Windows Phone 7 To Get 500 New Features

May 24, 2011 · Posted in Techy News and Tips 

Microsoft on Tuesday offered a preview of the first major update for Windows Phone 7, the platform the company is counting on to save it from irrelevance in the key smartphone market.

The update, for now code-named “Mango” until it officially becomes Windows Phone 7.1 when it launches in the fall, is meant to help Microsoft fulfill its mission to “redefine the smartphone,” according to Andy Lees, president of Microsoft’s Mobile Communications business, and adds a whopping 500 new features, from major improvements like multitasking to transparent back-end services.

Information Week – Windows Phone 7 To Get 500 New Features