Nokia Windows Phones Receiving Tango Update
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 28, 2012
Some new apps will be available only on Nokia devices.
Tags: apps, smartphone, Nokia, Windows Phone 7, lumia
Nokia, Microsoft Take Wraps Off Windows Phone for AT&T
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 10, 2012
Both companies are relying on the new smartphone to boost lackluster sales.
Tags: Nokia, Windows Phone 7
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Roadmap Leaked
By Thor Olavsrud | Article Published December 28, 2011
According to a leaked roadmap, Tango, the next release of the Microsoft Windows 7 Phone operating system, will focus on low-end smartphones and will be available in the second quarter of 2012.
Tags: mobile, Windows Phone 7
Samsung May Ditch Windows Phone 7 Next Year
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 12, 2011
One of the smartphone manufacturer's partners says the company will end support for Windows Phone after next year.
Tags: mobile, Windows Phone 7, operating systems
Unintended Consequences: Will Motorola Deal Help Microsoft?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published August 15, 2011
Google's plan to buy Motorola Mobility promises to impact virtually every player in the smartphone space.
Tags: Google, Android, Microsoft, iPhone, Windows Phone 7, Motorla
Motorola CEO 'Open' to Windows Phone Relationship
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 10, 2011
Sanjay Jha says he would be interested in considering a deal similar to Nokia's.
Tags: Windows Phone 7
Windows Phone 7 Sales Falling Fast
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 08, 2011
Sales of Microsoft-powered smartphones have dropped 38 percent.
Tags: Windows Phone 7
Free Windows Phone 7 Apps: Essential Apps
By Joe Moran | Article Published July 06, 2011
Want some free apps for your Windows Phone 7? Take a look at this list of great apps -- and let the downloading begin.
Tags: apps, Windows Phone 7, windows phone apps
Microsoft Gives Lifecycle Management Roadmap
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published May 16, 2011
At Microsoft's premier event for IT pros and developers, the company showcased new application lifecycle management tools coming in the next version of Visual Studio Team Foundation server -- plus tools for Windows Phone.
Tags: Microsoft, enterprise software, Visual Studio, Windows Phone 7, lifecycle management
Microsoft Romances iPhone App Developers with iPhone/iOS Mapping Tool
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 05, 2011
Realizing that Windows Phone 7 needs more apps, Microsoft reaches out to developers.
Tags: developers, iPhone, iphone apps, mobile apps, Windows Phone 7
Microsoft Shows Off 'Mango' for Windows Phone
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published April 13, 2011
The software giant trots out its latest pitch to popularize Windows Phone, and also shows a developers kit for PC apps that use Microsoft's dynamic games controller.
Tags: Microsoft, Windows Phone, mobile apps, Windows Phone 7, Kinect
Nokia Can't Rescue Microsoft's Mobile OS
By Paul Rubens | Article Published February 24, 2011
An industry observer opines that the Microsoft-Nokia mobile alliance is too little, too late.
Tags: Microsoft, iPhone, Nokia, Windows Phone 7, mobile devices
Microsoft Earnings Report: Bright Expectations, Big Questions
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 26, 2011
Microsoft has benefited from an improving economy, but as it prepares to report record sales for the holiday shopping quarter, questions remain.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, earnings, Windows 7, Windows Phone 7
CES: Ballmer to Tout Windows Slates, Phones and TV
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 05, 2011
Microsoft's CEO gives the opening keynote of the biggest U.S. technology show, where reports say he will demo slates, new Windows phones, and perhaps even a glimpse of Windows 8.
Tags: Microsoft, Ballmer, Windows Phone 7, tablets, CES 2011
Windows at Age 25: Where's It Headed?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 23, 2010
Windows turned 25 over the weekend, but will it last another 25 years? Several analyst attempt a little perspective on its mid-term future.
Tags: cloud computing, Windows, Microsoft, Windows 7, Windows Phone 7
Ray Ozzie Sees 'Dawn of a New Day' for Microsoft
By David Needle | Article Published October 25, 2010
Microsoft's departing chief software architect admits the company has missed some key opportunities.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Windows Azure, Windows Phone 7, Ray Ozzie
Windows Phone 7: What's the Target Market?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 12, 2010
While clearly an enterprise smartphone competitor, Windows Phone 7 also touts features for the consumer sector.
Tags: Microsoft, android apps, iphone apps, Windows Phone, Windows Phone 7
Windows Phone 7 Due Oct. 7
By Scott Mitchell | Article Published October 04, 2010
Sources say the much-talked about mobile units are due to hit shelves soon.
Tags: mobile, android apps, iphone apps, Windows Phone, Windows Phone 7
Microsoft: Android More Expensive
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published September 03, 2010
With Windows Phone 7 due out soon, Microsoft is voicing its opinion about competing mobile products.
Tags: Android, Microsoft, iPhone, iphone apps, Windows Phone 7
Windows Phone 7 Gets Good Buzz, But Whither 6.5?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 16, 2010
Microsoft's big mobile announcement was all about 7 Series, but the company hasn't said what's going to happen longer term with Windows Mobile 6.5, which just debuted in October.
Tags: Microsoft, mobile, windows phone 7 series, Windows Phone 7, Windows mobile 6