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…
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.
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!
Windows Phone has recently received its first major upgrade, and is finally ready to compete with Android and iPhone. Some of these improvements concern the camera software and the Pictures Hub, where tagging, auto-fix and sharing via Twitter have been introduced.
With the release of Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango”, there are now four great ways to install apps and games onto your phone: the Marketplace Hub, via Zune, sideloading and with the new browser-based Marketplace!
There is much more to Microsoft’s mobile phone platform than tiles and Xbox LIVE. As you will see from our tips and tricks, this powerful mobile operating system has plenty of features for you to take advantage of.
If you’ve got a Windows Mobile phone, there are a whole host of tips and tricks that you should be aware of. Find handy tips here for installing and removing apps, managing RAM and customizing your background and user interface.
A couple of problems can arise when updating your Windows Phone to the NoDo (copy and paste) version. One of the most common can occur on phones that have had a beta version of NoDo installed using the “Walsh method”. Fortunately, these “Walshed” phones can be restored to full working order.
The Windows Phone 7 Music & Videos hub is a useful way of enjoying all of your mobile media clips, but from time to time the correct album art will not display in the background. If this has been bothering you, these steps should help you out.
There is no need to leave that HTC HD2 gathering dust in a drawer — by putting an hour aside you can easily install two of the most popular current operating systems, Windows Phone 7 and Android Gingerbread on the phone, giving it not one, but two new leases of life!