero I've wanted WP since launch but the Trophy was sad, and there hasn't been anything worth switching carriers until Lumia 920
  • iwinpho 10/29/2012 4:49:54 PM
    I will make a video of my lumia 920 hammering my iphone 5
  • nau 10/29/2012 4:49:55 PM
    yeah...Iphone 5...few days and so many scratches
  • JM 10/29/2012 4:49:57 PM
    Samsung Galaxy user waiting to make the change to Windows Phone 8
  • rolllimp 10/29/2012 4:50:02 PM
    how many of these 'keynotes' will microsoft hold? arent they bored already?
  • Shad 10/29/2012 4:50:04 PM
    Kudos tsn...I have the Lumia 900 and i'm hoping 7.8 can hold me over until I can purchase a WP8 device....because I will be broke after buying the Surface
  • Storm 10/29/2012 4:50:05 PM
    I have iPhone 4 and cant wait for the Nokia Lumia 920
  • kush 10/29/2012 4:50:10 PM
    Good things come with a good price tag.
  • sush08 10/29/2012 4:50:37 PM
    Nexus 4 for 349$ is a way better deal than lumia 920
  • nau 10/29/2012 4:50:38 PM
    @bigmurphdog Rules in exchange are taken into exchange server....So why do you need it on the Phone!...inbox displays them accordingly
  • Santana George 10/29/2012 4:50:48 PM
    Don't worry new great apps are Coming, Devs are in queue to Build WP8 Apps...
  • Sharon 10/29/2012 4:50:50 PM
    I've been waiting for months to upgrade my phone for the Lumia 920
  • Scott Linder 10/29/2012 4:50:53 PM
    Living on the bleeding edge can be expensive. :)
  • AD 10/29/2012 4:50:54 PM
    If the internet browser is not good, then WP8 could lose out badly.
  • sam_pa 10/29/2012 4:50:58 PM
    already ordered a 920 at bb on 21st..dont know when they would.CC shows transaction pending
  • Manish 10/29/2012 4:51:02 PM
    Yes, WP7 follows exchange rules, and you can sync specific folders
  • Argen 10/29/2012 4:51:12 PM
    they need lumia 920 for verizon! iPhone 4s user needs to to upgrade to something good and different.
  • John 10/29/2012 4:51:14 PM
    @sush08 Is that off contract?
  • john 10/29/2012 4:51:15 PM
    changing from galaxy s3 to lumia 920 :)
  • WP8Hero 10/29/2012 4:51:20 PM
    @Julian, @Dots...I am sure this release will make it even more better and create a strong 3rd platform for people to go with
  • Presh 10/29/2012 4:51:21 PM
    Hope the Lumia phones wont be expensive! Can't wait though!
  • Declan McCullagh 10/29/2012 4:51:45 PM
    Also earlier today Nokia and Verizon announced that VZW will carry the Windows Phone 8-baed Nokia Lumia 822:
  • WP8Hero 10/29/2012 4:51:52 PM
    Shared core will make our App marketplace grow very fast after this release
  • tsn 10/29/2012 4:51:55 PM
    is live event actually started.. or something's wrong with my browser?? confused.. ?
  • kush 10/29/2012 4:52:00 PM
    Lumias are always cheaper than iphone...
  • wajih 10/29/2012 4:52:04 PM
    i dont want to insult anyone. But androids seem like Kia's while nokia is bmw..
  • elz0ux 10/29/2012 4:52:05 PM
    why is Microsoft always late ?!
  • Declan McCullagh 10/29/2012 4:52:19 PM
    Remember, folks, the event isn't scheduled to begin for another 8 minutes.
  • Kevin Chen 10/29/2012 4:52:21 PM
    Is the nexus 4 unlocked for 349?
  • Juancr1122 10/29/2012 4:52:21 PM
    Currently own a Razr Max but hoping Microsoft has good things instored for their Windows 8 phones. How are they gona sync and operate with their Pc counterparts??
  • Dan Rubin 10/29/2012 4:52:26 PM
    I really hope they talk more about the Companion App. If you don't know this app is what allows you to sync between all your Win8 Devices and Xbox 360.
  • Josh Lowensohn 10/29/2012 4:52:40 PM
    Still waiting to get in folks.
  • Declan McCullagh 10/29/2012 4:52:43 PM
    Dan: Agreed. Here's CNET's article from this morning:
  • T3-Industries 10/29/2012 4:52:43 PM
    Is there live coverage now or still just the blue screen? That's all I'm getting...
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