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Windows Phone 7 comes with about 57 different input scopes you can use (there’s actually 62 or so, but 5 of them give an exception when loaded).  The two most important scopes are Text and TelephoneNumber. TelephoneNumber gives you the numeric keypad...
As much as I like Windows Phone 7, there’s some really key areas that are missing. The following is my xmas wish list : 1.  Give me my compass back. When I bought my HTC Mozart, I did so with the understanding it had a gps and compass.  On the...
Yesterday I noticed that the Windows Phone content had been updated online, but my local help library didn’t have the new content. So I thought I’d just open up Help Library Manager and update my local content. Sadly it wasn’t that simple. Help Library...
You can view PDC 2010 sessions online at microsoftpdc.com , but you can also download sessions to view later or copy over to your windows 7 phone The sessions info is all online in one nice big XML file : http://videoak.microsoftpdc.com/pdc_schedule/Schedule...
Today I was running windows update on some virtual machines, and noticed that .NET 4 Client Profile is available via windows update.  Seems it was released to windows update in June. For Windows XP the update is optional . For Windows 7 and Vista...
If you’ve got Windows 7 installed, the Windows Virtual PC for Windows 7 is now on MSDN subscriber downloads !!! I had the Release Candidate (RC) installed, so had to uninstall that first and reboot before installing the RTM release. All worked perfectly...
With all the focus on Windows 7 RTM announcements, the availability of Expression 3 on the MSDN site last Thursday may have sneaked under folks radars.  For MSND subscribers, grab your copy of Expression 3.