PC World: Microsoft is coming fashionably late to the next-generation smartphone party. New cutting edge Android devices seem to come out monthly, and Apple just unveiled its big iPhone overhaul for 2010, but with Windows Phone 7 looming on the horizon, businesses may have reason to delay any decision until they can directly compare the benefits and drawbacks of all three platforms.
Tech.blorge: One more reason to resist writing off Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system for a little longer?
For those unaware of PureView it’s Nokia’s phone camera tech that makes the forthcoming 808 PureView handset capable of shooting at 41-megapixels. By using oversampling of 3-, 5-, or 8-megapixel shots, PureView produces huge images containing immense detail. Unfortunately the 808 will run on the Symbian operating system, which a lot of people aren’t too keen on.
As you may have recently heard, Nokia has dropped the Ovi brand.
Now that this has happened, Nokia is making it’s name again by staying as one whole company, rather than breaching off into Ovi for its phone devices. This is a good idea, as we mentioned before, because it will become more recognisable, more supported and more ...
Engadget already heard that Windows Phone 7 is set to get an update of some sort early next year -- possibly coinciding with Mobile World Congress in February -- but ZD Net's Mary Jo Foley is now reporting that an even bigger update could be following in August or September. According to her sources, the update is codenamed "Mango".