Back in November, Microsoft launched its Meet Your Match campaign, aimed at promoting the ease of use of its Windows Phone 8 handsets, a follow-on from the Smoked by Windows Phone campaign for Windows Phone7. A recent blog update has confirmed the challenge is proving successful at raising awareness for Windows Phone 8 devices and [...]
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Following on from their successful Smoked by Windows Phone campaign, where Ben Rudolph challenged every day users to complete specific tasks on their phones faster than he could do on a Windows 7 Phone, a similar campaign has been set up for Windows Phone 8. The official Meet Your Match website again shows Ben travelling [...]
OK, so the Mango Update is available now, but its being rolled out in batches, slowly, to customers. Depending on whereabouts you sit in the magic queue it could be 2 or 3 weeks before its available for you. According to the Windows Phone Blog: If a problem comes to light, it’s critical that we [...]
Microsoft have confirmed that the Mango Update to Windows Phone 7.5 has started rolling out. You can check your phone for updates now, but don’t be surprised if you don’t see anything immediately, the rollout will be staggered and will push out to everyone over the next week. You can see the full list of [...]
Conor Pierce, general manager for the UK and Ireland at Nokia, has said that their first Windows Phone handset is “absolutely stunning” in an interview with Pocket-lint. “To the partners we have shown the device to, their words, not necessarily mine – although I agree – upon showing it to them. It’s spontaneous and unprompted. [...]
Shortly after we detailed clues about the forthcoming WhatsApp for Windows Phone release, its now available in the Windows Marketplace. You can download WhatsApp now but its restricted to devices running the Mango update only, so you’ll need to have that installed but that should be coming very soon now so keep checking.
A thread on the Vodafone Australia support forum has had a Vodafone CS rep confirm that Visual Voicemail won’t be supported on Vodafone, and that Personal HotSpot (tethering) won’t be included in the initial Mango release, but will come as a subsequent update. Its not yet clear if the Mango Personal Hotspot capability will not [...]