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New version of Windows Phone 7 seen in server logs

Microsoft related news website WinRumors (opens in new tab) has published an article that a new iteration of Windows Phone 'Tango', build 8713 has been seen on the Internet.

WinRumors has run a post (opens in new tab) surrounding the unreleased version of the Microsoft mobile phone operating system being seen on the WP Bench’s server logs, which is a popular benchmarking application for Windows Phone users.

The site notes that: ‘Microsoft is significantly further along with its Windows Phone builds. Windows Phone build 7.10.8200 was previously discovered earlier this year and is believed to be a Windows Phone “Tango” build.’

‘[this] could also indicate that Microsoft has moved on to “Tango” part two. Microsoft is rumored to be preparing two releases of Tango to extend its hardware support.’

‘Windows Phone “Tango”, set to feature on Nokia’s U.S. device, is believed to be an interim release between Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” and the next-generation of Windows Phone, currently codenamed ‘Apollo.’ – adds WinRumors.

Whilst finishing with: ‘Microsoft is expected to detail Windows Phone “Tango” at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January. Nokia is understood to be preparing its U.S. Windows Phones for an announcement at CES.’, ‘Microsoft is planning to support Nokia’s re-entry into the U.S. market with the Windows Phone “Tango” update, including LTE support.’

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Rob has worked in the affiliate industry for many years with large publishers, and previously worked as a journalist on titles such as Wired, PC Magazine, ITProPortal, The Register, The Inquirer, Pocket-Lint, Mobile Industry Review, Know Your Mobile and The Gadget Show.