After months of waiting, Microsoft has finally seen fit to gift Windows Phone a Skype app to call its very own. Skype for Windows Phone (beta) is now available to download for free for Windows Phone 7.5 devices. What took so long? Read more
Nokia’s new Lumia 800 might have cornered all the Windows Phone headlines this week. But Microsoft has got some more big news concerning its mobile OS. It’s just revealed that all compatible Windows Phones can now get its Mango update, just a month after its release. Read on for all the details.
We knew it was coming, but now we know just when: the Windows Phone Mango 7.5 update begins rolling out in the UK starting…now.
The Samsung Omnia W is the latest Windows Phone Mango handset to be announced ahead of the bumper update’s roll out in the coming weeks. It looks like Samsung isn’t giving up on the OS yet as rumoured, but something’s still amiss here: why isn’t this the top-end Samsung Galaxy S 2 killer we were hoping for?
Last week, group messaging service WhatsApp started cryptically talking about mangoes on its Twitter feed, prompting speculation that the popular IM client was poised to launch with the latest version of Windows Phone 7, dubbed “Mango”. Today, reports have hit the web that the app has already surfaced on the Marketplace.
Global sales of the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone have officially topped three million units. By way of an official press release, Samsung confirmed it took just 55 days to accomplish the feat. Coincidentally a rumor surfaced this morning that a Windows Phone variant of the Galaxy S II may be coming. Will the next million Galaxy S IIs be power by Windows Phone?
The Windows Phone Mango update to Windows Phone 7 isn’t arriving until Autumn but Microsoft’s next move is already well down the pipeline.
Compai Communications which builds devices for Acer and Nokia has reportedly inked a deal to build handsets with the next update, Windows Phone Tango, onboard. Reports say it will be the final update for this generation of Windows Phone 7 with an entirely new version, dubbed Apollo, set to launch in 2012.
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