The hundreds of improvements expected on Mango have been widely reported. Among them is that Mango will run a full desktop version of the Internet Explorer 9 browser , not just a mobile variation. The OS will also include Office apps, Skype and Xbox Live gaming capabilities.
Microsoft, on its Web site, called Mango "people-centric." That generally means the update offers multitasking and integrated social networking "for connecting with the people in our lives," Microsoft said.
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