Windows Phone Tango and Apollo updates bringing more features in 2012
It takes two to tango, and the next two updates to Windows Phone have been revealed, according to reports from China. Windows Phone Tango and Apollo are coming next year.
It takes two to tango, and the next two updates tohave been revealed, according to reports from China. Windows Phone Tango will follow the forthcoming Windows Phone 7 update known as Mango, and Windows Phone 8 will follow next year with the codename Apollo.
Tango will add new features to phones using Microsoft's mobile software sometime next year. Apollo will follow in late 2012. Hopefully the Tango update will turn everything orange.
Windows Phone is based around large colourful squares that update photos, contacts and other information on the home screen, called Live Tiles. Mango, also known as Windows Phone 7.1, adds multi-tasking, Internet Explorer 9 andamong more than 500 updates.
Mango's autumn arrival pits it against Android have a couple of years headstart over Microsoft, so future Windows Phones need to pull their fingers out. Hopefully will pull something special out of the bag to give the forthcoming iPhone 5 and a run for their money., the latest version of Apple's mobile software, and , the next version of Google's OS. iOS and
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The Tango and Apollo updates could also see Microsoft's smart phone software continue to blur the lines between Windows Phone and Microsoft's Windows software for computers and tablets. The forthcoming features -- although .
As Windows Phone races to catch up with its rivals, which is more important for success: software updates, or new phones? Let us know what you think in the comments section or on our Facebook page. And keep it Crave, where you always know when you've been Tango'd.