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Stay up to date at all times thanks to Windows phone 7. With a start screen customised by you that is constantly being updated you'll never miss a thing, whether its a message, appointment or your friends status'. A Windows phone means you won't miss your PC when your away from you're desk with mobile versions of Word, Excel, Powerpoint and even Internet Explorer for you to use on the go. Everything really is always at your fingertips with Windows phone 7!
Live Tiles User Interface
Windows Phone 7 boasts a fully customizable homescreen using innovative 'live tiles' which allow you to easily access everything on your phone, from messages and appointments to music and games. The start screen is also constantly updated via the web which is perfect for things like the latest news and weather. You can quickly add and remove tiles by choosing from a vast list of apps, programmes and widgets, meaning everything you want is always at your fingertips.
Your Windows phone will be better equipped with Windows Live which helps you manage your hotmail account, calendar, photos and contacts all in one place. Phone gone missing? Windows Live can help you find it for free. Edit pictures on Photo Gallery to share with friends and family and back them up on Sky Drive - your very own storage space accessible from anywhere.
Windows Phone Marketplace is the constantly growing apps store for Windows Phone 7 and a place to shop for games, music, movies and useful third party applications, many of which are free. Xbox Live can also be utilised via a mobile internet connection meaning achievements in games will automatically update to your account.
With Windows Phone 7 you can carry around your very own on-the-go arcade thanks to the integrated Games Hub. Play the very best games in action, strategy or puzzle solving on your own or challenge your friends across X-box LIVE, then show off your scores and achievements on the phone, web or Xbox 360 console. View and play all your games in one place and add to your collection via the quick and convenient Marketplace Hub.
Windows Phone 7 comes with Office Mobile meaning you wont miss your PC when you're out and about. Gain easy access to handy mobile versions of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint and get things done anytime and anywhere. Take meeting notes with OneNote Mobile, view presentations on the go, or edit and share important work documents with SharePoint Workspace. With every day Office applications available from your phone, staying organised has never been so easy.
Hub features have been improved on Windows Phone 7 to make your user experience even better. People Hub where you can organise your contacts now boasts a Groups option meaning you can connect to Facebook, Twitter, Linkedln all in one place. The Office Hub which provides Microsoft Office tools like Word and Excel now comes with Office 365 support along with Skydrive integration for storing up to 25GB of your digital life. Other features include a streamlined XBox Live platform that adopts the Xbox 360 interface and an enhanced Picture Hub with better photo optimisation.
Mango Update has vastly improved support for running multiple programmes similtaneously. The new multi-tasking feature allows users to quickly move between applications and drop apps to the background to resume or restart later at limited cost of speed or battery life. Multi-tasking is also extended to 3rd party apps and latest Internet Explorer 9.
The new Windows Phone 7 Mango update adds hardware-accelerated graphics and HTML5 to the latest mobile version of Internet Explorer 9. This means games and videos, and other multimedia content will be much faster when accessed through the new browser providing a better all round web browsing experience.
Social Media IntegrationThe latest version of Microsofts mobile phone operating system see's a much stronger focus on social networking such as Twitter and LinkedIn integration in addition to Facebook and Windows Live, all accessible from one hub without the need for dedicated apps. Other additions included facebook events now available in the calendar, facebook chat functionality built into messaging and facebook tagging in photo uploads.
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