Overview news – Microsoft Releases Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8
With less than 24 hours to go until Microsoft takes the covers off Windows Phone 8 once and for all, the company has released a companion app in the Windows Store that'll work in tandem with the new devices.
Microsoft’s new mobile OS, and its new desktop OS Windows 8 will work. In the meanwhile, the Verge has spotted a companion app that’s surfaced on the Windows Store which will allow WP8 users to sync content with a Windows 8 PC.
We've already seen three manufacturers announce their first Windows Phone 8 device, the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, HTC Windows Phone 8X and Windows Phone 8S and the Samsung Galaxy Ativ S.
And it's the HTC 8X which is first out of the Windows Phone 8 blocks, going on sale on November 2, while the rest of the pack at left with just a November release date for now.
Microsoft's own retail stores in the U.S., as well as the company's online store, will "carry every Windows Phone 8 phone and color option available in the U.S. leading into the holidays, he said, while T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T will each have Windows Phone 8 lineups that include some exclusive products sold by each carrier.