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Thanks to the Microsoft Office Mobile application OneNote you can sync all sorts of useful data between your Windows Phone, PC and Windows Live!
Equipped with email, Internet and Microsoft Office Mobile, Windows Phone is effectively an office in a phone. But how useful could it be in an emergency situation when no laptop or tablet alternative is available?
Microsoft has outdone other mobile phone OS providers by embracing homebrew development. The result of this is the ChevronWP7 unlock tool, which for just $9 automates the unlocking of your device to enable you to sideload homebrew apps!
The three mobile platforms Windows Phone, iPhone and Android all have their own voice command tools – Tellme, Siri and Voice Actions. But in a battle to the death, which is best?
T-Mobile’s exclusive HTC Radar 4G is named so as to attract buyers looking for ultra high-speed mobile Internet – but is this label accurate?
The age of the Star Trek-style Tricorder is upon us, but for some reason it is being heralded by highly advanced software running on the retired Windows Mobile platform. Why has this happened?
Despite the shortcomings of the original release of Windows Phone, the Mango update brings several enhancements, not least the ability to import custom ringtones for contacts.
Microsoft’s new mobile phone platform has recently been enhanced with the Mango update, but recent figures show that it still isn’t a particularly attractive option when Android and iPhone handsets are also available…
Believe it or not, the Android platform makes use of Microsoft patents in both the operating system and various devices running the software. As a result, Microsoft makes money on every device sold!
In the USA, the Windows Phone advertising strategy seems to be restricted to bundling the unique platform with the everyday tools found in other Microsoft products – but in Europe things are different thanks to the launch of the Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 devices.
Designed to allow users to sync data between devices, the ActiveSync software can be found in many guises, from the desktop application used with the old Windows Mobile platform to the new, device-only software on Windows Phones. Its use is more widespread than these phones, however…
The Nokia Lumia 710 is set for release in 2011, with emerging markets its main target as the Finnish mobile phone giant pushes on with its adoption of Windows Phone as the primary operating system for its devices.
From social networking to Microsoft Office, music and videos to gaming, tethering and updating your handset, there are plenty of things you can do with a Windows Phone. We’ve got everything you need to get started using one of these fantastic devices right here.
Windows Phone is a fascinating mobile phone platform, one which is easy and fun to use. But how much do you really know about Metro UI, the Windows Phone Marketplace and Xbox LIVE integration?
Stop kicking around on the web trying to work out when your Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update is going to arrive. Head outside and enjoy the weather, watch some sports or play a game. When it comes, Mango will certainly have been worth the wait!
Thanks to the Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” update, it is now possible to sync your documents to the cloud with SkyDrive or to Office 365, as well as storing them on your phone or a SharePoint server.
The Windows Phone platform offers a unique mobile gaming experience thanks to integration with Xbox LIVE – but is Microsoft doing enough to push this? Could they be letting their mobile platform down by not developing the gaming experience further with online multiplayer and other enhancements?
Don’t think of Windows Phone as just “the Facebook phone” – with the release of the Mango update, you can integrate Twitter and LinkedIn accounts and access them without third-party apps!
In the first version of Windows Phone the messaging tool was restricted to SMS and MMS. With the release of Windows Phone 7.5 Mango this has been enhanced, with Windows Live Messenger, Facebook chat and voice recognition added and combined for a single, complete conversation experience!
One of the improvements of Windows Phone Mango is to enable the reading of QR Codes, Microsoft Tags and consumer barcodes, something that is enabled via the new native Bing app.