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LG Fantasy or Miracle gets Tango hands-on

LG Fantasy or Miracle gets Tango hands-on

The next generation of Windows Phone devices appears to be soon approaching and with this glimpse of the device that may be called LG Fantasy or LG Miracle we get a look at the incremental software update known as Tango. What we've heard about Tango thus far appears to be true here: that it doesn't look all the different from Windows Phone Mango and that it'll work on devices with slightly lower specs than the highest breeds we've seen thus far. First head back to our newest notes on Tango, then head below to see the newest hands-on video straight out of Romania.

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Windows Phone Lumia 610 may be key to Tango update puzzle

Windows Phone Lumia 610 may be key to Tango update puzzle

Before a big release of a new bit of software, especially in this mobile landscape we're currently reporting on all the time now, there are a set of puzzle pieces, otherwise known as leaks, that can be compiled to create a relatively clear picture of what the full release will bring. What we're seeing in the lead up to Mobile World Congress 2012 for Microsoft's Windows Phone is a set of tips that lead us to believe that the key to the mystery that is "Windows Phone Tango" is none other than the Nokia Lumia 610, an unannounced device set for release at the end of this month, and the software that'll come out first upon it: Tango.

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Nokia Lumia 610 tipped as inexpensive Tango hero

Nokia Lumia 610 tipped as inexpensive Tango hero

Microsoft must have known that Nokia was going to come out of the gates strong with their mobile OS Windows Phone when they first signed the contracts all those months ago, as Mobile World Congress 2012 appears to be shaping up to be a whole new wave of Nokia beasts hot off the blocks, each of them with Windows Phone Tango equipped! The newest device being tipped as coming at the end of this month is the Nokia Lumia 610, a smartphone made to take out the lower-tiers of the smartphone world with its ultra-inexpensive cost and aesthetically pleasing body.

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Windows Tango getting C++ support, 120 languages

Windows Tango getting C++ support, 120 languages

In a leaked set of key points from a developer event in India this week, codesters were given a bit of information on the upcoming hero version of Windows Phone, that being code-name Tango. This version of Windows Phone will first of all be supporting C++ code use by developers, this giving them a much more low-level bit of control for their apps in the pipeline. Then there's language support: here moving the current support for 35 languages in Windows Phone Mango up to 120 languages for Tango - that's a boost!

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Nokia Champagne Windows Phone Tango device uncovered

Nokia Champagne Windows Phone Tango device uncovered

What's been seen in the "I'm a WP7!" logs this week is a seemingly brand new Nokia device that will, believe it or not, run Windows Phone Tango, and is, quite possibly, the street incarnation of what we've seen previously as the Lumia 900 or the Nokia ACE. Get your decks of cards out, ladies and gentlemen, because here's a name you'll likely be hearing again in the future: Nokia Champagne. You'll have seen the rest of the names on the I'm a WP7 device list found this week so it's not worth peeking at, but we can dream starting NOW on what the tastiest of Nokia future devices hold - mmmm Champagne.

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Tango video calling app now available for Mango

Tango video calling app now available for Mango

Late last month I mentioned that there was a new video calling app that would be coming to Mango smartphones ahead of Microsoft's own Skype platform. That video calling app is called Tango and it is a cross platform app that will let users on different mobile operating systems share conversations. As of now, Tango is available for Mango smartphones.

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Windows Phone Tango smartphone for sale on Facebook, Dev contest winner auctions off HTC Mazaa smartphone

Windows Phone Tango smartphone for sale on Facebook, Dev contest winner auctions off HTC Mazaa smartphone

Windows Phone Tango is aimed at lower end handsets apparently, as we talked about a few days ago. We still don’t have all the details on the OS at this point, but if you are very curious about Tango here is your chance to get hands on. A person is attempting to sell a HTC HD7 on Facebook that has been flashed with a development build of Tango.

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