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The Road to Threshold: A History of Windows Phone. It was February 2010, Apple was continuing its dominance of the mobile market, Android was beginning to take off and Microsoft had no horse in the smartphone race. Technically that’s not quite right, Microsoft had two horses, Windows Mobile and the Kin. However, WM had not seen an update in a…

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There is one major country in the Western World where Windows Phones are outselling iPhones, which likely explains why the bishop in the above picture, who is taking his own picture of the canonization of John Paul II & John XXIII today,is using a Nokia Lumia rather than the ubiquitous iPhone. The handset appears to be a Nokia Lumia 900,…

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNw11f7PCHI] We have updated Shopping List Simpe, the simplest and most beautiful grocery list app, to version 1.4. The update brings new features and a new discounted price. New features four new color themes including one base on the accent color smaller more readable font trial period extended to 14 days so you can really try the app and…

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Proving once and for all that you don’t exactly have to be the sharpest person to be a mugger, two muggers robbed Kevin Cook and a friend at gunpoint of his 2010 LG Quantum Windows Phone in Central park this weekend. However on seeing the rather archaic sliding screen and keyboard they promptly returned the handset and made their getaway.…

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For about a week now Windows Phone developers have been unable to publish apps for Windows Phone 7 handsets. Developers are able to post apps to the store, but when downloaded to devices the apps crash immediately. A thread of complaints have been posted on Microsoft’s support forums, but very little appear to be happening regarding the bug. Developer Alex…

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Electrodude is a collection of electronic tools containing important reference material, calculators and pin-out diagrams that are really useful for both students and professionals. The app contains the following calculators: Resistor value (using color code) Resistor value (using SMD code) Inductor value (using color code) Ohm’s Law Calculator RC, LC and RL Filters Inductive and capacitive reactance Series-parallel resistance Battery…

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Microsoft has been sending out emails to Zune and Windows Phone 7 owners informing them of future changes to Xbox Video. The changes, which will come late February 2014, will mean video downloaded after that date will no longer work on Zune players, the Zune app and Windows Phone 7. Presumably video purchased before this date will continue to work.…

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