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    News - Windows Phone 8 Update 3 adds support for bigger screens

    Update also adds Snapdragon 800 SoC support and screen rotation lock.
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    Re: News - Windows Phone 8 Update 3 adds support for bigger screens

    Want a 5.5" Nokia which can match my Note 2 for quality. Then I will consider Windows 8 Mobile.

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    Re: News - Windows Phone 8 Update 3 adds support for bigger screens

    Just upgraded to it. No huge differences but the custom tones for text messages are a nice to have. Will be interesting to see if this has resolved the bluetooth issues with car handsfree units.

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    Re: News - Windows Phone 8 Update 3 adds support for bigger screens

    Any idea how Microsoft are going to roll this out, is it:

    a. Microsoft -> Consumer, possibly with a small detour via the phone maker (Apple style)
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    b. Microsoft -> Phone_Maker -> Mobile_Network_Company -> Consumer (eventually) (Google style)

    Got two WP8 devices in the house and it'll be interesting to see how quickly they get updated.

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    Re: News - Windows Phone 8 Update 3 adds support for bigger screens

    Normally it is option B but there have been rumors of a shift to option a.

    I just signed up to the development program, downloaded a microsoft app, accept the terms and the phone picked up that the update was available. Gets around the carrier waiting periods.

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    Re: News - Windows Phone 8 Update 3 adds support for bigger screens

    Slighty confused by this - isn't 8.1 just around the corner anyway? Still, can't complain about more features being added!

    I'm hoping that having a Nokia will mean minimal wait for the update to be rolled out, given that MS own Nokia now! (Or near enough at least...)
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    Re: News - Windows Phone 8 Update 3 adds support for bigger screens

    8.1 is the desktop update, WP8 is on a different schedule
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