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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

BARCELONA--At the Mobile World Congress show here, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer today made the case for Windows Phone 7, including the current version, an update coming in a few weeks with copy and paste and with some application performance improvement, and a more significant update due toward the end of 2011.
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

IE9, including hardware acceleration and support for the HTML5 standard, is due to ship with the update of Windows Phone 7 arriving later this year. Microsoft showed this fish-tank demo (in this orientation) to illustrate the benefits of hardware acceleration; the demo was fast on IE9 but dragged on Safari on an iPhone 4.
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

The ecosystem isn't there compared to Android and iOS, but Ballmer believes it's well under way, with more than 8,000 apps available today for Windows Phone 7.
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

Mobile browsing needs some of the performance people are used to on PCs, where the Web caught on initially, Ballmer said at the MWC show.
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

The late 2011 update to Windows Phone 7 will bring better multitasking to the OS, including faster switching among applications and a specific set of services third-party applications can run in the background. Audio from a third-party player, for example, will still play.
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

An update to Windows Phone 7 later in 2011 will bring tighter Twitter integration.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Stephen Shankland/CNET
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop took the stage to tout his company's tight partnership with Microsoft.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Stephen Shankland/CNET
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Stephen Shankland/CNET
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

Today's Windows Phone 7 can tap into OneNote documents.
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

The late 2011 update to Windows Phone 7 will bring deeper Microsoft Office integration: with the ability to access not just OneNote files, but also Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

Microsoft's Skydrive, an online storage system, is headed for Windows Phone 7 in an update due later this year.
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

This demonstration shows how a shared Skydrive folder looks on Windows Phone 7.
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

Microsoft has had success with its Xbox franchise, and its Xbox Live online gaming technology extends to Windows Phone 7.
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

Windows Phone 7 has a "smart design" philosophy that Ballmer believes more effectively puts the user at the center of the mobile-phone experience.
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

Skydrive lets people share folders with others, including others using a new version of Windows Phone 7 due later this year.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Stephen Shankland/CNET
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Steve Ballmer at Mobile World Congress

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7: now with 8,000 apps

IE9 coming to Windows Phone 7

Coming: better Windows Phone 7 multitasking

Twitter integration coming to Windows Phone 7

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop

Ballmer touts Nokia deal

Microsoft OneNote integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Office integrated with future Windows Phone 7

Skydrive integration coming to Windows Phone 7

A look into Skydrive on Windows Phone 7

Xbox extends on Windows Phone 7

Smart Design philosophy

External sharing over Skydrive

Steve Ballmer speaks at MWC

Steve Ballmer speaking at MWC.
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