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7 Hottest Features In Windows Phone 7 Mango

Microsoft this week shipped its Windows Phone "Mango" update to phone makers--adding key features to the smartphone OS that Microsoft is pitting against Apple iPhone and Google Android. Check out this visual tour of seven significant new functions.
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Local Scout, which is integrated with Bing, yields hyper-local search results for restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. The service adds a local search icon to Bing on Windows Phone, employing GPS tracking to determine a user's location. A search on restaurants, for instance, would yield information on dining establishments in, say, New York City's Tribeca neighborhood if that's where the user happened to be.

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