Microsoft Poland sends out fruity May 24th event invites for Mango unveiling

Microsoft Poland sure knows how to make use hungry for more Windows Phone info.The Polish PR team is now sending out invite packages for the May 24th Mango event containing a real Mango fruit. This is definitely better that the regular mail invite that most of the worldwide press received. I will cover this event live next week and make sure to shoot tons of videos if we are allowed to go hands-on with the new OS so don’t forget to Follow me on Twitter for more updates and info.

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Nokia to use ST-Ericsson U8500 SoC for its Windows Phone 8 devices ? [UPDATED]

Ready for some totally weird news? ST-Ericsson’s CEO is now claiming that Nokia will use the company’s U8500 SoC in some of its upcoming Windows Phone devices. But contrary to what you may think he is not talking about Windows Phone 7 but about Windows Phone 8 which is probably still 1 year away. As you already know Qualcomm is the only certified SoC manufacturer for Windows Phone 7 and this was confirmed again with the updated chassis specification unveiled last month. The fact that ST-Ericsson’s CEO is now claiming that Windows Phone 8, which has yet to be announced and probably isn’t finalized in terms of required hardware specifications, will run on this particular SoC is rather strange.

The rest of the claims are for the most part factually wrong:

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