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Navigon navigation has been an outstanding application for Windows Phone and Windows Mobile for years. For all non Nokia users this is the best navigation app to have. Heck even for Nokia users it is a great Navigation app to have. We did a video review of Navigon last year on Windows Phone 7.  We just got a notification from them about their future…… And they are here to stay. The NAVIGON for Windows Phone USA app is $20 off until October 31 ($29.99 instead of $49.99). And the next version of the Navigon app will be compatible with Windows Phone 8 and current users of the Navigon app will be Read more


Yesterday I already gave you the details of the released March 2011 NoDo update for Windows Phone 7. However this release was from Microsoft and unbranded non-carrier locked phones are able to receive these updates pretty imminent. My good friend Arne Hess from the::unwired just reported he received the NoDo update notification on his HTC HD7. Windows Phone 7 is also on many different phones and with different carriers in different parts of the world. Since all the these different variations brings with them little customizations and different networks, the carriers have to test these updates before they give Microsoft the go ahead to deliver them. To create some transparency Microsoft has now Read more

Last week, Microsoft has begun to ship Windows Phone 7 hardware to developer partners  and it is loaded with the latest Technical Preview of the new Windows Phone 7 Operating System. Some of you did get a chance to play with the device, like I did at the first Windows Phone Get Together but there was no way we could spend some time alone with the device. There was only one (LG Prototype) Windows Phone 7 device there and it was heavily guarded by Maarten Sonneveld, Business Group Lead Mobile himself. But all this is going to chance now and in the upcoming weeks. It seems that the first devices Read more

Today Microsoft changed the location of the Windows Phone forums to the successful Microsoft Answers forums. It is logical since most user come to the Microsoft forums looking for an Answer. In the Microsoft Answers forums you can find the following product groups: Windows (Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP) Office Microsoft Security Essentials And now the My Mobile Phone Forums have been added. These are for all existing Windows Mobile, Windows Phone and KIN forums. Welcome to Microsoft Answers, the community-based forums where you can search, browse, and post questions and answers. Thousands of community members—including Microsoft folks—are here to help. Get started by searching, or selecting a Read more

Today Windows Phone 7 Series was announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Laura Foy from Channel9 interviewed Joe Belfiore, Corporate Vice President of Windows Phone Program Management who was able to give us a full overview of all the new exciting features of Windows Phone 7 Series. The topics that were covered are: The new user experience Integration with social networks like Facebook Internet Explorer Photos, videos, and music E-mail and texting GPS and maps Search integration Hardware standards Head over to the 22 minutes demo below: