Introducing TechHive's Windows Phone 8 Superguide

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Windows Phone 8 is unlike any of Microsoft’s previous mobile operating systems, and we’re proud to announce our Windows Phone 8 Superguide to help you make sense of it—available now on the iBookstore, Kindle Store, Nook Store, Google Play, and as a PDF.

Microsoft’s mobile OS is a very different beast than Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android, and has a lot of great things going for it: a fluid and gorgeous user interface, great starter apps, and intuitive features you won’t find elsewhere. It can show you all of your social media updates in one screen, it’s almost endlessly customizable, and it smoothly integrates with your other machines, be they desktops, smartphones, or tablets.

Windows Phone 8 is a major upgrade from the previous incarnation, and it continues to gain fans and supporters because it does things in a distinctly different way than other mobile operating systems. As the OS matures, Microsoft is adding more and more functionality and apps, and more people are realizing there’s definitely a space for it in the smartphone market.

We put this book together not only to show you what Windows Phone 8 is capable of, but also to provide a resource for users who have recently taken the plunge and purchased a Windows Phone 8 handset. We want you to get to know every nook and cranny in your Windows Phone 8 device, from Live Tiles to Xbox SmartGlass and everything in between. With such a customizable OS, you should know exactly what your Windows Phone 8 device is capable of and how to make it work best for you.

Our book provides extensive detail on handsets, features, and functions, and it’s an excellent resource and reference if you’re new to the OS or thinking about switching over. The guide lists which handsets run Windows Phone 8 and describes the options they offer, gives a full account of how to customize settings, and provides information on all of Windows Phone 8’s great new features.

Want a peek inside? You can download a free PDF preview of the book from our website.

To get our Windows Phone 8 Superguide on the device of your choice, you can purchase it now from the iBookstore, Kindle Store, Nook Store, and Google Play for $6.99.

You can also pick up a bundle of the book in all formats—PDF, ePub, and MOBI— for $7.99 or as a PDF for $6.99 from our Web store.

We hope you enjoy our Superguide but, more importantly, we hope you’ll enjoy Windows Phone 8 as much as we do. It’s a unique OS, and we’re pleased to recommend it.

If you’re not yet a Windows Phone lover, check out one of our other great Superguides for the Android OS and iPhone 5. We also have Superguides on mobile phone photography, iOS 6, and the iPad.

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