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Mango WiFi sharing to require drivers and feature hardware, carrier restrictions

Mango WiFi sharing to require drivers and feature hardware, carrier restrictions

With Mango finally rolling out as an update to some handsets like the HTC Trophy Microsoft is finally coming clean with some more details on the Mango update and new features. The WiFi data sharing feature is one that we knew was coming , but were light on details on what the feature would entail. As it turns out there are some restrictions to the feature that will mean some folks can’t take advantage of the sharing capability inside the phone.

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Verizon to roll out Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update for HTC Trophy today

Verizon to roll out Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update for HTC Trophy today

Verizon announced that it will begin rolling out the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update to HTC Trophy handsets starting today. Microsoft had just released the Mango update this morning to select handsets such as the HTC HD7, Samsung Focus, and the Dell Venue Pro. Existing Windows Phone 7 users will have to wait for an alert on their handsets to notify them that the update is ready for their device.

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Microsoft Selling Three HTC Windows Phones For 1 Cent

Microsoft Selling Three HTC Windows Phones For 1 Cent

In preparation for its Windows Phone 7.1 Mango update, Microsoft is trying to boost the numbers in Windows Phone users by starting a sales promotion for three of its high-end handsets. The company is now offering the HTC HD7, HTC Arrive, and the HTC Trophy each for only one cent with a new two-year service agreement plus data plan.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 29, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 29, 2011

Perhaps the two biggest topics of the week, the Google Wallet announcement and Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.1 Mango unveiling, brought exciting new developments for the two mobile platforms. More speculation continued on what Apple has planned for next month's WWDC, where the company is expected to unveil the new iOS 5, OS X Lion, and possibly the iCloud---iTunes cloud music service. In anticipation, Amazon's been competing even more aggressively to campaign for its Cloud Drive and Cloud Player services. Continue after the cut for the roundup video and the pertinent links to everything covered in the video.

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HTC Trophy Hands-On and Unboxing

HTC Trophy Hands-On and Unboxing

We've just received a package in the mail from none other than the rapidly-deploying mega-carrier Verizon Wireless, a box containing no less than the Windows Phone 7 device called HTC Trophy. This is a device that is still indeed running on Windows Phone version 7, (as opposed to Mango,) is rolling out with a WVGA 3.8-inch touchscreen, has a 5-megapixel camera on the back, and is running on a 1GHz Snapdragon processor. This device is one of HTC's newest and, compared to the other line of phones they've been putting out for the past few months [Android specific] this device is rather small in comparison. But it's nice!

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 22, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 22, 2011

Gaming got some extra attention this week with speculation about the next-gen Nintendo Wii, a unique offer on the Xbox 360, and restoration issues for the PlayStation network. Android's WiFi security problem gets a fix, and the latest 3.1 Honeycomb update will be heading to the Asus Eee Pad Transformer and the Acer Iconia Tab A500 in June. Amazon is possibly ramping up a family of Android tablets, with the first two codenamed 'Coyote' and 'Hollywood' to hit the market before end of the year. Apple will be celebrating its 10th retail anniversary with a possible revamp dubbed Apple Store 2.0. The timelines for various smartphones and tablets have been revealed for the major carriers Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile. Continue after the jump for the roundup video and the full recap list.

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Verizon HTC Trophy: Carrier’s first WP7 device due May 26

Verizon HTC Trophy: Carrier’s first WP7 device due May 26

It's taken them a while - seven months since it first arrived on the market, in fact - but Verizon Wireless is finally ready to offer the HTC Trophy. The first Windows Phone 7 device on the carrier's network, the Trophy is the same 1GHz, 3.8-inch WVGA smartphone as we reviewed all those months ago, though now with World Phone functionality to play nicely with Verizon's CDMA network and GSM/HSPA roaming outside the US.

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Microsoft admits causing WP7 NoDo color glitches but blames HTC

Microsoft admits causing WP7 NoDo color glitches but blames HTC

Microsoft has confirmed that color banding and resolution issues HTC HD7 and HTC Trophy owners experienced after installing the recent Windows Phone 7 NoDo update was intentionally provoked, blaming HTC for stepping outside of the strict specification rules for the platform. According to a Microsoft support team member, HTC granted the two smartphones 32-bit color depth support, and NoDo switched that to the mandated 16-bit; in the process it triggered visual glitchiness and banding, a side-effect that Microsoft reckons users shouldn't actually see.

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