If you hadn’t already heard the Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta 2 is now available for download and if you have an App Hub account you can apply to be part of a new programme that will give you ability to upgrade your device to the new 7.1 version of the OS (codenamed Mango).

As well as the new tools and the OS the documentation has had a little face lift too. Many of the articles have been updated and lot’s more content has been added, I’ve compiled a short list  of the new stuff below.

New samples

New How to’s