AT&T Windows Phone 7 Handsets Won’t See NoDo Update until End of April

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Bad news for AT&T’s Windows Phone 7 handset owners as Microsoft has confirmed that the LG Quantum, Samsung Focus and HTC Surround still need additional testing before they get the NoDo update which means the update likely won’t roll out until the end of April.   Last we heard from the AT&T devices was at […]

Windows Phone 7 Launch on Verizon Pushed Back To May?

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While we had heard that the HTC Trophy and thus, Windows Phone 7 would be launching on Verizon at some point in April, it looks like the launch of the device and Microsoft’s latest and greatest software has been pushed back to May. One quick look at the special offer that Verizon has made available […]

AT&T Confirms Early Upgrade Price Changes for Smartphones

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There were rumors swirling last Friday that early upgrade price changes were coming to AT&T. Now the carrier has confirmed to BGR that it has made changes to its upgrade pricing, a move that is likely not going to sit well with its customers. The carrier has confirmed that off-contract early upgrade pricing for the […]

HTC Trophy and HTC Merge Appear at Verizon, Releases Imminent

HTC Trophy On Verizon's Website

In a report over the weekend, Pocketnow unearthed a trio of unannounced phones on Verizon’s website, devices that include the Samsung Gem, the HTC Merge and the highly anticipated Windows Phone 7 powered HTC Trophy. While all 3 devices have been known to be heading to Big Red’s airwaves, none of them have been officially […]

AT&T Windows Phone 7 Devices Won’t Get NoDo Update Until Mid-April

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Microsoft has gone ahead and updated their “Where’s my phone update?” page, which now indicates that testing for both the pre-NoDO and the NoDo updates on AT&T Windows Phone 7 devices will end sometime in early April. Once the testing is complete, the February and March updates will be moved into scheduling mode, which means […]

Report: Windows Phone 7 getting NFC support with next update

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Bloomberg is reporting that two sources have informed them that Microsoft plans to bake in near field communication (NFC) support into the next update for Windows Phone 7. The first handsets that utilize NFC technology from the get-go will apparently be released sometime later this year. This news shouldn’t be too surprising considering two of […]

NoDo Update Now Rolling Out For HTC HD7 and Dell Venue Pro

Windows Phone 7 NoDo Update

Reports are coming in from owners of T-Mobile’s HTC HD7 as well as from owners of the Dell Venue Pro that the pre-NoDo update roll out has begun. There also seem to be a few people with HTC HD7’s and Dell Venue Pro’s that are seeing  the full NoDo update as well. Yesterday, it was […]

AT&T cuts prices on Windows Phone 7 handsets, Samsung Captivate

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AT&T has launched another major sale on Windows Phone 7 handsets, dropping the prices of the Samsung Focus and the LG Quantum down to a measly $50 on a new two-year contract. That’s not all, they have also slashed the price of the Galaxy S, Froyo-rocking Samsung Captivate to $100, on-contract as well. Also, the […]

T-Mobile HTC HD7 NoDo Update Rolling Out Tomorrow?

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According to a report from TMoNews, the NoDo update for T-Mobile’s HTC HD7 will be rolling out tomorrow. Unfortunately, the report offeres no other specifics in regards to how long the roll out will take, or if the new software will roll out OTA or if it will require manual installation. As a reminder, here […]

Microsoft Apologizes For Windows Phone 7 Update Issues

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It’s no secret that Microsoft’s update process for its new Windows Phone 7 operating system has been pretty bungled. The company’s first update rendered some devices useless and now the big one, the heralded and oft delayed ‘NoDo’ update, is now going to be coming to users beyond the promised ‘late March’ release date. For […]

Windows Phone 7 NoDo Update Roll Out Could Take A While

WP7 NoDo update schedule

If you own a Windows Phone 7 device and got excited when you heard that Microsoft’s NoDo, aka copy and paste, update was rolling out, then you probably want to take a seat because what we’re about to break to you might be a little difficult to swallow. Two days ago, the update began to […]

HTC Trophy And Windows Phone 7 Coming To Verizon Soon

HTC Trophy

Back on March 14th, a document leaked out that accurately predicted the launch date of the HTC ThunderBolt and also pointed to a March 24th release of the HTC Trophy and thus, Windows Phone 7 on Verizon. Unfortunately, the HTC Trophy and WP7 won’t be hitting Big Red on Thursday, at least, according to a […]

Windows Phone 7 NoDo Update Starts To Roll Out

Windows Phone 7 NoDo update

Finally, after months and months of waiting, it appears that the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 ‘NoDo’ update aka the Copy and Paste update will finally start to roll out to WP7 owners around the world. According to WinRumors and backed up by Microsoft’s updated Windows Phone support page that adds the NoDo’s change log, the […]

AT&T unveils HTC HD7S with WP7, LG Thrill 4G with 3D and Android

HTC HD7S

Not wanting to be overshadowed by Sprint and T-Mobile at this year’s CTIA, which we’ll be covering live from Florida, AT&T made two pretty impressive announcements this morning in the form of the HTC HD7S, powered by Windows Phone 7, and the LG Thrill 4G, which supports 3D and sports Android. AT&T’s HTC HD7S is […]

New Windows Phone 7, Samsung Focus Ad Airing: What if?

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A new Microsoft Windows Phone 7 commercial gives a glimpse of what the platform is capable of. Unlike the initial WP7 ads, this one does a good job of running through apps and demonstrating that it’s for both work and play. The Samsung Focus ad uses the a catchy tagline- “What if the best looking […]

Sprint Set to Release Windows Phone 7 Devices Tomorrow

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A tweet from Sprint points to a Windows Phone 7 announcement tomorrow. The tweet is much more than a hint at Windows Phone 7 as you can see below. I’m not sure why Sprint just didn’t come out and say that the company will be rolling out WP7 devices. What other mobile OS supports XBOX? […]

Angry Birds Coming to Windows Phone 7 and 3D Mobile Devices

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Pocket-lint caught up with Rovio Mobile in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress and learned that the company is developing some new versions of its best-selling game. Angry Birds will be coming soon to Windows Phone 7, which may end up helping Microsoft move more units. Angry Birds will also be revamped for 3D handheld devices. […]

Nokia Shows Off Concept Windows Phone 7 Device

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Now that the Nokia and Microsoft partnership has been announced, Nokia went ahead and showed off some concept hardware that may or may not get released. The vivid colors on Nokia’s Windows Phone 7 renderings are reminiscent of those that debuted with the company’s Nokia N8, while the curved form factor resembles the Nokia C7 […]

Kindle for Windows Phone 7 Goes Live in Marketplace

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Amazon’s Kindle e-reader app has just gone live for owners of Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform. The digital reader software will allow users to read books purchased through the Amazon Kindle store and can synchronize where you last left off on your book so you can pick up another device and continue reading. Kindle is […]