Windows Phone 7

Nokia 703 to be first Nokia Windows Phone smartphone?

Nokia’s first Windows Phone could be the Nokia 703. A picture from an alleged carrier presentation has been leaked showing the device and some difficult to read specification details. The specifications outlined by sharp eyes suggest a mid-range device sporting a 3.7-inch display, 512MB RAM, 8GB of onboard storage, and a 5MP camera. The pictured device appears similar to the […]

Angry Birds now available for Windows Phone devices

It took a bit longer than initially expected but Angry Birds finally landed in the Windows Phone Marketplace. Angry Birds for Windows Phone was officially announced back in February. Initially expected on May 25th, it was delayed to June 29th to ensure “the best possible gaming experience on Windows Phone.” Angry Birds for Windows Phone is available for US$2.99. A […]

Verizon launching Windows Phone 7 HTC Trophy on May 26th

Verizon Wireless today announced the upcoming launch of its first Windows Phone 7 device. HTC Trophy specifications: Processor: 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 Operating system: Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (with NoDo update) Cellular connectivity: Dual-band CDMA/EV-DO and GSM Other connectivity: GPS, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 Display: 3.8-inch WVGA Input: Capacitive touchscreen Memory: 576MB RAM and 512MB ROM Storage: 16GB onboard […]

Angry Birds for Windows Phone 7 delayed (Updated) is reporting that the expected launch of Angry Birds for Windows Phone 7 has been delayed. Rather than launching on May 25th as announced at MIX11, the game will now apparently launch on June 29th. According to a Microsoft spokesperson: “The shift in timing of Angry Birds as the final title in the Must Have Games lineup was a […]

Microsoft sells less than 700,000 Windows Phone 7 smartphones in 2010?

While Microsoft did announce back in January that some 2 million Windows Phone 7 devices had been shipped to carriers since the launch of its newest mobile operating systems, just how many of these found their ways into customer hands has remained a mystery. LG, one of Microsoft’s launch partners, suggested that sales had not met its expectations but did […]

Microsoft begins pushing out Windows Phone 7 security update

As reported earlier, Microsoft has begun to push out a Windows Phone 7 security update. The security patch blocks a number of fraudulent third-party digital certificates. Update 7.0.3292 provides the following: This update includes a critical fix to an industry-wide issue with nine untrusted digital certificates that were issued by one root certificate authority. These third-party digital certificates are used […]