Friday, June 3, 2011

All about Mango or New Features in Windows Phone 7.1 Mango

I am very excited to write all about Mango. Microsoft official announced 500 features with Windows Phone7.1 code-name called ‘Mango’. The Mango release brings over 500 new features, new capabilities and improvements like Easier communications, smarter apps and the Internet.

What new in windows phone 7 - Mango.


  • Silverlight 4
  • HTML 5
  • Internet Explorer (IE) 9 web browser control
  • Hardware acceleration support
  • New profiler and emulator for testing
  • Silverlight + XNA together
  • Background processing
  • Sensors
  • Direct camera access
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope supports
  • Enhanced communications capabilities including Windows Live Messenger integration
  • Fast-application switching
  • Multi-tasking
  • Speech-to-text SMS capability
  • Full integration with BING maps
  • TCP/IP sockets
  • Access to calendar and contacts
  • Live Tiles
  • Local database
  • Background audio
  • Device Status
  • Alarm
And so many features are associated with WP7- Mango. For more information about what’s New in Windows Phone Developer Tools check here

WP7 Developer offline documentation available here.

To download the beta release of the Windows Phone 7.1 Developer Tools for Mango here.

Windows Phone7.1 OS code samples available here.

Thank you!

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