Author Malcolm.Williams

A clinical psychology student that loves smartphones and the evolution of the smartphone platform since 2003 and the first smartphone I ever owned.

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Good news Dell Venue Pro users! Mango is coming officially on the Dell Venue Pro. Dell has insisted, much like other Microsoft OEMs, that the Mango OS will be pushed out to current devices on September 20. Usually, Dell has a pretty good track record of releasing updates on Tuesdays (Nodo, firmware, Microsoft Security update). Combined with the other musings…

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Mango on HD2 Image Courtesy of DFT Wow, mango is a delicious OS (so far) for developers and the media alike that have updated their devices or were given test devices. But the mango sexy doesn’t end with current windows phones 7 because it seems the HTC HD2 super phone has also received Mango from DFT. But there are…

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What a month it’s been for Dell and Dell Venue Pro users! Users have been given an overall preview of the final firmware update and afterward an official word that the DVP update is coming, there aren’t many more questions to be answered. Except, the date when all users will receive the update. Currently, Dell is flashing new firmware to new…

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Windows Phone Mango has a precarious issue for all 10-20 users that have a Mango device – the current programs (xaps) cannot be resumed. In essence that means no multitasking and users burdened with the Resuming…black screen that we want to abandon. So Jaxbot (developer who discovered the instant resume hack) has created a tool that offers instant resumable xaps!…

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The Mango press release has come and gone with reviews from the media mostly positive. The big question on the minds of users is when are developers getting the same Mango love? As indicated previously (right here) Mango is still coming to developers. But why the media and press first versus developers if Microsoft prides itself on developers developers developers?…

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Windows Phone 7 Mango has broken to several members of the press today and each review has been positive. However, one problem I see is that I am not completely sold on one idea that I initially thought I was totally on board with. The article is in response to Eldar Murtazin and mobile-review’s response to Joe Belfiore’s comments about…

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Why is it that everytime I read something from a different tech page, there is something about the smart phone wars? I don’t see any muskets or bayonettes, and I surely don’t see any dead lives. All I see is a lot of pundits discussing which smart phone will come out on top in an almost Highlander-esque fashion. The results…

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Okay, let’s be honest for a second. The Dell Venue Pro, to me, was the nicest looking Windows Phone on the market and the only one that didn’t hotdog anything from previous android/windows mobile devices (as evidenced by my initial thoughts here. However, since then, the DVP has a myriad of issues; specifically the wifi bug and some other issues…

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