Top Ten Mobile Phone News Stories of the Week

Enjoy our round-up of ten mobile phone related news stories you may have missed this week including Microsoft making the Marketplace a Mango-only zone, and a video proving that the Lumia 900 is one tough Windows phone…

Zune Hardware is Dead, Software to Live on Inside WP7

Microsoft’s Zune software is all set to become even more important to Windows Phone 7 as it’s looking like Microsoft will no longer develop new Zune hardware, preferring to concentrate on its integration with their other products.

Windows Phone 7: A Look at What’s Inside

Following the launch of Windows Phone 7 yesterday, there has been more emphasis on the new handsets than on the operating system itself, perhaps because we were introduced to the software many months ago, but have been speculating on the hardware ever since.  However, just because we saw Windows Phone 7 at Mobile World Congress, doesn’t mean it was finished then, as Microsoft have been hard at work making it into a release-ready version; and that’s what we were shown on Monday. Microsoft’s Corporate VP of the Windows Phone program, Joe Belfiore, gave another in-depth run through of what Windows […]

Microsoft Zune Coming to UK, Ready for Windows Phone 7

Microsoft’s music and movies service, Zune, has only been available in the US, however this is set to change very soon as Microsoft have announced they will be bringing it to the UK in autumn. The iTunes competitor will be available on the Xbox 360, your PC and most importantly for us, your Windows Phone 7 device, where you’ll be able to choose between the Zune Marketplace for downloading your media, or by paying a monthly subscription for Zune Pass. Zune Marketplace is much the same as other online stores, such as Amazon and the aforementioned iTunes, where you’ll be […]