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Nokia adds vcard support to Windows Phone 7.5

Recently Nokia rolled out a couple of updates for Lumia owners including an OS update that provides tethering support for Lumia 800’s, and some cool camera extras that provides a great group photo merge.  Nokia also released a “Contacts Share” … Continue reading

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Why isn’t Windows Phone 8 an update for Nokia Lumia’s ?

Yesterday’s announcement of Windows Phone 8 not being an upgrade for the latest Nokia phones, including Lumia 800, 900 et al, has been met understandably with both disappointment and anger from many existing handset owners. I’ve also seen some articles/comments … Continue reading

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What I’d really like in a phone

The software a phone runs is important but the hardware is even more so. My current day to day phone is the Lumia 800, and the previous one was a HTC mozart. To me the difference is massive. The lumia … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Mango and multiple google calendars

With Windows Phone 7.5 (aka Mango) being released in the next couple of weeks, you may have to work around a google limitation to get multiple google calendars on your device. Both Windows Phone 7.5 and google calendar allow you … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 : 6 months later

I’ve had my HTC Mozart for about 6 months now, so I thought I’d give an update of my thoughts about it and Windows Phone 7. The first set of WP7 updates were really slow to roll-out here in Australia … Continue reading

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Bug synchronising contact with Windows Phone 7

I had one of those weird bugs on my windows phone 7 where the phone would report an error 800C0069 and would fail to synchronize on the primary account. This can be a major headache as there is no way … Continue reading

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WP7 copy and paste is here !

In the emulator in the tools SDK that is   Still waiting on the actual phone update, but for developers the tools update is now available from: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=49b9d0c5-6597-4313-912a-f0cca9c7d277&displaylang=en

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My Windows Phone 7 Xmas wish list

As much as I like Windows Phone 7, there’s some really key areas that are missing. The following is my xmas wish list : 1.  Give me my compass back. When I bought my HTC Mozart, I did so with … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 does COM ??

Wow, seems Windows Phone 7 supports COM inside !  Chris Walsh has been doing some “investigating” into the inners of Windows Phone 7.  Interesting, but also totally not usable in any production application.

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Reflector and Windows Phone 7

If you’re like me and like to open reflector from the Visual Studio Tools menu, you’ll probably have noticed that you need to have a different configuration (or list) of assemblies when developing with Windows Phone 7.  To make it … Continue reading

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