Nokia's Windows Phone devices to feature 3D maps and voice-controlled navigation?
Are you curious as to what Nokia’s upcoming Windows Phone handsets will be bringing to the table? Well according to Microsoft, Nokia apparently has special permissions to modify Windows Phone a little bit more than what other manufacturers like Samsung and HTC can do, and it looks like 3D maps and voice controlled navigation will be one of them.
Windows Phone 7 Mango delivery begins today
Earlier we reported that the Windows Phone 7 Mango update for the Sprint HTC Arrive would be here – but it looks like the HTC device won’t be the only phone to officially receive Mango today. According to the Windows Phone “Where’s my phone update?” page, all carriers have started delivering the update. In the column for Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango), all the carriers have been labeled as “Delivering update” which […]
Sprint HTC Arrive receiving Mango today
Great news Sprint HTC Arrive users – after being spotted running Mango at a Las Vegas Sprint store, it looks like the update is finally arriving on the smartphone today. Sprint has updated the official support page for the HTC Arrive with Windows Phone Mango information on its website. The support page lists the release date of the update: September 27th (today) details what the update will bring to the phone, […]
Whatsapp arrives on Windows Phone
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 […]
ZTE Tania: ZTE's first Windows Phone device
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 the […]
HTC Arrive with Mango seen in Las Vegas Sprint store
Mango has arrived…on the Arrive. OK, so that might be a wee bit lame, but at least it signals the end of the weekend, and a brand new work week is about to start. Someone spotted a HTC Arrive that had Windows Phone Mango running on it at a Las Vegas Sprint store. This is certainly a wee bit early considering Sprint customers are said to start receiving their Windows […]
Unlocked Dell Venue Pro to get Mango update before AT&T
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 […]
Windows Phone 7 Mango rolling out in a week or two
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 […]
Telstra HTC HD7 and Mozart to receive Mango update
Telstra has just announced that their HD7 and Mozart smartphones from HTC will be on the receiving end of the Windows Phone Mango update, although owners of the HTC Desire (strange to see how a high end phone becomes obsolete in slightly more than a year – the feeling is surreal) will cringe to hear that there will be no custom Gingerbread update – guess Froyo is as good as […]
Video calling demonstrated on the HTC TITAN
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 looks […]
Vodafone Australia unleashes HTC Trophy Windows Phone Mango update
It is safe to assume that the majority of Windows Phone users out there have been waiting for the Mango update for a long, long time ever since they caught whiff of it. Well, hold your breath just for a little bit longer as Vodafone Australia has just announced that they have finished work on the Mango update for the HTC Trophy, and has set out to give it its […]
HTC Titan, Samsung Focus S, Focus Flash headed to AT&T
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.
HTC Titan and HTC Radar to be released on October 15th in the UK
We’ve previously revealed the recently announced second generation of Windows Phone 7 devices from HTC, the TITAN and the Radar, and have revealed their prices but we didn’t get a release date except a vague October. Now, it has been reported that Amazon UK has put up the phones for pre-order and has given them a delivery date of 15th October.In case you forgot, the HTC TITIAN and the HTC […]
Samsung Omnia 7 and HTC 7 Mozart Mango builds leaked
It goes without saying that leaks are more or less a given these days, and it does seem to look as though loose lips are ever present in the digital environment. After all, how many new products are released without anyone catching wind of it through unofficial channels a couple of decades ago? That happened very rarely, but these days, if a leak does not happen, we would deem it […]
Acer W4 Windows Phone 7 handset revealed
Acer has outed an upcoming handset at IFA, the Acer W4, but instead of Android it seems that the new handset will be running on Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7. Not much is known about the device, and based on the photos it does look rather plain and not very eye-catching. Under the hood it sports a 1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM and 8GB worth of storage, and it will be […]
Nokia 703 photo leaked - Symbian or Windows Phone 7?
A recent image of a Nokia device has surfaced on the internet bearing the name/model “Nokia 703”. Based on the image alone it looks remarkably similar to Nokia Sea Ray handset that Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop revealed a while back. Similarly the Sea Ray is also reminiscent of the MeeGo-based handset the Nokia N9, so what exactly is the Nokia 703?
Camera and photo sharing features in Mango revealed
Looking forward to Microsoft’s latest update for Windows Phone 7? Today Microsoft just unveiled more details regarding their Mango update and some of these features will be very applicable especially to those who enjoy taking photographs and participating frequently in social networks.
Windows Phone Mango has internet sharing
The Windows Phone Mango update is really shaping up to be something. The folks over at wpcentral did some digging around and discovered that Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) will have the ability to share the phone’s internet connection with up to 5 other devices. Just like Android and iOS, Windows Phone joins the rank of operating systems that can turn devices into mobile hotspots. However, just like the internet sharing […]
Fujitsu IS12T arrives in Japan
Last week we read about the Fujitsu IS12T hitting Japan on August 25th, and well at the stroke of midnight, that proved to be true – the first Windows Phone Mango smartphone is finally on sale in Japan. The Fujitsu IS12T will be available via KDDI, showing to the world that Windows Phone Mango is more than ready to take on the world – so hopefully this is the signal […]
Windows Marketplace hits 30,000 apps
Another month, another milestone reached for Microsoft Windows Phone. It was back in July when we reported about the platforms app store, Windows Marketplace, hitting 25,000 apps, and now it has been reported to hit 30,000 apps. While it’s still a way off from the 425,000+ iOS apps and 200,000+ Android apps available, for an operating system that’s not even a year old – it’s a pretty impressive feat. And […]