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Windows Phone “Mango” Features

Ps. I work for Microsoft, but I am no way associated with Windows Phone Team. I have no idea about the actual list of Features of WP7 “Mango” Update.

Here’s the list from NeoWinand WinRumors for ready reference.

Outlook Conversation View - Emails combined together in threads
Lync Messaging Client - Enterprise messaging client
Twitter integration - Tweets integration into people hub
Office 365 integration - Office 365 features built-in
Bing Vision - Scan QR, Microsoft Tags, books, CDs and DVDs
Bing Audio - Similar to Shazam, will identify songs
Windows Live Messenger integration - Integrated into the people hub and messaging hub
Facebook Chat integration - Integrated into the people hub and messaging hub
AOL Messenger integration - Integrated into the people hub and messaging hub
Contacts grouping - Create groups of contacts to send messages to
Xbox LIVE sync function - Sync function to likely sync settings/games across devices
Now playing artist information on lock screen - album art on the lock screen
Visual Voicemail support - Visual voicemail using same method as iOS/Android
Network awareness NCSI support - improvements for switching between networks/optimization
Internet Explorer 9 mobile - HTML5 support and hardware acceleration
Multitasking support - switch quickly between apps
Fast application resume - quickly resume recently used apps
Podcast support - download podcasts via the Marketplace
Turn-by-turn navigation in Bing Maps - voice guided directions and turn-by-turn
SMS dictation - Microsoft tellme dictates messages
East Asian Language keyboard support - additional language support
Handwriting and dictionary support - support for writing Chinese characters
Pin Outlook Folders - Pin folders as favorites inside Outlook
SkyDrive integration - Access SkyDrive documents from Office Hub
Kinect support for games - interact with Kinect and Xbox games from Windows Phone
Outlook email server search - search Exchange servers from Outlook client
Complex (alpha-numeric) password support - strong number and character password support
Information Rights Management - support for protecting e-mails and Office documents
Ringtone support - third party ringtone support
App list - automatically detect list, implemented jump list and search for apps
Marketplace search improvements - apps, podcasts, music separated for easy search
App install improvements - progress bar install UI
Search extras - User search actions can be connected to third-party apps
Motion Sensor - apps to use new gyroscope hardware
Background audio - apps can run audio in the background
File download service - third-party apps can download files from the web
Alarms - alarm notifications for third-party apps
Pin app features - Users can pin live tiles of deep app features in third-party apps
Zune Smart DJ mix - allows users to discover new music and save/create playlists
Camera sound toggle - users can now disable the camera shutter sound
WiFi improvements - support for hidden SSID networks

This list is impressive! I bet it can be released as WP8 ;)

Again this is not the confirmed list of features, so cant comment on it. But I am excited! Are you? :)

Regards,
Bhavik