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  Reply # 728492 7-Dec-2012 12:43 Send private message

freitasm: If you folks haven't noticed, the Windows Phone keyboard is very accurate and way easier to use than other touchscreen keyboards.

This blog post "The secrets of Windows Phone 8 keyboard" explains why. Worth reading it...



Only problem is you only get the choice of US or UK keyboards, so you're stuck with the pound sign being default, .co.uk in IE etc, when using UK or the preferable .com and $ sign but American spelling when using US :|

I know you can hold the key down or swap between keyboards but its tedious none the less.

WTB NZ keyboard.

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  Reply # 729182 9-Dec-2012 09:29 Send private message

Yay have just read that Dropbox have put an app forward for wp8 certification


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  Reply # 730626 11-Dec-2012 16:47 Send private message

Looks like the 8X has received an OTA OS update http://www.wpcentral.com/first-ota-update-windows-phone-8-os-now-live-htc-8x

Wonder if/when the 920 will get it.

Looks like the following updates have been made:

  • SMS Drafts
  • Select all (for mass deletion)
  • SMS Call reject
  • Wifi always on
  • SMS timezone fix (thanks Nathan)

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  Reply # 730631 11-Dec-2012 16:53 Send private message

And the SMS timezone fix

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  Reply # 730641 11-Dec-2012 16:57 Send private message

Even better :)

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  Reply # 730645 11-Dec-2012 17:02 Send private message

JamesL: Looks like the 8X has received an OTA OS update http://www.wpcentral.com/first-ota-update-windows-phone-8-os-now-live-htc-8x

Wonder if/when the 920 will get it.

Looks like the following updates have been made:

  • SMS Drafts
  • Select all (for mass deletion)
  • SMS Call reject
  • Wifi always on
  • SMS timezone fix (thanks Nathan)


So it is! Downloading!

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  Reply # 730667 11-Dec-2012 17:23 Send private message

Interesting, I expect Nokia Lumia to get it first





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  Reply # 730748 11-Dec-2012 18:58 Send private message

Glad the SMS timezone is fixed! Easy OTA update.

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  Reply # 730789 11-Dec-2012 20:26 Send private message

The 8X is the "Windows Phone 8X by HTC" so perhaps the HTCs get priority updates or work in-house with Microsoft as opposed to updates being given to manufacturers?



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  Reply # 730800 11-Dec-2012 20:42 Send private message

HTC is just another OEM, like Nokia is.

On this note, the last screenshot says "For information... see 'Windows Phone 8 update history' on windowsphone.com" which doesn't exist.




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  Reply # 732672 14-Dec-2012 17:34 Send private message

This page on Wikipedia has the updates listed.

And this page at Windows Phone has the Feature and service availability across various countries.

There are still plenty of features missing in NZ.

Rob

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  Reply # 733343 17-Dec-2012 07:45 Send private message

paulspain: Nokia's Lumia 820 was just announced by Vodafone NZ. Available from 14 December at $799.


Still waiting for this... hopefully I can get it before Christmas

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  Reply # 733688 17-Dec-2012 16:11 Send private message

Any more phones due?

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  Reply # 734021 17-Dec-2012 23:41 Send private message

Just noticed Voda have the HTC 8s now, is any NZ carrier getting the 8X?

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  Reply # 735704 20-Dec-2012 19:55 Send private message

Workmate just got the Lumia 820 and has asked me to connect it to his new Vaio hybrid.
I've downloaded the Windows Phone metro app which I believe replaces Zune, but it's saying "Your phone Windows Phone isn't playing nicley with your PC. Try restarting... etc" All apps are up to date on both devices.

Does anyone have this working?

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