Microsoft's new mobile operating system is officially out on the market, and programmers are hard at work developing new mobile apps for Windows Phone 7 devices. But there's a lot going on in this new platform, which means there's a whole lot to be learned, and the only man in ...more
Windows Phone 7 is just beyond the horizon, and is poised to be the finest mobile phone for gaming yet released. If you want to get a head start on making your own games for the Windows phone, watch this video for a walkthrough of making a shuffleboard game in Silverlight that ...more
In this clip, we learn how to send and receive text messages on a Windows Phone 7. Whether you're the proud owner of a Microsoft Windows Phone 7 smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, inc ...more
Give your Android phone a makeover with the Launcher 7 app. You can organize your favorite apps with tiles and move between them as you would on a Windows Phone. Combine your Android phone's performance with the aesthetics of Windows Phone 7.
Get the most out of your HTC HD7! This guide offers a software tour of the HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 smartphone. Windows Phone 7 novice? Not a problem. This exhaustive, eleven-minute guide will teach you everything you need to know. Become a WP7 pro with this video guide.
Get the most out of your Windows Phone 7 smartphone with the tips and tricks on offer in this two-part video guide from the folks at Intomobile! Learn the ins and outs of the WP7 user interface and discover how to perform essential, everyday tasks like how to make and receive ...more
In this clip, we learn how to use the Windows Phone 7 search app. Whether you're the proud owner of a Microsoft Windows Phone 7 smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed i ...more
In this clip, we learn how to use the official Twitter app on a Windows Phone 7. Whether you're the proud owner of a Microsoft Windows Phone 7 smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, inclu ...more
In this clip, we learn how to use voice commands to make calls, search the web and open apps on a Windows Phone 7. Whether you're the proud owner of a Microsoft Windows Phone 7 smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video tut ...more
Get the most out of your Samsung Focus! This guide offers a software tour of the Samsung Focus Windows Phone 7 smartphone, which features a 4" Super AMOLED display. Windows Phone 7 novice? Not a problem. This exhaustive, eleven-minute guide will teach you everything you need t ...more
In this clip, we learn how to pin things to the Start screen on a Windows Phone 7 smartphone as well as how to change the theme color. Whether you're the proud owner of a Microsoft Windows Phone 7 smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well serv ...more
Buy apps and media for your Windows Phone 7 smartphone with the Windows Marketplace! This clip will teach you how. Whether you're the proud owner of a WP7 smartphone or are merely toying with the idea of picking one up in the near future, you're sure to be well served by this ...more
I used to have nightmares when I watched Terminator 2. I mean, I didn't step on a playground for a least two months after I saw that movie. There was something terrifying about computers having so much intelligence. Video: . But that was then and this is now. Terminator was wa ...more
Learn everything you need to know about using a Samsung Focus Windows Phone 7 (WP7) smartphone. This video guide presents a general overview of the phone's hardware and software. For all of the details, and to get started using your own Focus, watch this video guide.
Learn everything you need to know to set up and use a Verizon Optimus 7 Windows Phone 7 (WP7) smartphone. This video guide presents a general overview of the phone's hardware and software. For all of the details, and to get started using your own Optimus 7, watch this video gu ...more
In this clip, we learn how to get around Ubuntu v0.3 when running it on an HTC HD2 Windows Phone 7 smartphone. Whether you're already running Ubunto on your HD2 or are merely considering it, you're sure to find much to take away.
From the 3.8-inch display, to the 1GHz Snapdragon CPU, to, of course, the slide-out stereo speakers, this guide from IntoMobile presents a whirligig hardware tour of the AT&T HTC Surround Windows Phone 7 (WP7) smartphone. Take a look and learn how to get the most of your own H ...more
There's nothing more inherently awesome than looking up into the stars and wondering WTF is really out there. Outer space is one of those rare items that a Google search cannot provide all of the answers for. There are a lot of popular space apps already available for Android ...more
It doesn't really matter what kind of cell phone you have—battery life is one of the most important features for any electronic device. We've written tons of articles on how to get better battery life from your Android, iPhone, Kindle, and more, but we've never really covered ...more
In this video, we learn how to sync your HTC Windows phone to your PC via Bluetooth. First, connect your USB from the phone to the laptop. After this, a window will show up on the computer screen, click on that. After this, your computer will go through the steps to install th ...more
Aside from the fact that it was the only game available on my cell phone at the time, I was really good at Snake. I still occasionally play it on my smartphone, but I've never been able to duplicate the same level of achievement as I once did. What made Snake so awesome was i ...more
Photobombing, the act of covert sabotage on a photographer and unsuspecting subject, can be a terror. This malicious and disingenuous art form has steadily grown since it first received significant coverage in 2009. As an avid photographer and photographee, I've encountered m ...more
There are tons of different versions of maze games. First, there were paper mazes that you had to draw your way out of. Then, there were computer and video games, and later, smartphone apps. Now, Windows Phone developer Matt Cavanagh has put a modern twist on the classic by c ...more
One of the upsides to having a Windows-branded phone is that, if you're Google averse, it's a piece of cake to access Microsoft's official internet search engine, Bing. In this clip, you'll learn how to use Bing Local Search on your HTC 7 Trophy WP7 cell phone.
