Houston, we have lift off. Windows Phone 8 has just been formally introduced at the Windows Phone Summit in San Francisco, CA and there's a lot to see.
Last updated 5:42 PM, June 20th, 2012
- Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 to share core framework
- NFC support and Wallet Hub now official, promises to aggregate 3rd party services in one place
- Say hello to an all-new Start Page with resizable live tiles!
- Quick announcements: IE 10 Mobile, Nokia Maps built-in and new Enterprise features
- More on Wallet: Local Scout tie-in, Deals and In-App Purchases
- Windows Phone 7.8 update announced for existing devices (instead of Apollo)
- Nokia announces new updates for Lumia app suite to launch next week
- More on software updates: over-the-air installations and 18 months of support for any device
- Video: A closer look at Windows Phone 8's all-new Start page
- Watch the entire WP Summit event video right here (Video)
- Gaming on Windows Phone 8: Havok, Gameloft, and more support the new platform
- Native code support announced for Windows Phone 8, promises "killer games"
- New Multitasking and Speech APIs announced for developers