Windows Phone 7 coming October 11

windowsphone7-200

According to Pocket-lint’s inside sources at Redmond-based Microsoft, the Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system will be launched on October 11, 2010. That is exciting news, because the sources also report that Windows Phone 7 handsets will follow later in the month.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Sneak peak at first Windows Phone 7 game: Bye Bye Brain

byebyebrain-windowsphone7

Windows Phone 7 is on the brink of distribution and we’ve managed to catch a glimpse at one of the first games made for the device; Bye Bye Brain- a 3D zombie killing classic Tower Defense game where you must attack the flesh eating zombies and stay alive until the military rescues you.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 to launch for the ‘holidays’ with plenty of hardware choices

Microsoft

Microsoft has revealed additional hardware partners for their Windows Phone 7 OS, announcing that Dell and HTC are now on the list of manufactuers who will be making Windows Phone 7 phones. This is good news for the company, who have already got Asus, Samsung and LG to pony up a few devices. You can expect something from each of the companies before the year is out; while no set date on the official launch day of Windows Phone 7 is keeping us in suspense.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Dell Lightning strikes with Windows Phone 7

De

Not particularly impressed with the Dell Mini 3i? Don’t really want anything to do with the Dell Streak series? That doesn’t mean that the giant computer maker isn’t going to go after your smartphone dollars with yet another offering. In a very exciting move, it seems that we could be getting our hands on the Dell Lightning smartphone.

While the hardware looks pretty slick (and I’ll get into that a little further in just a moment), the real news is that this will be powered by Windows Phone 7. Windows Mobile has really fallen into the background these last couple of years, getting overshadowed by the iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android (and even webOS from Palm to an extent), so this could be a major boon for Microsoft.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Windows Phone 7 developers get toolkit, app store closed like iTunes

winpho7.200

Why build applications when you’ve built the platform for the application? Developers will get 70 percent of each application sale and Microsoft 30 percent according to Microsoft’s announcement Monday, including a Windows Phone 7 application store and user interface.

At MIX 2010 Microsoft made it very clear what tools developers would need to start building for Windows Phone 7. With leaked information posted awhile back, it comes as no surprise that the application development will in fact be done in Silverlight and game development in XNA.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Motorola open to launching Windows Phone 7 devices

motorola-windowsphone7

It’s no secret how Bill Gates views Google and its Android operating system. One fine afternoon Gates, while browsing the web discovered that Google was recruiting ex-Microsoft employees. That’s when the penny dropped – Google was competing with the ‘Big Boys’ in the OS market.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Still alive: Windows Mobile 6.5 now Windows Phone Classic

windowsmobile

With the recent launch of Windows Phone 7 Series, many Windows Mobile 6.5 (and Windows Mobile 6.53) owners cringed at the thought they would be dropped without a second thought. Contrary to those thoughts, Microsoft has announced that the OS will stay on board and will be re-badged as Windows Phone Classic. Why? Well, it’s still popular and Microsoft doesn’t want to turn their back on such an important core group of users.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Windows Phone 7 Series first look, HTC on-board, not enough cowbell

wphone7s-feat

Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the companies next-generation of Windows for smartphones today: Windows Phone 7 Series. Microsoft is adapting to consumer demand and tailoring the new OS to have a “smart design” and integrated experiences between web and other applications. The have also have managed to bring Xbox Live games and Zune music and video to the mobile phone.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Windows Phones will be supported on Macs, Zune for media?

winpho7

Just because my Microsoft mouse could stop an iMac from booting doesn’t mean the same scenario is destined for Windows Phone 7 devices, especially since Microsoft is officially confirming they’ll have an app to sync Windows Phones with Macs.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Opera Mini 5 beta out for Windows Mobile 5/6 smartphones, no more java

opera-mini-5.200

What the Safari browser is to the iPhone, the Opera browser shall be to Windows Mobile devices. Today Opera Software announced a native version of Opera Mini 5 beta 2 for Windows Mobile 5 and 6-based smartphones. Opera on your Windows Mobile will give you a dramatic increase in browsing speed, tabs, and no more java.

How the browser works is by compressing up to 90 percent of the data traffic coming from websites before they get to your handset, thus delivering you a really fast browsing experience, and ultimately lowering your data fees.

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

New Windows Mobile, Android, Palm Pre Smartphones Coming to Verizon

It sounds like Verizon Wireless is poised to make a major run at the market early next year. Everyone is already pretty excited about the Motorola Droid that launched a short while ago, but there are rumblings of at least three new smartphones that’ll be hitting the shelves of Big Red in the very early […]

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Much-Discussed ITG xpPhone Will Do Windows 7 Too

xpphone1

Do you remember that ITG xpPhone? Remember how it was supposed to be one crazy smartphone that got powered by a full build of Windows XP? Well, ITG is going further, because they’re going to plop Windows 7 into that frame. We all know that Windows 7 is supposed to be more efficient than Windows […]

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Onslaught of Windows Mobile 6.5 Smartphones This Year

So, we all know that Windows Mobile 6.5 will officially be launching next month and handset manufacturers will be able to produce smartphones that come pre-loaded with the new platform right out of the box. This is supposed to represent a major leap forward from Windows Mobile 6.1, but how many phones will get this […]

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Pre-Orders Taken for ITG xpPhone with Windows XP

BlackBerry OS? iPhone OS? Symbian OS? These are all perfectly viable mobile platforms, but they still don’t offer the same kind of utility that you’d be able to extract from a true desktop operating system. That’s why ITG has decided to create a new smartphone that is powered by a full build of Windows XP. […]

more →
Posted in: Uncategorized
1 2 3 4 79