Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Windows Phone 7 Update: Mango

Hi folks,

the next major Windows Phone 7 update (code name: Mango) will be released in fall 2011. It will be available as a free update for all existing WPH7 devices. New devices will have Mango installed. Mango will bring you over 500 improvements the most important of which can be grouped in 3 categories:


  • Grouping of contacts

  • Various instant messaging channels like facebook chat, Windows Live Messenger, etc.

  • Desktop compatible IE 9

  • HTML5

  • Hardware acceleration

  • Improved Bing search

  • Improved Start Menu

  • Fast App switching: multitasking of running apps

  • Background execution eg. audio/video streaming
Further information about Mango can be found here. The Beta SDK is available here.

Have fun!

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