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Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Series Bridges the Gap Between the Computer and TV

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Series Bridges the Gap Between the Computer and TV

One of the biggest parts of Microsoft's keynote back in Barcelona, during Mobile World Congress, was the fact that Windows Phone 7 Series would finally do what everyone had been wishing for: integrate Xbox LIVE. They did show a couple screens of the hubs and subsequent tiles, and what it would all look like by the time this holiday season rolls around, but we were missing the most important part. We needed to see it in action. Well, ladies and gentlemen, that time has come. But, what we've been presented with has taken things to a whole new level.

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Windows Phone 7 gets Silverlight & XNA, but no old WinMo apps

Windows Phone 7 gets Silverlight & XNA, but no old WinMo apps

Microsoft deferred pretty much all technical questions at MWC 2010 about Windows Phone 7 to their upcoming MIX conference, but they've apparently relented and released a little information ahead of time.  Key is that they're using Silverlight and XNA for development, along with .NET, Silverlight being Microsoft's Flash alternative (and making its first appearance on a Microsoft mobile platform with WP7) while XNA is found powering 2D and 3D gaming on the Zune HD.

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RIM Plans To Bring BlackBerry Browser Full Flash and Silverlight

RIM Plans To Bring BlackBerry Browser Full Flash and Silverlight

Everyone seems to be browsing the internet on their mobile phone now a days, but let's be honest: up until recently, it wasn't the greatest of experiences. Why? Because we weren't getting all that we could. Flash player has been something of a rarity, but it's starting to peek its much-needed head out more and more, even sneaking on devices like the Samsung Jet. And now it looks like Research In Motion (RIM) is starting to see that Flash is the way to go. But, unlike Samsung's Jet, RIM doesn't plan on holding back.

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