Devices with forced NoDo updates won’t upgrade in the future
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Apr20

Devices with forced ...

Yesterday AT&T released the NoDo update for the Samsung Focus and the LG quantum. But before this, some WP7 users were desperate to get the update, so they decided to force it thanks to a “hack”. Now Brandon Watson from the Windows Phone team has said on twitter that further...

NoDo finally comes to AT&T users
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Apr19

NoDo finally comes t...

Today, after months of waiting and complaining, AT&T has released the pre Nodo update, and the NoDo update for Windows Phone 7. This update includes features such as copy and paste, improved speed, and other cool fixes, plus the addition of some AT&T features like WISPr feature that...

Windows Phone 7 homebrew can cause problems
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Apr08

Windows Phone 7 home...

Microsoft is against using Chris Walsh’s update program in this Windows Phone 7 weekly update, saying it may somehow cancel out the ability to install future updates according to Ars Technica. If you choose to attempt one of these homebrew hacks, we can’t say what will happen to...

Hack brings multitasking to WP7 sooner rather than later
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Apr06

Hack brings multitas...

Microsoft’s NoDo woes has been plaguing Windows Phone 7 users for a short time now. For the most part, consumers want their update — and they want it now. But the company has suffered from a few problems which have then delayed the release of NoDo to a number of consumers. But...

Editorial: America is app crazy Apr06

Editorial: America i...

Not too long ago, people purchased their portable media devices (PMD) based on the specific features of that device and the software that works with the device. Many people bought the old school iPods because it had that nifty little wheel and iTunes was extremely intuitive and simple to use....

Microsoft: we hadn’t anticipated ‘situations’ with first WP7 update
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Mar25

Microsoft: we hadn&#...

Microsoft officially released its real first update to the new Windows Phone platform early this week, but the rollout didn’t go as smoothly as anyone had hoped. In a video with Channel 9 as part of MIX11, via WinRumors, Microsoft’s own Joe Belfiore was tasked with explaining all...

Competition for Zune Pass? Rhapsody music streaming WP7 app out now
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Mar25

Competition for Zune...

One of the better features for Windows Phone 7—or any Zune device for that matter—is the Zune Pass. It allows you to download as many songs as you want and keep 10 (yes, forever) for a monthly fee of $15. But a new application for WP7 may prove to be a bit of competition for the...

New WP7 ad: “Everything a smartphone should be” (and Zune makes a cameo)
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Mar04

New WP7 ad: “E...

Microsoft has released its latest ad for Windows Phone 7, and it doesn’t involve anyone running into walls or falling down on moving walkways–regardless of how funny those were. The new ad actually seems to incorporate actual testimonials from users of the new operating system...

‘We Love Windows Phone’: New WP7 user-made ad you need to see
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Feb28

‘We Love Windo...

We at Zunited love Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 ads, but we think that the guy who made this–We Love Windows Phone–deserves to be hired. If not only for how cool the above ad looks! Thanks to WPCentral, where we first saw the...

New 2Play Mobile games coming to Zune HD?
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Feb26

New 2Play Mobile gam...

2Play Mobile, the same company that released Penalty! Flick Soccer for the Zune HD, is apparently gearing up to release three new games for the Zune Marketplace. Though, it’s still not clear whether it will be for the Zune HD or Windows Phone 7. The company has three games listed as...

Angry Birds lands on WP7 April 6th
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Feb24

Angry Birds lands on...

The most popular game on multiple mobile operating systems, iOS included, will finally make its way to Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7. After months of speculation, waiting, and a final confirmation, Microsoft officially announced today at the company’s Spring Showcase in San Francisco...

2 million WP7 devices shipped. Not sold. But there is good news
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Jan26

2 million WP7 device...

Greg Sullivan, Microsoft senior product manager, told Bloomberg that the company shipped more than 2 million Windows Phone 7 devices to mobile carriers last quarter. The last time Microsoft was asked that question, the number was 1.5 million… which perhaps indicates that the platform is...

News roundup: WP7; X...

The new year has begun and been in full swing for some time now, and so has the Microsoft news… and yet, nothing displayed on Zunited. That’s probably because we lost our groove. But we’re gaining it back. How? By posting a roundup of all the top news and tidbits from each...

