Windows Phone 7 archive

  • Samsung Focus S Windows Phone 7.5 handset announced
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    Samsung Focus S Windows Phone 7.5 handset announced

    By 12 September 2011

    Samsung has declared the first couple of cards for its Windows Phone 7.5 hand; the impressive sounding Samsung Focus S and the Samsung Focus Flash. The Focus S looks to be taking a few leaves out of the Galaxy S II's book. It may not be allowed the dual-core...

  • Windows Phone 7.5 Mango coming 15 September?
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    Windows Phone 7.5 Mango coming 15 September?

    By 12 September 2011

    Windows Phone 7.5 - aka Windows Mango, aka Microsoft's latest big mobile hope - is to begin rolling out on 15 September, according to the the Windows Phone Dev Podcast team. This date has been mentioned before, although we're not entirely sure what a...

  • Nokia CEO says Google Motorola deal creates uncertainty for Android ecosystem
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    Nokia CEO says Google Motorola deal creates uncertainty for Android ecosystem

    By 9 September 2011

    Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has come out all guns blazing in defence of Nokia's decision to jump aboard the good ship Windows Phone 7, rather than taking the Android path. Speaking in China, Elop said that the Google/Motorola deal has caused some big waves...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Run the Map (WP7)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Run the Map (WP7)

    By 7 September 2011

    The iPhone has Nike+, Android has plenty of decent running apps to help you get the most out of your favourite sport, but what about Windows Phone 7? Hidden in the Marketplace is a free app called Run the Map, but does do what it says on the tin? We’ve...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Fuse review (WP7)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Fuse review (WP7)

    By 2 September 2011

    With Android and iOS you have Google Reader. It’s the main point of call for reading your news feeds and Google supports it accordingly offering you a number of features within the app or online web app (iOS) to let you read your Google Reader feeds...

  • Where to get it: HTC Titan and HTC Radar operators listed
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    Where to get it: HTC Titan and HTC Radar operators listed

    By 1 September 2011

    The HTC Titan and the HTC Radar have now been officially announced by HTC, with the expected arrival date of the beginning of October for the new phones in the UK. So who can you get them from? We’ve spoken to the operators in the UK to find out where...

  • HTC Radar opts for middle ground in battle for Windows Phone 7
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    HTC Radar opts for middle ground in battle for Windows Phone 7

    By 1 September 2011

    While those who like a big screen can get the HTC Titan, those looking to play it safe will, from the end of October, be able to opt for the HTC Radar announced by HTC to kickstart the new wave of Windows Phone 7 smartphones coming with Mango.  Sporting...

  • HTC Titan shows its size with massive 4.7-inch screen
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    HTC Titan shows its size with massive 4.7-inch screen

    By 1 September 2011

    How big do you need a phone’s screen to be? 3.5 inches like the iPhone? 4.3 inches like the Samsung Galaxy S II? HTC believe that it’s even bigger than that. The HTC Titan, its latest Windows Phone 7 smartphone, sports a whopping 4.7-inch screen. ...

  • Internet Sharing comes to Windows Phone 7
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    Internet Sharing comes to Windows Phone 7

    By 1 September 2011

    Windows Phone 7 Mango users will now be able to create Wi-Fi hotspots with their phones after a last minute addition to the OS from Microsoft, Pocket-lint can confirm.  The new feature dubbed Internet Sharing and found in the WP7 settings menu, will...

  • First Look: HTC Radar   review
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    First Look: HTC Radar review

    By 1 September 2011

    HTC released five Windows Phone 7 powered smartphones in 2010, but for 2011 the tactic is going to be different. That’s the theory anyway and to kick off the Windows Phone 7 Mango update it’s launching just two smartphones, the HTC Titan and the...

  • First Look: HTC Titan review
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    First Look: HTC Titan review

    By 1 September 2011

    HTC has announced the launch of the HTC Titan, a Windows Phone 7 smartphone, that sports a mammoth 4.7-inch screen, making it one of the largest smartphones on the market.  Pocket-lint was invited to test out the new phone ahead of the official announcement,...

  • Navigon updates iPhone and Android apps, Windows Phone 7 on its way
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    Navigon updates iPhone and Android apps, Windows Phone 7 on its way

    By 1 September 2011

    Navigon, who was recently bought by Garmin, has announced it will be updating its Android and iPhone apps as well as announcing a new Windows Phone 7 app at IFA, in Berlin. The new versions will bring a new "effortless and intuitive" user interface, and...

