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Windows Phone “Mango” update may slip to 2012; Could delay Nokia

Windows Phone “Mango” update may slip to 2012; Could delay Nokia

Microsoft may still be working on getting the NoDo update out to Windows Phone users, but there's already talk that the more significant "Mango" update - expected to bring multitasking, Internet Explorer 9 with partial HTML5 support, and other feature boosts - may not even arrive in 2011. According to WindowsITPro, Mango will only be finalized by the end of the year, and their sources reckon that Microsoft's ambitious promise to ship to consumers before 2011 is out "is a near impossibility."

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Windows Phone 7 1st update due for CES reveal; 2nd “Mango” update will trick out browser

Windows Phone 7 1st update due for CES reveal; 2nd “Mango” update will trick out browser

Microsoft's first Windows Phone 7 update is expected to be announced at the company's keynote at CES 2011 this week, though it's unlikely to make it out to carrier distribution until February. That's the word from Windows Phone Secrets' Paul Thurrott, who says the first update will add copy and paste functionality along with support for the Qualcomm 7×30 chipset, a CDMA location stack, and a number of software fixes.

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Windows Phone 7 Mango Update Coming Late 2011, Source Claims

Windows Phone 7 Mango Update Coming Late 2011, Source Claims

We already know that an update is coming to Windows Phone 7. In fact, there's a pretty robust rumor floating around that suggests there will actually be two updates coming in the first part of 2011, suggested to be January in February. Those updates are supposed to be small, with the first one focusing on bringing more elements to Windows Phone 7, like Copy & Paste, while the second one in February may focus more on the developers out there. But, according to a source speaking with ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley, a huge update is coming to Windows Phone 7 in the later part of 2011.

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Microsoft details Windows Phone 8′s ticking clock (but Nokia disagrees)

Microsoft details Windows Phone 8′s ticking clock (but Nokia disagrees)

Microsoft has confirmed the dates it will end official software support for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.8, with both smartphone platforms set to run out of mainstream support in mid-2014. In fact, both phone OS versions will get eighteen months of Microsoft love in total, the company says, with Windows Phone 7.8 ironically outlasting its more capable successor because of its delayed launch.

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Windows Phone 7.8 SDK launches

Windows Phone 7.8 SDK launches

We already know the next version of Windows Phone will be coming relatively soon. The next version is called Windows Phone 7.8 and we heard earlier this week that users would be getting the update to Windows Phone 7.8 at the end of the month. However, the post from Windows Phone Columbia via its Facebook page says that the rollout of the update will go on during Q1.

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HTC Windows Phone 8X Review

HTC Windows Phone 8X Review

Today is the big day for the folks at Microsoft and their brand new Windows Phone 8. What we have today is the brand new Windows Phone X8 by HTC, better known as the HTC 8X. With the combination of Windows Phone 8 supporting much better hardware, and HTC bringing their A-game the HTC 8X is a much better, faster, and more personal and improved Windows Phone experience. Read on for our full thoughts.

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Windows Phone 8 Review

Windows Phone 8 Review

Now that Microsoft is back and in the limelight, it's time to take a look at the new Windows Phone 8. A smartphone and mobile OS that by all means is excellent and continues to improve, but hasn't yet reached the levels that Redmond envisioned. With Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, Windows Phone 7.8 and more the overall look and feel hasn't changed dramatically, but this is an all new and more personal mobile OS. What we'll do below is give you a refresh on Windows Phone, and show you what to expect and what's new with Windows Phone 8.

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Microsoft starts publishing Windows Phone apps again

Microsoft starts publishing Windows Phone apps again

Microsoft temporarily stopped publishing apps for its Windows Phone Marketplace recently after issues with some of its certificates led to problems for some Windows Phone users. The reason Microsoft temporarily stopped publishing apps was that a glitch with digital certificates used to sign apps led to some applications not installing properly. The good news was that the glitch was on the part of Microsoft so the issue wasn't on user's phones.

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Samsung Focus 2 Review

Samsung Focus 2 Review

AT&T has no shortage of value-priced phones, and just lately, a pretty good selection of 4G LTE devices as well. But the two haven't crossed over much yet, and the ranks of Windows Phone 7 devices are a little slim as well. Happily, all three of these categories can add the Samsung Focus 2, which goes on sale starting today for $49.99 with a two-year contract. Is it worth your hard-earned greenbacks? Let's find out.

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