Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac Gains Features
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. The new desktop software makes a number of improvements to back-up and restore, podcast syncing and photo imports, iTunes support, and metadata support for videos. The update also fixes bugs. It is a free download from the Apple App Store.
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Nov 18, 2011
Microsoft today rolled out a promotion that gives anyone who purchases a new Windows Phone 7 device a $25 gift card that can be used to purchase applications from the Microsoft Marketplace. Microsoft didn't say how long the promo will last.
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
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.
May 16, 2011
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.