Nokia Lumia 800 Officially Revealed, First Nokia WP7 Mango Device

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At Nokia World earlier today, Stephen Elop and crew officially revealed the Nokia Lumia 800, ushering in the era of Windows Phone 7 devices from the Scandinavian company. This is the first Windows Phone 7.5 Mango device from Nokia, but it’s going to look strangely familiar.

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Fujitsu-Toshiba IS12T first device to run Windows Phone Mango

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We’ve been hearing about the Mango update to Windows Phone 7 for a very long time, but we had yet to see any kind of official release. That has now changed, because the first Mango phone has been officially unveiled. It’s the Fujitsu-Toshiba IS12T. That’s the good news.

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Toyota touchscreen augmented reality prototype lets you doodle on windows

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A group of engineers and designers from Toyota Motor Europe’s Kansei1 Design Division have decided to take car-window-doodling up a notch. They’ve designed a prototype system that would turn the side windows of Toyotas into touchscreen augmented reality devices. Using the “Window to the World” technology, kids could draw on the windows with their fingers and the image would stay there until the vehicle moved.

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Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone Mango to be Released This Fall

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Today, Microsoft has given a preview of its latest Windows Phone OS update, known as Mango. According to Microsoft, Mango will deliver more than 500 new features to ensure a seamless integration of communications, apps and internet searching. Microsoft focused on developing three main things in Mango, which include a web experience that goes beyond the browser, a smarter approach to apps, and improved communication features that make it easier to connect and share with others.

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Smartphone Sales up 85% year-over-year with Android in the Lead

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Gartner predicted that worldwide smartphone sales will reach 468 million units in 2011, with Android taking 38.5 per cent of the smartphone market. Gartner’s prediction sounds about right and might even be too low of an estimate when it comes to both smartphones and Android’s growth.

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Samsung Starts Mass Production of Transparent LCD Panels: Windows Are Billboards

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A couple of months ago, I had the opportunity to check out the Samsung transparent AMOLED display at CES. That’s just a prototype, but what about stuff that will eventually make it into the hands of real customers? Well, that’s starting too, because Samsung has just started to mass produce some see-through screens.

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