Verizon’s First Windows Phone 7 to Arrive Late March

Remember the article we posted about ten days ago that mentioned Verizon CTO Tony Melone stating that it would take a lot for Verizon to sell WP7 devices? Well, it seems Verizon has finally decided to accept a third OS (along with iOS and Android). According to WinRumors, Verizon is planning to announce the HTC 7 Trophy as early as February 28, 2011 as their first Windows Phone … [Read more...]

Verizon CTO Has Doubts About Windows Phone 7

There were some surprising quotes from Verizon CTO Tony Melone regarding Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 ecosystem. Melone remains skeptical about Microsoft's ability to become the new number three alongside iOS and Android. Microsoft plans to introduce new Windows Phone 7 devices on both Verizon and Sprint this spring, so this makes for odd timing of the quotes below. "I do … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 To Go CDMA In First Half Of 2011, Software Update Just Around The Corner


At Microsoft's big CES announcement yesterday, not too much time was spent on Windows Phone 7, but a few major announcements were made. The first is that an update for WP7 is in the works, and it will bring copy and paste as well as improvements to how fast apps load. This is doubtless the NoDo update we heard about earlier. The other big piece of news is that Verizon and … [Read more...]

Verizon Branded Apps Show Up In Marketplace


We know Verizon will be shipping WP7 handsets in 2011, and the general assumption it'll be very, very soon rather than later — early January has been knocked about as a date by a number of people. Here's an indicator that we might be seeing big red getting in on the Windows Phone 7 business in the very near future: a handful of Verizon branded apps have landed in the … [Read more...]

Sprint Set To Get WP7 In January?


According to Neowin, Sprint may be getting Windows Phone 7 as soon as next month, doubtless because AT&T and T-Mobile kept an iron grip on the platform over the lucrative holiday season. The source stated that Windows Phone 7 would be coming to Verizon and Sprint in January but did not state if the devices would be announced at CES. Also, the specific devices were not … [Read more...]