Windows Phone Tops 2 Million in Sales

Bloomberg has an interesting piece today regarding Greg Sullivan’s announcement of Windows Phone hitting the 2 million milestone mark. Sullivan also told Bloomberg that satisfaction of the Windows Phone OS is standing at a fairly high 93%, while brand awareness is currently sitting at 66% of those surveyed by Microsoft. Of course, the 2 million […]

Windows Phone “Sells” 1.5 Million Devices

Microsoft unexpectedly released sales figures for its Windows Phone devices today. Recently, they had stated they would not release these numbers until CES or even later. However, with the given criticism that Microsoft has received of not discussing sales figures, Microsoft may have been moved to release the numbers earlier than expected. Microsoft announced that […]

Microsoft Releases Visual Basic WP7 Tools to the Web

Microsoft today yesterday (now that I’ve forgotten to post this) announced the RTW of the Visual Basic WP7 Development Tools. Previously, Microsoft had only allowed development with Windows Phone in Visual C#, with this update/add-on, users will be able to develop for the Windows Phone in two different languages, C# and Basic. Feel free to […]

Bing Visual Search: Find Your Favorite WP7 App

The other day, the Windows Team Blog offered up five new ways in which the Windows Phone team is trying to promote development for Windows Phone. My favorite feature of the five that they listed was the Bing Visual Search feature which allows users to simply find a Windows Phone app that they enjoy, visually. […]

Windows Phone 7 Launch: Some Notes

I’m currently working on a write-up of the different Windows Phone 7 devices, but for now, I thought I would let everyone know of a few places to check out and what’s happening. Let’s not confuse launch with ship/availability. The actual release or shipping date for many of these devices will actually be November 8, […]

Windows Phone 7 Commercial: Really?

Microsoft unveiled its Windows Phone 7 commercial today title “Really?” I personally think this really hits the nail on the head. Windows Phone 7 may actually have the potential to solve the “information overload” that many people experience while using their phone. What do you think? The commercial does the job perfectly well, and is […]