Hands-on with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango on a Samsung Focus

Hands-on with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango on a Samsung Focus

Summary: Microsoft is showing off a Technical Preview of Windows Phone 7.5 Mango and most of the pieces are up and running successfully, including Facebook chat, linked inboxes, podcast support, multi-tasking, and much more.

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  • Internet Explorer 9 is a powerful and fast browser that shouldn't leave you wishing for more.

  • Social networks are more integrated and as soon as Twitter and others are turned on you will be able to share web pages easily.

  • As you can see more services are available for account integration, including Linked In and Office 365.

Topics: Operating Systems, Browser, Microsoft, Mobility, Samsung, Software, Windows

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  • Jesus effing christ

    A full page reload just to change the image? ZDNet do you realize how much your programmers suck?
    jackbond
    • Amen

      @jackbond Can't tell if their programmers are inexperienced twits or if they do it on purpose to artificially bump their page view count and ad displays
      archangel9999
    • It's because zdnet is a......

      Linux powered site and therefore linux programmers working with unusable linux tools, which adds up to horrible experience.
      I think SJVN does the programming when not writing one of his masterpiece blogs about how windows sucks.
      xuniL_z
  • This page is FUCKING unuseable

    You could have an image that revealed the meaning of life at the end, and no one would ever see it.
    jackbond
    • RE: Hands-on with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango on a Samsung Focus

      @jackbond Too funny! Instead of "flagging" critiques of your interface ZDnet, how about fixing them? It distracts from every story presented this way.
      WmTConqror
  • RE: Hands-on with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango on a Samsung Focus

    Looks real good can't wait for my phone to update
    danny@...
  • RE: Hands-on with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango on a Samsung Focus

    The dozen people that volunteered for the beta test that is WP7 are very happy today!
    Red_One
    • RE: Hands-on with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango on a Samsung Focus

      @Red_One All the WP7 (all the thousands of) developers can beta-test Mango. It's called reality. You should look into it sometime.
      wmarkjones
  • Does the software have a yahoo mail app?

    Just ordered a windows 7 phone, can't wait until I get it. Hope yahoo mail will work with it.
    susand43