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Yet more cheap Windows Phone action

The “economic climate”, a “period of austerity” or “the downturn”, call it what you will. We’re all a bit skint. Recently we’ve covered ways to cut down on your mobile spending. Cheaper phones,  SIM only deals and basically switching to a better plan.  Today it’s another cheap phone …

Make the switch to Windows Phone? – [opinion]

Android, Blackberry OS, iOS, Windows Phone – All current(ish) mobile operating systems and all with their own good points and foibles. I have never made any bones about the fact that I am an Android user. I have had a few Blackberry devices but moved on once the …

HTC 8S – Review

The HTC 8S was a phone I wanted to be good, REALLY REALLY good. I wanted it to be the phone that showed those LG Nexus 4 toting people that you didn’t need a huge great quad core CPU or 2GB of RAM to have a damn good …

Windows Phone 8S by HTC arrives at last – Now on Three

Another Windows Phone for you this Friday morning – the Windows Phone 8S by HTC. It’s now available to grab in Three stores and online. The 8S has a 4″ screen, 5 megapixel camera, dual-core 1GHz CPU and, of course, runs the new Windows Phone 8 OS. It …

HTC 8S now available at Phones 4U

The eagerly awaited budget Windows Phone 8 device from HTC has finally arrived on our shores to buy. As usual there is a problem though, the 8S is only available on a Vodafone contract. Phones 4U are the first retailer to actually get some stock of the 8S …

Where has the budget friendly HTC 8S got to?

The Windows Phone 8 release has been a little higgledy piggledy with manufacturers, retailers, networks and blogs like us painting a confusing picture of which devices are coming out when. One device seems to have missed most peoples attention and that’s the bargain priced HTC 8S. It was …

Latest HTC Windows Phones and SIII Mini release dates

Come close. Closer. Closer still. Phew.. have you been eating onions? Anyway, we’ve got some news about the phones we’ve covered recently. First, the Android-powered Galaxy SIII Mini. The 4″ version of the SIII has a bit less power (dual core 1GHz CPU) and a slightly reduced camera …

Why I thought the HTC event yesterday was also pretty amazing

Sure, it wasn’t quite as amazing as the Nokia event, but pretty good none the less. Yesterday afternoon HTC announced their new Windows Phone devices. We initially thought there was going to be three devices, but they brought out two. The Window Phone 8X and the 8S. They …

HTC discuss the design behind the 8X and 8S

This afternoon HTC have announced the 8X and 8S and boy do they look nice. My decision over which Windows Phone 8 device to get has just got a lot harder. To possibly help you HTC have posted a video about the design behind the new phones. Here …

Hands on with the new HTC Windows Phone 8 devices

Ben Rudolph (the “Smoked by Windows Phone” guy) from Microsoft has posted a hands on video of the HTC 8X and 8S. We’re probably going to have to wait a while before we actually see one ourselves, so in the meantime make do with this.

Announced: Windows Phone 8S by HTC – All the details

Following the Windows Phone 8X, the 8S has a slightly smaller screen and slightly reduced specs. Up front there’s a 4″ WVGA 800×480 pixel screen with Gorilla Glass and super LCD display. Powered by a 1GHz dual-core chip, it uses a microSIM and has the same Beats Audio …