Have A Child With A Windows Phone? Get Started With Some Parental Control


Over on the Windows Phone Blog, Jac Fitzgerald gave a brief instructional on establishing some Parental Controls for your kid on the Windows Phone. You can even go through the process before making the Windows Phone purchase. We will break down the essentials below, but be sure to check out the full post if necessary. To begin, make a child account for your...well, child. … [Read more...]

Xbox WP7 Companion App Shows Vudu Integration

Vudu Xbox WP7 app

Now that Nokia has announced new hardware in the form of the Lumia 710 and Lumia 800, Microsoft is using Nokia World 2011 to showcase Windows Phone 7.5. They were showing off demos of an Xbox Companion app that will act as a basic remote control. That in itself is a nice find, but there's more. A closer look reveals an orange tile that says "VUDU Movies". Vudu's streaming music … [Read more...]

Microsoft Shows Windows Phone And Kinect Interaction At GameFest Conference

At Microsoft's recent GameFest conference held in Seattle, they showed a quick demonstration of one of several ways the Xbox 360 Kinect and Windows Phone will interact.  With updates releasing in the next coming months for both the Windows Phone and Xbox 360, they will allow interaction between the two devices. In the Microsoft demo shown at the event, they showed how, using QR … [Read more...]

Microsoft Shows Off Windows Phone Kinect Integration

Microsoft has demoed Windows Phone and Kinect integration in a new video that has emerged on the Internet. The video shows a Microsoft employee explaining what is possible with this integration, along with the power it gives companies over their commercials when seen on the Xbox 360 console with Kinect. Remember, Xbox 360 will also receive the usual Fall update this year, … [Read more...]

Verizon HTC Trophy Now Available Online, Priced at $149.99

Verizon HTC Trophy

Huzzah! Verizon has joined the Windows Phone 7 fray with the release of the HTC Trophy. Priced at $149.99 (with a 2-year agreement), the HTC Trophy also comes with a free XBox 360 game. Customers have a choice been Kinect Sports, Halo Reach or LodeRunner. The free game offer requires a mail-in, but thankfully the $149.99 price does not require any rebates. You can order … [Read more...]