09/26/2011, For those looking forward to the Windows Phone 7.5 handset, the Samsung Focus S, so far there has only been details about the device, and lately a trip to the FCC only showed us an outline drawing of what the device may look like. Then again with most phones being rectangular in shape, the FCC drawing left a lot to the imagination, but now it appears that a photo of […]
09/26/2011, Those of you looking forward to get a Nokia phone running on Windows Phone 7 – good news. It has been reported that Nokia has “increased confidence” about shipping its first Windows Phone product this year. The company has previously slated a late 2011/early 2012 release date for its first WP7 device, but judging by the latest reports, it looks like it’ll be this year instead of next, which should […]
09/26/2011, A while back there was an issue with Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform. Much like other mobile platforms such as Android and iOS, it appeared at that time that WP7 was collecting user location data, the same data that landed Apple in hot soup. However Microsoft claimed that WP7 does not collect user location data unless the user explicitly gives their consent. A WP7 jailbreaker by the name of Rafael […]
09/26/2011, Folks who have been holding out from getting a Windows Phone device because their favorite app wasn’t available on the platform have one app less to wait for now. Whatsapp, the popular multi-platform messaging app has finally arrived on Windows Phone 7. Available on multiple platforms such as Android, iOS, BlackBerry and Symbian, the app allows users to message each other using data instead of regular texts. This means no […]
09/26/2011, It looks like a new player has arrived on the Windows Phone market. ZTE has officially announced its debut Windows Phone device – the ZTE Tania. While it may be a bit late, seeing how Windows Phone 7 is almost a year old, but hey – it’s better being late than never, right? Fortunately being late means ZTE’s first Windows Phone handset will get preloaded with Mango. The phone packs […]
09/22/2011, One of the major updates that the Mango will bring to Windows Phone 7 is Internet Explorer 9 Mobile. The long-awaited update to the browser on the operating system will finally bring features such as HTML5 over to Windows Phone. Since not everybody has access to Mango yet, and they might be curious to what IE9 Mobile is going to be like, the Windows Phone team decided to write a […]
09/22/2011, So we know that Windows Phone’s Mango update is expected to roll out in a week or two, although we’re guessing that not all handsets will be able to get it immediately, and there’s also the issue with waiting for carriers to roll out the update as well. The good news for Dell users who own the Dell Venue Pro smartphone is that if you happen to own an unlocked […]
09/22/2011, So we know that HTC has plans to launch several new Windows Phone 7.5 handsets – namely the HTC Titan and the HTC Radar, but oddly enough given HTC’s partnership with Beats Audio, no Beats Audio technology integration was found on either WP7 handset, at least not according to their specs.
09/22/2011, The Windows Phone platform is alive and kicking, and with more and more phones ready to be announced in conjunction with the highly anticipated Windows Phone Mango update that is happening in a couple of weeks’ time, someone managed to catch a glimpse of the T-Mobile branded HTC Radar 4G, with the signature branding, boot screen, TV app and “About” screen giving the game away. Nice to know that the […]
09/21/2011, While we all know that Mango has been completed for some time now, and we’re just waiting for phone manufacturers and carriers to start pushing the update out, it’s been a long time since we’ve heard any news about the update. Well, here to put an end to all rumors and speculation, Eric Hautala, General Manager of Windows Phone, announced on the official Windows Phone blog that the Mango update […]
09/19/2011, If you’re running on an Android-powered smartphone and yet want to get a feel of what Windows Phone 7 is like, you need not rush out and purchase a totally new Windows Phone 7 handset – no sir, all you need to do is make sure your Android handset has Launcher7, and you’re good to go. This free launcher over at the Android Market allows you to get the entire […]
09/16/2011, TripIt for the iPad launched a few months ago, and the useful planning app has finally made its way over to the Windows Phone platform today. In case you’re unfamiliar with TripIt, it is an app that allows users to enjoy their holidays – by helping them to get the planning process out of the way as soon as possible. TripIt stores your flight details, dates, hotel numbers, directions, maps, […]
09/16/2011, Windows Phone 7′s major update, codenamed Mango, is almost here and one of the major features it will bring to the phone is video calling support. Unfortunately for all the first generation WP7 phones, they won’t have front facing cameras to take advantage of the feature. However, the next generation phones will be packing them, and Microsoft recently uploaded a video demonstrating the feature on a HTC TITAN. Overall it […]
09/12/2011, Heads up AT&T users, it looks like three new Windows Phone 7 handsets will be headed your way! Unfortunately they are expected to arrive only in Q4 so there’s a little bit of waiting for those who are eager to get their hands on the new Windows Phone 7 handsets running on the Mango update. They are the HTC Titan, Samsung Focus S and the Samsung Focus Flash.