Office Mobile on Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 offers numerous opportunities for making the most of work and life, while enabling best-in-class productivity through the all-new Microsoft Office Mobile.   Office Mobile offers unique capabilities on Windows Phone 7 that are not found on any other smartphone. Windows Phone 7 is the only smartphone with Microsoft Office Mobile built-in. It…

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Windows Phone 7 Update

The way Windows Phone 7 handles updates is different from previous versions, and solves some of the common problems from the past. As mobile devices have evolved, some vendors have learned painful lessons about the challenges involved in making ROM updates. Even when such updates worked, issues like app re-installation and reconfiguration sometimes made for…

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Windows Phone 7 Security and Management

Security features on mobile devices are important, but as workers become more mobile there is also an increasing need to manage security.   The Windows Phone 7 design provides solid security through an interesting security model—for more info, see the “Windows Phone 7 Security Model” article on the on the Windows Phone 7 Guides for…

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Windows Phone 7 and Internet Explorer Mobile

The Internet Explorer Mobile browser that ships with Windows Phone 7 has some great user mobile functionality, but there are also some security-oriented design features that are very useful. Because most malware threats are introduced through web browsers, reducing the attack surface of the browser wherever possible makes good sense.   One nod to mobile…

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Windows Phone 7 Security Model

Microsoft developers of the Windows Phone 7 operating system created an interesting new security model, one that relies on isolating computer processes from each other and providing privileges based on need rather than hunger.   The Windows Phone OS 7.0 security model defines four different types of virtual “chambers,” each of which has different privileges…

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