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Microsoft To Validate Fix Coming for “Walshed” Phones

Chris Walsh, founder of the now defunct ChevronWP7 tool, is working on a fix that will help correct the inability of "Walshed" phones to receive future updates. According to the ChevronWP7 Twitter account, Microsoft has approved the fix. Walsh had helped many users speed up the process of getting their phones updated to NoDo. Microsoft warned users know that phones that were … [Read more...]

Expectation Bar Set Low for Mix 11’?

MIX 11'

This week brings Mix 11', a developer conference where you'll find a major focus on Windows Phone 7. Brandon Watson, who is the Director for Windows Phone 7, spoke about the conference this weekend on the official Windows Phone Radio podcast. Watson addressed the ChevronWP7.Updater situation, where he confirmed that Microsoft's stance was not FUD. “The net result is that … [Read more...]

Microsoft Begs For Patience, Says Don’t Use Homebrew For NoDo

Microsoft has reiterated its call to avoid using homebrew to get NoDo, with a blog post asking you to hold out for the real thing. Microsoft's Eric Hautala said: We’re working hard to get this job done as quickly as possible. But I’ve noticed that some of you are turning to homebrew solutions to update your phone immediately. As an engineer and a gadget lover, I totally … [Read more...]

How To Bypass Your Carrier And Grab NoDo With An HTC [u]

Famed WP7 hacker Chris Walsh just posted this guide which shows you how to get past your carrier and get the NoDo update straight away — with a couple of caveats: it's for HTC phones only, and you need to be dev-unlocked. Essentially it's a way of bypassing the carrier check that your phone runs before allowing the update to go through. Here's how you do it: Download this … [Read more...]

February WP7 Update and NoDo Coming Monday?

NoDo Windows Phone 7 Update

ChevronWP7 found Rafael Rivera advises that the February Windows Phone Update will be released on Monday and it will be joined by the NoDo update. Rivera was one of a few ChevronWP7 developers who met with the Windows Phone team last month, so it's certainly plausible that he has an inside track. NoDo (No Donuts) brings the much needed copy&paste, performance enhancements that … [Read more...]