More Windows Phone 7 Mango Features Revealed

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In the Windows Phone Developer Podcast, Microsoft’s Ryan and Travis reveal additional features that are forthcoming as part of the platform’s forthcoming Mango software update. It’s unclear if these features will be in addition to, or in lieu of, the new Bing voice integration that’s been previously rumored. In the podcast, though, these features seem […]

Windows Phone 7 to be Number 2 OS by 2013, Not 2015 Thanks to Nokia

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While analysts have originally predicted that Windows Phone 7 will be the leading smartphone OS, beating out Android, by 2015, recent research from Pyramid is predicting that the Microsoft mobile operating system will beat the original date by two years thanks in large part to the partnership with Nokia. While Android will continue to grow […]

Windows Phone 7 Mango Update Rumored to Come with Visual Voicemail Support

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In addition to more substantive features update behind the Mango build for Windows Phone 7, Microsoft’s forthcoming firmware update for its mobile operating system may also come with support for visual voicemail. The idea behind visual voicemail was first popularized by Apple’s iPhone, which shows voicemail in an app interface where users can tap on […]

Verizon HTC Trophy Appears in The Flesh at Best Buy

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In a sign that a launch could finally be on the horizon, Verizon’s HTC Trophy with Windows Phone 7 has appeared at Best Buy once again only this time it’s not on the retailer’s website, it’s in the flesh. As you can see in the photo, a HTC Trophy dummy handset has appeared at Best […]

Microsoft to Reveal ‘Next Major Release of Windows Phone’ on May 24th

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Microsoft has begun sending out invitations to an event taking place May 24th  in New York City where the company will introduce the ‘next major release of Windows Phone’, a release that will likely be the Mango update for Windows Phone 7 that Microsoft has already partially detailed and is planning to release later this […]

Will Nokia Announce a Windows Phone 7 Device in Greece Next Week?

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As a press invitation was leaked online for a May 17th event hosted in Greece by Nokia, there isn’t much more information that is known about how Nokia will leverage this event. The Finnish phone-maker has been quiet thus far about its Windows Phone 7 plans since the announcement from Mobile World Congress, and has […]

HTC Trophy Windows Phone 7 Handset for Verizon Gets Pictured (Images)

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While Verizon has still yet to set an official launch date for Windows Phone 7, that hasn’t stopped the device that is  thought to be the launch device, the HTC Trophy, from appearing in a couple of press shots over Pocketnow. The photos should be a welcomed sight to those waiting to get their hands […]

Dell Venue Pro Windows Phone 7 Handset Comes to AT&T

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After having been launched for T-Mobile USA’s AWS 3G network, Dell’s first attempt at a Windows Phone 7 will make the jump for AT&T subscribers as well as the Venue Pro is now available for just $99 on a 2-year contract. The device features a portrait-oriented sliding QWERTY keyboard, similar in style to the Palm […]

HTC Suround NoDo Update Starts to Roll Out

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At long last, the NoDo update for the HTC Surround has begun to roll out bringing owners features that their AT&T counterparts with LG Quantum’s or Samsung Focus’ have been enjoying for a few weeks now. Last week, Microsoft moved the NoDo update of the HTC Surround into ‘Scheduling’ mode, meaning it would be out […]

Windows Phone 7 Launching May 5th on Verizon? (Updated)

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According to a report from WinRumors, the launch of the HTC Trophy on Verizon is imminent and it could come as soon as this Thursday, May 5th. If true, this would be a dream come true for those that have been waiting for months for Microsoft’s software to show up on Big Red. We had […]

Windows Phone 7 Launching May 12th on Verizon?

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We had heard yesterday that Windows Phone 7 might soon be arriving on Verizon and sure enough WPCentral is reporting that they are hearing May 12th as the possible date that the last of the four major U.S. mobile carriers gets their hands on Microsoft’s software. The news comes a day after Verizon put up […]

HTC Surround NoDo Update Coming Soon

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Microsoft has just announced that the HTC Surround NoDo update has entered the ‘Scheduling’ phase which means that it will be out sometime within the next 10 business days. According to Microsoft’s Eric Hautala from the Windows Phone 7 blog, HTC Surround owners on AT&T, Deutche Telekom in Europe and Optus in Australia will be […]

Verizon HTC Trophy Shows Up at Best Buy

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The oft rumored HTC Trophy for Verizon has been spotted at Best Buy which could mean that a release could be coming at some point in the near future. Or, if the past is any indication, it could mean nothing at all. There have been several instances where it appeared that Verizon might finally release […]

HTC HD7 Available for Free at T-Mobile

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The HTC HD7, T-Mobile’s Windows Phone 7 device, is currently available for the very low price of free at T-Mobile.com to those that sign up for a new two-year contract with the mobile carrier. There are unfortunately a few other caveats that come with the deal. First, you’ll have to be a new customer. Those […]

How to Restore HSUPA on Samsung Focus after Receiving NoDo

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AT&T’s NoDo update for the Samsung Focus apparently has a setting in it that disables HSUPA on the device which means that the Focus will lose upload speeds. Luckily, there is a way to turn it back on in no time at all. Today was a big day for Samsung Focus and LG Quantum owners. […]

Microsoft Releases Photosynth for iOS

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Microsoft’s Photosynth is a cool App/Service. It allows you to take a spherical, panoramic photo view of a room or a location and view it on the web. Up until today it has only been available on the web but now it is available for a certain mobile device platform. Don’t think that means WP7. […]

Windows Phone 7 Mango Update Gets Detailed, Set To Arrive This Fall

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In addition to confirming Skype’s availability on Windows Phone 7 this fall, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore also gave details regarding the highly anticipated ‘Mango’ update and confirmed that the company expects to roll it out to handsets at some point this fall. Belfiore started off his MIX 11 keynote by apologizing to Windows Phone 7 handset […]

Skype for Windows Phone 7 Coming This Fall

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On the heels of bad news for some Windows Phone 7 owners comes some good news in the form of Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore confirming at MIX 11 that Skype for Windows Phone 7 devices would be coming at some point this autumn. This should certainly be welcomed by Windows Phone 7 owners who have been […]