Archos confirms that a Windows Phone is a possibility.
Microsoft doesn't see the need to launch a branded smartphone when HTC and Nokia are doing a fine job.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer believes one of its smartphones will top Apple and Samsung during latter stages of 2013.
Microsoft is reportedly shifting to yearly updates for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, a plan supposedly codenamed "Blue".
Starting Friday, Verizon customers can pre-purchase the Windows Phone 8X by HTC and the Nokia Lumia 822.