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3 Things Cortana Can Do Better

Cortana seems like a winner, I wish it actually made me feel like I had an assistant. Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Continued State of Mobile Oblivion

While Apple & Google perfect the phones of the future, MSFT doesn’t know its OS’s future. Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Biggest Blunder With Windows Phone

Simple naming convention could’ve helped Microsoft get a lot of good attention instead of the unwarranted bad press. Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Version Of Apple’s ‘Find My Friends’ Found In A Patent

Microsoft’s engineers have their own version of Find My Friends. Continue reading

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The Nokia Lumia 900 & Windows Phone 8

My experience with the Lumia 900 and how Windows Phone 8 changes things. Continue reading

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Nokia Lumia 900 First Impressions

Some quick thoughts on the Nokia Lumia 900. In-depth look will follow. Continue reading

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Nokia’s Global Marketing Plans For Windows Phone

Details about Nokia’s advertising and marketing plans for Microsoft’s Windows Phone based devices show promise and look good. Continue reading

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Microsoft India Holds The Worst Product Launch For Windows Phone

WIth no review units, no buzz in the press and the US video used to show features, Microsoft India disappoints yet again. Continue reading

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Windows Phone & Kinect—Tale of Microsoft’s 2 Apple-like Attempts

Tracing Microsoft’s success with the Kinect and comparing it to Windows Phone 7, Sony PlayStation, Apple’s iPhone and Android. Continue reading

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Piecing Together Where The WP7 Update Process Got Messed

After several statements from microsoft, a clearer picture as to how the Windows Phone 7 update process got screwed up emerges. Too many cooks spoil the broth. Continue reading

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Microsoft Patent: Flick In A Direction To Transfer Files To Phones Near Your

Microsoft has applied to patent a use case where you can flick an image to the corner of your phone & it will transfer the image to a paired phone in the same direction. Continue reading

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On Microsoft & Nokia

Some quick thoughts on the Microsoft and Nokia deal. Continue reading

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Microsoft Gets Patent For Cool Gesture Based Text Input On Phones & Remotes

Microsoft has been granted a patent to enter text on devices like phones or remote controllers. Continue reading

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Where’s The Mobile Market Headed?

A quick look at the offerings and the market stats as of now. Continue reading

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Use Bing Visual Search To Find Your Windows Phone 7

Bing Visual Search now has Windows Phone 7 as a pivot to search phones. Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 NYC Launch Highlights

Steve B’s keynote, Windows Phone 7 devices and a fun time with a lot of people I’ve been reading for years! Continue reading

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Understanding Multitasking In Windows Phone 7

Clearing the misconceptions regarding multi-tasking in Windows Phone 7 and comparing it to Apple’s iOS4. Continue reading

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Developing & Publishing Games For Windows Phone 7

Here are some pointers for developers who plan to make games for Windows Phone 7 devices and submit them on the marketplace Continue reading

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[Screenshots] WP7 Settings In Zune And My Phone Sync

Two more screen shots of Windows Phone 7 Settings in Zune. The second screen shots shows the phone’s available on (Microsoft) My Phone when not connected. Continue reading

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[Screenshots] Zune Desktop And Windows Phone 7 (Asus Galaxy6) Sync

Screenshots of the Zune desktop and Windows Phone 7 device sync. Continue reading

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Getting Your Windows Phone 7 Apps On The Marketplace

Details about developing your Windows Phone 7 apps and getting them on the Windows Phone marketplace. Continue reading

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Windows Phone 8 Not To Be Compatible With WP7 Devices?

With Windows Phone 8 the chassis requirements will be refreshed to newer hardware specs thereby not allowing Windows Phone 7 devices to be compatible with Windows Phone 8. Continue reading

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3D Spinning Browser & Rotating Video On Windows Phone 7 [Videos]

Two demos shown at Tech Ed India highlighting the Silverlight’s capabilities on Windows Phone 7 – A 3D Cube browser and rotating vieos across the X-Y axis. Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Thoughts About Windows Phone 7 Series

Some thoughts on Windows Phone 7 Series platform and comments made by Mozilla, John Gruber about copy/paste in Windows phone and the iPhone 4 OS Continue reading

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MIX10: HTML5 & IE9, Windows Phone 7 Series, Live Wave 4 And More

Some of the highlights to look forward to at Microsoft’s annual event. MIX10 happens in Vegas from the 15 to 17 March. Continue reading

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iPhone Top-Seller Flight Control Coming To Windows Phone. More To Be Ported?

iTunes top-seller Flight Control coming to Windows Phone 7 Series, more apps to follow Continue reading

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