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Windows Phone 7 Series: Microsoft detail new features and list dev support – MIX10

If you are eager to hear more on Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Phone 7 Series operating system, we have fresh details on the OS, direct from Microsoft’s MIX10 event in Las Vegas.

As reported from Pocket-Lint, Microsoft were demoing some new features at the event, such as how supported handsets will make use of their Silverlight technology – now at version 4.0.

Microsoft states that developers will have control over things like the accelerometer, camera and video, location services, and perhaps best of all – multitouch features for handsets that support it.

The company also explained how purchases could be made on the Phone 7 Marketplace, using examples such as one-time credit card purchases and mobile operator billing.

Companies signed up to develop Apps and Games for Windows Phone 7 so far, include the likes of EA, Namco, Sling Media, Shazam, IMDB and Foursquare.

Head to Pocket-Lint for a full report, and pictures of the Windows Phone 7 Associated Press application.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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