Monthly Archives: January 2011

Now Microsoft confirms Yahoo! as the data leak culprit

Microsoft this evening belatedly admitted that Yahoo! Mail was in fact the data leak culprit in Windows Phone, just hours after Rafael had already proven that to be the problem. Here’s the note from Microsoft, which also includes information about … Continue reading

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Confirmed: Yahoo! Mail is the data leak culprit in Windows Phone

Update: Microsoft has confirmed this is the issue. See my newer post for more info. The reason Rafael is so valuable is because he can do stuff like this: Prove that Yahoo! Mail is the reason some people are experiencing … Continue reading

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First Windows Phone 7 update imminent?

Wait for it, wait for it… Pocketnow is reporting that Microsoft has posted a Knowledge Base article about the first Windows Phone 7 software update, suggesting the update is imminent. I hope so. But it’s not there yet. With regards … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 sales top 2 million

Microsoft’s Greg Sullivan told Bloomberg and others today that the software giant shipped 2 million units of the Windows Phone 7 OS in the previous quarter. A little over a month ago, and about a week before the end of … Continue reading

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Feedback data usage in Windows Phone, revisited

Rafael Rivera examines whether the feedback mechanism plays any role in the recently-reported Windows Phone 7 data usage leak. I’ve tagged this as one of a few possibilities (others include a bug that causes Wi-Fi to turn off when the … Continue reading

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How you can help improve Zune

Are you looking to convince Microsoft that it needs to add over-the-air podcast support to the Zune client in Windows Phone 7? Or international support for podcasts? Do you have any other Zune feedback, feature requests, or complaints? Unlike with … Continue reading

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App update that refuses to install? Try this

I’ve received a number of emails from Larry Kuderick, who was trying to figure out why some listed app updates he had in Windows Phone Marketplace wouldn’t complete installing. But he’s found what he believes to be the answer to … Continue reading

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