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Windows 8 – Tell me why you won’t “Tell Me”.

I’ve been using Windows 8 on my Surface RT and a non-touch desktop since its release. Overall I’m extremely happy with it. I’ve also been using both Windows Phone 7 and 8 since their respective releases. What I find most

Posted in software, Surface, Windows

STL ATT Stores prep for Windows Phone 8 Launch

Unfortunately there weren’t any devices out, although there were plenty of empty spots waiting for them at West County Center in St. Louis. There were a few large Lumia 920 posters and Windows Phone branding along the walls in the

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Microsoft Surface Unboxing Photos

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Windows Phone 8 Official Launch

What an exciting week. Surface, Windows 8 and now Windows Phone. The response to all has been fairly positive even from the biggest of haters. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/presskits/windowsphone/liveevent.aspx http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbvixHH8frs&feature=endscreen&NR=1 Here are some notes from the Windows Phone 8 live event, which was

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Want to try Windows Phone 8 Development? Act Fast!

Download and install the Windows Phone 8 SDK (requires Windows 8 Pro) http://dev.windowsphone.com/en-us Sign up for free Team Foundation Service in the Cloud. http://tfs.visualstudio.com. Sign up for a Dev Center account (to submit apps) for 8$ (only for the next

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St. Louis Microsoft Holiday Store on Surface Launch Day

A colleague was able to get in line for a Surface on Friday 10/26. Yes, there was a line. Check out some of the pictures below.

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St. Louis Microsoft Holiday Store Website

In less than 48 hours on 10/26 our local Microsoft Holiday store will be selling Surface tablets. Via an online ad on one of our local news sites I came across the Microsoft Store web page specific to the St.

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Microsoft Store app updated with Holiday Pop Up store info

Don’t have a true Microsoft store in your town but interested in getting a Surface on 10/26? No worries, the updated Microsoft Store app has all the details on these stories readily available with the disclaimer, “opening on 10/26.” Get

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St. Louis Galleria Microsoft Pop Up Store Appears

WPCentral has just posted some pictures of the new Microsoft “pop up” store in the St. Louis Galleria. This will supposedly be the only place to pick up a Surface RT tablet come October 26. Until we get a chance

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Windows Phone 8: News Collection

Windows Phone 8 is on the verge of release and although we’re still a bit in the dark about all the aspects of the software, we’re seeing more and more information about the devices. Below are an aggregate of information

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