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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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Nokia slashes Q2 outlook as Symbian woes continue; Hopes WP7.1 will save all in Q4

Nokia slashes Q2 outlook as Symbian woes continue; Hopes WP7.1 will save all in Q4

Nokia has already frustrated recent Symbian device owners today, by releasing the Anna-toting E6 and X7 but not an upgrade for existing handsets to the newest version of the platform. Now the company is upsetting investors, with a warning that its Q2 2011 financial results will be worse than previously expected. Demand for existing handsets has slumped, leading Nokia to predict net sales "substantially below" the earlier estimate of €6.1bn to €6.6bn.

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Nokia To Release A Windows Phone Every Two Months?

Nokia To Release A Windows Phone Every Two Months?

Microsoft recently unveiled its Windows Phone 7.1 Mango update and revealed the manufacturers that will be on board to pump out the next-generation of Windows Phones. Noticeably not mentioned as much was Nokia, who has a unique relationship with Microsoft that may give them more privileges than the other phone makers. However, when exactly Nokia plans to actually exercise those privileges is still not certain, although we now hear that when they do, they intend to crank out a lot of phones and fast.

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Windows Phone Marketplace Web Portal Preview

Windows Phone Marketplace Web Portal Preview

During the Mango update reveal yesterday, Microsoft announced that it will be offering a web portal version of its Windows Phone Marketplace. Users would be able to access the marketplace catalog from the web, make purchases, and then send them directly to their handsets. Today, some extra details on the new web version have emerged.

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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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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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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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Microsoft May Unveil Nine New Windows Phones Tomorrow

Microsoft May Unveil Nine New Windows Phones Tomorrow

Tomorrow will be a big day for Microsoft's Windows Phone platform. A special VIP Preview event scheduled for May 24th to demo the various new features of the Mango update, may now reveal a whole slew of new smartphones as well. An anonymous source from WMPoweruser tipped that Microsoft will be unveiling nine new Windows Phone devices during the event.

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