<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.wpcentral.com/turn-by-turn-directions-voice-text-bing-audio-vision-all-coming-wp7-mango' target='_blank'>http://www.wpcentral.com/turn-by-tu...oming-wp7-mango</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"On the Windows Phone Developer Podcast, a plethora of new features were announced that will really bring Windows Phone up to par with the competition..."</em></p><p><img border="1px/" src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com//wpt/auto/1304912077.usr14226.png" /></p><p>I wouldn't consider things settled yet, but there's some real nice additional functionality that's coming our way with the Mango update. Along with <em>real </em>GPS navigation, we're going to get Bing Audio and Bing Vision, as well as Voice to Text SMS. How much of this will actually make it to all markets is still an open question, since Marketplace hasn't been fully rolled out either. But its encouraging to see the progress Microsoft is making towards a truly competitive mobile OS.</p>
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