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Windows Phone 7 “NoDo” Update

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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  While some are reporting the long-awaited update is available to all, others are saying they are still waiting patiently. After reading many reports, I decided to see if my Samsung Focus would be one of the lucky recipients. Unfortunately, still as of 9PM EST on the 22nd, no update is to be found. The [...]

Last Pass comes to WP7

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

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Last Pass comes to WP7

Last Pass for Windows Phone 7 Those of you who use Last Pass on a PC know just how handy it can be, not having to remember or input passwords for all the various sites that require them. It’s not a stretch of the imagination to think that a secure password manager would be even [...]

Hands-on: BlackBerry PlayBook

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

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Hands-on: BlackBerry PlayBook

The BlackBerry PlayBook has had its fair share of skeptics since its initial surfacing but the general¬†consensus¬†- especially of those who have managed to get their hands on the device – seems to have swayed towards a ‘glass might actually be half full’ outlook for RIM. When the first official video surfaced back in September, [...]

Windows Anytime Upgrade; they really mean Anytime!

Friday, March 4, 2011

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Windows Anytime Upgrade; they really mean Anytime!

The most recent addition to our family of tech was an Asus Netbook, the 1015PN that shipped with Windows 7 Starter. Surprisingly, once Microsoft lifted the originally slated 3 concurrent program limit, the operating system became rather usable. Still, there were reasons for wanting to upgrade, namely, enabling the nVidia Optimus automatic graphics switching that [...]

Upgrading Windows 1.0 to 7, one version at a time.

Friday, March 4, 2011

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Follow this fun little experiment where every major Microsoft operating system, starting from an install of MS Dos 5.0 all the way to Windows 7 is upgraded, in order, on a single (virtual) machine. On a side note, I love that this guy sounds like Roy Trenneman from the IT Crowd For more information, visit [...]

New Windows Phone 7 Commercial

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

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Microsoft launches a new Windows Phone 7 commercial featuring the Samsung Focus, dubbed “What if?” What if you could have the best looking phone in the room; one with Office, Xbox Live and thousands of apps? Watch to find out

Featured WP7 Apps
  • Last Pass

    Last Pass for Windows Phone 7

    Those of you who use Last Pass on a PC know just how handy it can be, not having to remember or input passwords for all the various sites that require them. It’s not a stretch of the imagination to think that a secure password manager would be even more welcome on a phone platform. Thankfully, the good folks at LastPass thought the same and have brought the LastPass app to Windows Phone 7. The app can be downloaded from the Zune software or from the Marketplace. To learn more, visit www.lastpass.com.