Rumors of the Zune HD2, a next-gen entertainment device that would run Windows Phone 7′s spiffy Xbox Live games, have been kicking around for months. But a new Microsoft job listing suggests that now it’s actually in the works.
The listing, which was dug up by WMPoweruser, calls for a mechanical engineer to help build “the next generation of portable entertainment and communication devices” for Microsoft’s Portable Entertainment Group.
Though there’s still no saying exactly what form the device might take—it could be a radical departure from the Zune HD, [...]
To compete and differentiate from other mobile OSes in sophisticated manner Microsoft is putting its efforts to make Windows Mobile 7 more complimentary device and the most amazing features of coming Microsoft Phone are Office hub and the Office integrating with mobile OS applications as Email, Calendar, Schedule etc.
Windows Phone 7 release is expected by the end of this year, whereas Microsoft launched Windows Phone t at MWC 2010 in February 2010.
Watch out these two videos to know more about Windows Phone 7 integration with MS Office.
Windows Phone 7 Office Hub Video
Windows Phone 7 [...]
Microsoft looks set to launch its own hardware in the shape of the much-vaunted Pink phones next week.
Reuters is quoting a ‘source close to the matter’ that the phones are set to be announced next week, with a different moniker than the Pink codename.
The new phones, which have been mentioned in various leaks over the last year, will be QWERTY-enabled messaging devices, with a strong focus on the social networking youth.
Samsung has been attacking this demographic with its Genio/Corby range, low cost phones with lower-end specs but instant access to social networking.
Today Microsoft unveiled Phone 7, the latest version of their Windows Mobile platform, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Spain.
Microsoft may have been making operating systems for portable devices since long before they actually had phones in them, but lately they’ve been losing traction to Apple’s iPhone, RIM’s BlackBerry, and the Android, so the big question is whether Phone 7 can turn the tide back towards Redmond.
The interface appears to be a radical departure from the Windows Mobile interfaces of old, all of which felt like a mini version of the regular computer [...]