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Windows Phone 7 (p)review: Mango

Windows Phone 7 (p)review: Mango

| August 2, 2011 | 237 Replies

  I’ll preface this “review” by saying the following. This is NOT final code and there will likely be significant changes and additions to both the aesthetics and performance of the Operating System when the final build is released to OEM’s. Further, the hardware improvement likely to accompany this update, in particular the newer 45nm […]

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Nokia Windows Phone 7 UI Concept: N9-style multitasking

Nokia Windows Phone 7 UI Concept: N9-style multitasking

| July 11, 2011 | 32 Replies

Hello again folks, after reading the following quotes after the announcement of N9 from Nokia spokesperson Mark Squires, We did the alliance after they announced Mango and we’ve jumped on a moving bus. That means the majority of early products will be based on that.” “However, as we move forward, you will see more of […]

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What’s in an ecosystem?

What’s in an ecosystem?

| June 23, 2011 | 84 Replies

Now a lot of people took offense to my post about MeeGo, with quite a few saying that I was a Microsoft shill, Windows Phone fanboy, hated open source, a goon, know nothing about Open Source and quite a few other things that by and large demonstrated that they completely missed the point. Let me […]

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Nokia Windows Phones running Mango are out in the wild!

Nokia Windows Phones running Mango are out in the wild!

| May 24, 2011 | 65 Replies

In case you’ve been living under a rock or simply don’t care, Microsoft just had this little press function today to officially announce their latest mobile OS release. Most of the features shown off are those we’ve already covered before and a few others we neglected somewhat but the general message was the same. Fluidity, […]

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WP7: Poor sales?

WP7: Poor sales?

| May 8, 2011 | 51 Replies

There has been a lot of talk about what OS shipped what amount of units and how well or how bad that particular OS did. Symbian was clearly visible in every chart and so was its declining market share. But where was Windows Phone? Is it such a failure that it doesn’t even register on […]

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Nokia Windows Phone 7 UI Concept – Live Cubes

Nokia Windows Phone 7 UI Concept – Live Cubes

| April 19, 2011 | 112 Replies

Hello folks, I am Peter, a Nokia fan and mobile phone enthusiastic from Finland. I’m also the guy who made that ‘What if Nokia’s version of WP7 had themes?’ concept published here at My Nokia Blog a while back (something I actually plan to revisit soon, this time with Metro UI in mind). I’ve since […]

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Symbian was ditched – for good reason

Symbian was ditched – for good reason

| April 13, 2011 | 128 Replies

I know this post is going to lead to a lot of derision from readers but to be perfectly honest, brutal honesty is necessary from time to time. Yesterday, Nokia announced their update to Symbian, named Anna which brought to the platform a number of key improvements including a new browser, updated homescreen animations, the […]

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Windows Phone 7: A year on – less of a failure than you think.

Windows Phone 7: A year on – less of a failure than you think.

| March 31, 2011 | 17 Replies

The folks at Windows Phone Developer Blog have been kind enough to put together a list of all the significant number, statistics and observations made since Microsoft’s announcements  MIX 2010 concerning the Windows Phone 7 application development framework and tools. Quite a bit of it is surprising to me especially with so much talk about […]

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Concept: Windows Phone 7 Mango Update Concept

Concept: Windows Phone 7 Mango Update Concept

| March 28, 2011 | 27 Replies

Over two weeks ago, we featured the work of a brilliant high-school student name Jozef Kocur. You guys were really impressed by his work, which was incredible for anyone to do, let alone a high-school student. http://mynokiablog.com/2011/03/11/medley-of-concept-awesomeness-nokia-meego-tablet-windows-phone-tablet-windows-phone-7-new-homescreenmultitasking-remix/ Jozef emailed us back to thank us for the post and inform us with his new update. His […]

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