Microsoft has announced the latest and long awaited update to Windows Phone 7, codenamed Mango. With it brings features we’ve all been waiting for, in order to bring Windows Phone 7 up to par with it’s competitors. Below are the juicy titbits from the official press release.
- Improved Live Tiles, which provides even more real-time information to the home screen. Live Tiles on Mango can be more dynamic and contain more information.
- Multitasking allows users to quickly switch between recently used applications and pick up where they left off by simply pressing and holding the back button.
- Live Agents, which enables developers to create a number of multitasking apps for scenarios involving media, communications, augmented reality and more – all without compromising battery life and performance.
- Personalized Live Tiles make it possible for users to easily access individuals or groups from the home screen. Individuals can be pinned to the start screen as Live Tiles, providing users with at-a-glance access to real-time updates from social network feeds and notifications without having to open multiple apps.