Windows Phone app news at Mobile World Congress

Good for Enterprise, a solution that provides secure, encrypted email, will soon be released to the Windows Phone Marketplace. Good for Enterprise complements the secure Windows Phone architecture through the use of the Good enterprise encrypted container, which securely houses data and applications on devices and encrypts all data with strong AES 192-bit encryption. The…

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Windows Phone announcements at CES

The annual Consumer Electronics Show opened today in Las Vegas, with Steve Ballmer once again providing the keynote. Ballmer’s speech included demonstrations of the first LTE-based Windows Phones, announced by Microsoft partners Nokia and HTC and available exclusively from AT&T in North America. The Nokia Lumina 900 features a gorgeous 4.3-inch screen, sharp 8 megapixel…

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Windows Phone info and answers

This is a great day to give you an update on what is happening with Windows Phone – I am  excited since I just updated the design of the blog to be aligned with the Windows Phone branding. I hpe you like it. Also, the rollout of Windows Phone 7.5 (code-named “Mango”) is complete, and…

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Lync 2010 Mobile for Windows Phone available from Windows Phone Marketplace

This is a great day to give you an update on what is happening with Windows Phone – we’re excited to let you know Microsoft released the Lync 2010 mobile client for Windows Phone to the Windows Phone Marketplace today.This app combines instant messaging, conferencing, and calling features in a single application that’s familiar to…

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Windows Phone 7.5 and IRM

A significant enhancement in Windows Phone 7.5 (code-named “Mango”) is users’ ability to engage in confidential message threads and to read rights-managed Office documents that are sent as email attachments. Most organizations work with sensitive information as part of doing business, whether dealing with confidential client information or with Intellectual Property. Information Rights Management (IRM)…

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New Windows Phone 7.5 Enterprise Security and Policy Management paper

Security and data protection in Windows Phone is a key design priority. Today I published a new paper titled “Windows Phone Enterprise Security and Policy Management” that discusses the Windows Phone team’s holistic approach to security, including new features in Windows Phone 7.5, the latest update to the Windows Phone OS.  The article provides an…

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Windows Phone 7.5 is arriving!

Windows Phone 7.5 (code-named “Mango”) is here and ready for delivery. Most Windows Phone users have received the Mango update and Mobile Operators are preparing to launch their new Windows Phone 7.5 devices soon. And if there’s any question about whether a cool people-centric design can also be a smart business choice, we think the…

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Windows Phone Root Certificate Information

There’s a new online location for all the certification authorities (CAs) and corresponding root certificates that come pre-installed on Windows Phone devices. CAs vouch for the identity of users who hold certificates, which enable secure communications with websites and services. This information is available on MSDN at: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg521150(v=VS.92).aspx MSDN will continue to host this information…

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Overview of New Business Capabilities for Windows Phone Mango announced at TechEd 2011

What a great week in Atlanta at TechEd 2011. As you made have heard, we disclosed a number of new capabilities this week that will become available in next version of Windows Phone, codenamed Mango. Of the new capabilities and enhancements that were announced, I think the integration with Microsoft cloud platforms and services, specifically…

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Windows Phone Mango and Microsoft Office 365

Even if you’re not a tech geek like me, you’ve certainly heard about cloud computing. Being able to access your documents from anywhere has been feasible for a while, but the phenomenal growth of smartphones and the availability of bandwidth is really making things interesting. Imagine what you could do if you had access to…

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