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How big is the first Windows Phone update?

Sebastian SchützeSebastian Schütze

Rumors from Chris Walshie about the WP7 update early 2011

So do you hear that? It sounds like christmas after new years eve. It seems to be a big update time soon for the Windows Phone 7. Regarding to many rumors from people like Chris Walshie there will be a of course an update of the WP7 but what is mmore interesting is the size and the features in that update (picture left).

So it is said that the following features will be inlcuded in the update

* Bing turn-by-turn directions, improvements
* Custom ringer support
* Copy/Paste
* Multi-tasking (of some form)

This sounds pretty impressive. Especially the turn-by-turn feature is really some improvement. If you don’t know what this means then have a look at bings turn-by-turn feature made by “Pocket Video Now”. I am pretty exited about that even if i am aware that these are just rumors but some of the will definetely be included (sooner or later… but not 3-Apple-Years-Later).

If that is not enough, Paul Thurrott made a list of things that  he thinks should be added or improved. So what do you think about that?

Sebastian is an Azure Nerd with focus on DevOps and VSTS that converted from the big world of SharePoint and O365. He was working with O365 since 2013 and loved it ever since. As his focus shifted in 2017 to more DevOps related topics in the Microsoft Stack. He learned to love the possibilities of automation. Besides writing articles in his blog and German magazines, he is still contributing to the SharePoint Developer Community (and PnP SharePoint) to help to make the ALM part a smoother place to live in.

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