Windows Phone Live to be MyPhone for Windows phone 7, offer 25 GB Skydrive storage

Windows Phone 7 will come with Skydrive storage It seems Microsoft is making a break from its MyPhone service for Windows Mobile, and will be offering a new, similar service for Windows Phone 7, more closely tied its other services like Skydrive.

Windows Phone Live will over 25 GB of Skydrive storage, and give users a central place to see pictures they’ve published, view their Windows Live calendar and contacts, exchange OneNote files and access other information shared between the phone and the Web.

The site will also host the familiar Find My Phone service, seen on MyPhone, which allows people to find and manage a missing phone with map, ring, lock and erase capabilities right from your PC. Unlike Find My Phone on  MyPhone the service will be completely free.

Microsoft has also announced some details on the launch of the OS, saying it will initially support English, French, Italian, German and Spanish. The Windows Phone Marketplace will support the buying and selling of applications in 17 countries; Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, UK and United States.

Read more at Microsoft here.

Via Engadget.com

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