24. May 2011 17:14
Microsoft today announced the next Windows Phone update 7.1 named “Mango.” This will be the fourth update after the SSL update (May 2011). As announced by Microsoft this update will be available in autumn and it will be free of cost to all current Windows Phone Handsets. Along with the Microsoft announcement Nokia also confirms that Mango is a great milestone for the first Nokia Windows Phone Devices .
Some of the significant features that “Mango” udpate has:
Multitasking – By pressing and holding the back button, the user will be able to access the Multitasking feature of “Mango” which will enable the user to switch quickly between the applications.
Twitter Integration in the People Hub – Just like Facebook, Twitter integration will allow the user to post update from People Hub.
Improved Live Tiles – They will be more dynamic and will contain more information.
Integrated Messaging – the new update will automatically detect if the person you want to message is online and will allow you to select the best method of communication. If the recipient is signed into Windows Live, Mango will provide the option to send an instant message otherwise it will send a text message.
SkyDrive available in Office Hub – It will have ability to save and share Office documents through Office 365 and Windows Live SkyDrive enabling the user to access the latest documents anywhere.
Microsoft says that the IE9 experience on the Phone mirrors the experience on the desktop. It has added hardware-accelerated graphics.
Beta Development Tools should be announced anytime today at http://create.msdn.com .