Microsoft talks about Windows Phone 7's Mango camera support

Microsoft still hasn't released the big "Mango" update for its Windows Phone 7 operating system but the company is continuing to reveal more information about what will be contained in that software update when it is released to the various WP7-based smartphones.

Today, the official Windows Phone 7 blog site has not one but two new entries that go into more detail about what new camera features will be added as part of the Mango, or 7.5, update along with some fun Windows Phone 7 camera app suggestions.

One of the new entries reveals that Windows Phone 7.5 smartphones will be able to tag photos directly from the phone's touch screen before you upload them to Facebook. Videos can now be shared as well for the first time with the new 7.5 update via email or uploading them to Facebook or Microsoft's own SkyDrive cloud storage service. It also added integration with Twitter. New camera features in the update include being able to save your custom camera settings for the next time you use the device and being able to touch any part of the screen to focus the camera on that spot.

The other new entry on the Windows Phone 7 blog site today gives more info on some apps that are available on the Marketplace that will add some functionality to the camera. One of them is Photosafe which protects your pictures from being seen by others via a password-protected program and another is Ztitch which allows Windows Phone 7 users to make panoramic 360 degree pictures.

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