In keeping with this week’s ongoing revelations about new Windows Phone “Mango” features, Alan Burchill uncovers a few more that are hidden in the handset emulator in the Windows Phone “Mango” developer tools:
With the release of Windows Phone “Mango” Developer tools Microsoft have now released the new limited functionality has been released to the public. Even though this emulator is greatly restricted there are still some new features that can be used if you just going diving into the UI following all the links to other actions…
Note: Everything you see here can be see by anyone who has the new Windows Phone “Mango” developer tools installed with the new “Mango” emulator.
MP3 Audio Playback now has the controls at the top and they have a repeat and shuffle to support the playlist feature announced at MIX’11.
Search has the new Camera, Music and Audio search buttons… I found in my test that the music search was very good and the length of time taken to find the song depended on how loud the music is playing.
Voice Search also works well… Showing you results for Web, Local and Images… Also included was Windows Phone Apps that might match the query.
There is a lot more, and a lot of screenshots, so please do read the original post for a lot more information.