Microsoft’s MIX development conference has just finished and there have been a lot of great announcements for the future of Windows Phone 7.
The next update is called “Mango” as has a whole host of updates:
Internet Explorer 9
Mango will bring with it a new browser which will have the same rendering engine as their new, desktop browser. so this includes:
- Hardware Acceleration
- CSS Standards Support
all this on a mobile device. the demo vids have shown that updated devices to be faster than counterpart Iphones / Android Devices.
Third Party Multitasking
Only built-in Microsoft apps can multi-task but that will all change, allowing:
- Fast Application Switching
- File Transfers
- Background Audio
Don’t forget that Microsoft have already told us that Twitter will be getting much deeper integration with the Mango update – that will be pretty great!
TCP/IP support will allow a Skype app.