Windows Phone boss Andy Lees sees the latest version of Microsoft’s mobile operating system as the answer to big problems facing iOS and Android, the two most popular mobile operating systems on the planet. In an interview with The Seattle Times, Lees pitched Windows Phone 7.5 — affectionately known as “Mango” — as the answer [...]
Microsoft has developed the web based version of its Windows Phone Marketplace application store. The web based store’s launch coincides with the release of the much awaited Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update which brings more than 500 features to Microsoft’s fledgling mobile operating system. The platform features more than 30,000 apps divided into 16 categories. [...]
Efforts are now under way to take as much smartphone market share as possible away from the major manufacturers like Google and Apple as Microsoft releases its latest mobile OS called Windows Phone 7.5 Mango on almost all WP7 handsets. The changes that Microsoft has made to its new WP Mango OS are being seen [...]
In a rather surprising change in strategy mobile handset manufacturer samsung has decided to make a deal with Microsoft to cross-license their numerous patents rather than suing each other relentlessly for any and every copyright infringement they come across. This new deal should hopefully allow for massive innovation within the two companies, beginning with [...]
Finally, it seems the day has come when users outside of the US can actually use the Amazon App Store. That’s correct, we have reports flowing about the fact that Amazon‘s much talked about app store has gone live outside of the US! This, in spite of the fact that Amazon is officially yet to [...]
The number of smartphones and tablets suffering from mobile malware has increased by 273% in the first half of 2011 compared to the same period in 2010, a new report has revealed. According to software company G Data’s Malware Report on current threats for Internet users and PCs, the rise is being driven by [...]
The nice little Nokia Windows Phone 7 device that Stephen Elop leaked in a boardroom a few weeks ago has gotten the Candid camera treatment from what looks like the factory floor running a version of WP7 Mango which is not for resale.
Android Still first in OS usage, iPhone top device, Windows Phone 7 largest impressions gain – report
So not surprisingly, Android is still the top dog when it comes to overall mobile OS market Share with for the 7th straight month now at 54%, with Apple’s iOS behind it at 26%.
Microsoft has been keeping the lid on exactly when they would be launching Windows Phone 7.5 Mango updates to the world of smartphones, and we’ve all been quite curious when this is happening as it looks like an awesome OS.