Earlier today, Rafael Rivera, Windows hacker and Windows 7 Secrets co-author, may have found the reason for Windows Phone data leaks that have been discussed recently around the web. The reason: Yahoo! seems to be sending and receiving far more data than it really needs to. In fact, on Rafael’s count, it sends roughly 25 … Continue reading Yahoo! to Blame for Windows Phone Data Leaks?
Category: Windows Phone 7
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 … Continue reading Windows Phone Tops 2 Million in Sales
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 … Continue reading Windows Phone “Sells” 1.5 Million Devices
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 … Continue reading Microsoft Releases Visual Basic WP7 Tools to the Web
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. … Continue reading Bing Visual Search: Find Your Favorite WP7 App
Microsoft’s “Be What’s Next” Advertising Campaign
Microsoft has finally released some new marketing material that uses it’s anticipated “Be What’s Next” slogan. The material was found by Long Zheng fellow Microsoft enthusiast and then made even more popular by Tom Warren of WinRumors and Neowin fame. The marketing material spells out what Microsoft hopes for its software products to be now … Continue reading Microsoft’s “Be What’s Next” Advertising Campaign
WinQuire’s Daily Tidbits: October 26, 2010
I haven’t done a Daily Tidbits in a while, so here goes with today’s technology news from around the web. Enjoy! Just thought I would let everyone know that Microsoft is currently giving away a free eBook titled Moving to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. It’s definitely worth checking out, especially since its free and if … Continue reading WinQuire’s Daily Tidbits: October 26, 2010
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, … Continue reading Windows Phone 7 Launch: Some Notes
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 … Continue reading Windows Phone 7 Commercial: Really?