News for July 11th 2010

A new week has begun, yes it’s Sunday once again.. So I figured I’d start the week with the news from sites around the world!  I’ve got a few things...

My Latest WP7 Purchase: Balloon Gunner

I’m not really into too many games but these trial modes keep getting me hooked. I downloaded Balloon Gunner on the day it came out and tried the trial (which consists...

Microsoft Acquires Video Content Discovery Company VideoSurf, and confirmed Xbox LIVE integration is coming

Microsoft just confirmed that  it acquired VideoSurf, Video Content Discovery Company and said that integration of VideoSurf with Xbox LIVE is coming. Microsoft said that VideoSurf’s technology will enhance video discovery...

Touch Pro 2 Communications Manager Ported

Thanks to Caldito of XDA we can now enjoy the Communications Manger of the Touch Pro 2 on our Touch Pro/Fuze/Diamond. This changes the Communication Manager page itself (which still...

Windows Phone Zune Marketplace Now Charged as Xbox Music

  A few days ago I purchased a few songs from the Zune Marketplace and as usual I received a purchase confirmation detailing the transaction. Who charged my account? Zune....

Microsoft Two Step Verification: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

I decided to give two step verification a try this morning. While I welcome added security to make things harder for the bad guys, I was a bit hesitant because I...

CinemaNow For Xbox Updated to Add Streaming TV Shows and Movies

Mcirosoft didn’t go into detail but they did state “today the CinemaNow app in the U.S. will be offer instant access to an extensive library of premium video content for rental...

WP7 v iP4…OMG WM6.5.3 Wins!

So iPhone OS 4.0 was released today…yup still generations behind WP which is up to 7 (yes, I joke). With it comes things like multitasking, ability to set your own background...

Sony Tablet S has life better than similar Android Tablets–Or does it?

The other day I got a chance to play with Sony Tablet S at local Best Buy and I felt it has life better than similar Android Tablets running on Honeycomb,...

Three Screens Is Awesome – Well Played Microsoft

For a long time Microsoft has been touting their ‘three screens and a cloud’ concept and here’s a picture of it in action today. Joel Ivory Johnson has a WP7 dev...