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Windows Phone Mango update sent out to 50% of the world
Even though the Windows Phone Mango update was released last week and you haven’t received your Windows Phone Mango update today – don’t worry. Microsoft hasn’t even pushed out the update to the whole world yet. According to them, as of today – Microsoft has only made Windows Phone 7.5 available to 50% of the world. And even though it’s available to 50% of the world, there’s still no guarantee […]

Microsoft investigates location data collection accusations
Last week Microsoft was sued for allegedly collecting location data from it Windows Phone users despite them opting out of sending location data on their phones. This week, Microsoft has responded to the lawsuit with a statement saying, “Microsoft is investigating the claims raised in the complaint. We take consumer privacy issues very seriously. Our objective was — and remains — to provide consumers with control over whether and how […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Microsoft shows off Xbox 360 and Windows Phone interaction
When Microsoft announced that gaming would be a big part of Windows Phone, people wondered about how Xbox Live on the mobile operating system would interact with their Xbox 360 consoles. Well, today at GameFest, the company gave a demonstration about how they would go about bridging the two platforms with its upcoming game for kids – Kinectimals.Through the use of QR codes, gamers could transfer their animals between the […]

Windows Phone 7 Mango ready to be delivered
Not long after the final build of Windows Phone 7 Mango leaked out in the wild, we have an “official” statement from Microsoft’s Mobile Business Group director, Peter Wissinger, saying that Mango is has been completed. According to a comment he wrote on Facebook – Mango has been completed ahead of schedule and it’s now up to the manufacturers to get it out to their handsets.This is great news, seeing […]

Google+ for Windows Phone might arrive this week
The Google+ phenomenon of a social network experiment does not seem to be stopping anytime soon, having already surpassed the 18,000,000 figure in less than a month – leading some people to wonder whether Google+ is the new Facebook. Well, Windows Phone 7-powered smartphone owners might whoop with joy to know that they could very well land the Google+ app on their handset sometime this week. Just how did this […]

IDC predicts Windows Phone will overtake iOS market share by 2015
For the surprising news of the week, it appears that the IDC has some interesting predictions to share. According to their team of researchers and analysts, they see Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform overtaking iOS’s market share by the year 2015. They believe that the worldwide smartphone market will grow almost 50% this year (49.2% to be exact) and Apple’s iOS will only make up for 15.7% of that share while […]

WordPress arrives for Symbian^3 devices
Ever since the advent of blogs, it has become pretty common to want to blog a particular event or happening. Heck, even something as mundane as walking the dog could be a blog topic for some, which could be why WordPress for Symbian^3 devices is now available. After all, the native application has already made its mark on the iOS, Android and RIM platforms, so why not Symbian^3? Basically, this […]