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Nokia’s leaked Windows Phone 7 Sea Ray smartphone

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In February, Nokia announced that it would be partnering with Microsoft to produce some Windows Phone 7 devices. That partnership has now born some unofficial fruit in the form of the Nokia Sea Ray WP7 smartphone.

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Microsoft Encouraging Higher Prices for Windows Phone Apps

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With Microsoft’s software update due this fall, nicknamed Mango, the company is trying to bring over developers to the Windows Marketplace for Mobile by encouraging them to charge more for Windows Phone apps. Microsoft hopes to compete with the highly successful iTunes App Store by offering up better quality apps, as opposed to cheap or free apps that involve fart sounds.

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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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Microsoft To Unveil Windows Phone Mango on May 24

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The Windows Phone OS is getting some major updates. Known as "Mango" the new Windows Phone OS release will add multi-tasking,  turn-by-turn navigation, Bing music identifier, SMS dictation and "more."

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HTC Arrive with Windows Phone 7 Set to Arrive at Sprint Next Month

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It's not quite a WP7 device from Nokia, but it is the first Windows Phone 7 handset to finally make its way over to Sprint. You didn't think that the "Now Network" would be left behind in Microsoft's smartphone revolution did you?

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Angry Birds 3D For Windows Phone 7 In The Works

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To be fair, the headline for this article is the combination of two confirmations that have come by way of Rovio head honcho Peter Vesterbacka. That said, it’s not completely unheard of for these two confirmations to really combine with one another. First, Rovio has indeed confirmed that they are “working on” a version of Angry Birds that will be ...

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Apple or Microsoft, iOS or Windows Phone 7? Why not both?

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In an attention-grabbing demonstration of phone envy, theme creator Wyndwarrior has effectively created an iPhone theme that duplicates the Windows Phone 7 experiences for your Apple smartphone.

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Sony Ericsson has new Windows Phone 7 devices in the pipeline

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As promised, or most likely closer to, as rumored. Dating back to last summer it seemed that Sony Ericsson had decided to invest its interest more deeply in the area of Windows Phone 7. When rumors first arose, the Swedish collaborative venture only passively mentioned that it was looking into the new Microsoft mobile OS as a possible platform for its devices. However, as shipments and demand began to decline, Sony Ericsson must have started to explore new opportunities in an attempt to draw interest to its products in a saturated smartphone market.

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Geohot invited to jailbreak Windows Phone 7

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George “Geohot” Hotz. He survived Apple's lawsuit for jailbreaking the iPhone. More recently, he's sitting as the defendant in a Sony lawsuit for hacking and bringing homebrew to the PS3.

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ChevronWP7 prevents Windows Phone 7 from re-locking after Zune sync

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Just as you can root your Android device and jailbreak your iPhone, you can also unlock your Windows Phone 7 device. However, every time that you sync it back up with Zune, you might find yourself with a locked device again. How can you get around this?

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Microsoft phantom data conspiracy sends out 50MB of Windows Phone 7 data each night

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You've heard of vampire power. That's when you leave something plugged into the wall and it continues to draw electricity even if it doesn't need it. Well, a similar phenomenon seems to be happening with Windows Phone 7 devices, sucking extra data when the user doesn't even think it is.

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Windows Phone 7 now with 5,000 mobile apps (and growing)

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No, this number is nowhere near as impressive as what you'd find through the App Store for the Apple iPhone and other iOS devices, but it represents a major milestone for Microsoft's latest mobile operating system. If you happen to be rocking something like the Samsung Focus or HTC Surround, you can now go to the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace and find no fewer than 5,000 apps.

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January Windows Phone 7 update to address missing pieces

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I've had the opportunity to toy around with an LG Optimus Quantum these last few days and while my general overall impression of Windows Phone 7 is mostly positive, there are some missing pieces that make for an incomplete package.

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Samsung beats HTC for Windows Phone 7 market domination

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HTC has a long and favorable history with smartphones. It was the clear leader with Windows Mobile, especially as an OEM for other brands. It also led the way with Android. Unfortunately for the Taiwanese firm, that crown has been snatched away, because Samsung is the overwhelming leader in the Windows Phone 7 arena.

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Homebrewers rejoice! Windows Phone 7 unlock now available

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Well, that didn't take very long. It feels like only yesterday that Windows Phone 7 made its official debut in the marketplace, but someone has already developed, tested, and released an unlocker for Microsoft's latest smartphone platform.

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