WP7

  • Photos from TechEd’s Opening Party

    After yesterday’s keynotes came the welcome party for attendees. On show this year was the latest wares from Microsoft and it’s partners. The highlights included the ability to get hands-on with the mega 80” Perceptive Pixel touchscreens displays, a playable Forza Horizons demo and a couple of Triple-screen racing...
  • Qantas WP7 app boasts pinned flights as key feature

    Despite being announced at last year’s MIX conference, the Qantas has only just been released. It turns out the release was a quiet one with the Marketplace listing the official release date as 14/03/2012, over two weeks ago, yet the company only started posting social yesterday. Naturally the app...
  • Like your gadgets large? Giant Lumia 800 touchscreen

    Yesterday Nokia’s hottest device, the Lumia 800 went on sale with Telstra, following last weeks launches on Optus and Vodafone. To celebrate the launch, Nokia have put together a pretty sweet bit of marketing material. A giant touch-enabled Lumia 800 in the middle of Sydney. Nokia says these massive...
  • Nokia Lumia phones all gone

    Microsoft had teamed up with Nokia to attract Australian developers to write application for the platform. On offer was 50 Nokia WP7 devices, with a Lumia 710 available if you wrote 3 apps and the hot Lumia 800 if you wrote 4 apps. As of today, all 50 handsets...
  • Microsoft enticing Aussie developers with a free Nokia WP7

    As Microsoft continues its efforts to gain market share in the smartphone war, they have just announced a new competition for local developers. Australians who develop applications for Windows Phone will have the chance to win either a Nokia Lumia 710 or the flagship Nokia WP7 phone, the Nokia...
  • Zune Pass Australia: $12pm, 11M tracks on WP7, Xbox or PC

    Microsoft Australia have just announced they have finally got the deal done with music labels to offer Zune Pass in Australia. For just $11.99 per month or $119.99 per year, Australians can enjoy access to over 11 Million tracks. This now becomes serious competition to the iTunes model which...
  • Do we really need mobile Anti-virus ? AVG for WP7 released

    Desktop anti-virus is an absolute necessity, with an unprotected machine online lasting only a few minutes before becoming infected. So how about our data-powered mobile devices of today, do they too need AV protection ? Today arrives a Windows Phone application from security company AVG, it serves two main...
  • WP7 Marketplace experiencing c101b00b error (updated)

    Over the past 24 hours, some Windows Phone 7 users are experiencing an error when downloading apps from the Marketplace. After going through the standard download process from the device, the following error message is displayed. “There is a problem completing your request. Try again later. Error code: c101b00b.”...
  • TrafficMate WP7 app uses live data. GPS just got smarter.

    Recent Australian Bureau of Statistics research showed that 750,000 people in Queensland travelled to work by car, motorbikes or even scooters. It’s not surprising that congestion and traffic delays are an ever increasing frustration. Ezi Data Solutions have created a Windows Phone app called TrafficMate. This app uses up-to-the-minute...