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Windows Phone 7 'Mango' update will bring many new features

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 09 May 2011 13:21 User comments (2)

Windows Phone 7 'Mango' update will bring many new features Microsoft has revealed some of the new features coming with the Windows Phone 7 "Mango" update, and WP7 users should be excited for them.
Users will get native podcast support, turn-by-turn voice direction in Bing Maps, voice-recognition SMS, Bing Vision and Bing Audio (like Shazam/SoundHound/MusicID).

Bing Audio will be integrated right into Bing search, and will work just like similar products. Press a button while you are listening to a song you want to remember or buy (or don't know) and the service will connect you to a match.

The US, Great Britian, France, Italy, Germany and Spain will be the first with Bing Audio support.

Bing Vision is a camera-based search app, that will read barcodes, MS Tags, QR codes and text through OCR.

Click here for screenshots of the upcoming features: New Mango Features Coming For Windows Phone 7

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2 user comments

19.5.2011 15:02

Micro$oft: We offer a completely different experience than Android. Now we have the same apps that they do only we call 'em Bing.

213.5.2011 19:27

Gee, I guess I'll have switch to a Windows 7 phone.
They're just so revolutionary, NOT

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