Windows Phone 7 Software Partners Show Off Mobile Apps

At today’s MIX10 event, Microsoft announced both the development tools and the software partners already on board for Windows Phone 7 Series. Several software title demonstrations show a very mature mobile platform that’s sure to impress when the new devices land later this year.

Microsoft Gives Developers the Hard Sell at MIX10

Microsoft is betting that that Silverlight can help lure third-party developers to its Windows Phone operating system, which is scheduled to be released by the end of the year. It’s a strategy that seems to be paying dividends — so far.