Nokia Lumia 635: First Impressions and Photos Commented on: 4 weeks ago (July 18, 2014)

It doesn't have a hardware camera button because it was designed as an Android phone first/as well. That's also the reason for using the soft buttons and the 854x480 display - Android also...

Windows Phone 8.1 Preview: Universal Apps Commented on: 26 weeks ago (February 17, 2014)

"You realize that all your wonderful APIs (.NET, WPF, WinRT, etc.) all sit on top of Win32, right?"

WinRT sits on top of Win32 UI components on Windows 8.x, but not on Windows Phone. The...

Windows Phone 8.1 Feature Set Possibly Leaked Commented on: 26 weeks ago (February 14, 2014)

Microsoft's naming errors catch up with us again.

The APIs for developing 'Modern'/'Metro' apps on Windows 8.x are collectively called Windows Runtime, or WinRT for short. This was...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 (Very Early) Preview Commented on: 31 weeks ago (January 13, 2014)

The Windows Phone team has been busy *writing* the Windows Runtime UI from the ground up for compatibility with Windows 8 and 8.1, which has been, of course, a moving target. The Windows 8 team...

A New Xbox One Blunder: Call of Duty Ghosts Will Only Run at 720p Commented on: 41 weeks ago (November 1, 2013)

It's my belief that Microsoft were trying to keep it within a certain power and heat envelope, and have been conservative both due to the problems they had with Xbox 360 components overheating,...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Move the Location of the SkyDrive Folder Commented on: 48 weeks ago (September 11, 2013)

By analogy: moving the My Documents folder using this UI does move the data....

Nokia Explains the Amber Rollout Commented on: 50 weeks ago (September 2, 2013)

The firmware for the Country Variant devices has to be approved by all the carriers in that country for operation on their networks. Some carriers will do the approval for the firmware on their...

Windows Phone 8 + GDR2: Google Account Support Commented on: 50 weeks ago (August 28, 2013)

Where did you buy the phone from?...

Windows Phone 8 + GDR2: Xbox Music Improvements Commented on: 50 weeks ago (August 28, 2013)

1) Yes - the hardware is there and the necessary parts to use the headphone cable as an aerial are also there. It's on all WP8 Lumias except the 620 (after installing GDR2)

b) Go to...

Windows Phone 8 + GDR2: FM Radio Commented on: 51 weeks ago (August 23, 2013)

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