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Microsoft begins rollout of ‘NoDo’ update for Windows Phone 7

March 22nd, 2011

Microsoft on Tuesday confirmed that its first major update for the Windows Phone 7 platform is now being rolled out to users. Internally referred to as “NoDo” — which is said to be short for “No Donuts,” mocking Google’s first Android update dubbed “Donut” — the update adds much sought after copy/paste functionality to Windows Phone 7 devices. …

AT&T HTC HD7S Windows Phone hands-on!

March 22nd, 2011

We just whizzed by HTC’s booth at CTIA in Orlando to check out the HD7S, AT&T’s latest Windows Phone 7 monster. The HD7S rocks a large, beautiful 4.3-inch display that looked amazing, even under the blinding lights of the show floor. If you’ve handled a 4.3-inch HTC handset before, you know exactly what to expect …

BGR is reporting live from CTIA Wireless 2011!

March 21st, 2011

That’s right folks, CTIA’s annual CTIA Wireless show kicks off tomorrow and the BGR team is on the ground in sunny, humid Orlando to bring all the latest news to you as it breaks. In spite of the huge news that came out of AT&T’s camp over the weekend, Sprint is shaping up to be …

LG Thrill 4G with 3D display, HTC HD7S Windows Phone headed to AT&T

March 21st, 2011

AT&T just announced that it is soon adding two new high-end smartphones to its portfolio: the LG Thrill 4G and the HTC HD7S. The Thrill 4G is the first smartphone to launch in the United States with a 4.3-inch stereoscope 3D display that doesn’t require special glasses to view. It has a beefy hardware spec …

Nokia C7 may hit T-Mobile as Astound on April 6th for $80

March 18th, 2011

Nokia may flood T-Mobile shelves with four Symbian-powered smartphones this year, starting with the $79.99 Astound — known globally as the C7 — on April 6th. Nokia officially let the wraps off of the C7 back in September, and it rocks a 3.5-inch AMOLED touchscreen, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, an 8 megapixel camera with flash …

HTC Arrive review

March 16th, 2011

HTC often likes to highlight “firsts” in its marketing messages. While the days leading up to the launch of HTC’s Arrive are noticeably devoid of any relevant advertising, Sprint and HTC could have easily kept the “first” theme alive had they chosen to raise awareness. The Arrive is Sprint’s first device to run Microsoft’s Windows …

HTC Prime Windows Phone image and specs leak

March 15th, 2011

It finally looks like the first round of Windows Phone 7-powered devices unveiled last year will be getting some company soon. CTIA should finally bring us some new Windows Phones when it kicks off next week, and we may now be seeing preliminary details leak out as the show draws near. The full touchscreen HTC Ignite …

HTC Arrive hands-on!

March 15th, 2011

The HTC Arrive… has arrived. Sprint’s first Windows Phone 7 device is a rebranded version of the HTC 7 Pro, a QWERTY-equipped phone that is definitely among the nicer smartphones made available when Microsoft’s new mobile platform officially launched last year. Sprint is the first U.S. carrier to pick up the 7Pro and it will …

Yahoo! fixes Windows Phone 7 and iPhone IMAP data leak issue

March 14th, 2011

Yahoo! has reportedly fixed an IMAP bug that caused the iPhone and Windows Phone devices to transmit loads of superfluous data over 3G. The bug worked like this: when a user went to check their email, the server would send more information to a user’s phone than was required to just check mail. This resulted …