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The cross-platform video calling app Tango was one of the first to be available on Windows Phone 7, even before Skype arrived on the platform. Now VOIP specialist site TruTower reports that the app may never make the jump to Windows Phone 8. Speaking to Tango Head of Platform Richard Rabbat, the executive said that Tango was “always evaluating the…

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Here is some turn around for the new Windows Phone 8 Facebook app. The Tango video calling app for Windows Phone 7 has been updated. The app provides free calls between Windows Phone, Android and iOS phones and tablets, and PCs, and also free international calls to other Tango members. The app, as of yet, is not available for Windows…

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We have forced the Tango update ourselves, but we have had a report from a reader that many Windows Phone users are having difficulty installing the Windows Phone Tango update, despite receiving the upgrade prompt. Those who attempt the update find it ends with an ‘80180048’ error. Peter, our tipster, said in the end he was told his phone was…

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Windows Blog Italia is reporting that their Samsung Omnia W is having some issues with the Windows Phone Tango update. They report that since the update the phone has difficulty making it to the afternoon especially when used on 3G, with EDGE proving less of a battery drain. Their battery performance, as measured by the Battery Status app, saw the battery level at…

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We received an email earlier today asking us to make sure to mention the non-Nokia devices getting the Tango update, as it is a source of anxiety to some that especially older generation devices may be left behind. It certainly seems that this will not be the case, as the most marginal of the older generation handsets, the now venerable…

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Plaffo.com reports the Windows Phone Tango update is hitting Italian devices already, and on Nokia handsets is coming with WIFI tethering. Similarly Peter’s Kitchen is reporting that Vodafone Australia has also started the roll-out of the software update to HTC Trophy and Nokia Lumia 800 owners, which should be completed in around 3 weeks. Have the software popped up anywhere…

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Nokia has begun to roll out an update for the Nokia Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 offering a number of enhancements, including some of the newest features of the Windows Phone 7.5 platform. The most notable enhancements in this package include: Wi-Fi tethering capability added Flip-to-silence function added On the Lumia 710, Nokia Drive will be updated to version 2.0,…

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Adding another pushpin to the Windows Phone Tango roll-out, the firmware for the Nokia Lumia 800 on Everything Everywhere (the joint venture between T-Mobile and Orange in UK) has just popped up on Nokia’s Navifirm repository. Usually its appearance there precedes the roll-out to devices by a short period, so I am sure Lumia 800 users on that network will…

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