Ballmer announces Over 500 new Features with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Update
What do you expect from the new mango update for Windows Phone 7 ?. It seems that Microsoft is going to bring many features with mango and now Steve confirms over 500 new features. The Preview of the new Windows Phone 7.5 aka Mango is scheduled for May 24. Steve was speaking at the Japanese Microsoft Developer Forum 2011.
Some of the anticipated major updates to the platform include:
– Multi-tasking for third-party apps,
– Twitter integration in the People Hub,
– Office 365 and SkyDrive support,
– Microsoft Lync Mobile app,
– IE9 Mobile,
– Custom ringtones,
– Improved Marketplace,
– Wider language support,
– More than 1500 new APIs.
Mean while there have been some rumors about 9 new windows phone devices and expected to be introduced at the event tomorrow. Ballmer mentioned that tomorrow’s event will also unveil details about phone makers and carriers, hinting at the possibility of new product announcements. Anyway check out the Video below to know more about the Steve’s announcement.
[youtube width=”500″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saVsheKGt-0