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Neither Sprint nor Verizon to carry Windows Phone 7 in 2010

Published on September 17, 2010 By Matt Coddington

Tweet Neither Sprint nor Verizon will have any Windows Phone 7 devices in 2010, and there’s still no solid ETA of when they’ll have them in 2011: According to an interview with CNet with senior product manager Greg Sullivan: We had to make some trade-offs,…Even Microsoft doesn’t have unlimited resources. We had to prioritize doing fewer […]

End of an era, and the beginning of another

Published on June 5, 2010 By Matt Coddington

Tweet June 4, 2010 marks the end of an era for me, and the beginning of another.  Since 1998, I have owned and used some form of Windows Mobile device, starting with a Philips Nino. After that I transitioned to a: Casio Cassiopeia Then on to the iPaq world with the 3875, 3850, 3950, 5400 […]

Microsoft Tag out of beta

Published on May 30, 2010 By Matt Coddington

Tweet There are some things that Microsoft (Google as well) seems to keep in beta for the longest time.   Microsoft Tag was one of those betas, and as of May 27, it’s finally an official released version. In the 18 months since being introduced, more than 1 billion Tags have been printed by people and […]

Mint Financial App now available for Android

Published on May 8, 2010 By Matt Coddington

Tweet If you haven’t checked out Mint, you should.  Mint is free personal finance software that is highly endorsed by Kiplinger, Money, PC Magazine and others. Mint was acquired by Intuit (makers of Quicken) back in Sept 2009, so great things are happening with this service. Anyone can use the web-based version, and there are […]

ZDNet’s Matt Miller just can’t take Windows Mobile anymore

Published on May 3, 2010 By Matt Coddington

Tweet An interesting read over at Matt Miller’s ZDNet blog.  He tried out the T-Mobile HTC HD2 (running Windows Mobile 6.5) and was disappointed on several counts.  He turned the phone in, and will take another look at a Windows Phone 7 device when they arrive later this year. The HD2 is a great piece […]

Windows Phone 7: A Good Bet?

Published on May 1, 2010 By Matt Coddington

Tweet Here is an excerpt from an article by Mary Jo Foley at RedmondMag.com.  Makes for an interesting read regarding the direction Microsoft is taking with Windows Phone 7: Microsoft is taking a lot of risks with its forthcoming Windows Phone 7 platform.  To be fair, the ‘Softies had little choice. Windows Mobile has steadily lost […]

Microsoft agreement with HTC sends a message to Apple

Published on April 29, 2010 By Matt Coddington

Tweet Microsoft announced a licensing agreement with HTC this week. While the overt message is that Microsoft is going after Android, it seems like Microsoft may be coming to the defense of HTC and firing a warning shot across Apple’s bow. Read the entire story here. Source: PC World Tweet