Windows Phone 8 by Microsoft
For clear viewing click any of the above pictures of Windows Phone 8
that opens in theater mode. Now here’s news post regarding ‘Microsoft’s
new Windows Phone 8′ (June 21, San Francisco / Agence France Presse).
Microsoft on Wednesady ramped up its push to regain ground in the
precious mobile computing market by giving developers a ‘sneak-peek’ at
new Windows software for smartphones. A key feature of "Windows Phone 8"
is that it will be keenly in tune with the similarly named
next-generation operating system for personal computers as the
technology titan creates a stage on which popular devices can play
"It’s the most advanced mobile OS Microsoft has ever made and will
arrive on new phones later this year," said Windows Phone manager Joe
Belfiore. "Windows Phone 8 is based on the same core technologies that
power Windows; the most successful and powerful operating system on the
planet, and one used by more than a billion people".
The early glimpse at Windows Phone 8 came at a gathering of software
developers and press in San Francisco a day after Microsoft set the
technology world abuzz by unveilling its own tablet computer to
challenge Apple’s iPad. "If you’ve seen Windows 8, Microsoft’s
groundbreaking new release for PCs and tablets, you’ve probably noticed
it bears more than a passing resemblance to the look of Windows Phone",
Belfiore said. "Windows Phone and its bigger sibling will share common
networking, security, media and web browser technology, and a common
file system". Microsoft introduced its first tablet computer, the
Surface, on Monday, in a major hardware launch clearly designed to take
on long-term rival Apple’s market-ruling iPad.
Chief executive Steve Ballmer described the iPad challenger – complete
with a built-in stand and ultra thin covers-cum-keyboards in a range of
colors – as a tablet that ‘works and plays’. "The Surface is a PC, the
Surface is a tablet, and the Surface is something new that we think
people will absolutely love", he said at an hour-long presentation in a
Hollywood design studio.
No prices or release dates were given, but the Surface is expected to go
on sale in the fall, with retail prices ‘competitive with a comparable
ARM tablet or Intel Ultrabook-class’ computers, Microsoft said.
This concludes the end of Windows Phone 8 by Microsoft on Rabins’ XP