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Really? A Windows Phone 7 smartphone by March 20 which can cut and paste? Has Microsoft finally fixed its update system for WP7 phones and will be releasing the NoDo update already?
Apparently not, but a WP7 phone will reportedly have the famed NoDo WP7 update by March 20, according to a report from Phone Scoop.
According to the publication, Sprint has confirmed to them that the HTC Arrive, which is reported to be available by March 20, will have the NoDo WP7 …
Microsoft plans to cease development of Zune music players largely caused by lackluster demand and sales, and a new outlook to focus on its smartphone platform starting with Windows Phone 7; however, Zune will continue as software and services platform.
Media playback on a Windows Phone 7 uses an embedded Zune player, which uses a dedicated Marketplace for purchasing online music, and Zune PC software for synchronizing media or updating the firmware.
Fortunately, these functionalities and …
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In its bid to improve the ecosystem of the Windows Phone 7 (WP7) mobile platform, Microsoft has launched a Global Publisher Program to encourage developers to work on applications for the mobile operating system.
The system will permit developers from all around the globe to submit applications for the WP7 os to publishers for the Windows Phone Marketplace.
It leverages the influence that publishers have on approvals for applications for the Windows Phone …
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Microsoft will pay Nokia more than $1 billion to “promote and develop” Windows Phone devices, Bloomberg reports.
According to the publication, “two people with knowledge of the terms” of the Nokia Microsoft deal said that Microsoft will pay Nokia the said amount while Nokia will pay for each copy of Windows used in the manufacture of handsets.
In essence, the two companies are paying each other for the product of the other. Nokia is paying for the Windows …
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When you fail, try again.
Microsoft will soon resume pushing Windows Phone 7 updates on Samsung phones after the company has found the cause of problems it encountered when it first tried released update.
Late in February, an update which was supposed to enhance the update process of smartphones running the Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system inadvertently bricked some phones.
The update was in preparation for a big update to the mobile platform which will give …
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Microsoft has advised users whose Windows Phone 7 devices have been bricked by the preliminary upgrade it released yesterday as part of its launch of the first major update of the mobile platform.
Yesterday, the software juggernaut released an update for its WP7 OS intended to improve the update process itself, according to the company.
The update is a prelude to the first big update for the platform which will supposedly add new features such as a cut and paste …
Released last year, the mobile platform from Microsoft – Windows Phone 7 needs very powerful smartphone hardware, and so it runs until only on powerful – and therefore expensive – gadgets. However, Nokia, which recently became a strategic partner of Microsoft, promises to change this situation.
CEO of the Finnish company, who previously worked with Microsoft, Stephen Elop said: prices of smart phones with Windows Phone 7 (WP7) will fall very soon. It is in the interests of …
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Dell’s 2011 smartphone roadmap has been leaked by WP Central, detailing planned release timeframes for Android and Windows Phone-powered smartphones from the US consumer electronics Giant.
According to the sister sites, “a reliable tipster” had sent them the 2011 Dell roadmap for “both the tablet and smartphone fronts”.
According to the roadmap, the Venue Pro MLK which will bring “additional features and enhancements” will arrive by mid-April.
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During an address at the ongoing mobile world Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Google CEO Eric Schmidt said that Nokia made a “wrong choice” when it decided to make the Microsoft-developed Windows Phone platform the primary platform for its future smartphones.
The chief executive also revealed that “confidential negotiations…that were extensive” were held between Google and Nokia in a bid to persuade the Finnish phone giant to choose the …
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Those waiting for a Windows Phone-powered Nokia smartphone may have to wait longer.
Nokia will be waiting for a major update to the Windows Phone platform before it will be releasing smartphones powered by the Microsoft-developed mobile operating system, a report from The Guardian says.
The British publication notes that Nokia has been very careful not to refer to Windows Phone as Windows Phone 7 since it announced that it will make the Microsoft mobile operating …