Finnish handset maker Nokia has announced an update is available for their first ever Microsoft Windows Phone 7 based Lumia 800 mobile phone. This coming from the company who dropped their own Symbian platform as the main OS on their flagship devices, back in February this year.
Popular UK music download service 7digitial has announced that it is expanding its mobile client range in partnership with Microsoft, where an application is due to arrive on Windows Phone 7 devices in 2012.
Former British Telecom mobile phone network O2 has announced it will be carrying the Windows Phone 7 based Nokia Lumia 800 handset, despite previously not listing the phone.
Chinese mobile phone news website iMobile has published an interview with the Lenovo phone product manager, where he confirmed the computer manufacturer will be launching a Windows Phone 7 handset next year.
On-line mobile phone news website BGR has published a news item about the recently leaked Nokia Lumia 900 Microsoft Windows Phone 7 handset arriving stateside early next year, before Nokia has even announced the device.
Seattle based software and OS developer Microsoft has released an interactive demo of their latest Windows Phone 7 ’Mango‘ edition of their OS, which can be run from inside of a web browser on any mobile phone from aka.ms/wpdemo
Offering a new revenue stream to the company
Microsoft related news website WinRumors has run with an article that the Finnish phone makers could be making their exclusive Nokia Drive, Maps and Music software for other Windows Phone 7 devices.
American business magazine Forbes has run a piece on the sales of Nokia’s first Windows Phone 7 Lumia 800 handsets, with those numbers reaching just half a million.
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One Mobile Ring has been contacted by an O2 HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 handset owner, who has received an update to their mobile phone last week from O2 – which has resulted in a constantly changing MAC address, affecting WIFI access on the device.
Second leak in just two weeks
Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia has had another Windows Phone 7 handset leaked in the Lumia 601, with a possible smaller screen than currently seen in their announced range.