NOKIA Lumia 1520 Announced

Nokia took the wraps off some new devices today on the other side of the world.  See the press release for details on their new slate form factor computer and smartphones.  I don’t normally dig huge screen smartphones, but the list of features in the Lumia 1520 is rather impressive. 6” IPS 1080p display, 20…


Nokia Announces the Lumia 928 – Available for $99 on May 16th

The Nokia Lumia 928 will be available on May 16th at and at your local Verizon Wireless Store for a price of $99 after a $50 mail in rebate. Also, a new 2-year service agreement is required. As a sweet bonus – for a limited time – buyers of the Nokia Lumia 928 will…


Pandora Now Available for Windows Phone!

Pandora® is a great app for people who love music and want to expand their musical horizons. Simply enter the name of one of your favorite artists, songs, composers or genres and Pandora will create a custom station that plays similar music. You’ll hear many of your favorite tunes and discover new artists and tracks….


Using Push Notifications, SMS and Email in Your Mobile Application

There are also two fantastic tutorials available in the mobile dev center.  The first provides a walkthrough of the basics of configuring your iOS app for push and sending push notifications.  The second details how to use a table to store APNS tokens that can then be used to send push notifications to an app’s…


HTC reveals new Windows 8 Phone devices for November launch

  Here’s a great video from Microsoft Windows Phone spokesperson Ben Rudolph. Here’s the infomercial.  It has some pretty good views of the device.   See the Windows Phone 8X specifications at See the Windows Phone 8S specifications at This is going to be a tough decision.


NOKIA Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 Announced

NOKIA announced the new Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 today.  The 920 pictured above in gray looks pretty nice if you ask me. The changeable shells on the 820 are pretty cool, but I also like the idea of the solid 920.  I’ll definitely have to go see them up close and personal when they…


Samsung Windows Phone 8 ATIV S Smartphone

  Samsung disclosed a new device they are bring to the market called the Samsung ATIV S.  See Ben Rudolph’s take on the device at  I also just noticed the WMPoweruser site has nice post on the swanky new device at See more pics and information at I can’t wait to see…


Platform Delivered! Windows and Visual Studio RTM

Today is another exciting day for Developers and IT Professionals as we mark a new milestone for the Visual Studio and Windows product families.  Visual Studio 2012, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 have reached the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) phase and will soon be available for download.  The new platform supports application development, deployment…