Windows Phone SecretsThis blog provides regular updates about the writing of my next book, Windows Phone Secrets, and about the exciting new Windows Phone platform from Microsoft.
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Monthly Archives: December 2010
ElektricForest has published a great chart comparing all of the currently available Windows Phone handsets. (Click for high-res version) Thanks to Dmitry for the link! Update: I linked to a new version of the image with corrected Dell information.
My favorite web password solution has just been released for Windows Phone. I’m downloading it now, but here’s the word from LastPass: LastPass is now available for download in the Windows Phone 7 marketplace! Once installed, the app allows you … Continue reading
Thanks to Eric S. for tipping me off that Microsoft quietly released several new Zune HD apps and games to the Zune Marketplace back on December 16 (and before that as well). Like many, I didn’t even notice. But as … Continue reading
… is for Microsoft to fix Windows Phone. :) But since that’s not happening anytime soon, a reader email about a related topic just triggered an interesting idea: How about someone makes some high-quality Windows Gadgets, for Windows Vista and … Continue reading
Hi guys, sorry for the lack of updates lately. I think the combination of the SuperSite CMS switchover, the holidays, and my other work has just caught up with me. Well, that and Microsoft’s unbelievable silence—finally broken today—over Windows Phone … Continue reading
Microsoft has published a series of articles for IT pros interested in rolling out Windows Phone handsets in a corporate environment. Windows Phone 7 brings together the information, applications, tools, and services needed to help your workforce accomplish what they … Continue reading
1.5 million Windows Phone sales in 6 weeks; several software updates coming over the next couple of months
Finally, Microsoft breaks the silence. Now, too, can I. I’ve published an article in WinInfo this morning, Microsoft: 1.5 Million Windows Phone Sales in First Six Weeks, that has all the information. But the pertinent info is: Unit sales. Microsoft’s … Continue reading
One of the things I’ve been trying to track down is which Exchange Active Sync (EAS) policies Windows Phone 7 does and does not support. The issue here is that Windows Phone 7 only supports a subset of the available … Continue reading
The Phone 7 blog has a cool tip for creating transparent lock screen wallpapers for Windows Phone 7, though it comes with one major downside: The image has to be a PNG file as it can has a transparency channel. … Continue reading
I’m told this is the Windows Phone model that will appear first on Verizon, in January.