Windows Phone 7 to Allow Facebook Contact Filtering, Sync and both!

As soon as the Windows Phone 7 emulator was unlocked and the developer phones were out many people raised the potential issue of how much chaos it would create to have Facebook friends comingled with actual contacts we would normally Continue reading Windows Phone 7 to Allow Facebook Contact Filtering, Sync and both!

Windows Phone 7 Goes RTM!

Yesterday (September 1) Terry Myerson, VP of Windows Phone Engineering, Microsoft officially posted in his blog that Windows Phone 7 just went into RTM stage. RTM, short for Release To Manufacturing is the stage where there are no more changes Continue reading Windows Phone 7 Goes RTM!

Motorola Smartphone With Windows Phone 7 On Verizon According to BestBuy mobile

OK, this is what Motorola, Verizon and Microsoft have in common so far: a new Windows Phone 7 smartphone to be released soon… really soon… end of September soon… I was at the mall this afternoon and went into a Continue reading Motorola Smartphone With Windows Phone 7 On Verizon According to BestBuy mobile

FREE Windows Phone 7 Development Tools Available Sep. 16

As we get closer to launch date, Windows Phone 7 news are getting white-hot. Only six months after announcing the launch of the new OS and with a few beta releases for the development tools, it was finally announced today Continue reading FREE Windows Phone 7 Development Tools Available Sep. 16

Windows Phone 7 Gaming Primed for Launch!

It was announced that Windows Phone 7 will be launched with no less than 60 titles available for trial, purchase or free download in the Xbox Live hub. Some titles are from well known franchises such as Halo: Waypoint, Castlevania, Continue reading Windows Phone 7 Gaming Primed for Launch!

Am I Ready? – Checklist Before Getting A Windows Phone

With less than 60 days till launch; a few friends and readers are approaching me with questions on how to be prepared for moving everything they have on their current smartphones into their new Windows Phones. This is an attempt Continue reading Am I Ready? – Checklist Before Getting A Windows Phone

Windows Phone 7 Launch Schedule

Microsoft COO Kevin Turner has announced, without giving out actual dates, a more specific launch schedule. He has given a timeframe more specific than the already known and vague “holiday season” timeframe and has said that the smartphones will become Continue reading Windows Phone 7 Launch Schedule

Windows Phone Live services: Sync + Storage + Remote Wipe

Windows Phone Live was announced to provide several services at the time when the first devices are launched (more on the launch timeline in a new post). The features offered will reportedly be free and will be a one-up from Continue reading Windows Phone Live services: Sync + Storage + Remote Wipe