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Windows Phone 7.8 to start rolling out January 31st

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 21 Jan 2013 11:05 User comments (1)

Windows Phone 7.8 to start rolling out January 31st After months of rumors and here-say, it appears that Windows Phone 7.8 finally has an official rollout date.
Microsoft has confirmed that beginning on January 31st, users will begin receiving the updated operating system for their dated WP 7.5 devices.

The company had previously promised a Q1 2013 release and they have delivered on the earlier side.

Check the post here: Windows Phone Facebook (Spanish)

Full list of updates (via GSM):

Resizable Live Tiles
Bluetooth File transfer
Bing Picture for Lockscreen wallpaper
New theme colors
Wi-Fi tethering
You can set Google as default search provider in Internet Explorer
New boot screen
Office 14.5
Updated system and Nokia exclusive apps
Ringtone maker (also available in the Marketplace)
Counters app (also available in the Marketplace)

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122.1.2013 3:10

"After months of rumors and here-say, it appears that Windows Phone 7.8 finally has an official rollout date."

Sorry, but there is no hyphen in the word hearsay. Just so you know.

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