Windows Phone Marketplace Passes 40,000 in Available Apps

By | November 17, 2011

Having passed the 35,000 available app mark only in October, the Windows Phone Marketplace has now eclipsed the 40,000 available app mark today.  The news comes from All About Windows Phone who uses an internal application to keep track of the number of apps available.  The rate of progress:  Some 165 apps per day added on average! At… Read More »

Review of WordPress for Windows Phone

By | November 17, 2011

Whether you know it or not, as you read this you are viewing it on a WordPress powered blog.  I moved ClintonFitch.com to WordPress a few years ago as it brought me the power to add social media integration, easier management and much faster posting times.  I can actually thank Judie Stanford over at Gear Diary for first… Read More »

AT&T Confirms Talks with Nokia to Bring Windows Phones in 2012

By | November 16, 2011

A great post over at WinRumors around AT&T and Nokia teaming up to launch Windows Phones together in 2012.  According to the post, talks have been underway for some time with some careful and strategic planning going on for how the devices will be marketed here in the US. Glenn Lurie, head of AT&T’s tablets unit revealed that… Read More »

[Update 2] New HTC Update for Windows Phone Now Deploying – Tethering Now Available

By | November 16, 2011

It looks like HTC has pushed out an update for some of their Windows Phone chassis – the HD7 and Mozart.  The update appears to be a small one but does add one big feature – Tethering.  At least that is what Todd Osagawara (who got a tip from Daron Brewood at Smartphone Gurus) found on his HD7. There… Read More »

Holiday Discounts Already Available From GameStop

By | November 16, 2011

Yep, it’s starting to get to be that time of the year.  GameStop has offered ClintonFitch.com readers two discounts for their online use.  If you spend $99.99 or more, you get $15 off or $149.99 or more you get $20 off.  See the links below. $15 off in-stock purchases of $99.99 or more. Excludes consoles and gift cards.… Read More »

How To Change The Wallpaper in The Windows Phone Picture Hub

By | November 16, 2011

One of the great features of Windows Phone is the level of personalization you can do to your Start screen.  Not only can you pin any app to the Start screen (and in Mango, even some specific parts of an application), you can customize the look and feel of it quite easily.  One of these personalizations is the… Read More »

Lets Golf 2 Now Available in the Windows Phone Marketplace

By | November 16, 2011

One of the anticipated games for Windows Phone has finally come to Marketplace.  Lets Golf 2, the popular & dare I say fun golf game from Gameloft, was released earlier this morning.  The game is one that is truly cross platform as it is already available for both the iPhone and iPad as well as Android (Lets Golf… Read More »

Nokia Lumia 800 Now Available in The UK

By | November 16, 2011

This is a nice surprise for Windows Phone users in the UK! According to Smartphone Gurus the Nokia Lumia 800 is now available on Three, Vodaphone, Orange and T-Mobile in the UK, an event that was not expected until January of next year.  The top-of-the-line offering from Nokia has been one of the most anticipated Windows Phone releases… Read More »

Microsoft Drops The Price of Popular Games for Windows Phone

By | November 16, 2011

Microsoft has dropped the price of three popular XBox Live games in the Marketplace for Windows Phone.  Full House Poker, Sonic the Hedgehog 4 and Assassin’s Creed have all seen big drops in price. Full House Poker – $1.99 (was $2.99) – Marketplace link Sonic the Hedgehog – $4.99 (was $6.99) – Marketplace link Assassin’s Creed – $2.99 (was $6.99) –Marketplace link It… Read More »

Save Battery Power by Removing Live Tiles on Windows Phone [Quick Tip]

By | November 16, 2011

It’s the end of the day and you notice that your Windows Phone has just a sliver of battery life left according to the battery indicator.  How can you conserve that precious battery power until you get into your car or home to charge it again?  Easy, just remove some Live Tiles. Like applications that are running in… Read More »

How To Link Inboxes in Windows Phone Mango

By | November 16, 2011

One of the new features of Mango, the latest update for Windows Phone, is the ability to link inboxes together from your various mail accounts.  It is a feature that has been on other platforms for a while now, most notably Apple’s iOS, and for many was a welcome new feature with the update.  Setting up your Windows… Read More »

Official Twitter App for Windows Phone is now Mango Ready

By | November 15, 2011

Twitter has just updated their app for Windows Phone which now makes it compatible with Mango’s task switching (multitasking) functionality.  Unfortunately… that’s about it.  There is still no Live Tile support or Push update support which is a bit of a letdown honestly.  Still, the new version seems a good bit faster than the previous build but beyond… Read More »