Rod Trent

Rod
Trent
Penton
Articles
Permanent Fix for the Bluetooth Activity Bug for the Microsoft Band 2
If you're still having issues with your Microsoft Band fitness activities shutting down on their own, the solution might be as simple as uninstalling a 3rd party app.
Tip: Keeping Band Companion from Replacing Your New MeTile Background
A quirk with the Band Companion app could make you think you're going nuts.
Microsoft Band Gets Strava Integration 5
Microsoft has begun its push to bring new integration to its Microsoft Health ecosystem.
Short Takes: April 24, 2015
An often irreverent look at this week's other news. In this edition: iOS Office pranks, humanity's last stand, the quickening of Windows 10, who makes what and why at Microsoft, demolition dinero, German booty call, and Comcast finds a way to make TimeWarner customers happy.
Product Activation Issues with Windows 10 Build 10061 Enterprise 2
Having problems activating Windows 10 Build 10061? Here's one solution.
Microsoft Removes Health App References to Xbox One, iPad, Windows 8
Microsoft Health support for Xbox One, iPad, and Windows 8 isn't quite ready yet.
Microsoft Band to Get Broader Integration, New Features, and More Observations 5
Microsoft continues to improve its fitness band. This week we'll see new integrated apps, new collected data points, and additional cross-platform features.
Control PowerPoint Presentations with Apple Watch 16
An update for PowerPoint for iOS brings support for Apple Watch.
PayPal Here Live in the Windows Phone Store
PayPal Here is available for the Windows Phone platform.
Microsoft Updates Windows Phone Recovery Tool to Fix Bricked Lumias
A new version of WPRT should fix some issues with upgrading Windows Phone 8 devices to Windows 10 Technical Preview.
Microsoft Offers Apple Watch Support for OneDrive 1
OneDrive now supports viewing, deleting, and searching pictures on the Apple Watch.
Microsoft Band Activity Bug Workaround 10
Here's a possible workaround for the activity bug introduced in the latest update for the Microsoft Band.
Short Takes: April 17, 2015
An often irreverent look at this week's other news. In this edition: The thickening plot for a satisfying movie ending, Yahoo seeks some self-respect, no iPad left behind, Verizon and AT&T take a stand against bloatware (not really), our overlords are at the door, and a timepiece designed to be late.
Possible Activity Bug in Latest Microsoft Band Update 10
A potential activity bug could have been introduced to the Microsoft Band with the most recent update.
Microsoft Band Apps by Platform 12
The Microsoft Band has the capability to provide cross-platform app support. Here's the current listing of what's available across Windows Phone, iOS, and Android.
Comments
Permanent Fix for the Bluetooth Activity Bug for the Microsoft Band
April 24, 2015

You can have the current date there, no problem. With the MeTile shown, just tap the Action button a few times to cycle through available options.

Microsoft Band Gets Strava Integration
April 24, 2015

We share the same thought. Its possible that developers are waiting to see what comes of Windows 10 for phones.

Microsoft Band to Get Broader Integration, New Features, and More Observations
April 22, 2015

I agree there's some inaccuracies. But, inaccuracies exist with every device. Maybe more so with the Band, but that's probably debatable. However, isn't the whole idea to set...

Control PowerPoint Presentations with Apple Watch
April 22, 2015

Depends on your idea of work, for sure. But, I can attest, and many, many enterprises can back me up, that Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is a work device.

POLL RESULTS: Your Windows 10 Mobile build 10051 experience
April 20, 2015

Surprised you didn't also ask why the poll says 267 voters when the votes add up to 332. Clearly, the percentage is based off folks who cast votes in multiple categories....

What I Use

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×