If you want the latest Windows mobile OS on your Windows Phone, you’ll need to buy new hardware. Even the luxurious Nokia Lumia 900, the darling of the Windows Phones so far, won’t be seeing Windows 8, but Microsoft is offering a compromise.
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I previously told you about a free Nokia Lumia 900 on AT&T, but even if you missed out on that offer, you’re still in luck. You can now get it on the cheap as in $39.99 cheap.Here’s how.
To gain forgiveness for the fact that the Nokia Lumina 900 Smartphone has a memory management problem that could cause data connectivity loss. If you act before April 21st, Nokia will give you $100.
The Windows Phone and Mac OS X are entirely different ecosystems. If you have a Windows Phone and a Windows PC, you need to use the Zune Software to manage it. But what if you are a Windows Phone and Mac user? Windows Phone 7 Connector lets you manage your Microsoft phone on your Mac OS X computer.
Microsoft just announced they will discontinuing the Windows Mobile Marketplace and shuttering the service for new purchases and download on…
The first time you plug your Windows smartphone into a PC, you’re prompted to install the Zune software to help you manage your phone. It lets you get updates, find apps and sync media. The Zune software offers more than just managing your Windows smartphone too. You can use it to replace your current desktop media player.
LONDON — Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is expected this morning to announce Nokia’s first two smartphones with Windows 7.5 Mango on board. The two Lumia series phones (the 800 and the 710) make good on Elop’s promise — to dump Symbian and Meego in favor of Microsoft’s new mobile OS. The phones, codenamed Sabre (Lumia [...]
Microsoft seems to have taken a turn and has decided to take people who are still using their good ol’ Windows Mobile 6.x phones and push them to upgrade to an all-new Windows Phone 7 device. Possibly a Nokia one, when they arrive (although there are voices saying Nokia Windows Phone 7 phones won’t be [...]
When Windows Phone 7 was first announced, Microsoft caused some bad-water between themselves and Angry Birds developer, Rovio. I admit, we were somewhat afraid that this would lead to Angry Birds never being ported to Windows Phone 7, but fortunately that isn’t the case. As we mentioned in last week’s wrap-up, Microsoft and Rovio have [...]
We’ve come to the end of another groovy week, and now we’ll take a look at the most popular posts we’ve published over the last 7 days. For news we missed, we’ve added in a few techy tidbits which you’ll find at the bottom of this weekly wrap. Gadget and iPhone Insurance: SquareTrade, [...]
Nokia has made quite the Groovy move. Everybody (including me) expected Nokia to announce that it would produce Android phones in the future, Nokia has managed to surprise everyone. Stephen Elop, the Nokia CEO, has shown that he is a man of his word and that Nokia does want to make significant changes. So the [...]
I hate plugging my phone in. Unfortunately, that’s the only way to sync new music, podcasts and videos to it. That is, until Zune introduced wireless sync for the Windows Phone 7. This groovy feature uses your home’s wireless network to sync songs from your Zune collection to your Windows Phone 7 automatically. With wireless [...]
Microsoft Windows Phone 7 devices are officially on sale in the United States and elsewhere. Samsung, LG, HTC, and even Dell have jumped in and created phones for all of the major carriers, but with all of the choices available it brings up an important question. That is, if you’re going to get a Windows [...]
When Ballmer introduced the new Windows Phone 7 operating system I was just thinking “great, another boring bald guy named Steve trying to sell me a phone.” But, at the same time I saw the new commercial Microsoft did to market their mobile OS and it was much more entertaining. Check it out! Really: [...]