Microsoft – Mango is on the way, this year

Microsoft have just announced Mango – the next version of Windows Phone. It’ll be arriving on new and existing handsets “later this year” and developers will soon have new Windows Phone Developer Tools to play with. The new version will include access to sensors, with application multitasking for background processing, audio and file transfer and faster application switching.

Apps will also be able to use the camera and there’s a deeper integration into the other parts of the phone, such as the Live Tiles.

More as we get it. Skype has been confirmed too and should arrive in the Autumn