Posts tagged Windows Mobile 7
Windows Mobile 7 interface screen shots have leaked out. A big thanks goes to the person who removed the cover of the Windows Mobile 7 banner for the MWC and even a bigger compliment for the source capturing and leaking out the screenshots. Only a few hours remain before Steve Ballmer’s keynote for Mobile World Congress start, but we already know how the Windows Mobile 7 interface will look like.
We all know that the next generation of Windows Mobile, Windows Mobile 7 or should I say Windows Phone 7 Series won’t be bringing the much awaited Flash capability. To give it the official status, Adobe has itself come out and said that the upcoming Windows Phone 7 won’t support Flash “initially”. There is some good news as well – Microsoft and Adobe are working together to bring this cool web browsing technology to the Windows Mobile phones, hopefully in the near future.
We are all expecting to hear from Microsoft about Windows Mobile 7 at the Mobile World Congress. But here is something you should know – there is no such thing as Windows Mobile 7, instead it has been renamed to Windows Phone 7 Series as uncovered by folks at Engadget. This interesting bit of information was hidden in the Windows Phone billboard right under the white stickers beneath the word Windows Phone. What does this point to? Find the answer to this after the jump.
Do you know what date is on Monday? 15 February, Yes the date on which Mobile World Congress event kicks off. Your next question will be what to expect from this highly anticipated event which kicks off in Barcelona. Anonymous sources of WSJ reports that Microsoft looks all but certain to announce Windows Mobile 7 on the MWC launch day.
As expected, nearer the Mobile World Congress gets, hotter the rumor mill becomes. This round of rumor comes from a PPCGeek user and is all about the much talked about Windows Phone 7 aka Windows Mobile 7. The source seems to have gotten hold of detailed information in terms of the features that the next iteration of Windows Mobile will bring. These details are next to official, which means we might be onto something real. Features listed after the jump.
If there were any doubts that Windows Mobile 7 won’t be supporting the impressive Silverlight technology, then they can be cleared now. I discovered this once I read about the Microsoft’s Energize IT 2010 event and its description which says quite a lot. I would also like to credit Stephen Chapman of Microsoft Kitchen who discovered this event in the first place.
Its official – Microsoft will be talking about Windows Mobile 7 at the Mobile World Congress. This interesting news was revealed by Microsoft Chief Financial Office (CFO), Peter Klein while giving an interview on Fox News. Up till now, the Redmondians have been pretty silent or vague about their next iteration of Windows Mobile, so this information should be absorbed with a big smile let alone high expectations that we are expecting and the competitive mobile market demanding it from Microsoft.
Recently, there has been much talk about the next iteration of Windows Mobile, Windows Mobile 7. Microsoft’s upcoming mobile platform has been in the headlines be it talks about the features it will bring, or about the rumored release dates. Leakage of device requirement specification has taken place which suggests that Windows Mobile 7 is only for the high graded mobile phones.
A few hours back, Microsoft rolled out an update for Zune software. Normally with an update, you would expect bug fixes and things of similar nature. But this update has more to it. Besides being a maintenance release, it brings an open secret – the Zune Phone aka Pink is for real. All the credit goes to Long Zheng of istartedsomething for making this secret an open one.
After much confusion surrounding the arrival of Windows Mobile 7, here is something that Windows Mobile fans, specifically Windows Mobile developers will be happy to hear about – the arrival of a new Windows Mobile SDK. Yes, Windows Mobile 6.5.3 Software Development Kit (SDK) has been made available for download.