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Microsoft Windows Phone Mango hands-on

May 24th, 2011

We’ve just seen a test handset running Windows Phone OS codenamed Mango, and even though the update won’t be available until the Fall, it brings some much needed improvements and enhancements to Microsoft’s mobile platform. OS 7.1 will also be the OS that Nokia devices running Windows Phone will launch with. Looking forward to 4G …

Live from Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 ‘Mango’ event!

May 24th, 2011

We’re here live from Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7  event in New York City where the company is set to detail the next major OS upgrade to the Windows Phone platform. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer hinted we could see over 500 new features, let’s hope we get some big enhancements in addition to the practically confirmed …

Microsoft may reveal nine new Windows Phones tomorrow

May 23rd, 2011

Microsoft will reveal nine new Windows Phone handsets during its Windows Phone “Mango” press conference on Tuesday morning, according to WMPoweruser. Samsung is expected to have the lion’s share of devices with four new models, HTC and Acer are both expected to launch two, and Dell will supposedly reveal one. Reportedly, Samsung’s Windows Phones will …

Nokia Windows Phones to pack dual-core processors

May 20th, 2011

Nokia will launch 12 Windows Phone devices in 2012 — and a few of them will offer dual-core processors. Speaking to Forbes during STMicroelectronics’ analyst day, STMicroelectronics’ CEO Carlo Bozotti confirmed that his company still has “very close relations” with Nokia and that it will be “an important supplier” in Nokia’s future Windows Phone products. …

Angry Birds for Windows Phone launch moved to June 29th

May 19th, 2011

Despite early reports that Rovio would push Angry Birds for Windows Phone out of the nest on May 25th,  Microsoft said on Wednesday that the game won’t launch until June 29th. The good news is that there will be plenty of other new titles to hold Windows Phone users over. Hydro Thunder Go will debut …

Microsoft details Windows Phone ‘Mango’ business features

May 16th, 2011

Paul Bryan, Microsoft’s senior director of business experiences product management for Windows Phone, has written a blog post that details Windows Phone Mango’s business productivity features. The update, which will be discussed in deeper detail during a press conference in New York City on May 24th, will include pinnable email folders for quick access from …

Nokia may consider sale of phone unit to Microsoft

May 16th, 2011

According to industry insider Eldar Murtazin, Nokia is set to begin discussing the possibility selling its cell phone business to Microsoft. The blogger, who has a proven track record of disseminating accurate intel, says negotiations will begin next week and the results will not immediately be made public. If the two giants do work out a sale, …

Verizon’s HTC Trophy pops up at Best Buy, again

May 11th, 2011

Verizon hasn’t announced the HTC Trophy just yet, but there have been enough leaks that the carrier may as well just take the wraps off of its first Windows Phone. We’ve already seen a Verizon-branded version of the device in leaked images, and it was spotted on Best Buy’s website early last month. Now the …