Want to know how many bars you're getting on your HTC 7 Trophy? Though not immediately intuitive, it isn't so hard as you might fear. This quick, unofficial HTC 7 Trophy owner's guide will walk you through the process. Learn how to see your HTC 7 Trophy's signal strength with ...more
Windows 8's interface was met with criticism when it was released, mainly directed at the tiled Start screen, a departure from Windows versions of old. Many felt that this new home screen style was better suited for mobile devices like Microsoft's Surface tablets and Windows P ...more
Ah, the Nokia Lumia series... what can be said about Microsoft's recently-deceased line of smartphones? They might not have been the best, but they certainly weren't the worst, and they did get the job done in terms of what you would expect from a smartphone. The Windows-powe ...more
The Windows Phone 7 platform has been out long enough now that hackers the world over have had ample time to play with it, and the fruits of their labors are coming fast and thick now. This video will teach you how to unlock or "jailbreak" (misnomer in this case) your Windows ...more
Learn everything you need to know about using a T-Mobile HTC HD7 high-definition Windows Phone 7 (WP7) smartphone. This video guide presents a general overview of the phone's hardware and software. For all of the details, and to get started using your own HTC HD7, watch this v ...more
There is no such thing as too much space when it comes to our smartphones. Space is the great equalizer of all things. No matter how many awesome features a device has, the amount of storage space available will always be a determining factor. Be it music, apps or photos, it's ...more
In this clip, learn all about Swype. Swype is a cool new app that allows you to type at super fast speeds. If your phone has this capability and you are just in too much of a hurry to actually type a word - check it out. You don't even have to remove your finger from the scree ...more
Want to share your Windows Mobile phone's high-speed data connection with your laptop over Bluetooth? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV can present a complete (and somewhat talky) overview of the process in just over a minut ...more
Learn how to use your Windows Mobile phone to control your computer. You never have to get off the couch again! Jesus, that's sad.
How to control and limit your internet usage in your windows 8 phone? You may want to restrict your internet usage and want to set limit for apps also. If you set your usage limit internet will stop automatically after reaching the limit. Follow the video to employ in your own ...more
This video will show you how to control and limit data usage in your windows 8 phone. You may want to restrict your data usage and want to set limits for apps also. If you set your usage limit internet will stop automatically after reaching the limit. Video: .
I've been an iPhone user in the iOS ecosystem for years now after a brief stint in the Android realm. But, I'm also enthusiastic about varying forms of technology in general; I realize that iOS is far from perfect and that healthy market competition is beneficial for all. So, ...more
Want to know how to synch information between your BlackBerry smartphone and your computer? Connect your BlackBerry to your computer with a USB cable and launch BlackBerry Desktop Manager. Configure to taste, then click Next. For a complete video overview of the process, watch ...more
Want to root your Spring HTC Hero smartphone from a Windows PC? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that a complete walkthrough of the process can be given in just under three minutes' time. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to gain root on your own Droid smart phone, wa ...more
Looking for a guide on how to tether your Android phone to your Windows PC, creating an ad-hoc Internet connection? This guide will teach you everything you'll need to know. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this guide can present a thorough overview of the process in just ove ...more
Imagine… Xbox LIVE via your Android phone. Amazing… if you can figure out how to do it. But don't worry, this video is here to save the day! Watch and learn how to tether your Android cell phone's internet to your Xbox LIVE using the help of Windows 7. After watching this, you ...more
Learn how to handle account revalidation on a BlackBerry smartphone. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video guide. For detailed infor ...more
Learn the "insider secrets" to using Windows Live Messenger (formerly MSN Messenger) like a phone. Everyone is about Skype and Google Talk, but little know Messenger can also do it. CNET tells you about video chatting, texting and more. Talk the talk in Windows Live Messenger.
