Mango HTML5 in-browser audio streaming demoed [video]
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Jun27

Mango HTML5 in-brows...

The audio streaming happens around the 1:25 minute mark. Though we can’t understand what the man in the video is saying, it appears as though the audio works while you turn off the screen, while on the lock screen, and you can even control the audio with the volume rocker. Pretty...

Did Timbaland use his Twitter as a Windows Phone ad? [Update: Yes, and he's not the only one]
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Jun25

Did Timbaland use hi...

Famous music producer Timbaland updated his Twitter status on Thursday with the following message: “xbox live on a phone? Really? dope. check out the new htc trophy windows phone at verizon [sic].” He followed that tweet with a link to the promotional Verizon HTC Trophy page....

Microsoft officially details Games Hub updates in Mango
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Jun23

Microsoft officially...

It’s been almost a month since Microsoft announced their biggest update yet to the Windows Phone operating system, dubbed 7.5 and codenamed Mango, touted to have over 500 new features. But we’re just now getting to the bottom of what exactly is new in the Games Hub for when the...

Introducing Sea Ray,...

Remember those Windows Phones that Nokia got a license to make? Well, one has surfaced. The first Nokia Windows Phone is codenamed Sea Ray. In the image above you can see the device and it is obviously running WP7, and the design looks close to the prototype pictures we saw a few months...

Site aims to fix WP7 retail experiences by tattletaling. And it’s working.
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Jun22

Site aims to fix WP7...

“Microsoft has gone out of its way to build an awesome experience for the phone with Windows Phone 7. But the only experience they can’t control is when you walk into a retail store to buy one.” Those are the opening words when you visit Windows Phone Tattletale, a new...

Windows Phone 7 to get Microsoft made Zune app releases
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Jun20

Windows Phone 7 to g...

Sorry we are a little late on getting this up! softpedia.com has written in an article dated June 15th, 2011 that the swelling Windows Phone 7 app marketplace will soon receive new companions to add to it’s already over 25 thousand applications since the brands launching in October of...

Microsoft ‘feeling flattered’ by iOS 5 features similar to Windows Phone
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Jun06

Microsoft ‘fee...

Today’s been a fantastic day for everyone and anyone that loves technology. While Microsoft was announcing their Xbox plans and vision for the next year or so at E3, Apple was doing just about the same but for iOS 5 (the next version of the operating system that powers iPod touch, iPad,...

Zune features in Windows Phone Mango officially detailed by Microsoft
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Jun03

Zune features in Win...

Late last month, Microsoft announced Windows Phone 7.5 Mango with over “500 new features” at an event in New York City. Unfortunately, that many features cannot be showcased in just one event, leaving all Zune enthusiasts wondering what they added to the Zune Hub (or rather, the...

Buy a Windows Phone off Amazon and get a $25 gift card
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Jun01

Buy a Windows Phone ...

New Windows Phone devices are coming this fall, but if you just can’t wait until then this deal might set you over the edge to get a Windows Phone today. Between now and June 30th, Amazon is offering a $25 gift card to anyone who buys one of six of their WIndows Phones. It’s quite...

Acer W4 Windows Phone specs revealed
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May31

Acer W4 Windows Phon...

At the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango event last week, Microsoft announced hardware partners. On the list of those partners was three new companies, Acer included. At an event today, Acer’s Windows Phone, dubbed W4, was shown off — and its hardware specifications were on display for everyone...

Confirmed: First Nokia Windows Phone device in Q4
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May31

Confirmed: First Nok...

Just a week ago, Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 7.5 Mango to the world, touted to have over 500 new features (only a handful were shown off at the event). Then, the company announced hardware partners for the next version of the operating system, adding three new companies and another that...

Nokia CEO: Windows Phone, S40, Symbian apps will collect together in one online store
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May30

Nokia CEO: Windows P...

Microsoft signing Nokia, the largest mobile handset maker in the world, was a huge get for the company. Analysts and journalists alike said that once Nokia begins shipping their Windows Phone devices, the two companies might just be a real tour de force. However, little was — and has been...

