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The worst scenario which you can think of: You lost your Windows Phone and cannot find it anymore. It doesn’t answer if you call it and nobody reported your phone as being found. Of course it contains all your phone numbers, your calendar and your private files. What to do ? Hopefully you have connected your Windows Phone to the Microsoft MyPhone service. MyPhone enables you to sync everything on your device to a secured location, so that in case of a lost phone you can easily recover all your data to your new phone. But there is more ! If you use the Premium MyPhone service, you can even Read more

Yesterday was the day that Microsoft Launched Windows Mobile 6.5, Windows Phones and Windows Marketplace. In addition to these announcements, Microsoft also upgraded their My Phone service. First of all: the My Phone service, covered by Remo a couple of months ago, isn’t in beta anymore and is public to any Windows Mobile user. Go to http://myphone.microsoft.com and signup!

Back at Mobile World Congress 2009, Microsoft announced the MyPhone service in addition to Windows Mobile 6.5. Since the announcement and the first launch, the MyPhone service has been an invite only program, however yesterday Microsoft MyPhone for Windows Phones is in the public beta stage. If you want to get an overview about the functionality check out the MobilityMinded Microsoft MyPhone (p)review after MWC 2009. “With today’s release, we’re opening the beta to all users — no more waiting list or promotional codes!  So you can tell your friends, family and colleagues with Windows Mobile phones to visit http://myphone.microsoft.com and start using My Phone today.” [ref02] The first change I noticed Read more

Starting on the 15th of April an AT&T Pantech Matrix Pro will be given away daily on one of the 26 sites. We at MobilityMinded are happy to announce that we will holding a contest on April 29th for an AT&T Matrix Pro. I have been using the AT&T Pantech Matrix Pro for quite a while, and it it a great small, fast 3G/HSDPA, handy Windows Mobile 6.1 device.  In my my previous post I give some of my experiences with this great device. Unfortunate this contest will only be open to US Residents since the give away package is US Package only. The Prize is an AT&T Matrix Pro, plus a US $100 Read more

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Steve Balmer and Andrew Lees announced Windows Mobile 6.5, together with two additional services:  (1) MyPhone and (2) Windows Marketplace for Mobile. This article will focus on the main changes in Windows Mobile 6.5 and provide some background information together with screenshots. “Windows phones bring together the best of the Web, the PC and the phone so you can connect instantly to the experiences you care about, no matter where you are,” Ballmer said. “We’re working with partners across the industry to deliver a new generation of Windows phones that break down the barriers between people, information and applications and provide great end-to-end experiences that Read more

A week ago the::unwired already published an article about Microsoft MyPhone service that went live, prior to its scheduled date. Today at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona during the Microsoft keynote with Steven Balmer and Andrew Lees, not only the Windows Mobile 6.5 is unveiled, but also two additional services: (1) Microsoft MyPhone, (2) Windows Marketplace for Mobile.

Sync wars

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With the World Mobile Congress just a couple a days away we hear many news leaking from different directions. The interesting news/battle seems to be in preserving the information of your mobile device in the cloud. No, not just when your are switching your phone and staying with the same platform. Why not just switch phones and and platform and still be able to get all your data over the air back onto your new phone. An article just last week gave some hints of Microsoft’s cloud-based service complements to mobile phones named Skybox. This service will grow to be available for Windows Mobile and Non-Windows Mobile devices. It’s also Read more