Windows Phone 7


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  • Phones

    APP OF THE DAY: Spotify Windows Phone 8 review

    By 13 February 2013

    It has been a long wait, but Spotify has finally arrived for Windows Phone 8. This means Nokia Lumia 920 owners can now take advantage of their Spotify subscriptions and listen to music on their mobiles.  It doesn't vary much from the Windows Phone 7...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Samsung Focus 2 review

    By 20 June 2012

    The Samsung Focus 2 is a cheaper alternative to range-topping Windows phones like the Nokia Lumia 900. It sports the same Mango 7.5 operating system and high-concept Metro user interface, but is available in the US for free on a 24-month $49.99 contract -...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Nokia Lumia 610 review

    By 30 May 2012

    Nokia's third Windows Phone 7-powered Lumia handset is the sensibly priced Nokia Lumia 610, but is four a crowd, or should those on a budget be seriously considering this new handset? Design The Lumia 610 is certainly a Nokia, and more akin to the Nokia...

  • Cameras

    Hands on: Photosynth for Windows Phone 7 review

    By 30 May 2012

    Microsoft has released a version of Photosynth for Windows Phone 7 users, allowing them to create almost never ending panoramic shots from their phone. The app that has been available for iPhone users for some time is yet another app that makes it to...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Nokia Lumia 900 review

    By 11 May 2012

    The Nokia Lumia 900 is the new flagship in Nokia's range and, some would say, the flagship of all Windows Phone 7 phones. But can it live up to this mighty accolade? More importantly, does it have what it takes to challenge the likes of the iPhone 4S,...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    HTC Titan II review

    By 1 May 2012

    Windows Phone 7 seems to all be about Nokia at the moment. Nokia Lumia this, Nokia Lumia that, but HTC is still making Windows Phone 7-powered handsets, and shouldn't be completely forgotten - or should it? The HTC Titan II is a 4.7-inch packing WP7 smartphone...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Skype for Windows Phone 7 beta review

    By 27 February 2012

    There are some apps that we consider core to the smartphone experience. Some that bring you a service, regardless of platform, that makes your life easier. Whether it be for work or play, Skype is one such app. Skype for Windows Phone 7 was one of the...

  • Phones

    White Nokia Lumia 900 pictures and hands-on

    By 27 February 2012

    Nokia has announced that it will be selling the Nokia Lumia 900 in the UK before the summer is out and we grabbed the white one at the company's Mobile World Congress booth to see what it looks like. The new version is identical to the black, cyan and...

  • Phones

    Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 610 review

    By 27 February 2012

    If you want a Nokia Windows Phone but don't have the cash to stretch to the latest and greatest - such as the Lumia 800 or the new Lumia 900 - then the Lumia 610 is going to be for you.  The new budget handset won't be as feature-packed as the top of...

  • Apps

    Facebook for Windows Phone 7 update pictures and hands-on

    By 15 February 2012

    Windows Phone 7 users who like Facebook got a treat this week with the launch of the new and improved official application for their devices. There's a whole host of new features for the updated app, including improved panorama and profile designs, better...

  • Phones

    APP OF THE DAY: I'm a WP7! review (Windows Phone 7)

    By 13 February 2012

    WP7 is incredibly easy to use. So simple in fact that we often forget just what the OS is capable of, should you explore it properly. Currently WP7 is fairly barren in the app department but there are a few standout pieces of software which you should...

  • Phones

    White Nokia Lumia 800 pictures and hands-on

    By 7 February 2012

    Nokia has announced that it will be making a white version of the Nokia Lumia 800 which will be going on sale at Phones 4 U in the UK in March and Pocket-lint was of course on hand to have a gander and snap a few shots ahead of the official release to...

  • Gaming

    Snake '97 pictures, video and hands-on

    By 27 January 2012

    Remember back to your first phone, the Nokia that you no doubt owned, and the game that you used to play over and over again? Yep that's right, for Windows Phone 7 users Nokia Snake from 1997 is back. Simply called Snake '97 the 79p app in the Windows...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Nokia Lumia 710 review

    By 24 January 2012

    The Nokia Lumia 710 is seems to be pitched as the poor man's Lumia 800, but can that be right? We've been testing the two Windows Phone 7 powered Nokia phones together for the last two weeks to see how the 710 really lives up to the flagship Nokia smartphone,...

  • Phones

    ZTE Tania pictures and hands-on

    By 18 January 2012

    ZTE has announced the Tania, its first Windows Phone 7 powered handset. The manufacturer is known for its value for money Android phones and the Tania is the beginning of attempts at cheap WP7 offerings.  Inside the Tania is a Qualcomm MSM 8255 1GHz...