Emulator files confirm 1080p support for next WP8 build

The latest version of Visual Studio 2013, which, among other things, allows developers to emulate Windows Phone in order to test applications, had been found to contain files that enable fullHD 1080p emulation. The discovery comes courtesy of Justin Angel, a former Microsoft and Nokia ...
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Nokia: Device launch pace will get faster

Jo Harlow, head of devices at Nokia, has told Pocket-lint that it has plenty more innovation and products to come in the near future, as the company continues to grow and refresh its Lumia product portfolio. 'We've completed a portfolio that crosses price points. Now we ...

Microsoft boss slams Android and Apple’s ecosystems

Microsoft head-honcho Steve Ballmer has once more declared a war of words on Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS platforms. Speaking during a special event along with LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, Ballmer branded the Android ecosystem as ‘wild’ and ‘uncontrolled’ from ‘an app compatibility perspective’, which he ...
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Spotify on Windows Phone 8 launch imminent?

Spotify has been absent on Windows Phone 8 since the platform launched in October 2012, with the feedback forums on Spotify.com just giving 'Q1 2013' as a launch date. However, Brendan Arndt, a device portfolio manager at Three UK, has hinted on Twitter that it might ...