WP7

  • What Windows Phone 7 Applications are available in Oz?

    Along with the hardware, Windows Phone 7 devices also need to pair with software. That software is Zune which has just been updated to version 4.7. Be sure to download the correct bits for your version of Windows, the 32-bit version is not supported on 64-bit OS’s, you’ll need...
  • Windows Phone 7 hardware announcement

      Image source Engadget. While your head was firmly pressed against a pillow, CEO of Microsoft Steve Ballmer has been busy on stage in New York talking about their new Windows Phone 7 platform. Included in the announcement was the revealing confirmation of WP7 hardware devices from manufacturing partners....
  • No Zune Pass or Music for Australia, WP7 to be a broken experience

    Microsoft have just posted a press release regarding the expansion of their Zune services into new markets. Sadly the announcement is not a great on for Australians. The Zune Marketplace accompanying Music, TV shows and Movie rental service will now have select components available in select regions. With Microsoft...
  • Hands-on Domain app for WP7 (video) [updated]

    During Tech.Ed 2010 I got hands on with the Domain WP7 application. The application has a very similar feature set to that of the iPhone version. Providing access to search on Rental or Sale properties and not only filter that list, but also to save out your shortlist of...
  • Hands-on Telstra One app for WP7 (updated w/interview)

    This afternoon I sat down with David Powell from Telstra and Tony Wilkinson from Microsoft to discuss the Telstra One app announced in yesterday’s Tech.Ed 2010 keynote. We covered a number of topics including how the app got developed, what’s included in version 1.0 and what in store for...
  • Xbox Live on Windows Phone 7: killer feature ?

    In a press release today, Microsoft took the wraps of what the Xbox Live experience would be like on Windows Phone 7. Playing to one of the companies strongest assets, at least in mind share, Xbox Live is looks to be shaping up to be a strong aspect of...
  • Will closing the mobile gaming “Loophole” hurt innovation ?

    The Labor government is putting an end to what they call a ‘loophole’ in the gaming industry that allowed mobile gaming to go largely unregulated. Is that such an issue though, limited or no regulation of an industry can let innovation flourish and in the largest mobile gaming platform...
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