Microsoft is hedging its bets on the new Windows Phone mobile operating system as the one that will give Appleâ€™s iOS a run for its money. Microsoft seems to have taken some inspiration from Appleâ€™s very popular operating system and made its own innovations to make it more competitive and separate itself from the giant it wants to do battle with. People who have been able to play with the 7.5 Mango update have reported positively about it.Â If youâ€™re still unfamiliar about what Windows Phone 7.5 can offer you read on.
Probably one of the tent pole features of Windows Phone 7.5 that Microsoft thinks will attract consumers is its social media integration. Facebook integration was already featured in an earlier iteration of Windows Phone but with version 7.5 Twitter and LinkedIn have been added as well. The integration of these social networks is not just superficial it is integrated into the system. For example, photo sharing is a seamless affair. Sharing photos to Twitter and Facebook will only take a few clicks. [Read more…]
Originally posted on October 13, 2011 @ 6:00 am