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Priceless Windows Phone 7 Rap Featuring Cute Nerdy Chicks

October 19, 2011 3 Comments

All I can say is that this is pretty much all that Microsoft needs for there commercial advertising. Real people expressing their love towards the Windows Phone OS. They bring to light every reason Windows Phone 7 can be cool to a younger generation in. These mobile chicks know a thing or two about a good phone experience and […]

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Mango: How to Use Bing Search and Speach Recognition

October 14, 2011 No Comments

  MyKindofPhone has posted 2 new ‘how to’ videos for using Bing search on your Windows Phone 7.5 devices. For those of you who aren’t familiar with all the new options Bing brings with the Mango update should definitely watch the videos. You can also visit mykindofphone.com for a more in depth breakdown.

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Mango: How to Make Custom Ringtones For Your Windows Phone

October 1, 2011 16 Comments

One of the biggest asked for features for Mango was Custom Ringtones. I am telling everyone that Mango does have custom ringtones but no one will believe me. Why? Because Microsoft has done a very nice job of making it difficult to figure out exactly how to go about it. Once you do know however, […]

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How to Dual Boot Windows 8 (very Easy)

September 16, 2011 3 Comments

 I attempted to run Windows 8 on an old Dell laptop running Vista. That was no fun as the DVD tray was shot and I had no other alternatives at the time. Thanks to this very easy rundown by mobility digest on how to get Windows 8 to dualboot, I will be trying this all […]

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How-To: Revert back to NoDo from Mango Beta

July 22, 2011 36 Comments

Okay so you’ve got your Mango going, sliced the fruit into a few pieces… but you realize the fruit isn’t as ripe as you would have liked. Boy I love analogies. Not satisfied with the pre-release version of Mango 7.5? This post is for you. I took the plunge and loaded the beta version of […]

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How to Run the Mango Beta on Your HTC HD2

July 7, 2011 No Comments

When there is a will there is a way. A group over at the XDA forums have made it possible to run the Mango Beta on a HTC HD2. The instructions are pretty simple to follow: Follow the instructions to download and install magdlr if you haven’t done so alread Download the Mango files from […]

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How to Get Different Images on Your Picture Hub Tile and Pictures Background

June 7, 2011 2 Comments

The folks over at the monsmartphone blog seem to have discovered a minor glitch in Windows Phone 7 that allows users to change the background in the pictures hub to make it different from that of the picture hub tile itself. I hope you’re still following me. So, you would start by making sure the […]

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Windows Phone UK Makes Web Magazine Highlighting Best WP7 Apps

May 27, 2011 No Comments

I am constantly looking through the Marketplace and when I skip a day I feel overwhelmed by the amount of new apps I have to sift through. If I, a person who makes it a priority to check the Markeplace often to find new interesting apps get overwhelmed by it I can only imagine how […]

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How to: Change the Display Picture on Your Picture Hub

April 29, 2011 2 Comments

There is a lot of confusion on how to do a lot of things on Windows Phone 7. One thing that we have noticed some people are having trouble with (myself included) was changing the picture hub photo. Oddly enough I think the solution was so simple I didn’t think of it til it was […]

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Microsoft Creates a One Stop Shop For Info On Making Apps

April 26, 2011 No Comments

There is already a tremendous amount of information that is available online on how to create Windows Phone 7 applications. Before WP7 even was out we heard the screams coming out of Redmond – developers, developers, developers!!! So if you want to create WP7 apps there is no shortage of the amount of tutorials and […]

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Nokia Begins to Advertise the Lumia 710 – Welcome to the Amazing Everyday (video)

With the Lumia 800 being Nokia’s flagship Windows Phone at the moment, its no wonder that it has been getting...

Lenovo LePhone S2 Running Windows Phone Coming 2012

Lenovo announced yesterday its LePhone S2 running Android which seemed to kill any chance of them making a Windows...