Is the Nokia ‘...

The blogosphere has been buzzing with the following “leaked” marketing video allegedly taken from Nokia itself that shows off Windows Phone devices and concepts other than Sea Ray, first spotted by My Nokia Blog. UPDATE: Something that’s been happening way too much on ones...

Molly Wood on Window...

Last month, we reported that Microsoft had offered Dilbert creator Scott Adams and CNET’s Molly Wood to take on the Windows Phone challenge — basically they both ranted about Android so Microsoft decided to send them Mango devices, if they didn’t like it, they will donate $1,000...

Study: Windows Phone...

A Harvard study conducted by professor Dennis Gallatta has found that Windows Phone is comparable to the usability of an iPhone — and reigns victor against Android and BlackBerry. The study tested all four operating systems on a number of individuals who had never used either OS and mandated...

Music downloads accessible in Canadian Zune Marketplace; release imminent? Aug08

Music downloads acce...

If you haven’t read my previous article about a somewhat random occurrence of the Canadian music Marketplace you probably should as this aticle will make much more sense. So as you now know, traces of the Canadian music Marketplace have shown up a few times quite late at night. This...

WP7 easter egg: Holi...

Everyone is pretty fond of how Microsoft greets you every single time you look at the back of your Zune. A friendly “Hello from Seattle” salutes you on the bottom of every Zune device, reminding you who made it. (Always rumored, but never confirmed, to be a slight mock of...

Incorrect date issue...

Zunited was one of the first to report of the new applications and updates to existing applications for the Zune HD just a couple of days ago. Among them was a long awaited calendar application, simply named Calendar, but it seems at least one user is having trouble displaying the correct...

Ways to Improve Wind...

$400 Million. That’s the amount of money that PCmag.com stated Microsoft would use to market Windows Phone 7′s launch. That’s a 4, followed by 00,000,000 (8) zeros. One has to ask: Did Microsoft get their money’s worth? Obviously we have to understand the broad...

Canadian music Marketplace: upcoming reality or momentary error? Aug04

Canadian music Marke...

I am currently running the Windows Phone Mango Developer Beta 2 refresh build, and in order to do so I’ve had to download the beta Zune software version 4.8.2098.0 My Canadian account linked to my main e-mail and Xbox Live Gamertag and Zune username, is one that I have linked to my phone...

Microsoft brings ...

Your Xbox LIVE avatar and MTV’s Jersey Shore have decided to “smush.” That is to say, you can now make your avatar look like the cast of MTV’s biggest reality juggernaut to date. Shack News reports of the additions to the Avatar Marketplace, including the ability to...

Is this a screenshot...

Windows Phone Tango first made rounds when DigiTimes reported it was the intermittent release between Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) and Windows Phone 8 (Apollo). The 7.10.8200 build was then spotted being tested in the wild and rumors circulated that Tango would see Skype integration (a job...

Microsoft responds t...

Yesterday, Google’s Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer David Drummond wrote a blog post claiming that Microsoft and Apple had jumped “into bed together” in a patent war against Google. Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, Sony, and several other companies had bid jointly —...

New Windows Phone co...

A couple of months ago, Microsoft began promoting Windows Phone on the Xbox Dashboard where Laura Foy of Channel 9 would ask your Xbox LIVE avatar to jump in on a talk show with her and test out her Windows Phone. If your avatar liked the device, it got to keep it. The company recently edited...

Google: Microsoft, A...

Google updated its official blog today with some harsh words for Microsoft, Apple, and the rest of the pack that bought Nortel’s patents — mainly: these companies are not innovative, they just use litigation, and these practices are anti-competitive. “We’re not...

New job posting conf...

Microsoft dished out $8.5 billion for Skype this past May but integration of the platform with its services since then has been mum. However, a new job posting filed today on Skype Careers’ website indicates the company is finally ready to kick Skype integration with Windows Phone into...

Study claiming Inter...

A study that made rounds on blogs and renown newspaper websites claiming that Internet Explorer users are dumber than those of other browsers was just an elaborate hoax. BBC News uncovered the truth about the con, which many publications fell for — CNN; The Daily Mail; The Telegraph;...

Microsoft giving awa...

Microsoft has once again teamed up with On Air With Ryan Seacrest for another giveaway. Previously, the company was giving away 100 Windows Phones and free tickets to any concert of your choice in a four day sweepstakes period. Now, there’s a cash incentive valued more than both previous...

Ilomilo is this week...

Those of you trying to save a buck and get a great return on investment might want to look at Ilomilo. The puzzle game is a gem, one of the best Windows Phone 7 titles available, and now $2 cheaper. That’s right, Ilomilo is now $2.99 and will remain so until next week when something...

Report: Nokia will n...

Yesterday, Zunited reported that Microsoft and Nokia will be holding a joint Windows Phone event in Germany for Gamescom, as a rumor — however, it appears the invites sent out were real. The bad news: it appears Nokia will not be unveiling any of its WP7 hardware at the event. According to a...

Google+ for Windows ...

Kevin Marshall, a developer for Clarity Consulting which was in charge of the official Facebook for Windows Phone app, tweeted out a screenshot of the imminent Google+ for Windows Phone application. Source:...

Microsoft hires crea...

Back in February, we reported about a fan-made advertisement that “you need to see” with comments on the post stating Microsoft should hire whoever made it. Well, several months later, Brandon Foy, the mastermind behind the advertisement, has been hired by Microsoft. LiveSide was...

Windows Phone 7 offi...

Have you ever shared some slightly alarming news to a friend, to which they respond with words of confidence or little worry, but you can tell on their face that deep down inside, they are, truly worried. Just as Internet Explorer and Firefox show another term of declining market share to...

New Zune HD apps in the Marketplace Aug02

New Zune HD apps in ...

It seems Microsoft isn’t ignoring its ZuneHD faithful. Today, there are new apps for your download enjoyment ranging from games to utilities. The list of apps includes: Finger Paint Calendar Trash Throw Slider Puzzle ColorSpill Splatter Bug Vine Climb Decoder...

Zunited Podcast 134 – I am Mango, hear me RAWR Aug01

Zunited Podcast 134 ...

   More Mango news comes out this week: the first Mango device is announced, it’s official — Microsoft will brand Mango as “Windows Phone 7.5,” latest Mango build plays audio files off SkyDrive, and news about when HTC, Samsung, and LG will be releasing their devices....

Windows Phone 7.10.8...

A new build of Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system was spotted out in the wild. Could Tango, the version after Mango (Windows Phone 7.5) and before Apollo (Windows Phone 8), already be going through testing by Microsoft? Nanapho used the Dude, Where’s My Update? application...

Rumor: Microsoft and Nokia to hold joint event at Gamescom on August 17
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Rumor: Microsoft and...

Microsoft partnered up with Nokia earlier this year in a non-disclosed agreement with the company unlike they have with other hardware manufacturers. Windows Phone 7.5 isn’t due until September, and Nokia’s “Sea Ray” device is rumored for release in October, but a...