Windows Phone 7 Mango to Support Programs Searching

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A few cool features coming to Windows Phone later this were were shown at the MIX 2011 keynote this morning. One of them is the new jump lists for finding applications in your programs list, as well as the auto-searching feature. You’ll see the new search button in the programs list and this will let you start typing the name of an app you want to find and jump straight to it. What else is new is a “Search marketplace” button in the application searching list as well. This will let you continue your search on the Windows Phone marketplace.

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Notice the jump list letter buttons that will bring up the normal alphabet buttons you’ve seen elsewhere.

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The “Search Marketplace” button will continue your application search in the Marketplace.

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Adam has had interests in combining technology with art since his first use of a Koala pad on an Apple computer. He currently has a day job as a graphic designer, photographer, systems administrator and web developer at a small design firm in Westchester, NY. His love of technology extends to software development companies who have often implemented his ideas for usability and feature enhancements. Mobile computing has become a necessity for Adam since his first Uniden UniPro PC100 in 1998. He has been reviewing and writing about smartphones for Pocketnow.com since they first appeared on the market in 2002.Read more about Adam Lein!