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The Samsung Focus 2 Brings LTE to WP7 Users

At this point when the words Windows Phone 7 come up, the go to reference would be a Lumia. Maybe the 900, maybe the 710, but Lumia is currently the backbone that is standing WP7. Today At&t and Samsung have uncovered a new variation of their popular Focus line with the Focus 2. The original ...

The Allegro is Acer’s foot in the WP7 Door

As WP7 makes its way into the hearts and minds of end users more manufacturers are making WP7 devices. Hot on the heels of the legendary announcement of WP7 on Nokia devices, it seems that Acer’s first foray into WP7 has become official. The Acer W4 was originally spotted back in June during the Computex ...

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Nokia Introduces the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 WP7 powered devices

The time has finally come! The billion dollar deal that was made between Nokia and Microsoft has finally been made into tangible reality and the ‘first real Windows Phone’ has made its way from the shadows into the light. Nokia held their Nokia World event today in London and announced some new phones. Among the ...

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At&t to push WP7.5 Mango Update to select devices September 27th

  It seems like only yesterday the death of Windows Mobile was announced and the birth of WP7 was brought to light. This was an amazing step forward for the folks at Microsoft; they scrapped what they knew about mobile and started from scratch. What they have created is another option, not just a skinned variation ...

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At&t Brings Mango to the forefront alongside some new impressive WP7 handsets

For what seems like ages the world has been waiting on the highly anticipated Windows Phone 7.5 update, also known as Mango. Recently Fujitsu released a 7.5 device abroad and the update is slowly making its way stateside, with a little help from At&t. Today the carrier announced its plans for WP7.5 and announced a ...

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HTC Omega WP7 Mango phone gets ousted sans the Alpha

  Windows Phone 7 devices are still going strong and gaining some dedicated users along the way and for good reason of course. As the WP7 Mango update inches closer and closer to a universal launch the interwebs is being treated to new devices running the OS. Fujitsu has recently launched a WP7.5 device in Japan ...

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Nokia Shows off a little WP7 Skin with its Sea Ray

  It was about 5 months ago when the news of Nokia taking on Microsoft’s new unproven (at the time) WP7 operating system broke. The only thing left to do after that announcement was to salivate over the potential. Nokia’s hardware is out of this world, while many of us here in the states don’t have ...

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Microsoft beings rolling out Nodo Update to WP7 Users

Microsoft has been fine tuning their Nodo update and has seemingly started rolling the update out to customers. It’s been a long time coming with this update, but it seems that it is finally here. So WP7 users bust out your devices and get your update on as you will not want to miss this ...

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WP7 update in the wings almost ready to fly

When the news of the new WP7 operating system was first announced it was surely a glorious day for Microsoft’s mobile team. Unfortunately however, its lack of basic functionality (copy and paste) did doubt some skeptics. Since that dubious day Microsoft has promised an update to address the simple copy and paste issue as well ...

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5,000 Apps for Your WP7 Smartphone

Windows Phone 7 is gaining apps at a quick pace.

Microsoft has been experiencing an unexpected amount of success as of late with its latest attempt to become a player in the mobile space again. Besides just sales approaching two million and counting of smartphones running its new Windows Phone 7 operating system, its app market has been growing strongly as well and is set ...

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If HTC Has its Way, Sense UI Will Appear on WP7

Do you really want HTC Sense on your WP7 smartphone?

You have to give it to smart phone manufacturers—they really think they know best. Cue HTC’s latest statements that it thinks it will eventually be allowed by Microsoft to customize the Windows Phone 7 operating system. And here I thought at least WP7 would keep the endless customization attempts of manufacturers at bay. “We have a ...

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1.5+ Million WP7 Smart Phones Sold and Counting

Windows Phone 7 logo with WP7 device screenshot

More than 1.5 million smart phones running Microsoft’s new mobile operating system—Windows Phone 7—have been sold so far. That is a very surprising number considering how little faith most (including me) have had in Microsoft’s ability to launch a successful mobile OS. These 1.5+ million phones running WP7 have only had a little over eight ...

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Nokia May Build WP7 Smart Phones

Windows Phone 7 logo with WP7 device screenshot

Nokia news is usually pretty uneventful (oh boy! another smart phone with Symbian that will flop in the U.S.) but according to distinguished smart phone blogger Eldar Murtazin over at Mobile Review, that might all be changing. He claims that Nokia and Microsoft are in negotiations over a partnership that would create potentially Nokia branded ...

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WP7 Smartphone ‘E600’ from ASUS Clears FCC

Front of the ASUS E600 after clearing FCC

Asus wants to get into the smart phone game and its coming ASUS E600—which runs Windows Phone 7—has just cleared the FCC. FCC certification is necessary for phones and pretty much all electronic devices to be sold in the US, which means that Asus’s first WP7 smartphone could end up on shelves pretty soon. Interestingly, ...

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ChevronWP7 Unlocking Hack for WP7 Pulled after Microsoft Contacts Developers

Screenshot of ChevronWP7 unlock

  Almost as quickly as it appeared, the only hacking option to switch smartphones running Microsoft’s new WP7 OS—ChevronWP7—into developer mode has disappeared. The reason? Because the technology allows pirated apps to run on the platform and Microsoft’s own Director of Developer Experience for WP7, Brandon Watson, contacted the three man team behind the WP7 develop ...

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