Monthly Archives: May 2011

Stephen Elop interview

Here’s an interesting internal Nokia interview with CEO Stephen Elop. I like a lot of what he says here, especially the bit around “we have to fight hard, show intellectual curiosity, and of course everyone has to be accountable … … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 online services availability matrix for Mango

You may recall that Andrew Birch earlier this year took up my call for a Windows Phone 7 table in which the available Windows Phone services would be matched up against the countries in which the platform was available. My … Continue reading

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Nice HTC HD7S and HTC Trophy video reviews

MobileTechReview has published some nice and surprisingly comprehensive video reviews of the newly released HTC HD7S (AT&T) and HTC Trophy (Verizon) handsets. HTC HD7S From what I’ve heard, here and elsewhere, the big differences between this new version of the … Continue reading

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Even more Mango features hidden in the developer tools emulator

In keeping with this week’s ongoing revelations about new Windows Phone “Mango” features, Alan Burchill uncovers a few more that are hidden in the handset emulator in the Windows Phone “Mango” developer tools: With the release of Windows Phone “Mango” … Continue reading

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SSL update continues…

Eric Haulata reports on the official Windows Phone Blog that more phones are getting the SSL update (to build 7392) this week… 7392 is now rolling out to Windows Phones on Sprint in the U.S. and Orange in Europe. If … Continue reading

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Mango feature list

Microsoft claimed this week that there would be “500 new features” in Mango, the first major update to Windows Phone that is due this fall. It then proceeded to show off a dozen or so new features at a press … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Marketplace heading to web in Mango

The Windows Phone Developer blog discusses a nice change coming to the Windows Phone Marketplace in time for the “Mango” release: It will be available on the web as well as via a dedicated mobile app on the phone (and … Continue reading

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