Monthly Archives: May 2011

Nokia talks Windows Phone

Forbes has an interesting interview with Jo Harlow, Nokia’s Executive Vice President of Smart Devices. Best of all, she shared some new info: Harlow declined to confirm that Nokia will launch a Windows Phone device in 2011 but hinted that … Continue reading

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Fun Mango tidbit

One of the things I noticed while not being allowed to touch a Mango phone yesterday after the Windows Phone press conference was that the color orange had been renamed to “mango” in the Theme settings UI. Cute!

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Windows Phone Developer Tools for Mango

The Windows Phone Developer web site highlights the initial public release of the Windows Phone Developer Tools for Mango. Microsoft today announces the immediate availability of our Windows Phone Developer Tools for Mango. Go get these tools now, and you … Continue reading

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Live from New York: Windows Phone “Mango” press conference

Hi! I’m in New York this morning to learn more about the next version of Windows Phone, codenamed “Mango.” Microsoft is hosting a live press conference starting at 10 am ET (7 am PT), so stay tuned for live updates … Continue reading

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Windows Phone press conference

Microsoft announced today that the Windows Phone press conference—being held live tomorrow, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 in New York City—will be broadcast live. I’ll be covering this event live from NYC, as it turns out, but you can watch along, … Continue reading

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Ballmer: “500” new features in Mango

Looks like Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is attempting some Apple-style promotion (and, it should be noted, Apple-style math). He said at a Japanese event this morning that Microsoft would unveil “over 500 new features” coming in Windows Phone 7.5 (“Mango”), … Continue reading

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HTC HD7S coming to AT&T on June 5

And speaking of delayed hardware, while AT&T had previously promised to begin selling the HTC HD7S Windows Phone handset in May, the device is now due on June 5: And the hits just keep on coming. Moments ago HTC said … Continue reading

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