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SurfaceProUpdate

Updates for the Microsoft Surface Pro and Pro 2 are great and mostly good for your device. However sometimes it doesn’t always goes to well. It happened to me today with my Surface Pro 2. I knew a firmware update was available and I forced an update check using the control panel on my Surface Pro 2. The download was amazingly fast and the Surface Pro 2 started automatically a restart to finish the update. When the Surface Pro rebooted the opening screen was the splash start screen with the Surface Logo but with a line underneath telling me not to turn off the Surface Pro since it need to Read more

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If you are a frequent reader of  twitter, facebook and many technology sites you read that certain updates are available of your already downloaded app on your Windows 8 or Windows 8 RT devices . However your Store live tile is not showing any notifications of pending updates yet. Don’t worry there is a little trick to this so that you can download the update even before you get your notification. These steps will explain nicely how you can force updates on installed apps if they are available but before the show up as a notification on the Windows Store or its live tile. Go to the Store on your Windows 8 or Windows 8RT device. Bring up the Read more

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If you are a frequent reader of  twitter, facebook and many technology sites you read that certain updates are available of your already downloaded app on your Windows Phone. However your Marketplace live tile is not showing any notifications of pending updates yet. Don’t worry there is a little trick to this so that you can download the update even before you get your notification. These steps will explain nicely how you can force an update on a specific app on your Windows Phone when you know it is available. Go to the Marketplace on your Windows Phone. Search for the app that you know has an update available. Tap on this Read more

UpdateWP7

Yesterday I already gave you the details of the released March 2011 NoDo update for Windows Phone 7. However this release was from Microsoft and unbranded non-carrier locked phones are able to receive these updates pretty imminent. My good friend Arne Hess from the::unwired just reported he received the NoDo update notification on his HTC HD7. Windows Phone 7 is also on many different phones and with different carriers in different parts of the world. Since all the these different variations brings with them little customizations and different networks, the carriers have to test these updates before they give Microsoft the go ahead to deliver them. To create some transparency Microsoft has now Read more

UpdateWP7

As we wait in anticipation for the next Windows Phone 7 update to roll out it seems that the first unlocked non-carrier branded Windows Phone 7 are receiving a message that the famous NoDo update is being pushed out. However I am still waiting for the small February 2011 update for my AT&T branded Samsung Focus and LG Quantum. It would be nice for an official announcement from either Microsoft or the Carrier that will breakdown by carrier and devices of dates when we will see the updates. With the detail information below that has been published on the Windows Phone update history page of the March 2011 NoDo update the consumers can have Read more

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Starting from February 21st on forward, the first Windows Phone 7 will be rolled out. This update will NOT contain the copy and paste option but it will get your Windows Phone 7 and your Zune client ready for future updates. The update will be rolled out from this date. Don’t worry if your phone does not receive the update notification the very first day. It will not be rolled out to all phones at the same time. It can take a day or two or for some a little longer depending of your cellular provider. How to install this update ? First, you’ll need the Zune client. You can find it Read more

UpdateWP7

As many sites have reported Microsoft will soon come with the first update for the Windows Phone 7 platform. The Microsoft Windows Phone site even has a special page announcing the upcoming updates. The info on this site is very limited besides the Copy and Paste function we all wanted. Using the Windows Phone 7 now as my main device I do miss some functions. Some little bugs that keep bugging me need some fixing as well. Take a look at our wish list and add yours to ours! Take a look at our Windows Phone 7 update wish list and add your wishes in the comment below or in Read more