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Keep up with the 13th Malaysia General Election with these Windows Apps [Apps]

With the 13th Malaysia General Election expected to be held no later than 27 June 2013, Malaysians are turning to various media channels such as newspapers, TVs, radios, news sites, blogs & social media to keep up with the latest developments in the country. Available to users of  Windows devices are many apps that they can use to keep track ...

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Microsoft Malaysia previews Windows Phone 8

Earlier this month at a media briefing, Microsoft Malaysia previewed their new Windows Phone 8 operating system which will be available via some of the upcoming smartphones from Nokia, HTC and Samsung. [Melvin Tham, Microsoft Malaysia Consumer Channels Lead previewing the Windows Phone 8 features] [Steve Chan, Nokia Malaysia Product Marketing Manager showing off the upcoming Nokia Lumia(s)] [L-R: Nokia ...

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Samsung ATIV S- World’s first Windows Phone 8 smartphone

Samsung has announced the world’s 1st Windows Phone 8 smartphone- ATIV S. The Samsung ATIV S has a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display of HD resolution, made from Corning Gorilla Glass 2. There is 1GB of RAM and it’ll come in 16GB and 32GB storage versions.

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WP7.5 required to use Windows Marketplace

Starting yesterday, Microsoft has starting implementing a minimum requirement of Windows Phone 7.5 operating system to download apps from Windows Marketplace. In a blog post last month, Microsoft said that requiring Windows Phone 7.5 is part of a larger effort aimed at improving Marketplace performance and security, and paving the way for even faster growth and more new features.

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RIP Microsoft Windows Mobile 6

Microsoft took big steps to improve and modernize its mobile platform during the past few years. With the successful launch of Windows Phone OS(operating system) which now runs on quite a number of smartphones including the Nokia Lumia, it is now the time to move on without Windows Mobile 6. Ending the OS application store only means the end of ...

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Skype for Windows Phone coming soon

Microsoft appears to be working on Skype app with deep Window Phone integration. Skype’s VP of products, Rick Osterloh, revealed that Microsoft’s Skype division is “working on a Windows Phone product that will be coming out soon,” during an interview at CES 2012. Based on unconfirmed reports, Skype integration in Windows Phone will arrive with Appolo, which is the next ...

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Windows Phone update fixes disappearing keyboard & more

Microsoft appears to have released an update for Window Phone that includes bug fixes and improvements. For the moment, it is only available for LG Optimus 7 on Vodafone network according to reports. The latest update is currently at version 7.10.8107.79. Change log below:

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[Video] 1st Windows ‘Mango’ SmartPhone Unveiled- Japan Only

The 1st Windows “Mango” smartphone has been unveiled. The IS12T is made by Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications and will be available in Japan only. IS12T will go on sale sometime in September but no pricing was disclosed. Mango, officially Windows Phone 7.5, adds some 500 improvements to the Windows Phone 7 platform. They include multi-tasking, an e-mail “conversation view” that ...

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Processor to power WP7 Mango Devices

With the recent announcement of the next release of Windows Phone, Microsoft has chosen Qualcomm’s Snapdragon mobile processor to power the next generation of Windows Phone devices. Just as the first generation of Windows Phone 7(WP7) devices that are built around specific hardware requirements, the next generation Windows Phone device will be powered by Qualcomm’s second generation Snapdragon mobile processors, ...

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[Video] The Next Version of Windows Phone- Mango

What’s next in Windows Phone 7? Check out Mango: Easier to connect and share- Whether you call, email, text, tweet, IM, check in, post, or tag—the next release of Windows Phone communicates just like you do. A smarter approach to apps- Instead of keeping information you need bottled up inside apps, the next release of Windows Phone makes it available ...

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[Comment] Microsoft announces Windows Phone ‘Mango’ update

Comment by Ovum principal analyst Tony Cripps “Mango will provide a worthwhile upgrade for both existing and new users of Windows Phone devices once it arrives in the marketplace. However, Microsoft needs to do better if it is to persuade the market that it has the most user friendly – and desirable – mobile platform in the market today. “New ...

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500 new features in upcoming Windows Phone 7 Update

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told attendees of the Japanese Microsoft Developers Forum Monday that the next version of Windows Phone, codenamed “Mango” will contain approximately 500 new features. Ballmer did not go into details but rumours pointed out that Mango will actually be Windows Phone 7.5 and include at least a handful of new features, such as Internet Explorer 9, ...

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First Windows Phone Security Update from Microsoft

Microsoft has released the first security update for Windows Phone 7,  a similar security update that the company gave Windows desktop users six weeks ago. The 1st Windows Phone 7 security update is designed to blacklist nine digital certificates acquired by a hacker in March from Comodo however it is unclear when the update will reach end users.

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Android will rule the smartphones says Gartner

According to research company Gartner, Android will be the most popular mobile OS in the next four years(2015) reaching almost 50% market share. Meanwhile Windows Phone will catch up and overtake the 2nd place from iOS by 2015 with 20% market share. Apple’s iOS will have the second place by the end of 2012, but Microsoft will overtake it by ...

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Number of Mobile Malware/Threats doubled

This post is contributed by Kaspersky Lab E-Store SEA The latest Kaspersky Lab data shows that the number of malicious programs targeting mobile devices has more than doubled between August 2009 and December 2010. In 2010, over 65% more new threats targeting mobile devices were detected than in the previous year; and over 1,000 variants from 153 different families of ...

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