Given that Windows Phone is still in relative infancy, the activity regarding customization and modding devices running Microsoft's mobile OS has yet to really get out of first gear. The guys over at XDA Developers have once again delivered a treat to mobile enthusiasts, though, with the first custom ROM for both the Lumia 800 and 710.
The general consensus is that the Windows Phone 7.x operating system is a winner with the beautiful Metro styling, but that doesn't mean that it is going to keep everyone happy all of the time. One thing we know for sure is that mobile smartphone users have unique tastes, meaning that one mans trash is most definitely another mans treasure.
Unlocking Windows-based smartphones has never been that much of a palava when compared to the increasingly limited methods available for those using Apple's iPhone, for example.
We might not have to wait much longer to see the fruits of the new relationship between Nokia and Microsoft, if reports are to be believed, with Nokia set to announce two new Windows Phone 7.x handsets at Nokia World.
Microsoft has shown off the deep integration between Windows Phone 7.5 and its Xbox Kinect once more, this time at the recent HTC Radar launch in Hong Kong.
Over the last few months, many have been waiting for a smartphone running 'Mango', the new version of Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system, which was allegedly finalized back in July. Thankfully, HTC has stepped up to the plate and introduced two Windows Phone 7.5 Mango smartphones: the HTC Radar and the HTC Titan.
Owners of Windows Phone 7 devices have probably been awaiting Windows Phone 7.5, commonly known as 'Mango', for months. According to a new report, Microsoft might be planning to make the new operating system available to the public as early as next month, on September 1st.
From attempting to form gold from lesser metals to transforming Ubuntu to look like Windows/OS X, transforming one item to make it look like another is something humans have been doing for centuries by now.
Today saw some movement in the Microsoft and Nokia debacle, with the two companies releasing an invitation to a joint event, to be held in Cologne, Germany.