Microsoft employees already being treated to Mango, according to rumors

Microsoft employees already being treated to Mango, according to rumors
Besides the privilege of being employed by one of the most successful companies in the world, members of team Microsoft may have yet another perk to make them feel special. Even though the WP7 Mango update is not expected to start rolling out Stateside until next month, Microsoft employees can already have a finalized version of the software (build 7720, to be exact) installed on their smartphones, according to a rumor that we just stumbled upon.

Word comes from the guys over at wpcentral, which were told that those willing to take Mango for a spin can simply bring their handset over to the Device Lab on the Bellevue campus and have the software manually installed on their device. Sure, this information still belongs to the realm of rumors right now, but if the tip turns out to be on the right track, something tells us that a pretty big cue is forming in front of Microsoft's labs right now.

With its 500+ new features and improvements, the Mango update is anticipated by pretty much all Windows Phone 7 enthusiasts out there and it is only a matter of time until it is pushed to the public. Since the first device to pack WP7 Mango out of the box is already out, it is pretty certain that the guys at Microsoft's camp have a final version of the software on their hands, which makes the rumor sound pretty credible.

If anyone has been lucky enough to be among the first to try the final version of the Mango update first hand, feel free to brag about it by leaving a comment below.

source: wpcentral

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15 Comments

1. shafboy

Posts: 179; Member since: Sep 26, 2010

Funny how no one has left a comment.

3. Mobile-X-Pert

Posts: 565; Member since: Dec 20, 2010

Because the Microsoft's employees don't come to phonearena.

2. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Funny how anyone wants a WP7... Seriously, who wants WP7 with boring live tiles and ugly UI ?

4. haikallp unregistered

just cause u dont like WP's design does not mean others don't like it too..diff ppl have diff opinion mate!

5. bayhuy

Posts: 320; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

In Bulgarian, "Mango" is a offensive slang for "Gypsy". I just can not see myself wearing a phone with "Gypsy OS".

6. lee unregistered

Sorry to hear it mate. In Malaysia it's the name of a fantastic fruit that's much better tasting than apple :)

7. Mobile-X-Pert

Posts: 565; Member since: Dec 20, 2010

hahaha that was a good one, thumbs up for you.

10. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

HAHA NICE ONE :D fuk iSheep fanbois

11. Microsoft employee unregistered

I'm Bulgarian and I've never heard such thing

9. Dj21o

Posts: 437; Member since: May 19, 2011

Well no one wants ugly ass Bada either.

14. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Obviously people want bada more tham WP7. In a recent article by PhoneArena bada outsold both WP7 and Winmo put together, making it the number 5 Os in the world. Check a video of bada before you say anything, it is a fantastic OS.

8. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Hmm, one of my neighbours is a MS employee, who has a WP7 (she got it for free. She told me that instead of landline phones, they only use mobile phones at MS). Might go see her...

13. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Why did this post deserve thumbs down, anybody ? I just said i'd might go see my neighbour to check out Mango ! Was this insulting in any way ?

15. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

the question is why do you care?

12. remyrz

Posts: 205; Member since: Oct 28, 2010

I want one.. if you don't is not my problem and if I want one is not yours :) mango seems cool, different, innovate, out of the hands of competition in a way of ''look like''... and with time, will be better..

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