Fixing the “Something’s Gone Very Wrong” Error on Windows Phone App for Desktop

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Let me start out by saying that I am a fan of the older Zune desktop application. I get that times change and this is the new way to sync, and that’s fine. But the Zune desktop software is simply a great app for managing your music collection. From building playlists to updating album art […]

What’s New in the Latest Update for Windows Phone 8

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Got a Nokia Lumia running Windows Phone 8? In case you haven’t already heard, there’s a new update coming your way some time in the coming weeks. According to Nokia, they expect it to be rolling out to everyone by the end of September. So if you don’t have it yet, you should soon. Once […]

Bing’s Broken Lockscreen Image Update on Windows Phone 8

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One of the cool new features with Windows Phone 8 is the ability to have live lockscreen images. This is where applications can define the image to be placed on your lockscreen. Lockscreen apps are popping up in the store on a daily basis. As well, the phone ships with a Bing engine that will […]

Nokia Lumia 920 Available Starting Today on Rogers

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Rogers is now the first carrier to launch the amazing Nokia Lumia 920 powered by Windows Phone 8. Available starting today for $99 on a 3 year contract or $549 if purchased outright,  the Lumia 920 is the premier Windows Phone 8 device from Nokia and is packed with some pretty amazing features. Besides the […]

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8

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Once again, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore took to the stage and officially unveil the next version of Windows Phone. Back in June, Joe shared details of what’s new in Windows Phone 8 for developers. That included great things like an all new kernel that is shared with the desktop side, support for new hardware like multi-core […]

Nokia Lumia 920 Coming Exclusively to Rogers

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As time ticks closer to Microsoft’s big reveal of Windows Phone 8 on October 29th, we are learning more and more about partners, and carriers plans to offer their phones to consumers. Today we here word that Rogers has an exclusive agreement to bring the Nokia Lumia 920 to Canadian customers in the November time […]

Nokia Announces New Lumia 920 & 820 Smartphones

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Today in New York, and along side Microsoft, Nokia announced its latest smartphones powered by Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system. The new Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 build upon the popular 900 and 800 models that run the old Windows Phone 7.5. While Microsoft briefly talked up the OS, the majority of the […]

Understanding the Security Changes in Windows Phone 8

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It’s clear in Windows Phone 8 that Microsoft is going after the security minded/corporate customer big time. That’s not to say it’s the only market they are targeting, but they have made a number of significant changes under the hood to improve the overall security of the platform. During the developer preview event, Microsoft talked […]

The Future of Windows Phone for Todays Users

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Last week Microsoft shared their plans for Windows Phone 8 – at least some of their plans. The majority of the information shared was around developer features. Although, there was a preview of the new Start Screen, and a small thing about upgrades not supporting older hardware. Since that news hit, the internet has been […]

Windows Phone 8 and Some Developer Musings

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This past week, Microsoft finally began to lift the proverbial covers off of the next version of their Windows Phone operating system in Windows Phone 8.While the presentation around Windows Phone 8, made at Microsoft’s Windows Phone Summit event in San Francisco, was anticipated by a number of audiences, the majority of the messages made […]