Posts tagged Windows Phone 7
Nokia has seen its share of the smartphone market slide as its handsets based on the Symbian operating system (OS) went from being top dogs to struggling contenders. There was talk that the Finnish firm would be partnering with a different OS developer for its future projects, a rumour which proved to be true when it recently announced a deal with Microsoft to bring Windows Phone 7 to its next array of smartphones. However, Nokia does not seem to be abandoning its other platforms outright as Symbian is being kept alive in the short term on models like the X7 and E6. The announcement of the Nokia N9, a smartphone based on the MeeGo OS, caused even more speculation that Nokia might not be putting all its eggs in the Windows Phone 7 basket.
The long awaited moment for the proud owners of Windows Phone 7 has arrived, as today Microsoft has finally launched the Rovio’s popular game Angry Birds for Windows Phone Platform.
We told you that there was more to the 12 megapixel camera capable Windows Phone and we have been proven right. Eldar Murtazin, the man of the moment via a couple of screenshots has let us know that the phone he previously teased is from HTC and not from Nokia.
John Paczkowski of AllThingsD has shared a news which will please smartphone enthusiasts looking to get their hands on Nokia’s Windows Phone Debutant. Citing Jo Harlow’s interview with Forbes, Paczkowski has hinted at the Finlander’s intention of rolling out their first Windows Phone Mango powered smartphone in the current year.
WMPU has gotten a tip from their anonymous insider which suggests that HTC is prepping two Windows Phone 7.5 handsets which are likely to be called HTC Omega and HTC Eternity.
The first quarter of 2011 brought for us the first Windows Phone 7 powered CDMA phone courtesy Sprint. and it seems that the smartphone enthusiasts will see the first world Windows Phone 7 in the same year as well. XDA has revealed that the first world Windows Phone 7 will be called HTC Mazaa, which by the way reminds me of HTC ChaCha.
The moment has finally arrived for the Windows Phone 7 owners who have been longing for the NoDo aka No Donuts update. According to Winrumors, Microsoft has started pushing out the copy and paste update for the Windows Phone owners and unbranded Windows Phones are the first ones that are receiving the update.
Eldar Murtazin, a technology blogger who has developed a reputation for being the first to get hands-on time with upcoming smartphones has posted a tweet according to which Nokia is working on not one, not two but four Windows Phone 7 devices.
Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop while talking to Reuters revealed that the Finlanders have started working on their first Windows Phone device.
When Nokia took center stage at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona, back in February, they hinted at unleashing their first Windows Phone 7 device in 2011. However, based on a recent statement given by Nokia India’s Managing Director and Vice President for Sales, Mobile Phones, D. Shivakumar to DNA, the Finlanders won’t be unleashing their Windows Phone debutant in 2011.