Windows Phone has failed to make much impact in the smartphone world thus far, but last week's 'Mango' release adds a raft of features, enhancements and usability. This week we discuss the launch and the prospects for the new platform. So far we're quite impressed...
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Ben and Rafe head to the Millbank Tower in London for the official UK unveiling of Mango, Microsoft's latest (and most major) update to the Windows Phone 7 platform (Wireless Worker coverage, All About Symbian coverage) where we also interview Oded Ran, Head of Consumer Marketing, Windows Phone, UK.
Ewan joins us afterwards as we discuss:
- The '500' new features in Mango
- The problems and benefits the new platform has
- Whether anyone should care about Windows Phone and whether it has a stand-out selling point
- First impressions of Mango
- WP7's business features