Google has opted to name updates to its Android OS after unhealthy sweet treats
-- Cupcake, Frozen Yogurt, and Gingerbread -- Microsoft appears to be taking a
fresher, more health-conscious tack with Windows Phone 7.
major upgrade to WP7, code-named Mango, will arrive sometime later in the
year, eWeek reports,
and it will come loaded with a number of fruitful upgrades.
in the upgrade will be new applications, such as Angry Birds and Internet
Explorer 9, as well as augmented reality features that pair with a device's
camera. Angry Birds may come to WP7 devices as early as May, along with
the new Windows Phone Developer Tools, while both Skype and Spotify will roll
out in the fall.
will also reportedly introduce multi-tasking to WP7, which will allow music to
be streamed in the background while performing other duties on the
been the hold-up?
felt it would be better to be a little bit patient, make sure that when we get
updates out that they would happen reliably, and, unfortunately, that caused a
delay in getting things out," Joe Belfiore, director of Windows Phone
program management, recently told the audience at MIX11 conference in
date or timeframe for Mango has been released, and perhaps its due to
out WP7 updates in the past that have caused the company to keep
quote: which will allow music to be streamed in the background while performing other duties on the device.What's been the hold-up?