More Possible Windows Phone ‘Mango’ Features

Microsoft announced that its upcoming version of Windows Phone OS will have 500 new features, but they didn’t list or announce them all together. Instead Microsoft said more details on the features will be announced from time to time. Liveside have noticed few features from the screenshots of Windows Phone Mango posted by Microsoft Japan, what’s more interesting is that some of these features are missing/tweaked from the Mango build which was widely demoed to the public. Here are some of them:

Group Calendar Event Invitation
The screenshot on the left shows the new contact groups feature in the People hub. On the bottom of the screenshot, we can clearly see an action item for "schedule an event".

If you look back at the "Mango" demos shown during the VIP press conference, you would’ve noticed that only the items "send email" or "send message" are available. What happened to allowing users to send a group calendar invite?

Messaging Hub – Location Context
As you may have already noticed on the left, which shows the new Messaging "threads" feature in Mango, the "switch" icon was originally designed to be placed on the left of the text input field. The newer builds we’ve seen in demos shows that the "switch" icon is now placed on the bottom tasks bar.The screenshot also reveals that original design seems to let the user know which PC/device the contact is currently logged into on Windows Live Messenger, giving the user more context as to where the contact is at or what is he or she doing. As shown in the screenshot, this particular contact is currently logged into Messenger on the PC, rather than on a mobile device or Xbox 360 (for example).

Hit the source link for more such missing/tweaked features.

Source: Liveside

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