Some of the coolest features of Windows Phone 7’s Mango build are Bing’s new built in features. If you are classically trained as an Android user, you may be familiar with such applications as Yelp, Shazaam, Bardcode Scanner, QR Droid and Google Voice Search. These of course are applications that need to be downloaded from the market and can clutter your phone–the...

Compared to Samsung’s flagship Android devices, the Focus S release was considerably more low key, which led us to wonder how this affected our user’s knowledge and opinion of the device and its latest operating system. The week before, we conducted a field survey at our local AT&T store to find out how the Focus S was fairing against its competitors...

Samsung and Apple have been at odds for quite some time now. Although the two have been close business partners (Samsung hardware is used in Apple iPhones and iPads), Apple has been very litigious with regards to Samsung’s UI and product designs that Apple claims are imitations of their own. Unfortunately for Apple, even as they try to villainize Samsung, public...

Since the beginning of time, people have wanted to put custom ringtones on their cell phones. The same is true for users of the Samsung Focus Mango phone. There is however one small problem–Microsoft didn’t make the process of adding custom ringtones very intuitive. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place to find your solution. It’s actually a...

If you’ve wanted to use your Mango Phone as a quick drag-and-drop storage device, you may have noticed that it does not show up in the windows explorer. Here’s a simple guide on how to change that. 1. First you want to hit the start button + R and typing “regedit.exe” 2. Next, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\USB , hit Ctrl...

This post is a Tips archive for the Samsung Focus 7 Mango Phone 1. How to precisely aim your cursor 2. How to hard reset your Focus S 3. Extended keyboard symbols shortcut 4. Changing background color and theme 5. Voice Commands 6. Integrated Applications 7. Camera and Camcorder Features 8. Multitasking 9. Voice Search 10. How to pin a website to the start menu 11. How...

Samsung recently followed up it’s WP7 Focus with the newly minted Focus S, which comes equipped with Microsoft’s latest Windows Phone 7 build, Mango. For those of you who have yet to convert or are just curious, you can give Mango a whirl on your Android phone with Microsoft’s browser-based WP7 demo: If you’ve never had a chance to use a WP7 device,...

Samsung is very well known in the Android realm for their breakthrough line of Galaxy devices, and although not to the same magnitude, the same could be said with regards to the Windows Phone 7 platform and the Focus. The Samsung Focus S is an improved version of the original Focus which was released last year. The sleek new smartphone weighs in at a scant 3.9 oz, with...