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Microsoft’s ‘Locationgate’ ends with Mango

September 30th, 2011

Microsoft has updated its Windows Phone platform to address what is now presumed to have been a bug that caused phones to gather location data before a user opted in to such services. Windows Phone developer Rafael Rivera last week revealed that Microsoft’s mobile platform was exhibiting behavior that directly contradicted earlier claims the company made …

Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) first impressions

September 27th, 2011

I have spent the past week or so playing with a Samsung Focus preloaded with the final build of Windows Phone 7.5, previously codenamed Mango. I have always appreciated what Windows Phone has to offer: a clean and intuitive user interface that works well, to put it simply. Windows Phone originally shipped lacking a few …

T-Mobile to offer HTC Radar 4G Windows Phone in time for holidays

September 27th, 2011

T-Mobile announced on Tuesday that it will offer the HTC Radar 4G in time for the holidays. The HTC Radar 4G is a Windows Phone 7.5 device and we recently had a chance to go hands-on with the international version, which we said felt like the “perfect Windows Phone for budget-minded buyers.” It is equipped …

AT&T to push Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update on September 27th

September 23rd, 2011

AT&T will begin to push the official Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update to its existing Windows Phone devices next week. The HTC Surround, LG Quantum and Samsung Focus will receive the update beginning Tuesday, September 27th, while the HTC HD7S will be updated to Windows Phone 7.5 some time before the end of October according …

Microsoft: Windows Phone Mango rolling out ‘in next week or two’

September 22nd, 2011

Microsoft general manager Eric Hautala wrote a blog post on Microsoft’s official Windows Team Blog on Wednesday in which he confirmed the Windows Phone Mango update will begin rolling out to devices “in the next week or two.” Hautala said Microsoft has been making solid progress on the update and advised any Windows Phone users …

Microsoft to finally educate retail partners on Windows Phone

September 7th, 2011

When Microsoft’s vendor partners shipped their first Windows Phone 7 devices last year, they hardly seemed to back up the launches with the kind of marketing efforts that might position the platform to succeed against established rivals like Android and iOS. Reportedly, “secret shoppers” from Microsoft have since been snooping in stores and discovering that …