Did Windows Mobile Outsell Windows Phone 7 In Q4?

MobilityDigest raises a very interesting question: did WM6.5 outsell WP7 in Q4? Because we don't have sale numbers for either, it's hard to judge, but here's what we know: Microsoft shipped out 2 million WP7 handsets in that quarter, and not all can be considered sales. In Q2, WM6.5 sold 3,096,400 units, in Q3 it was 2,247,900. If that trend stays true, that would mean around … [Read more...]

Microsoft Investigating Data Problems

If you've been hit by the data problems that have been widely reported on Windows Phone 7, take some solace in the fact that Microsoft is aware of the problem, and they're looking into it. Talking to the BBC, a spokesman said: "We are investigating this issue to determine the root cause and will update with information and guidance as it becomes available." Hopefully the root … [Read more...]

Check Out Windows Phone 7’s Calendar

WMPU has just put up this great little look at the calendar app that's going to ship with WP7. I must admit, that looks damned good! Multiple calendar sources, slick interface, the ability to link it to people or places, all great features. I think this is also the first real look we've had at the date and time pickers, which put a uniquely WP7 spin on setting your time. The … [Read more...]

Twikini Jumps Ship From Windows Mobile To Windows Phone 7

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Trinkit software, who develop the popular WM6.x Twitter app Twikini, have announced they'll be shutting down the app shortly, and focusing all their efforts on the WP7 version. The change was crystalized Twitter changing their authentication API, and Trinkit has decided to not bother with the Windows Mobile version any longer, citing "the shape WM 6.x is in." All hope is not … [Read more...]

Microsoft To Release Mobile OS for Enterprise Devices


Whomever came up with the K.I.S.S. principle must not work in the software division at Microsoft who today announced they will be releasing a mobile OS for enterprise devices. This in addition to the existing operating systems. Microsoft will release the new OS for embedded and enterprise devices. The enterprise OS will be based upon Windows Mobile 6.5 and then eventually … [Read more...]