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Apple iOS 5 Safari Now Faster Than iE9 On Windows Phone Mango

Apple iOS 5 Safari Now Faster Than iE9 On Windows Phone Mango

It was during the MIX 2011 developer conference back in April when Microsoft gave the first detailed look at its new Windows Phone Mango update. At the time, the company touted new enhancements in support for HTML 5 and CSS3 and did a side-by-side comparison with iOS and Android, showing that IE9 on its Windows Phone blew away the competition in speed. Well, now it looks like Apple is ahead again with the iOS 5.

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Windows Phone 7.1 Mango Technical Preview

Windows Phone 7.1 Mango Technical Preview

It's been eight long months since we reviewed our first Windows Phone 7 handset. Microsoft's rebooted platform launched with a bang at the tail end of 2010, promising not only a new start from the Windows Mobile days of old, but a fresh interpretation of what a smartphone should be like. A tentative hit with reviewers but less so among consumers, however, Windows Phone's impetus fizzled out as new devices failed to appear. Now, Windows Phone 7.1 "Mango" is coming to fill in some of the gaps, tidy up some of the loose ends and - Microsoft hopes - make the platform a more realistic competitor to iOS and Android. Check out the SlashGear review after the cut.

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Acer W4 mango smartphone specs revealed

Acer W4 mango smartphone specs revealed

Microsoft is hard at work on getting the Mango update to Windows Phone 7 ready for the prime time later this year. The company has been talking up a lot of the new partners that will be offering smartphones running Mango. Last week Microsoft announced that Acer, Fujitsu, and ZTE would all be producing Mango smartphones. We already know Nokia is onboard too. The specs of the Acer W4 Windows Phone have been unveiled.

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HTC Mazaa is 12-megapixel WP7.1 Mango handset? [Video] [Update: Probably not]

HTC Mazaa is 12-megapixel WP7.1 Mango handset? [Video] [Update: Probably not]

Remember that 12-megapixel HTC Windows Phone we told you about earlier? It's looking increasingly possible that it could be the HTC Mazaa, which leaked back in April, a so-far unannounced CDMA/GSM World Phone. Eldar Murtazin has shared a lengthy Windows Phone 7.1 Mango preview video (which you can see after the cut) as part of his hands-on with the device, confirming that he had a Mazaa on hand.

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Windows Phone Mango Music Search Hands-On [Video]

Windows Phone Mango Music Search Hands-On [Video]

If you're the sort of person that loves to find music via your environment, if you're the kind of dude or lady who is constantly waiting for the radio DJ to announce what the song you just listened to was called, Windows Phone 7.1 Mango has the solution for you - Music search. With this new listening ability that Windows Phone 7.1 phones will have, you'll be able to click the listen-in button and wait for the magic to occur. We've got a video of the process happening below - enjoy it!

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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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