WP7 Apps Are a Coming–736 Online Right Now

Microsoft’s coming Windows Phone 7 (WP7) Marketplace has a lot to live up to. Competitors like iOS and Android have apps numbering in the hundreds of thousands already and WP7 smartphones are not even on the market yet. Without a successful market for apps, the platform could die before it even gets off the ground. ...

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HTC Gets its WP7 Handsets to Work—Delay Canceled

Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 operating system has managed to survive its first hiccup unscathed. HTC has announced that it will not be delaying the release of its first five Windows Phone 7 (WP7) handsets.  The first three—including the Desire series—had been rumored in Taiwanese media to be suffering from a software problem that made ...

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Microsoft and WP7: When in Doubt, Spend a Billion Dollars

  Microsoft has a tried and true strategy when launching products—when in doubt, spend billions. Who needs things like features, reliability or a comprehendible user interface when you can just drop an uppercase ‘b’ worth of dough into advertising? Not to say that Windows Phone 7 (WP7) lacks anything or is difficult to use, but Microsoft ...

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Windows Phone 7 to Allow Mac Syncing and Getting Update in January

Good news for Macintosh owners interested in getting a Windows Phone 7 smartphone. Microsoft has sent out a statement that says that later this year they will start rolling out support for syncing a device running Windows Phone 7 (WP7) to Mac. That is not all either. Rumors about Microsoft also adding new features to ...

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A Closer Look at the WP7 Dell Venue Pro from T-Mobile

T-Mobile certainly annoyed AT&T when it held its own Windows Phone 7 launch party by itself on Monday. While AT&T is getting three Windows Phone 7 (WP7) models, T-Mobile surprised everyone by coming out with not one, but two of its own WP7 phones despite AT&T being the preferred carrier or some other such nonsense.  ...

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Windows Phone 7 Arrives: 5 Devices

Windows Phone 7 arrived today and Microsoft has already launched a site to showcase the five available smartphones that will run the new operating system. So what phones are going to be running Windows Phone 7 (WP7)? AT&T is getting the Samsung Focus, LG Quantum and HTC Surround. T-Mobile has the HTC HD7 and the ...

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The Future of Smartphones on No-Contract Carriers: Cricket Wants WP7 and iPhone

The big carriers naturally have the newest and ostensibly best smartphones available. However, smaller, regional carriers that often have no-contract plans want in on the fun. After all, the future of phones is smartphones so they cannot afford to get left behind. Cue Cricket Wireless. The company relies on roaming deals to provide nationwide coverage, ...

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Windows Phone 7 Almost Here: Samsung’s Omnia 7 Shows up in Video

  Windows Phone 7—Microsoft's latest stab at a mobile operating system—is set to be officially announced next week. While the new OS isn't quite 'official' yet, it is a done deal. One of the first smartphones to launch with Windows Phone 7 (WP7) will be the Samsung Omnia 7 and it has just been spotted on ...

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HTC Mozart Specs Leaked

The coming Mozart from HTC will be arriving in the UK sometime near the end of October. US customers will most likely be waiting until sometime in November to get their hands on one, but at least the news from Engadget can bring a little warmth into your heart until then. Here are the specs ...

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AT&T Snags Exclusive Contract with Microsoft for Windows Phone 7

AT&T seems to be everywhere these days, gobbling up exclusivity contracts with nearly every smartphone manufacturer that it can, ostensibly because it is losing its iPhone contract in the near future. It managed to grab exclusivity with the new BlackBerry Torch 9800 and appears to have the lead concerning Windows Phone 7 (WP7). According the ...

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Microsoft Celebrates WP7 with the Death of iPhone and BlackBerry

Some weird news out of Microsoft's Redmond, VA campus—employees at the company celebrated the release to manufacturing of Windows Phone 7 (WP7) by performing a mock funeral for the iPhone and BlackBerry this past Friday afternoon. Yeah. Complete with giant sized mockups of an iPhone and a BlackBerry which were transported around in hearses. Oh, ...

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LG E900 WP7 Device Spotted with 1.3 GHz SnapDragon

The flood gates have opened. LG and their recent mobile endeavors have been leaking all over the place. Yesterday brought us a new mid to entry level Android smart phone from the company and today is seemingly bringing the interwebs a taste of what’s to come. And boy it does sound delicious. LG known the world ...

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