Unconfirmed: Visual Voicemail and VoIP coming to WP7
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Dec12

Unconfirmed: Visual ...

MobilityDigest was able to go through Windows Phone 7′s registry via a homebrew application and found some interesting entries. First of which is Visual Voicemail, which would potentially allow users to view their voicemail inboxes without having to go through the automated command...

WP7 copy and paste shown on video
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Dec06

WP7 copy and paste s...

Everything has described before seems to be in order. Although it seems you can only highlight entire words instead of portions of words which may or may not be a big deal to certain consumers. [Source: PocketNow via WinRumors] Update: The video seems to be having some problems while it...

ChevronWP7 discontinued
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Dec05

ChevronWP7 discontin...

We’re a little slow on this one (throw me a bone, I’ve been sick all week!!) but Sakai was correct in the podcast when he said that ChevronWP7 has gone the way of the Dodo bird. The guys behind ChevronWP7, a jailbreaking tool for Windows Phone 7, were contacted by Microsoft’s...

Windows Phone promotion on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
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Dec05

Windows Phone promot...

Ever since I saw that tweet above, I knew some great promotion went on during The Ellen Show for Windows Phone. And I was not disappointed. Thanks to MobileDigest — they posted the video below of how Windows Phone 7 was given the proper product placement treatment on the talk...

WP7 copy and paste rolling out to developer devices
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Dec05

WP7 copy and paste r...

When Microsoft announced Windows Phone 7 earlier this Fall, they began with stating that a feature they’ve heard their customers want is copy and paste. They assured that it would be coming in January 2011 and sure it enough it seems like the early builds of the update hold true to...

Custom ringtones now possible with ChevronWP7
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Nov30

Custom ringtones now...

ChevronWP7 — the Windows Phone 7 jailbreak joint venture of Long Zheng, Chris Walsh, and Rafael Rivera — has now released a custom ringtones manager for Microsoft’s latest mobile operating system. Not having custom ringtones (even for pay ringtones) has been a common...

Zunited reviews: Windows Phone 7 operating system Nov28

Zunited reviews: Win...

  I know that many of you have already read countless Windows Phone 7 OS reviews and probably could not care less for another one. To those people, I say: skip this post, then (but please don’t because I think you’ll find this review pithy and awesome!!). I recently bought the...

Windows Phone 7 unlocker (jailbreak) has been released
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Nov25

Windows Phone 7 unlo...

Here’s something to be thankful for. A few short days ago, Zunited reported about an Australian hacker who provided a huge step forward to jailbreaking the Windows Phone 7 operating system. Today Chris Walsh, together with Rafael Rivera and istartedsomething’s Long Zheng, has...

Windows Phone 7 coming to Verizon “this holiday season”
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Nov20

Windows Phone 7 comi...

Thanks to WMPowerUser for finding this tweet. According to the Windows Phone Twitter account, who replied to user joeyjoyjoy, Windows Phone 7 devices will begin hitting Verizon stores as early as this year… while there’s still time left. Joeyjoyjoy asked the Windows Phone account...

Windows Phone 7 microSD problems arise
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Nov16

Windows Phone 7 micr...

Since the debut of the Samsung Focus in the United States, consumers have been complaining about various problems with microSD memory cards and the phone. First, it was a hassle to have to hard reset the device if you wanted to add a memory card after having set up your phone, then some...

HTC Trophy lands on Verizon in early 2011
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Nov15

HTC Trophy lands on ...

Engadget was just tipped off that HTC’s Windows Phone 7 device, the Trophy, will be debuting on the Verizon network in early 2011… well, at least for Microsoft employees. A leaked internal (graphical) memo of some kind for Microsoft employees only has found its way to the Internet....

Windows Phone 7 jailbreak is imminent
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Nov13

Windows Phone 7 jail...

In just a few short weeks since its release, it seems like the steps to jailbreaking Windows Phone 7 devices has begun. Chris Walsh, an Australian hacker, has found a way to run native and unmanaged code on the mobile operating system. Obviously, something Microsoft would not be too happy...