Windows Phone Mango devices could be unveiled beginning September 1st

By on August 12, 2011 at 7:01 AM.

Windows Phone Mango devices could be unveiled beginning September 1st

Microsoft will begin rolling out Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” to last year’s Windows Phone lineup beginning September 1st, Pocket-lint reports. The British tech blog cites multiple trusted sources with its report, and it says September 1st will also mark the start of device announcements touting Microsoft’s Mango OS. The date just one day ahead of this year’s IFA trade show in Berlin, where Pocket-lint says Microsoft may have Windows Phone 7.5-powered devices on display alongside manufacturers like Samsung ZTE and LG. Nokia is not expected to unveil its first Windows Phone until its annual Nokia World event in October. Microsoft’s Joe Belfore addressed the rumor without confirming or denying it early Friday morning, saying only that it is, in fact, a rumor. More →

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Schmidt: Google TV coming to U.S. this fall

By on September 7, 2010 at 10:36 AM.

Schmidt: Google TV coming to U.S. this fall

Reuters U.K. is reporting that Google’s CEO, Eric Schmidt, has stated that his company’s Google TV will debut in the U.S. “this autumn.” Speaking at IFA in Berlin, Schmidt told journalists, “we will work with content providers but it is very unlikely that we will get into actual content production.” The CEO said the new TV-based service would allow for full internet browsing and be available to a variety of electronic manufacturers for use. Add television to the list of fronts that Google and Apple will be doing battle on this fall. More →

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