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Initial Impressions of Windows 10 Mobile

Well… I’ve upgraded my BLU WIN HD LTE handset…, and… yeah.   Introduction Ok… I’ve got a few thoughts on Windows 10 Mobile, and I need for everyone to understand the justification behind them, so… bear with me a moment.  This may [...]

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Windows 10 Mobile Released

There’s at least some good news for those that have Windows Phones…   The last couple of days has been kinda brutal on Windows Phone. With Nokia essentially killing all of its Windows Phone apps, including HERE Maps, it’s been a rough [...]

March 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Nokia Kills HERE Maps for Windows Phone

Now, you truly can’t get there from HERE… In a move that likely has many wondering how long Satya Nadella will allow Windows 10 Mobile to continue to exist, it seems that one of the main staples of the platform, HERE Maps will no longer be [...]

March 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Updating Windows 10 Mobile After it goes RTM

Microsoft says that it wants to push rapid updates to users; but there are issues… I saw an interesting update on the Supersite for Windows the other morning, and I answered a comment asking what the issues were on this in the US. I wanted to [...]

May 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Is Nokia following in Palm’s Footsteps?

My good friend, Gina Smith, asked everyone this morning what everyone thought of a Nokia analysis she wrote. It got me thinking… I can remember sitting in my car, driving home from work while living in Nashville talking with my friend (and at the [...]

February 14, 2011 // 2 Comments

Samsung Epix Unresponsive Power Button

About 2 months ago, I reviewed the Samsung Epix for Gear Diary.  At the time, I really liked the device. I still do, but the romance is starting to wane a bit.  Here’s why… I am having a really weird experience with the device.  Every so [...]

March 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

E-TEN V900 WM6.1 Device Review

I’ve been very fortunate to have a wonderful working relationship with the folks over at E-TEN, now part of the Acer family.  The folks associated with the Glofiish mobile devices have been wonderful to work with, and have been very generous. [...]

November 13, 2008 // 0 Comments

Home Screen Shoot Out

Fellow Gear Diary Team Member Doug Goldring has written a pretty cool article on alternative Windows Mobile interfaces, exclusively at My Today Screen. The article looks at two of the bigger contenders, Spb Mobile Shell and Vito Technologies [...]

October 21, 2008 // 0 Comments

Take the No Reboot Challenge

My good friend Mike Temporale of Mobile Jaw has thrown down the gauntlet. He says, Windows Mobile is a stable OS.  And he’s so adamant about that, that he’s challenged the entire WM community!  Take the No Reboot Challenge! [...]

August 20, 2008 // 1 Comment