Tip for All You Current and Future Windows Phone 7 Users

I apologize if I’m late in sharing this info, but I’ve managed to destroy two phones in a row and each time I replaced my phone I had to spend at least an hour or two re-installing apps that I purchased using my phone.  How did I destroy two phones you ask?  I have a…


Are We There Yet?

Hope you guys are having a great Summer.  I’m slowly easing out of my blogging hiatus after spending the first three weeks of July traveling for work and play.  I’ve got one more work trip and two mini-vacations coming up and then I’m totally back into the swing of things.  Microsoft is almost completely back at…


VEVO Finally Has a Windows Phone 7 App!

I’m still officially on my blogging break, but I had to share this info.  Go to the Marketplace on your phone and download now.  VEVO is my new favorite app and something tells me I’m going to be burning out my battery a lot more than usual.  I’m currently watching Amy Winehouse videos – may…


It’s the End of Microsoft’s Fiscal Year for Our Retail Stores Too

You may or may not have known this, but Microsoft’s Fiscal Year runs July 1 – June 30. Most of our business customers have known this for years and all of our account managers are busy trying to close out as many deals as possible. I just learned that our Microsoft Stores adhere to the…


Mango – I Think Microsoft Finally Gets It

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/presskits/windowsphone/ So you all know that Windows Phone 7 is my first smartphone – EVER. Sadly I’ve become what I’ve mocked – someone who can’t put their phone down.  Windows Phone 7 has made me a convert and now with the “Mango” announcement I’m a true believer.  I cannot wait to get this update! Microsoft…


My #1 Complaint About Microsoft Is…..

…..we don’t spend enough time talking about all of the really cool, innovative stuff we do.  We really don’t and because of that Microsoft is often portrayed in the press as an aging monolith.  There are some very creative people that work here and I want to encourage you check out some pretty neat things…


This Guy Needs to Run Our Windows Phone 7 Marketing Department

Brandon Foy has created two Windows Phone 7 commercials and both are better than what we came up with for the “Really” compaign.  Check out both below. This one will become an actual TV ad if if reaches 200,000 views: [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Xm-_gbmcM4]   This is the original ad he created: [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHkPiU9YAQk&feature=related]


Finally Got a Windows 7 Phone

So Sprint took their sweet time coming out with a Windows 7 Phone – the HTC Arrive. It was finally released March 17th.  I was out of the country at the time so I had to wait until the 24th when I got back.  Let me say I love this phone!  In fact, I’m typing…


Windows Phone 7 – Finally Something to Blog About

This blog entry is not to annouce that Windows Phone 7 is here; everyone else did that yesterday.  What I want to share is one of the first commercials I’ve seen for the product.  Anyone who knows me knows that I believe our commercials leave a lot to be desired (except for the “I’m a…