HTC Surround, Samsung Focus Can Be Had For A Penny

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If you're in the market for a new Windows Phone from AT&T and don't mind saddling up with a new 2-year contract, both the HTC Surround and Samsung Focus are available for $0.01 from Amazon Wireless. The hidden cost in deals like this one are costs associated with the plan. If you happen to be out of contract on another carrier, moving to Windows Phone for a penny is a … [Read more...]

Windows Phone Forums Insider: Exciting new changes

Our Windows Phone forums are a great place to get help with your new phone, ask questions or share your knowledge with others. Membership is free and registration takes less than a minute, even less using Facebook. In our weekly Insider feature, we wanted to let you know of some exciting new changes. As some of you may know, our site started years ago as an enthusiast site … [Read more...]

HTC 7 Pro Receives FCC Approval

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The HTC 7 Pro has passed through the FCC, so it's ready to roll. Now we have to wait on Sprint who will be the first CDMA carrier of Windows Phone 7. No word yet from Verizon on when they'll release a new Windows Phone. As soon as we get word from Sprint on a possible release date, we'll pass it along. This approval is certainly encouraging. HTC 7 Pro forums via Engadget … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace Hits 1,000 App Milestone

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Good news on the app front. As of today, there are 1,000 apps available in the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace. We certainly expected there to be 1,000 apps by the US launch and now they've hit that number with time to spare. More importantly, there appears to be a healthy selection of quality apps. It's no where close to the 100,000 apps touted in the Android Market, but we'll see … [Read more...]

Microsoft To Unveil New Logos at MGX? UPDATE: No new logos, but new tagline


Microsoft's yearly MGX (Microsoft Global Exchange) event will be taking place soon and a myterious (now pulled) YouTube video surfaced showcasing new branding for Windows and other major product lines including Windows Phone. The images are blurry and it's not clear if this move is imminent. The tagline for the new branding is "Be What's Next". UPDATE: Word from Microsoft … [Read more...]