I, Windows Phone Feb08

I, Windows Phone

In 2009, the unthinkable happened to me. I went stupid and actively chose to spend $500+ on a new and strange cell phone called the G1. It was sometimes also known by its nom de plume, the “Google Phone.” This “Google Phone,” apparently, had such marvelous integration between Google...

Can’t wait fou...

Windows Phone 7.5, also known as Mango, was released today… but there’s just one catch: the update won’t be available to all phones right away. In fact, only 10% of phones will receive the update by the end of the week; Microsoft hopes to cover 98% in a month’s time. But if...

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango available; 98% of current devices to receive it ‘within four weeks’ Sep27

Windows Phone 7.5 Ma...

After months since Windows Phone 7.5 Mango was announced, earlier this spring, the mobile operating system update is finally finding its way onto phones all around the world today. Late last week, reports stated September 27th would be “Mango day,” earlier today support pages for...

Sprint updates HTC A...

Today is reportedly Mango day. AT&T is supposed to get the Windows Phone 7.5 update first before any other carrier but Sprint may be getting it themselves. Sprint updated its support page for the HTC Arrive today, September 27, to include a new version of the operating system that...

Report: Windows Phon...

A report claims that Windows Phone 7.5, also known as Mango, will make its debut on September 27th and AT&T is the first carrier to receive the update. According to emails received by WPCentral, AT&T will unleash the Mango update for the HTC Surround, the LG Quantum, and the Samsung...

Mango imminent, to b...

On Wednesday, September 20th, Microsoft has finally made an official statement about the timing of the Mango release on their Windowss Phone Blog. This specific post also served as a humble reminder and cautionary advice column about the dangers of updating via bootleg, or homebrew hacks...

Microsoft squashes S...

It’s September 15th, 2011, and while it may be the second anniversary of the Zune HD’s release, it’s definitely not the day Windows Phone 7.5 Mango makes its debut as the rumor mill had been predicting quite fiercely for about a month now. Yesterday, a T-Mobile support page...

T-Mobile support pag...

T-Mobile’s support page for its Windows Phone HTC HD7 is currently displaying that an update for the mobile phone is available. At this point, the only update that would be available is Windows Phone 7.5, codename Mango, which has been rumored for a September 15th release (tomorrow)....

AT&T announces ...

Labor Day has past, and according to radio show hosts everywhere, that means fall is now upon us — which is conveniently the timeline we were supposed to see the Windows Phone 7.5 devices debut. (All rumors point to a September 15 date for when Mango will be released on its own.) AT&T...

HTC Windows Phone 7....

HTC’s Windows Phone 7.5 Mango devices were reported to be codenamed Omega and Eternity, but as it turns out, they will have completely different names once they hit the market. The final names of Omega and Eternity will be HTC Radar and HTC Titan, respectively, according to WMPowerUser....

Japanese Windows Pho...

Something we here at Zunited have been a little wary of is that the different services on Windows Phone don’t exactly translate back to one single brand that can be identified easily. It seems Microsoft is looking for a solution to that problem as the Japanese version of the official...

Windows Phone 7.5 Ma...

500 features is right! You never know what else Windows Phone 7.5, also known as Mango, has up its sleeve. Another surprise feature: Hotspot, which is a way to share internet access from your phone with other mobile devices via WiFi. The picture to the left shows a Samsung Focus using the...

‘Dilbert’...

Director of Windows Phone Apps Brandon Watson recently offered Dilbert creator Scott Adams and CNET’s Molly Wood to take on the Windows Phone Challenge: both were frustrated by their Android phones, so Watson gave them a device and if they didn’t like it he would donate $1,000 to...

Joe Belfiore calls S...

Yesterday, Zunited updated about a report from Pocket-lint that claimed Windows Phone 7.5, also known as Mango, would be released on September 1st. The report, however, did not indicate if that was a software launch or a launch of a Mango device. Though, that could be neither here nor there;...

Report: Windows Phone 7.5 Mango to launch September 1st Aug11

Report: Windows Phon...

Windows Phone 7.5, codename Mango, will launch starting September 1st according to a report by Pocket-lint. Though it’s no surprise, and keep in mind that this isn’t a confirmation either, since rumors began circulating of a September release and an accidental confirmation on...

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...

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...

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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Aug01

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...

Mango 7712 build plays audio files off SkyDrive [VIDEO]
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Jul28

Mango 7712 build pla...

Over 500 new features are being added to Windows Phone with the Mango update, officially dubbed Windows Phone 7.5, and one of Zunited’s top 6 was better SkyDrive integration. Back then, it wasn’t officially announced that SkyDrive was able to play music — and it technically still...

It’s official: Mango build is 7.1, will be branded as ‘Windows Phone 7.5’
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Jul27

It’s official:...

Has anyone kept track about how many times this small debate has been tossed around? Well, now an official, official end is nigh. Microsoft will be branding Mango as “Windows Phone 7.5.” However, the actual build of Mango will be “Windows Phone OS 7.1,” sort of how...

Windows Phone Mango released to manufacturing
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Jul26

Windows Phone Mango ...

Is anyone still in doubt that Mango is being readied up for a September release? Microsoft officially announced today that the Windows Phone team has signed off on their release to manufacturing, most commonly known as RTM, build of Windows Phone 7.5 Mango. In a blog post, Microsoft stated...

Zunited Podcast 133 – Juicy Mango hacks Jul26

Zunited Podcast 133 ...

In this episode, we talk about all of the latest Windows Phone Mango hacks allowing any current WP7 user to load the Fall update today; Microsoft’s Brandon Watson offers Molly Wood and Scott Adams a Windows Phone Mango developer device and if they don’t like it he will make a...

Microsoft’s Brandon Watson bets $1,000 that ‘Dilbert’ creator will like WP7, offers same to CNET’s Molly Wood
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Jul25

Microsoft’s Br...

Director of Developer Experience for Windows Phone Brandon Watson is betting Dilbert, the famous comic strip, creator Scott Adams will like the Windows Phone experience more than Android’s or iPhone’s — and he’s thinking it’s a lock, too. Watson has offered Adams a...

Microsoft to begin accepting Mango apps on August 22nd
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Jul20

Microsoft to begin a...

Microsoft will begin accepting application submissions from developers for Windows Phone 7.5 Mango in “late August,” the company officially stated. Though there is no official word of when Mango will be available for the public, recent reports claim that the first Mango device...