Category Archives: Online services

Internet Explorer 9 Mobile Test Drive now available

Microsoft announced today that it has made a new Test Drive site for its its upcoming Internet Explorer 9 Mobile release, part of Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango”. This isn’t for testing your own apps per se—you can do that with … Continue reading

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Now available: Evernote for Windows Phone

Evernote reports in a very lengthy blog post that its native Windows Phone 7 app is now available! From day one, Evernote has been committed to building native desktop, web and mobile versions. In the past three years, we’ve build … Continue reading

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Audiobooks finally come to Windows Phone*

* but they’re OverDrive audiobooks, not Audible. OverDrive Media Console is now available for Windows Phone (there are also versions for Windows, Mac, Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, and Windows Mobile), providing you with… Single-click downloads from an OverDrive-powered site to … Continue reading

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Get a Windows Phone for your Xbox LIVE avatard

OK, I’m no fan of the Mii-rip-off avatards that Microsoft added to the Xbox 360 and Windows Phone last year, and wish they’d add the one crucial missing feature: A way to turn this thing off. But since that’s not … Continue reading

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New Windows Live SkyDrive features coming in Mango

Another day, another post from Microsoft about another new feature in Mango: Windows Live SkyDrive integration. You may recall that the original shipping version of Windows Phone supports nice SharePoint integration in the Office hub, but nothing around the consumer-oriented … Continue reading

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A closer look at Mango’s Games Hub

Following in the footsteps of my previous post about the Mango Music + Videos hub changes, and the previous post about new Xbox LIVE games for Windows Phone, Microsoft has posted some high resolution images of the Games hub as … Continue reading

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New features in Mango’s Music + Videos Hub

I was at my daughter’s softball game when I received an email alert (on my Windows Phone, naturally) that Microsoft had posted some new information about the Music + Videos hub in Windows Phone “Mango.” (This is my excuse for … Continue reading

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