Monday, October 24, 2016
Blogs: Page (1) of 1 - 05/24/11 Email this story to a friend. email article Print this page (Article printing at page facebook
Microsoft revamps phone software, adds handset makers
By TechUniverse
A Windows Phone 7 is seen at the Windows Phone 7 launch press conference in New York, October 11, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi Microsoft Corp launched an update of its Windows phone software on Tuesday, hoping a host of new features will help it close the gap on smartphone leaders Google Inc and Apple Inc. The updated software, code-named Mango, will appear on new Windows phones beginning this autumn, and be available for existing Windows phone users before that, although Microsoft has not set a timetable for making the update available. The update -- announced eight months after the launch of Windows Phone 7 -- involves 500 new features, including Internet Explorer 9 as the mobile browser, integrated Twitter and LinkedIn feeds, automated Facebook check-ins, and access to more than 17,000 downloadable applications. The update improves Microsoft's distinctive "live tiles", which allow users to see real-time information on the phone screen without actually opening an application, and allows more than one application to run at the same time. Read More

Click here if your browser is not automatically redirected within 3 seconds..

Page: 1


Our Privacy Policy --- About The U.S. Daily News - Contact Us - Advertise With Us - Privacy Guidelines