Microsoft Names Mango Business Features for WP7
In a blog post today, Microsoft provided details on a few previously unannounced new features that will be part of the Mango build of Windows Phone 7. These new features are targeted at business users and add to the WP7 platform's collaboration tools. For example, Mango will add the ability to save and share Office documents through Office 365 and Windows Live SkyDrive. Four other new features include the ability to: pin email folders to the home screen for faster access; view emails in threaded, conversational style; search the email server for emails no longer stored on the device; and access Lync Mobile, which is Microsoft's unified communications platform. It will also gain better IT admin controls, such as support for complex passwords. Microsoft said that more details about Mango will be revealed in the coming weeks. It also announced that it is about to exceed 16,000 applications in the Marketplace for Mobile.
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Nov 28, 2011
Microsoft recently provided an update to its Windows Phone 7 Connector application for Apple computers. Version 2.01 now includes new features such as syncing with Apple's Aperture program; file drag-and-drop; ringtone transfers; better video conversion; and new support for WP7.5 Marketplace.
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.
May 26, 2011
Microsoft has indicated that it is still working to add the tethering feature to its Windows Phone 7 platform. In response to questions on the Windows Phone Developers Blog, Microsoft's Matt Bencke said, "I appreciate your pain around tethering.
May 26, 2011
Speaking to PCMag, Nokia's chief of smart devices Jo Harlow said that the company plans to release new Windows Phone 7 handsets at a fairly regular pace. "We should be launching new devices in a rhythm that might be every couple of months, every three months, something like that," she said.
Bye Bye blackberry
Microsoft may even buy blackberry soon.
Sky Drive is Awesome
this is great try it out , make it better,