Nokia's Lumia Black update - which includes Windows Phone 8 Update 3 - is now starting to roll out to the Lumia 625, although some features will not be compatible with the device's lower-end hardware.
Nokia has just announced that they've started rolling out their Black update worldwide. Along with GDR3 features this update brings folders and Nokia exclusive apps such as Beamer and Storyteller.
HTC Windows Phone users have a bit of good news coming their way as handsets updated to GDR3 now support powered-off charging, a widely requested feature that been curiously absent from Windows Phone.
Microsoft's Xbox Video digital media platform remains absent in the company's latest update to Windows Phone 8, despite earlier indications that the service would come before the end of the year.
As promised, Microsoft has released the first preview version of the 'Update 3' features for Windows Phone 8 for app developers to check out in the Windows Phone Store.
Microsoft's Windows Phone leader Joe Belfiore stated that the lack of key apps made for the OS is still the biggest issue for Microsoft and that it needs to be made more attractive for developers.
Microsoft has announced details of "Update 3" for Windows Phone 8, bringing 1080p and quad-core CPU support, plus screen-rotation lock, a new Driving Mode and the ability to close apps after use.
A new tweet from @evleaks claims that the Nokia Lumia 1520 will launch on September 26th, the same day as the Nokia event in New York bringing the first ever Windows Phone 8 "Phablet" to market.
The upcoming Windows Phone 8 update, GDR3, has been leaked and showcases several new features. This update is believed to be released in November, alongside two new devices from Nokia and HTC.
A new report from unnamed sources says that some of the most requested features could make their way into GDR3, including individual volume controls and easy access to basic settings such as Wi-fi.
Nokia's upcoming phablet device will reportedly be called the Lumia 1520. This device is expected to come with a 6-inch screen capable of 1080p resolution and Windows Phone GDR3.
A new rumor claims that Nokia is already testing the GDR3 update for Windows Phone 8, which may include the long awaited notification center feature as well as other additions.
Rumors of HTC receding from the Windows Phone market appear to have been greatly exaggerated as the company gears up to reveal a new Windows Phone 8 flagship device this fall with the release of GDR3
New details have emerged about the Windows Phone 'GDR3' update - the last of 2013 - which is said to bring a range of new features, in addition to support for quad-core processors and 1080p displays.
Windows Phone 8.1 may still be months away, but we've had a go at visualising what it might look like, showcased on the fictional Nokia Lumia 1080 phablet. Check it out and share your thoughts.
1080p assets for a Windows Phone emulator have been spotted in Visual Studio 2013, giving the strongest indication yet that Microsoft is gearing up to support 1080p Windows Phones very soon
HTC is preparing to launch a new Windows Phone this fall that will resemble the HTC One, launching with the GDR3 update onboard, and a few other features like Beats Audio and a metal body.
A series of leaked screenshots appear to reveal a new notifications center in Windows Phone 8, along with various UI changes, including the ability to close background tasks on the multitasking pane.
With Windows Phone 8 due to support larger screens and 1080p, the operating system's UI could be getting a slight makeover, adding an extra column of tiles being to the Start screen.