Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 14th Oct 2013 13:31 UTC

The roll-out of the previous update - GDR2 - isn't even complete (thank you, carriers), and Microsoft is already pushing out the next one, GDR3. This update for Windows Phone 8 is the last one before 8.1 comes out next year, and brings with it a number of small improvements, such a close button in the multitasking view, a driving mode, support for newer hardware and 1080p displays, a rotation lock, and more.

There's no telling as of yet when Windows Phone 8 users will be getting the update, but non-branded phones will most likely get it first. On top of that, if you're a Windows Phone developer, you can get the update straight away.

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RE[5]: Why the delays?
by BallmerKnowsBest on Wed 16th Oct 2013 20:37 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Why the delays?"
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And Samsung with their regional locks to the very same carriers who were bad mouth Apple not too long ago is any better?

I'd respond, but I'm still trying to parse that... oh, let's say "sentence."

Please, if you want to blame someone for the tether locks then that is a carrier problem or more specifically an American problem based on over promising (unlimited wireless) which is unsustainable long term no matter how many mobile towers and micro-cells you throw up at the problem.

Durrr.... the article I linked details how Apple (unlike most Android OEMs) also allows carriers to block tethering for metered data plans:

Next time, try READING the comment you're replying to first, it does wonders. Hope this helps!

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