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We all have been reading that the Mango update is so close and imminent. Overnight the official Windows Phone webpage has been updated to reflect the new features and phones that the Mango update brings to all new phones and existing phones. The word is that Microsoft and AT&T are starting today to roll out the Mango update to their customers. Go ahead and check it out. http://mango.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-us/default.aspx   Update: The “Where is my Phone’s Update” pages have been updated as well. For the US and other parts of the World it looks like every phone will be updated soon as the status is “Scheduling” (except for the Sprint phones). Check Read more

The messaging client on the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update includes now Group Text and Facebook Chat besides the regular normal SMS/text messaging. Soon Twitter messaging will be integrated as well. However there are many people who can’t get the Facebook chat to work using the turn on switch in the settings option even though their Facebook is set up as an account in the settings. I will explain here how you can make it work for you. The problem actually is not with the Mango update or the settings on your Phone. There are a couple of settings you need change on your desktop. These are as follows: 1. Go Read more

About a month ago we gave you the link for the full webcast when the new Windows Phone 7 update was announced and was being previewed. In the last two days many real reviews showing off the new and hidden features of this Mango update have been appearing on some great sites. Just reading them and watching the screenshot and video’s make me even more excited to have this Mango update on my Windows Phone 7. Below I have summarized some links of the best reviews I have seen about Mango. PocketNow.com – The Ultimate Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Preview (many video’s and screen shots) ZDnet – Matt Miller – Hands-on Read more

This article has been coming for awhile. The Samsung Focus Windows Phone has been my favorite Windows Phone up till now. The Samsung screens are one of the most vibrant true color screens on the mobile devices. However with every new smartphone on the market we never have enough power. The Samsung Focus comes with a 1500 mAh battery and really does do me well on normal days. However on those long days when I start my day early in the morning and have no opportunity to charge my device I now use the extended Mugen Power battery pack. This battery pack as more then twice the capacity of the original 1500 mAh, namely Read more

In case you have missed it or want to see the details again about the the New and Improved Features of the Windows Phone Mango update you can now see the detailed webcast right here. As we reported earlier today in this article Windows Phone 7 is getting ready for a major update that will bring over 500 new and improved features to the Windows Phone 7 platform. Watch this full webcast below to see the up and close details of the major new features like Bing Visual, Linked Inbox, Threaded combined messaging, etc. In case the Video doesn’t work on your screen you can follow this link.

As invites went around a couple of weeks ago for a special Windows Phone Event in NY City it becomes more clear that the specifics of the Mango update, possible named Windows Phone 7.5, will be revealed tomorrow.  Steve Ballmer mentioned over 500 new features for the Windows Phone operating system in this update. As we reported earlier together with our sister site WP7.nl the Mango update will bring an extensive added experience and functionality in the Bing client on the devices. However Steve Ballmer is mentioning “over 500” new features. I really hope Microsoft is giving these details to us and we will find out and know that Windows Read more