  • Nokia 703 Windows Phone 7 device pictured
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    Nokia 703 Windows Phone 7 device pictured

    By 31 August 2011

    Nokia's Windows Phone 7 devices continue to drip out, with the Nokia 703 now doing the rumour rounds as the potential launch name for the Sea Ray, thanks to this leaked shot of the phone appearing on a poster. The image is a little blurry - but the specs...

  • PEGI age rating hits Windows Phone 7
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    PEGI age rating hits Windows Phone 7

    By 31 August 2011

    Worried that your kids are playing games that perhaps they shouldn't on their mobiles? Microsoft is too, it seems, as it has introduced PEGI age ratings to its Windows Phone platform. The PEGI system is the standard form of classification for video games...

  • HTC Runnymead rumours suggest 4.7-inch Android smartphone
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    HTC Runnymead rumours suggest 4.7-inch Android smartphone

    By 31 August 2011

    Another day another rumoured HTC handset. This time it’s the turn of a new codename and therefore a new phone in the guise of the HTC Runnymead. According to well placed leaks, and some EXIF data that’s already turned up on the interwebs, the HTC...

  • Macs get ready for Mango
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    Macs get ready for Mango

    By 31 August 2011

    Windows Phone 7 Mango, Microsoft's latest update to its mobile phone operating system, is almost upon us; that means getting yourself ready for the big push if you are an Apple Mac user.   For Mac users, Microsoft has just released an update for its...

  • HTC Omega official pics leak
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    HTC Omega official pics leak

    By 26 August 2011

    Look at what we've got here - flaunting its goodies for all the world to see. If it isn't the Mango-flavoured HTC Omega, one of a number of handsets we're expecting the Taiwanese company to give the official stamp to on 1 September. The Omega will apparently...

  • First Windows Phone 7 mango mobile released...
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    First Windows Phone 7 mango mobile released...

    By 24 August 2011

    The first handset to be armed with the new WP7 7.5 (Mango) operating system has been released in Japan. The handset, which has been launched to retail by Fujitsu and KDDI au, goes by the catchy name of the Fujitsu IS12T and details we've gleaned from...

  • HP on webOS: It is not dead yet
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    HP on webOS: It is not dead yet

    By 22 August 2011

    If you’ve been following the tech news you’ll know that HP has recently killed a number of smartphones, including the TouchPad, Pre and Veer, that it has only recently launched around the world.  For many, that news meant that webOS was being killed...

  • New HTC phones coming 1 September?
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    New HTC phones coming 1 September?

    By 19 August 2011

    HTC is to hold one of its Meet HTC events for the public in London on 1 September, Pocket-lint has discovered after surreptitiously stumbling across the announcement on the company's Facebook page.  Nothing too exciting about that you may think, until...

  • Why HTC should buy webOS and Google HP’s PSG division
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    Why HTC should buy webOS and Google HP’s PSG division

    By 19 August 2011

    HP is pulling out of the consumer market. It’s dumped webOS products and keen to sell off its PC and laptop division as it looks to concentrate on the business-to-business side of its operation. To become the man behind the man, rather than just...

  • New Windows Phone Xbox Live features and games detailed
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    New Windows Phone Xbox Live features and games detailed

    By 17 August 2011

    Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 is set to get a host of new features and titles over the coming months including wearable achievements for your avatar and in game add-ons. The new features are set to arrive in Autumn and should help boost any changes made...

  • Kinectimals coming to Windows Phone 7
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    Kinectimals coming to Windows Phone 7

    By 16 August 2011

    Kinectimals, the motion controller based animal interaction game, is set to hit Windows Phone. Hand movements will be replaced with touch screen controls, allowing the same sort of functions found in the original Kinectimals game. As well as transforming...

  • Windows Phone 7 Mango leaked early
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    Windows Phone 7 Mango leaked early

    By 15 August 2011

    A build of Windows Phone 7.5, a.k.a. Mango, has appeared online, weeks before it is due to go live officially. Build 7720 has been made available on the XDA developers forum, but is a reference version that isn't designed specifically with any handset...

  • Windows Phone 7: Less popular than Bada?
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    Windows Phone 7: Less popular than Bada?

    By 12 August 2011

    The latest mobile phone industry figures released by technology reserach analyst Gartner don't make good reading for Microsoft - it suggests that its smartphone market share for Windows Phone devices in Q2 2011 was just 1.6 per cent. This is a figure...