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All-In-One Device Manager And Unlocker In The Works


Julien Schapman, the brains behind TouchXPerience, is working to create an single application that will allow you to load and unload files, sideload installers, unlock your device, and pretty much do all that wonderful nosing around that Microsoft does not want you to do. Here's his official description: Windows Phone Device Manager allows you to manage your Windows Phone 7 … [Read more...]

Data Bug Pushes Some Users Over Allowance

It seems there's a relatively serious bug appearing with Windows Phone 7: sometimes it'll use 3G data even when a Wi-Fi network is available. Over at WinSuperSite, a reader emailed WP7 guru Paul Thurrott, and asked about why her phone was mysteriously and constantly sending data, causing her to go over the plan's limit. Thurrott responds: Yes, this is a curiously common … [Read more...]

Homebrew Hacker Might Bring Screenshot Abilities?

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One of the developers behind ChevronWP7 may just have found a way to take screenshots natively within WP7 — a feature that's technically already possible, but kept under lock and key by Microsoft. He tweeted: Oops. Stumbled on a Samsung device driver that gives me screen capture capabilities. I love #wp7 now ;) It's not clear if this will work with non-Samsung devices, or … [Read more...]

Rumor: First Windows Phone Update To Be “Massive”


Chris Walshie, one of the brains behind the ChevronWP7 jailbreak, has been tweeting up a storm about the planned update for Windows Phone 7. While he won't reveal his source, he's saying that the update should land in January, and has been saying things like: MS took 3 months to do what Apple did in 3 years. ;-) Let's just say, they could have called it Windows Phone 8 … [Read more...]