Review: LG Quantum
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The Quantum has access to Windows Marketplace for Mobile. The Apps are added to the main menu once downloaded and installed. The Games are added to the XBox 360 Hub. The Marketplace shows screenshots, user reviews, related apps, and how much the app costs to download.
Because the Quantum is made by LG, it has access to the LG Hub. The LG Hub is sort of like a mini Marketplace for the Quantum. There are a number of apps in there that were developed by LG that specifically work with the Quantum, such as Look n Type (texting-while-walking utility), Tool Box(flash light, compass, etc.), and Panorama Shot (camera utility).
There is also an AT&T Hub, which is populated mostly by AT&T-branded services that are already installed on the Quantum.
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May 2, 2012
LG had admitted that while it is not abandoning Microsoft's smartphone platform, it isn't actively developing any new models that will run Windows Phone. "Although we currently don’t have a new Windows device in the pipeline, that is simply because demand for Android devices is so strong," said LG in a statement provided to AllThingsD.
Sep 12, 2011
AT&T today announced that it will sell the HTC Titan, and the Samsung Focus S and Focus Flash later this fall. All three devices will run Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.
Apr 16, 2011
Microsoft has provided an update to the status of AT&T's Windows Phone 7 devices and the NoDo update. According to the Windows Phone Blog, the LG Quantum and Samsung Focus have passed the testing phase and are now in the scheduling phase.
Apr 13, 2011
Microsoft's Joe Belifiore today admitted that the system updates offered to Windows Phone 7 devices so far have fallen short of the company's expectations. "We had expected it to be earlier than now," said Belfiore at Microsoft's MIX 2011 conference in Las Vegas.
Mar 24, 2011
Microsoft has published a web site to provide Windows Phone 7 users with a general idea of when they might expect their devices to receive the NoDo update. According to the site, Microsoft is scheduling the update for the Dell Venue Pro and HD7 (both on T-Mobile), which means it should be available in the next 10 days or so.