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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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HTC Windows Phone 7.5 Mango smartphones tipped

HTC Windows Phone 7.5 Mango smartphones tipped

We are going to file this in the rumor section until there is more confirmation, but this is an interesting rumor. HTC is more an Android smartphone maker in my mind, but over the years, the company has held close ties to Windows Mobile operating systems as well. It would be no surprise to see HTC offering up more Windows Phone 7.5 handsets once the Mango update lands. A new rumor that popped up claims just that.

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Microsoft Windows Phone “Mango” Update To Get VIP Preview On May 24th

Microsoft Windows Phone “Mango” Update To Get VIP Preview On May 24th

Microsoft's Windows Phone platform is long due for the next update. Since launch of the platform late last year, only one update has been distributed so far that brought the much needed copy and paste feature. Hence, WP7 users are anxious for the next update codenamed "Mango" and possibly rebranded as Windows Phone 7.5, that should bring a whole slew of additional improvements including multi-tasking.

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Microsoft confirms Mango will be branded as Windows Phone 7.5

Microsoft confirms Mango will be branded as Windows Phone 7.5

When it comes to the branding of the Mobile phone operating systems that are on the market, today the companies handle what they call the new flavors differently. Apple simply changes the number on its iOS to match a new update. Google on the other hand makes a big deal out of new statues to go along with the Android OS that are named after desserts. Microsoft has now confirmed that its next version of the Windows Phone OS, called Mango bringing the OS to 7.5, will be called Windows Phone 7.5.

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Microsoft Reveals Details of Mango

Microsoft Reveals Details of Mango

Microsoft has given the most detailed look yet into Mango, the newest version of Windows Phone, at its annual show for Web and phone developers, Mix11. Microsoft's Joe Belfiore also assured us all that the rocky start that Microsoft has had in the phone platform is now behind it, and this new OS will be rolled out without glitches. Read more about the details of Mango after the cut.

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