Update to Windows Phone Tango now live for AT&T's Nokia Lumia 900
0. phoneArena posted on 15 Aug 2012, 12:48
Nokia and AT&T are rolling out the update to Windows Phone Tango for the flagship Nokia Lumia 900 which you should see when you hook up the handset with Zune Desktop; the update brings some new features including "flip to silence"...
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1. -box- posted on 15 Aug 2012, 12:55 2 13
Sweet! Mine hasn't gotten it yet, but I'll keep an eye out.
2. RamyRamz69 posted on 15 Aug 2012, 12:57 0 5
Hmm, I wonder if Microsoft would've made the "Smoked by Windows" challenge if Jelly Bean was on Android phones.
5. -box- posted on 15 Aug 2012, 13:33 2 6
A lot of the "SMBWP" were about quick access to frequently used programs or functions that WP does with fewer steps than Android. Even with JB those functions still take some time and multiple clicks unless the user has created a shortcut (and those can take time to perform, even as fast as JB is). The best way for an Android to win or come close in that campaign is to have a quick phone (with JB, now that it's out) that has a dedicated camera button, and having the user already signed in to their social networks
10. NexusKoolaid posted on 15 Aug 2012, 14:13 0 6
quick access to frequently used programs or functions that WP does with fewer steps than Android WITHOUT allowing the Android owner to know the question or configure the phone in advance. I.e. the odds were artificially stacked in WP's favor. Nice marketing gimik, but ultimately I configure my phone to quickly do what I want it to do, not to pass some farcical contest challenge.
11. -box- posted on 15 Aug 2012, 14:24 1 5
Oh absolutely, but for those that don't bother to properly configure their device, it might present an argument for why something that's preset to be easier to use might be a compelling purchase. Those are the typically the same sort of people who go cell phone shopping asking for an iphone when they mean smartphone.
3. kamil posted on 15 Aug 2012, 13:11 1 5
PA please make a review for the Tango update cause I wanna know if I should sell my lumia 900 to get money to buy Nokia windows 8 device or just update my 900.(I just want the new lockscreen and the customizable tiles but I'm bit interested with windows 8 other features). thanks
6. -box- posted on 15 Aug 2012, 13:35 1 6
You're thinking of Windows Phone 7.8, not Tango. Tango is a maintenance and performance update. 7.8 is an added-features update, which will probably be out in the next 2-3 months
4. Nick040489 posted on 15 Aug 2012, 13:32 3 5
You were already able to open the camera when the phone was locked. It says they made enhancements for it :)
7. -box- posted on 15 Aug 2012, 13:41 10 5
Wow, some troll came through here with red paint. Pathetic
17. NexusKoolaid posted on 15 Aug 2012, 18:15 3 0
Probably an iTroll - WP and Android stuff is getting voted down. Some people take this stuff just a tad too seriously...
8. McLaren posted on 15 Aug 2012, 13:47 0 7
I don't understand why Nokia has planned to abandon its own OS.
Nokia OS is years ahead of WP 7.5
It should have instead invest more on attracting apps developers or at least inspire from Apple's success.
Apple is similar to Nokia,but with a better management.
Android is the KING though.Thxs Google for caring for our freedom.
9. mobilefuture posted on 15 Aug 2012, 14:11 4 7
Who the hell is giving dislike on neutral comments? Im a troll, but thats not the way to do it. Trolino FTW, where nokia 3310 is the greatest phone ever! :p
12. Montrose posted on 15 Aug 2012, 15:42 4 4
I'm an apple fan but am loving what I hear about WP8. I may very well leave the Apple fold this fall and get a new Nokia WP8 phone.
13. PhoneArenaUser posted on 15 Aug 2012, 15:48 2 4
" I may very well leave the Apple fold this fall and get a new Nokia WP8 phone."
+1 for you. :)
14. myclevername posted on 15 Aug 2012, 16:40 0 2
OK...we have Tango. Nothing really amazing but hopefully they have coded some of the lines for the upgrade to 7.8. I really am looking forward to 3 tiles sizes and a real estate filled front screen.
As soon as someone calls me I'll flip to mute them (an old old old HTC feature) and make sure it works.
15. MISTER.H (banned) posted on 15 Aug 2012, 16:47 2 1
Alot of Windows hater, dislikers! Every time Windows article gets TROLLED!