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Microsoft and Nokia should take advantage of Googorola

By on Aug 19, 2011 in Windows Phone | 0 comments

Google snapping up Motorola Mobility certainly does change things in the smart phone landscape. With Google now both a hardware and Android software vendor, Samsung, LG, HTC, et al, should seriously consider expanding their Windows Phone offerings. The assurances from Google that this won’t really change anything for those OEMs and their investment in Android?...

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Cautions about the leaked Mango 7720 Build

Cautions about the leaked Mango 7720 Build

By on Aug 13, 2011 in Windows Phone | 4 comments

If you haven’t already heard, the official Windows Phone Mango RTM Build 7720 leaked on XDA today. Pretty cool, but be aware of the following: 1. If you are currently on NoDo (7390, 7392), updating using the instructions on XDA voids your warranty. Every dev that updated to Mango Beta 7661 and 7712 via Microsoft Connect had to sign-off understanding that would...

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Hey Mozilla…

Hey Mozilla…

By on Jun 24, 2011 in Browsers | 0 comments

Your browser is crap. You only increased market share because IE was a non-compliant mess and MSFT fumbled the ball and didn’t update IE in a meaningful way for 5+ years. Now that IE 9 is out, can you really afford to be a snarky adolescent to the...

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Excellent Mango Demos

Excellent Mango Demos

By on Jun 24, 2011 in Windows Phone | 0 comments

WinRumors, specifically Tom Warren, is doing an excellent set of Windows Phone Mango demos. Each one is highlighting the new changes coming to Windows Phone this fall with the Mango update. Pay special attention to the People/Messaging hub demo. The new messaging enhancements sre stellar!

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Windows Phone 7 Has a “Connection” Problem

By on May 25, 2011 in Windows Phone | 0 comments

First off, let me say I don’t necessarily buy into the opinions I’ve been seeing around the net about the Windows name or the Microsoft brand being the big issue with Windows Phone 7’s less-than-dramatic adoption rate. I don’t discount them entirely, but as a software developer, I have a slightly different take. I think Microsoft’s...

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