1. MetroAbe's Avatar
    Remember during the summer keynote they mentioned that enthusiasts will be able to bypass carriers and get updates early? Since first updates are starting to roll out to HTC 8X we should be wondering how the rest of us L920 owners are supposed to get it early without waiting for carriers!
    12-10-2012 09:22 PM
  2. GoodThings2Life's Avatar
    I agree. I really want to know how to "sign up" for this advance release option. ****, I'd gladly signup for a perpetual beta option if I could.
    12-10-2012 09:47 PM
  3. VDubb22's Avatar
    Most likely not going to be an option for carrier-branded devices. I don't think Microsoft has the guts to go against them.
    12-10-2012 09:54 PM
  4. Slai's Avatar
    Is it just that theyll release the ROMs so you can flash it? :P
    12-10-2012 09:54 PM
  5. WPmunkey's Avatar
    Not sure for Microsoft, but for Apple if you sign up as a developer you get access to beta releases. I know Microsoft allows for people to sign up as developers but idk if it gives you access to beta releases. And iirc, both cost $100/year
    12-10-2012 09:54 PM
  6. philxor's Avatar
    In the US there are WP8 features and menu options which differ between the different carriers so I don't see MS bypassing carrier specific versions. I expect the US LTE versions to lag behind a bit.
    12-10-2012 10:05 PM
  7. jmerrey's Avatar
    Not sure for Microsoft, but for Apple if you sign up as a developer you get access to beta releases. I know Microsoft allows for people to sign up as developers but idk if it gives you access to beta releases. And iirc, both cost $100/year
    MS does this as well. Devs had access to a very stable version of Mango for some time before it was released.
    12-10-2012 11:22 PM
  8. ynight's Avatar
    What about the student developer thing? Also works?
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    12-10-2012 11:26 PM
  9. ajua's Avatar
    I'm registered as a developer (working on my first apps). Microsoft doesn't give you any access to ROMs as far as I can tell from the developer center.
    It could be great for all of us if they keep their promise of early updates, developer or not. I'm thinking of signing up with your Microsoft account and be notified on your phone just like regular updates.
    12-11-2012 05:33 AM
  10. Dale Ski's Avatar
    Just done a quick search on this and still nothing maybe it's in the pipeline still?
    12-22-2012 03:48 AM
  11. kbronctjr's Avatar
    with nokia you can flash the roms, I have portico installed in my lumia 920
    12-22-2012 03:49 AM
  12. Dale Ski's Avatar
    I am dubious about flashing the firmware on my UK EE 920 with one from another carrier so if we could register as enthusiasts then it's the best of both worlds, early updates which are meant for your phone in your region.
    12-22-2012 03:56 AM
  13. Mafiatounes's Avatar
    This^ i flashed my 920 to Portico and my 710 to WP 7.8, i think it is still in the pipeline to announce the ability to have the latest update immediatly.

    Verstuurd van mijn Nexus 7 met Tapatalk
    12-22-2012 05:00 AM

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