Nielsen: Windows Phone owned by 1% of USA smartphone users
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May30

Nielsen: Windows Pho...

According to a recent report by Nielsen, only one percent of smartphone users in the United States actually owned a Windows Phone device between February through April. That’s eight points below Windows Mobile, which is the operating system prior to Windows Phone (for a collective 10%...

Windows Phone games will be shown off at E3
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May30

Windows Phone games ...

The biggest day for gaming is coming in just one week — and the rumor mill has been churning out some good stuff so far. Just recently, Zunited reported about Microsoft filing for three trademarks with the word “Fusion” in them. Most likely, those three trademarks will be games...

Mango will display emoticons as images
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May30

Mango will display e...

This is probably the smallest of slight features coming with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango this Fall, but it’s one that I actually like a lot. If you remember Zunited’s review of the Windows Phone operating system (penned by me), you’ll know that one of my favorite perks of Windows...

Mango features caught on video: custom ringtones, video upload, battery saver, and more
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May30

Mango features caugh...

At the Mango event in Berlin, some features that were not announced at the event in the United States were shown off. Throughout the 11 minute video, the presenter shows off how to upload video, how custom ringtones work, and battery saving mode, amongst others. Users have been wondering...

WP7 App Developer El...

In our first of a series, we interview Windows Phone 7 app developer Elbert Perez. If you own a WP7 device, and you enjoy gaming, you probably have downloaded one of Elbert’s games. Creator of Impossible Shoota, and the recently released Armored Drive, Elbert Perez was kind enough to...

HTC Trophy temporarily sells out on launch day
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May26

HTC Trophy temporari...

The HTC Trophy began selling today online through Verizon’s website, making it the first Windows Phone to be available on the number one carrier in the United States, but could it really already be selling out? It is, or at least it did, according to reports Entertainment Connected...

Microsoft in favor of higher priced Windows Phone apps
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May26

Microsoft in favor o...

Microsoft is set on supporting higher priced applications for its Windows Phone apps Marketplace and wants to encourage developers to charge more for their work. It’s an attempt to seem more enticing in respect to their competition — Apple’s App Store or Google’s Android...

Windows Phone Game o...

Wet & Wild Published by Microsoft Game Studios Price: $4.99 Today Microsoft released this week’s Game of the Week. Hydro Thunder Go comes to you via the Zune Marketplace at a price of $4.99. This title is a throwback to old Hydro Thunder games, the ones you’ve come to know in...

Six things to improve Xbox Live on Windows Phone May25

Six things to improv...

When Windows Phone 7 was announced in 2010, the news was welcomed with aplomb by gamers invested in the Xbox platform. Finally, a way to carry our Xbox Live account in our pockets and gain gamerpoints on the go. The allusion of a connected, cloud based, mobile device that could play Xbox...

Zune gets facelift, new features in Windows Phone Mango
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May24

Zune gets facelift, ...

Microsoft announced on Tuesday morning its new version of the Windows Phone operating system, codenamed Mango, with over 500 new features. Only a handful of those were actually demoed at the official event, all outlined right here on Zunited, and thankfully during the announcement we saw that...

Mango SDK available today
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May24

Mango SDK available ...

During today’s Mango announcement, Mobile Communications Business President Andy Lees announced that the developer tools, also known as the SDK, for Mango have been made live online. Not a huge surprise since the Microsoft Romania press release indicated as such. The SDK, which is in...

Joe Belfiore further demoes new Mango features
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May24

Joe Belfiore further...

It may get hard to digest all of the features Microsoft announced for Mango earlier today, but Joe Belfiore (missing from the announcement, which we believe is a first) demoes those features in an easy to watch video. There are a ton more hosted on the Windows Phone official YouTube page, so...

Zune brand still alive during today’s Mango announcement
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May24

Zune brand still ali...

Microsoft’s Zune has been the victim to some harsh rumors over the past couple of months, most notably that the brand was going to disappear forever. Just this weekend another rumor sprung up that Zune was going to be split up into Xbox Mobile, Xbox Live, and “Windows Live...