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….


HTC One Announced

A couple of days ago HTC announced a sweet looking smartphone they call the HTC One. This looks like a nice handset but I am anxious to see if they’ll take the form factor and create a Windows phone.  With a Quad core and 64GB of memory, I should be able to run some hyper-v…


System Center 2012 SP1 – now available for download

Today we announced the final release of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1, which helps deliver on Microsoft’s Cloud OS vision to provide customers with one consistent platform for infrastructure, apps, and data – spanning customer datacenters, hosting service provider datacenters, and the Microsoft public cloud. Together with Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012 SP1…


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.


Samsung ATIV S website now live

I know I did a blog post about the IFA announcement not long ago, but I wanted to bring the Samsung ATIV S website to your attention with all of the specific features and specifications.  It is the global site so I don’t know what we’ll get here in the USA.  Looks like a really…