New Features Coming To Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, Including Facebook Chat

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It seems like new feature leaks in Windows Phone 7.5 are becoming a regular occurence. Last week, we heard about Bing Audio, turn-by-turn map guidance and SMS dictation. Now comes word through the Windows Phone Dev Podcast that Mango will include Windows Live Messenger, Facebook Chat and AOL Messenger integration. This will all be part of the Messenger Hub in Windows Phone 7.5. … [Read more...]

Microsoft Announces “Must Have Games” Including Angry Birds

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Microsoft has announced "Must Have Games", a collection smash hit games that will make their way to Windows Phone 7 this spring. All of the games support Xbox Live features. The list includes some impressive titles, at least based upon sales on competitive platforms. Yes, Angry Birds is on the list. Here's what you can expect: Hydro Thunder Go Sonic the Hedgehog 4 … [Read more...]

Microsoft’s Brandon Watson On Developing For Windows Phone 7

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Business Insider was able to sit down with Microsoft's Brandon Watson to discuss the companies plans to help developers become successful with the Windows Phone 7 platform. Watson is heavily involved in Microsoft's developer program and provides some insight into how developers can take advantage of the opportunies with Windows Phone 7. In more than one case, Microsoft has … [Read more...]

Xbox Live Extras Coming To Windows Phone Marketplace

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New updates are coming in the form of Xbox LIVE Extras to Windows Phone Marketplace this week. They include the following: New countries, new languages! Xbox LIVE Extras available in new languages including French, Italian, German, and Spanish. This also means that Xbox LIVE Extras will now be available in all the official countries where Windows Phone and Xbox LIVE … [Read more...]