Windows Phone 7.8 Update Announced for Existing Windows Phone 7.5 Devices

If you are following the updates, you may know that Microsoft has announced Windows Phone 8 officially with the codename “Apollo“. Unfortunately this new version will not support the existing devices. To bring the new features of Windows Phone 8 to the current Windows Phone 7.5 devices, Microsoft will be rolling out an update Windows Phone 7.8 soon. This step will really make the Lumia users happy to some extend.

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Download WhatsApp For Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Now

Almost all the smartphone users will be familiar with WhatsApp, the perfect replacement for your standard sms, but completely free if you have a working internet connection. Well, now WhatsApp is also available for Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, though WP 7.5 Mango still isn’t officially released but some ROMS leaked for some specific handsets. For short, WhatsApp is cross-platform mobile… Continue reading

Download Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Rom For HTC HD7 And Some Other Headsets

Just a couple of moths ago, Microsoft announced the next version of Windows Phone, dubbed as Mango. Though none of the devices running the previous version of the OS, have officially obtained the upcoming version till now but leakers have already made it available for some devices before the official roll-out, as usual. Few days ago, the Windows Phone 7.5 Continue reading

Windows Phone 7 Mango to Release September 1st – Report [Updated]

Update at the end of post: We have already got reports that Microsoft has finalized Windows Phone 7 Mango update, aka Windows Phone 7.5, after releasing few beta versions for developers. When Mango Beta 2 was released, we shared a simple how-to-guide to get this beta update on our Windows Phone 7 devices without needing developer account. Today we… Continue reading

Windows Phone “Tango” Build Will Bring Global Content Search Feature?

Well, Microsoft finalized its Windows Phone 7.5 update last week, but the leaked screenshots of next update have started appearing in the wild. Windows Phone Tango, which is reported by many sources to be the minor release before the next generation Windows Phone OS codenamed Apollo, will include a global search option. This global search option will allow users… Continue reading

Update Windows Phone 7 to Mango Without Needing Developer Account [Guide]

Earlier this week Microsoft released Windows Phone 7 Mango Beta 2 update for developers, meaning only those users who are registered with Dev Devices Program on Microsoft Connect can update their devices to this release. But thanks to hacking community which has found a workaround to install this Mango Beta 2 on WP 7 devices without needing any Develop Account.

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WP 7 Mango Beta 2 Released for Developers, SDK also Available for Download

Today Microsoft releases Windows Phone 7 Mango Beta 2 for developers after testing it internally for several weeks. Along with WP7 Beta 2, the SDK tools for the said beta version are also available for download. It is being announced by Microsoft that Mango update will bring more than 500 new features including multitasking, IE9, deeper social and IM integration… Continue reading

Microsoft Releases First Major Windows Phone 7.0.7390.0 aka NoDo Update

Microsoft has finally released the much awaited update for Windows Phone 7 devices. Windows Phone 7.0.7390.0 update brings the most demanding copy-paste feature along with other improvements.

The official changes introduced in this new version are summarized after the break.

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Tips to Fix Bricked Windows Phone 7 After Applying Update

Yesterday Microsoft rolled out a small update to Windows Phone 7 devices. The main purpose of this update was to make the ground for first major WP7 OS (firmware) update, codenamed “NoDo” which is to be released in early March.

However after applying the update many users, esp those having Samsung WP7 phones, reported that their devices had gone into unusable state.

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Windows Phone 7 OS Comes to Nokia Phones [Official]

If you are following the rumors over the past week, this shouldn’t be a surprise for you. Today Microsoft and Nokia have announced plans for broad strategic partnership to combine the respective strengths and to build a new global ecosystem.

You can read the full press release after the break but the whole situation can be summarized in two points:

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Chrome to WP7 App to Receive Links and Text from Chrome on Windows Phone 7 Released

Chrome to WP 7 is a new app for Windows Phone 7 handsets which works just like Chrome to Phone app for android. After installing the chrome extension in the desktop Chrome browser and Chrome to WP7 in the Windows Phone 7 mobile, WP7 users can send the links and other selected text from Google Chrome to their phone.

Chrome to WP7 is a free app available in the marketplace.

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ChevronWP7 Unlock Tool for Windows Phone 7 Removed at Microsoft's Request

ChevronWP 7 Unlock aka Jailbreak tool for Windows Phone 7 has been removed after Microsoft reached out to the developers of this tool.

Brandon Watson, Director of Developer Experience for Windows Phone 7, contacted the ChevronWP7 team to establish a mutual understanding focusing on the team’s efforts to enable homebrew possibilities and broaden the development of Windows Phone 7 apps and tools.

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