Microsoft Surface Pro 4 doesn't have built in LTE capability (at the time of writing this). What this means is that your Surface Pro 4 can't connect to the internet on its own. It needs to connect to a wireless network/hotspot, or use a USB adaptor to provide access to the internet (e.g. physical Ethernet... Continue Reading →
Being a Windows Phone user I was pretty excited when the Continuum feature started getting demonstrated. But the sceptic inside me kept nagging at me that it’s probably going to be more gimmick than substance. A chance conversation at Microsoft Ignite Australia has changed my opinion and got me excited again. A reminder about what... Continue Reading →
Currently only USA and UK Windows Phones can access Cortana Beta. Some other countries such as Australia have access to Cortana Alpha. The “Hey Cortana” feature which allows you to start Cortana listening by simply saying “Hey Cortana” is not included in the Alpha and we have to wait patiently for the Beta. There is... Continue Reading →
I’ve found Office Lens to be an awesome app for Windows Phone. Recently the app was enhanced to allow for the specific task of scanning business cards. So how does it work? Simply fire up the free Office Lens app on your Windows Phone and tell it you want to scan a business card. Take... Continue Reading →
Windows Phone 7.8 update should be available for Nokia Lumina 800 through Telstra on 31 Jan 2013 http://ow.ly/hd3xG
This week Microsoft launched the Windows application for SkyDrive allowing local synchronisation and Windows Explorer integration of SkyDrive. In competition with DropBox, Apple and Google pending cloud storage offerings Microsoft is leading the pack with offering 7Gb of free storage in SkyDrive for new customers. It is existing users of SkyDrive that I’m calling out... Continue Reading →
Since the Australian launch of the Lumia range earlier this month, Nokia seems to have done more Windows Phone marketing in Australia than any other device manufacture and Microsoft combined. If carrier sell-outs are any indication, it’s working. via Nokia firing all cylinders for Windows Phone marketing in Australia – istartedsomething.
Finally the long awaiting Nokia Lumina is available in Australia through Telstra shops and also online. Other Australian carriers have made the Lumina 800 available in previous weeks, but today sees Australia’s largest carrier (Telstra) coming on board with the phone. Read more about the Lumina 800 on the Telstra site