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Qualcomm “exclusive” Windows Phone 7.1 Mango chip supplier

Qualcomm “exclusive” Windows Phone 7.1 Mango chip supplier

Qualcomm has announced that, just as with the first generation of WP7 handsets, its chips will be exclusively found inside the incoming range of Windows Phone 7.1 Mango devices. According to a statement Qualcomm gave SlashGear, "In close coordination with Microsoft, Qualcomm are excited to bring a new generation of Windows Phone handsets exclusively featuring Qualcomm’s second generation Snapdragon mobile processors to market."

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SlashGear 101 : Windows Phone 7.1 Mango

SlashGear 101 : Windows Phone 7.1 Mango

Welcome to SlashGear 101, a place where you're going to be able to learn everything you wanted to know about every little subject that matters most in the tech world. Today's subject is the brand-spanking-new Windows Phone version 7.1 Mango, a system that will be available for free to all eligible Windows Phone customers by the fall of 2011. This newest system improves the Windows Phone experience by Extending the App Experience, making "A Smarter Smartphone" with predictive features and multitasking, and adding Internet features that include Music Search, Visual Search (with photo recognizing abilities,) and Local Scout which shows you businesses and etc around the area you're physically located. Sounds great! Let's have a look!

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Dell missing from Windows Phone 7.1 Mango line-up

Dell missing from Windows Phone 7.1 Mango line-up

Windows Phone 7.1 Mango is official along with new OEM partners Acer, Fujitsu and ZTE, all of whom have committed to releasing at least one WP7.1 device by the end of the year. One curious omission from Microsoft's partner slide, however, is Dell; the company launched one Windows Phone 7 device, the Dell Venue Pro, back at the platform's initial launch, but is conspicuous by its absence at the Mango preview today.

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Windows Phone 7.1 Mango multitasking explained [Video]

Windows Phone 7.1 Mango multitasking explained [Video]

Microsoft has detailed the new multitasking system for Windows Phone 7.1 "Mango", and it seems the company has been looking long and hard at both iOS and webOS for its inspiration. Like iOS, Mango will make use of frozen app states to conserve memory and prevent a background app from running away with all the CPU cycles; like webOS, however, it will have a system of card-like app previews which can be paged through to jump between software.

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Windows Phone “Mango” official; Acer, Fujitsu and ZTE onboard

Windows Phone “Mango” official; Acer, Fujitsu and ZTE onboard

Microsoft's Windows Phone "Mango" announcement this morning has been prematurely blabbed by the company's Romanian arm, with a press release confirming that Acer, Fujitsu and ZTE have all come on board as new OEM partners. They've committed to getting new devices on the market before the end of 2011, while the developer SDK of Mango is expected within the next 24 hours. As for the update itself, it'll roll out to all Windows Phone handsets at the beginning of the fall (despite how Google Translate has mangled the Romanian press release after the cut).

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Mango rumors surface ahead of Microsoft event today

Mango rumors surface ahead of Microsoft event today

If you are a Microsoft Windows Phone 7 fan, today is a big day for you. We mentioned a few weeks ago that today was a special VIP event with Microsoft calling geeks together to make some announcements about Windows Phone. We will be at the event so hit us up later after it starts to see just what was unveiled. There have been some rumors that new hardware may be unveiled today with the possibility of nine new smartphones and the naming of new hardware partners.

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Ballmer claims over 500 new features in Mango update for Windows Phone

Ballmer claims over 500 new features in Mango update for Windows Phone

There are a lot of people looking forward to the next iteration of Windows Phone codenamed Mango. The Mango update will officially be marketed as Windows Phone 7.5 and the preview of the OS is set for tomorrow as we reported in March. Ballmer has gone on record already as stating that there are over 500 new features in this version of Windows Phone. Nokia is also expected to use Mango on the first of its new Windows Phone 7 smartphones.

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