Posted on 09-05-10 07:00 pm
We promised we wouldn't be leaving Windows Phone 7 in the dark, so here's a summary of what happened this week in Windows Phone 7:
The EvoFx engine was showed off in this Youtube video, showing the power and potential of Windows Phone 7 gaming:
- Pocketnow did it again with their exclusive Windows Phone 7 videos, this time showing off the dear experience we call texting:
- The Windows Phone 7 Marketplace app categories were finalized to prepare for the October market launch. To prevent spamming, apps can only be placed into one of the following categories:
1. Books & Reference
- Action & Adventure
- Board & Classic
- Card & Casino
- Puzzle & Trivia
- Sports & Racing
- Xbox Companion
6. Health & Fitness
- Diet & Nutrition
- Food & Dining
- Out & About
8. Music & Video
10. News & Weather
- City Guides
- Travel Tools
- Pocketnow releases another video on Windows Phone 7, this time showing the calling experience and how it handles "Multitasking":
- The Optimus 7 and LG C900 were caught side-by-side in a boot comparison video, courtesy of android.com.pl
- The HD3 is seen by Engadget in an O2 planning document, boasting the name "HD7"
- The Windows Phone team posts on their blog that Windows Phone 7 OS has been released to manufacturing to prepare for the quickly approaching launch. Quote:
"Windows Phone 7 is the most thoroughly tested mobile platform Microsoft has ever released. We had nearly ten thousand devices running automated tests daily, over a half million hours of active self-hosting use, over three and a half million hours of stress test passes, and eight and a half million hours of fully automated test passes. We’ve had thousands of independent software vendors and early adopters testing our software and giving us great feedback. We are ready."
- The LG Optimus 7 is spotted in an FCC filing with AT&T bands, hinting it may be coming to America after all.
Strangely, nothing interesting happened.
A prototype for the Optimus 7 (technically the LG Panther) is seen at IFA, demonstrating the DLNA features of the Optimus 7:
And that's what happened last week, on Windows Phone 7. All caught up? Great. For more information, visit WindowsPhone7Central.