Windows 7 has a new feature called Device Stage. It's a powerful and handy hub for all of your electronic gadgets that connect to your PC. It's device management for the power user! Microsoft shows you the layout real quick, so watch and learn. In Windows 7, working with prin ...more
Want to transfer your digital music collection to your N97? It's an easy process. And this clip will teach you everything you need to know. For all of the details, including complete, step-by-step instructions, watch this brief, official N97 owner's guide from the folks at Nokia!
Almost every phone comes with biometric security of some sort these days, but the same can't be said of Windows computers. While fingerprint scanners are becoming increasingly common with laptops and desktops, they're nowhere near ubiquitous. Thankfully, your phone's scanner c ...more
With an inconspicuous Android phone and USB flash drive, an attacker can compromise a Windows 10 computer in less than 15 seconds. Once a root shell has been established, long-term persistence to the backdoor can be configured with just two simple commands — all while bypassin ...more
Copying files from a computer to your Android device has always been pretty straightforward—just connect the two devices with a USB cable, open your desktop file explorer, then move the files over. But what if you didn't need any wires at all? A new app from developer AppCube ...more
Thanks to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, video games are constantly evolving to higher degrees of sophistication, with complex graphics, lifelike resemblances and storylines that create exciting experiences that relieve the tediousness of our everyday lives. It's a little di ...more
Does Office Make Windows 7 Phone Worth It? via Gizmodo Gizmodo found two fantastic videos showing how lovely the new Windows 7 OS integrates of Office. Email, Events and Scheduling Integration Gizmodo is gushing over it "From email to edit, the process is seamless". Well, I ...more
How To : Share Your Windows 8 PC's Internet with a Phone or Tablet by Turning It into a Wi-Fi Hotspot
These days, there is hardly a place in America that doesn't have access to the internet. But with web usage fees and ridiculous cell phone provider contracts, sometimes it's still necessary to go a little DIY when it comes to staying connected. If you have a Windows 7 or 8 co ...more
Fujitsu Limited has developed what they call the world's smallest Windows 7 PC, which will become available shortly on NTT DoCoMo, Japan's predominant mobile phone operator. The dual-boot device acts as both a smartphone and a portable personal computer that runs the Windows 7 ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to make VOIP (or voice over IP) phone calls over your Windows PC. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started making phone calls over your own Internet connection, watch thi ...more
Whether you're the proud owner of a Verizon LG Fathom Windows Mobile smartphone or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial, which presents a complete overview of the phone's various features and functions. For more informat ...more
In this video, we learn how to control your Windows PC with an iPod Touch or iPhone. First, go online and search for 'Logitech touch mouse server', then download and install this software. Now, go into the software and launch it on your phone. You should now be able to use you ...more
This video walks you through how to jailbreak an iPhone 3GS using a Windows operating system. Warning: This tutorial only covers the 3.0 iPhone firmware on the iPhone 3GS. If you are using a different version of the iPhone or a different firmware version, this video is not for ...more
Jailbreak 3.1 iPhone & iPod Touch on Windows This will not work with third generation. If you bought a 32 or 64 gig after September 9 you have a third generation iPod touch. This covers Touch 2g and iPhone 2G. It needs to be boned up on 3.o firmware before you update to 3.1. ...more
Having access to your computer from your cell phone is an extremely useful feature. Whether you need to edit documents or send files that are on your home desktop, or you simply want to watch movies you have saved on your computer, access is key. Kind of makes you wish you co ...more
Thanks to iCloud and AirDrop, it's really easy to sync photos between an iPhone and a Mac. But if you have an Apple phone and a Windows computer, this process isn't quite as simple. Thankfully, Microsoft has just released a new iPhone app that makes it a breeze to move photos ...more
Apple's iOS 11 release promises many improvements and fresh ideas. One of those new ideas is an image codec called HEIF (similar to HEVC for videos), designed to reduce the space photos take up on your iPhone. But it's so new that it's already causing issues with compatibility ...more
One of the more innovative features about the new Windows 8 operating system is the ability to unlock the screen via a picture password. This new feature allows the user to select any photo they would like and use taps, circles or straight lines to unlock the device. The video ...more