Same time last year, at the Mobile World Congress 2010 (MWC 2010), Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 7 and at this year’s event, the company is giving us a glimpse of what lies ahead for the platform. Delivering a key note, Steve Ballmer CEO Microsoft told on the company’s plans to push out two software updates in 2011.
First of which being the much awaited cut-and-paste feature, performance improvements and support for CDMA networks. Ballmer told that the company would be rolling out the update in the first two weeks of march with CDMA support expected in first phase, an update offered for both Sprint and Verizon networks.
Secondly, Microsoft would bring an update which will deliver some of the major features including, third-party multitasking, which would allow users to run applications in background while working on other tasks.
Furthermore, the Internet Explorer 9 is coming to Windows Phone with hardware enhancements. The browser version for mobile would present almost the same standards as the PC version, including HTML5 and more.
Office document storage would be in the cloud. Users would be able to share and store documents with Windows Live Skydrive providing each user with a 25GB storage.
Twitter is being integrated to get the users, socially connected. Users would also also be able play Kinect games on the phone.