Here is a video taken by the folks at TNW that demonstrates IE9 build performance on Windows Phone 7. The Mango update of WP7 which is expected later this year, will have integrated the final IE9 version.
IE9 Video Demo on Windows Phone 7
Finally, Microsoft has released their first app on the Mac App Store for Windows Phone 7 users and that is Windows Phone 7 Connector app.
Windows Phone 7 Connector beta was released in October 2010 and the latest release is its final version.
Windows Phone 7 Connector Description:
Windows Phone 7 Connector is a simple, easy-to-use application designed to sync your favorite media files from your Mac, with your Windows Phone 7 or Zune HD. You can also sync photos and videos you captured on your phone with your Mac, and when needed, update your Windows Phone 7 software.
Windows Phone 7 Connector [...]
Official Amazon Windows Phone 7 app is out there and available free at Windows Phone 7 Marketplace for download.
The application is designed specifically for Windows Phone devices, and allows users to swipe left or right between product details, reviews and related items.
Download Amazon Windows Phone 7 App
Few hours ago, Microsoft has released a new build of Windows Phone 7 Development tools for developers which includes a new emulator. Now Jaxbot of Windowsphonehacker.com has posted latest unlocked emulator for download.
“The technical information can be found in the XDA Developers thread, but here’s what you need to know: Download the file below, replace it with your original emulator image found below:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Phone\v7.0\Emulation\Images
and open up Windows Phone 7 Emulator from your start menu. You will, of course, need the latest development tools, [...]
Microsoft has released Windows Phone developer tools January 2011 update with a new emulator, utilities and bug fixes.
“This update is composed of two installation files and includes the contents of the deprecated October 2010 Update.”
Download Windows Phone Developer Tools January 2011 Update
Folks at DFT has successfully ported the latest Microsoft’s mobile OS Windows Phone 7 to HTC HD2. This is a great news for HD2 owners having Windows Phone 7 on their device whereas HD2 originally runs over Windows Professional 6.5.
Check out the video below where HD2 runs Windows Phone 7.
Following is the 8 minutes Windows Phone 7 demo video at CES 2011, where the presenter, Liz Sloan introduces 7 main features of WP7 device and most likely the copy/paste feature which is right on its way to get general public in next WP7 update.
Microsoft’s CES 2011 Windows Phone 7 Demo
Amazon Kindle Windows Phone 7 app is available free now in Zune Marketplace that enhances the users e-book reading experience and supports in-app purchases from Amazon’s extensive catalog.
Windows Phone 7 Kindle App Features:
Read over 775,000 books in the Kindle Store, including new releases and 108 of this week’s 111 New York Times® Bestsellers
Amazon’s Whispersync technology syncs your place across devices, so you can pick up where you left off
Integrated shopping experience that allows customers to shop without leaving the app
Send an e-mail to a friend with a link to the book [...]
Microsoft has issued status report about Windows Phone 7 sales issue and according to Achim Berg, corporate vice president, Mobile Communications Business and Marketing Group, 15 million WP7 devices have been delivered to carriers.
According to Berg:
“Sales are ramping well as our reputation is growing for offering users a unique experience and are in line with our expectations – especially when compared to other new platform introductions. With a new platform you have to look at a couple of things, first of all customer satisfaction. As I mentioned before, we’ve seen great response [...]
Microsoft has published a series of articles to help out IT pros who want to roll out Windows Phone 7 devices in organizations.
All the documents are available in PDF format, which you may grab through following download links.
Download Windows Phone 7 Guides for IT Professionals
Windows Internet Explorer Mobile on Windows Phone 7
Windows Phone 7 and Certificates
Windows Phone 7 and Exchange Server
Windows Phone 7 Device Update
Windows Phone 7 Mobile Email
Windows Phone 7 Root Certificates
Windows Phone 7 Security and Management
Windows Phone 7 Security Model