Category Archives: SmartPhone

iBrick vs Windows Phone

I received a reminder on why I’m such a Windows Phone fan the other day and another excuse to loathe Apple products.  My friend Beth bought a used jail broken iPhone 3Gs for $100.  This iPhone was bricked hence the … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 Internet Sharing Optimus 7

Got to love that.  I had somehow been distracted from my smartphone for a while and missed a lot of the new WP7.5 features.  My phone hadn’t been synced in ages.  Anyways, my trusty LG Optimus 7 met its end … Continue reading

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Mango Success

Credit where credit is due.  I posted about a few problems I had with the last round of Windows Phone updates.  I finally got around to installing the Mango Update yesterday and to my pleasent surprise it installed without a … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 Geotagging

Every now and again a technology that’s totally off my radar pops up and stimulates the creative juices.  The other day I was stuck in a hotel room in Melbourne Australia with nothing to do.  So I started browsing the … Continue reading

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Nokia Windows Phone Developer Workshop

Nice, I just got an invite to a two day workshop from the Nokia Developer team.  We’ll be covering the following Windows Phone 7 topics. Windows Phone Pivot and Panoramas Navigation and Controls Push Notifications Launchers and Choosers Application Lifecycle … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 “NoDo” update success

Success!!! After receiving http://wp.me/p1mdku-6u on my first attempt, then http://wp.me/p1mdku-6w on my second attempt, my third attempt worked.  We went for coffee and came back as the phone was finishing its final reboot.  So about an hour to apply the update.  Now I … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Update Failed : C101007B

The saga continues.  Thinking possibly my satellite connection has too much latency for the Zune update service I attempt to update my WP7 phone from the office.  I install Zune on my work laptop, plug in the phone, after about … Continue reading

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