Microsoft has thought ahead and is ready to help customers deal with any problems they might have. In fact, the Redmond company has started preparing for this long before Windows Phone 7 devices hit store shelves around the world.
Following the general availability of Windows Phone 7 in the United States earlier this week, the software giant also unveiled the customer support options already available.
Of course, support is not only about resolving glitches, but also about taking advantage of everything that Windows Phone 7 has to offer. An in this regard, Microsoft has already a well-trained Front Line in place.
“Sales agents around the globe have been trained by Microsoft on the latest and greatest features found within WP7. More »
Still new on the market, Windows Phone 7 has been strongly backed by smartphone manufacturers such as HTC, Samsung and LG. Following the operating system’s announcements, a set of seven devices running Microsoft’s new mobile OS were launched on the market. If you are one of the lucky few that managed to get their hands on one of these Windows Phone 7 devices, then you’re in for some first steps into uncharted grounds.
The following guide contains a few tips for those that already got their WP7 smartphone and would like a few basic pointers about the OS’s capabilities.
Much of the Windows Phone 7 UI is based on hubs, which can be added, deleted, edited or moved. The same goes for the Start screen which is populated by default with only a handful of hubs. To add a new application to the homescreen, long press the icon of the app until a contextual menu will show up and choose “Pin to start”. More »
Today I am going to share a very good news with all the readers. There has been some limiting features in Apple phone products like they cannot forward any message or they can be connected through Bluetooth to only those device which are apple product, but I feel slowly and slowly they are removing them. They have made an endeavor to solve this problem.
Generally in all the good phones from Nokia, Motorola and other brands in out country, we can connect out laptop or PC with them to use internet, we just need a USB data cable or Bluetooth connection and then you can easily surf the internet with the help of that device and the service provider supporting that device. But this feature was not available with iPhone, as you can use internet on those devices but you cannot use those device to connect your Laptop or PC with internet. But then, if anyone has to survive in this competing market then improvement is necessary and this goes true for Apple also. Hence they decided to advance the number of features in their iPhone and iPad by introducing another feature which has been mentioned below. More »
Mobile phone users that own a Maemo-based handset from Nokia have now yet another reason to rejoice, as the final version of Firefox for their handsets has just emerged on the web. Following a long line of beta and release candidate flavors, now Firefox for Maemo 1.0 is here for them, providing an experience similar in many respects to the one that the desktop iteration of Firefox can deliver.
One of the main feature of the web browser is that it comes around with support for add-ons, something that no other solution offers to users. The add-ons enable any Maemo-based device owner to customize the browser via the over 40 add-ons that are already available for download on Mozilla’s website. Among them, we can count popular solutions like AdBlock Plus, URL Fixer, TwitterBar, language translators, or geo guides. The Add-ons Manager allows for an easy installation of such solutions, and Mozilla recommends for the YouTube Enabler add-on be installed.
The features that Firefox for mobile comes with to Maemo-based phones should be already familiar in a way to those who use the browser on their desktop computers:
Many people find that synching a new iPhone with their contact and calendar data from applications like Microsoft Outlook just doesn’t work easily.
Fortunately, there are techniques you can use to make sure that your devices are sharing data smoothly.
If you’re having trouble using iTunes to sync your contact data from Outlook or other sources with your iPhone or iPod Touch, follow these steps to get your data where it needs to be.
Step 1. With your phone connected to your computer, make sure iTunes is running. If necessary, select your phone under the Devices category in iTunes’ left pane.
Step 2. With iTunes’ Summary tab in front, make sure the Options at the bottom are set the way you want them. I like to control which files are moved and when, so I uncheck Automatically sync when this iPhone is connected. I also select Manually manage music and videos. More »