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Windows Phone Developer Summit coming June 20th, makes for one busy month

Just in case June wasn’t busy enough for mobile app developers, between Apple’s WWDC and Google I/O, Microsoft has thrown its hat into the ring. It’s scheduling a Windows Phone Developer Summit in San Francisco for June 20th and 21s...
by 2dayBlog on May 4, 2012

Nokia Lumia 710 official on T-Mobile starting January 11th for $49 on contract

Go ahead and take that holiday and even some time to celebrate because Espoo’s ushering in the new year with the stateside bow of its Lumia 710. This lower-hanging Mango phone, which we first met at Nokia World, has already begun rolling out to...
by 2dayBlog on Dec 15, 2011

SkyDrive and Windows Phone cozy up, apps can now directly integrate with the cloud

Microsoft, in an effort to continue integrating SkyDrive into Windows Phone, made a few changes to the cloud service’s API this week. The new adjustments now give third-party Windows Phone apps full access to SkyDrive, complete with the ability...
by Mob-99 on Dec 12, 2011

Nokia Lumia 710 now shipping, global rollout slated for ‘coming weeks’

It’s been a few months coming, but today, Nokia announced that its Lumia 710 handset has finally hit store shelves in Taiwan, ahead of its broader international release. Priced at around €270 (or about $332), the Mango-laced handset will arri...
by 2dayBlog on Dec 9, 2011

Windows Phone Marketplace inches over 40,000 app mark

Windows Phone continues to shore up its app and game selection, hitting 40,000 apps in just over a year since its inception. Granted, there’s still plenty of catching up to do before Microsoft’s third way can go toe-to-toe with Android an...
by 2dayBlog on Nov 23, 2011

Windows Phone Marketplace inches over 40,000 app mark

Windows Phone continues to shore up its app and game selection, hitting 40,000 apps in just over a year since its inception. Granted, there’s still plenty of catching up to do before Microsoft’s third way can go toe-to-toe with Android an...
by Mob-99 on Nov 22, 2011

Samsung Omnia W slides through FCC with North American 3G support

The Omnia W isn’t exactly a stranger among Julius Genachowski’s minions, who first laid eyes upon the device back in October, but apparently, that first round of scrutiny just wasn’t enough. That’s right. The Omnia W is back,...
by Mob-99 on Nov 17, 2011

Samsung Omnia W slides through FCC with North American 3G support

The Omnia W isn't exactly a stranger among Julius Genachowski's minions, who first laid eyes upon the device back in October, but apparently, that first round of scrutiny just wasn't enough. That's right. The Omnia W is back, with one fundamental cha...

Nokia Champagne handset spotted on Windows Phone app doing the Tango

Has a Windows Phone app just popped the cork on a new Nokia handset? It very well may have, based on the above image. Extracted from the “I’m a WP7″ app and first identified by the folks over at WP Central, this screenshot purports...
by 2dayBlog on Nov 15, 2011

Nokia Champagne handset spotted on Windows Phone app, dancing the Tango?

Has a Windows Phone app just popped the cork on a new Nokia handset? It very well may have, based on the above image. Extracted from the “I’m a WP7″ app and first identified by the folks over at WP Central, this screenshot purports...
by Mob-99 on Nov 11, 2011

Tango video calling app prances its way into Windows Phone Marketplace

Tango, the video calling service finally hit the Marketplace today, more than a year after launching on iOS and Android, and barely a month after expanding to PCs. Compatible with Windows Phone 7.5 or higher, Tango for Mango allows users to make free...
by 2dayBlog on Nov 10, 2011

Nokia’s Lumia 710 Windows Phone announced alongside the 800, hitting select markets by end of year

Nokia didn’t only announce one Windows Phone last night. Here comes the Lumia 710. It takes advantage of the same 1.4GHz CPU found in the Lumia 800, offers a 3.7-inch ClearBlack display and comes in “stealthy black” and “crisp whi...
by 2dayBlog on Oct 27, 2011

Nokia announces its Drive navigation, Mix Radio, and ESPN Sports Hub cloud services for WP7

Fancy some turn-by-turn voice-guided navigation, cloud based music or sports highlights on your brand new Nokia smartphone? You don’t need an app for that: the Lumia 800 is now the only Windows Phone with full navigation built-in. Nokia announc...
by 2dayBlog on Oct 27, 2011

Mango kills Microsoft’s always-on location tracking

Remember all that iPhone tracking hubbub back in April? Sure you do — you probably also recall Apple’s denial, the subsequent Senate hearing, and the rest of the fiasco’s dramatic fallout and class action lawsuits. Amid the ballyhoo...
by 2dayBlog on Oct 4, 2011

Existing Windows Phones to get Mango update within the next two weeks

According to Microsoft’s official Windows Phone Blog, the latest Windows Phone 7 Mango update could arrive in a week or two. The Windows Team indicates it won’t be pushed to your phone OTA when the time comes, so you’ll want to ensu...
by 2dayBlog on Sep 22, 2011

Windows Phone Mango demoed by Microsoft in dramatic fashion

Sure we’ve seen plenty of Windows Phone Mango demos, but so far as slickness is concerned, few can compare to this latest offering from Microsoft, which looks to bring developers on board, while showing off some key features like Live Tiles and...
by 2dayBlog on Sep 16, 2011

Windows Phone Apollo to feature speech-to-text for email, low-end Tango gets split in two

If this hodgepodge of sorta, kinda official confirmation is to be believed, Windows Phone users can look forward to deeper integration of voice command functionality built-in to the Apollo update. Nokia US’ CEO, Chris Weber, first spilled the s...
by 2dayBlog on Sep 16, 2011

Microsoft Mango Preview

Here’s Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore demoing Mango, the next release of Windows Phone 7. Looks interesting–especially if the version of IE does indeed feel more like IE9 for Windows than it does like Windows Phone 7′s IE, which is one of the opera...
by TechOrigins on Jul 28, 2011

Microsoft signs off on Windows Phone ‘Mango’ RTM build

There’s still no news of a proper launch date any more specific than “this fall”, and well guess what, “this fall” has just arrived. To keep things moving, Microsoft has announced a fairly big milestone for Windows Phone ‘Mango’...
by 2dayBlog on Jul 28, 2011

Bing search in Windows Phone 7 gets more ‘local’ feeling

Microsoft gave their 1-year-old Windows Phone 7 platform a proper update in the form of ‘Mango’ v7.1, and most of the changes are actually ‘under the hood’. What’s unique this time is the Bing search function, as the crew at Engadget manage...
by 2dayBlog on May 25, 2011


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