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Tuesday, 22 February 2011 10:17

Widows Phone 7 update arriving

Written by David Stellmack
microsoft

No promised cut & paste support after all
Microsoft has released the first update for Windows Phone 7, but the “cut & paste” support that was originally slated for this update has apparently been chucked in favor of getting the update out. The “cut & paste” support is still on track for an upcoming update.

Those that own a Windows Phone 7 should get a message about the update being available, but they will have to connect to a PC or Mac to actually install the update, according to the whispers that we hear.

While this update is primarily a collection of bug fixes, we are told that the next update should feature more in the way of adding some new functionality than this one did.


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+9 #1 Freddy30 2011-02-22 15:09
No, this update does not include any advantages of the scheduled update. It's just a preparation:
"This first update for Windows Phone is designed to improve the software update process itself."
http://windowsteamblog.com/windows_phone/b/windowsphone/archive/2011/02/21/our-first-windows-phone-update-and-how-to-get-it.aspx
 
 
+1 #2 Tasty Taste 2011-02-22 21:05
"windows" ftfy
 
 
+4 #3 TechHog 2011-02-22 21:37
I wonder what a phone made for widows would be like...

But seriously, guys. Spell check doesn't catch everything.
 
 
0 #4 GrumpyOldMan 2011-02-24 17:09
Wow! as in wow, not as in world of warcraft "wow".


First update since November. I feel safer? already.
 
 
0 #5 GrumpyOldMan 2011-02-24 17:33
Thanks to the whole update procedure, if I plug my phone into an available USB port, my phone will be effectively wiped out.

How so? Because of another Microsoft update in Win 7 64 bit on my PC. Apparently, Win 7 identified my hardware as having a Microsoft keyboard-"Intellitype". They are correct. However, having installed the update, it wiped out my mainboard USB ports. Device mgr, says "unknown". Uninstall, same problem. Every flash drive I plugged in dies, and nothing comes of other devices (if I am lucky).

MS said there was a known issue. Forget the KB. Afraid to plug any external HDD or anything with memory let alone my phone.
 
 
0 #6 GrumpyOldMan 2011-02-24 17:36
Not sure why I need an update anyway.

No good apps. Found only 3 good? ones.

1) Netflix - The Shizzle

2) More Cowbell - Christopher Walken fans unite, and

3) Old time radio - Life of Riley. Which reminds me to go and buy some more warbonds to beat the huns.
 

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