Upgrade to Windows Phone 8? Not so fast.
The powerful Galaxy S3 lands with high marks, Verizon widens its LTE lead and Windows Phone 8 will be out this fall -- but not for current Windows Phone users.
It's a phone-tastic episode today:
will be in new Windows Phones this fall, but existing Windows users won't be able to get the full upgrade. That's because the Windows Phone 8 OS , like multicore processors and NFC support. The next OS will also have more enterprise-friendly features and Nokia's maps. (Maps are becoming a new battle ground in mobile phones.) However, current Windows Phone users aren't completely ignored. There's a slight upgrade coming that gives the live tiles in the home screen new color and size options.
The Samsung Galaxy S III is now landing at Sprint and T-Mobile. The hot new Android phone is the follow-up to the Galaxy S II, the best-selling Android of 2011. Be sure to check out CNET's full review to see how it stacks up.
Verizon continues to expand it's 4G LTE network. The carrier, and improved coverage in 22 existing markets.
And if gas prices are hurting your wallet, give Waze a shot. The free traffic app for iOS and Android. It does, however, rely on other users to feed it the most recent info on fuel prices. (That's what ya get for free.)
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