dcsimg

A Developer's First Impressions of Windows Phone 7 Mango

By HTMLGoodies Staff

WEBINAR:
On-Demand

Application Security Testing: An Integral Part of DevOps


Although Microsoft has released Windows Phone 7 Mango to manufacturers, the general public has not had a chance to give the updated operating system a test drive. One developer, however, recently got a chance to check out a Mango phone, and shared his initial impressions.

The developer's initial reaction to Mango was disappointment over two issues: the lack of a screen capture utility, and the removal of support for ID_CAP_INTEROPSERVICES and DLL import, which breaks a lot of apps that previously worked fine.

On the positive side of things, the developer was very excited by the new Bing Vision, which enables users to use the phone's camera as a barcode scanner, which then allows you to access information, or purchase the scanned item online. Another favorite feature was the ability to use the phone to identify music that it "hears" and then find the songs online. Both of these features are available as apps on iPhone and Android devices.

Read the original article here.



Make a Comment

Loading Comments...

  • Web Development Newsletter Signup

    Invalid email
    You have successfuly registered to our newsletter.

    By submitting your information, you agree that htmlgoodies.com may send you HTMLGOODIES offers via email, phone and text message, as well as email offers about other products and services that HTMLGOODIES believes may be of interest to you. HTMLGOODIES will process your information in accordance with the Quinstreet Privacy Policy.

  •  
  •  
  •  
Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date