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Temporary Microsoft Store coming to St. Louis for the Holidays

In a  recent post on http://www.allaboutmicrosoft.com Mary Jo Foley shared that a “pop-up” Microsoft Store will be located in St. Louis in the coming months. According to Mary Jo, “Microsoft Stores sell Windows PCs, Windows Phones, Microsoft and third-party software,

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Having trouble installing Windows Phone apps? Read This.

For those of you out there who have upgraded one of the original Windows Phones to Windows Phones 7.5 you may run into an issue when installing some apps. If you are experiencing this issue, don’t uninstall any apps that

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Audible App Available for Windows Phone 7.5

I’ve been searching the marketplace daily for the Audible app since we first started seeing the beta versions out and about. Well great news, the Audible app for Windows Phone 7 is finally available. If you love books, get it

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Getting Started with Windows Phone Development Workshop by Nokia–St. Louis, June 22, 2012

Rob at STLWPMeetup is at it again, this time getting the folks at Nokia to chip in with some Windows Phone development “how to.” Windows Phone is an easy platform to develop for and all necessary tools are free so

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Microsoft teasing imminent Photosynth release for Windows Phone?

If only there were a great new way to stitch your photos to create a panoramic image. If only we had something to announce soon. IF ONLY 🙂 @WindowsPhone Is this Photosynth? Let’s hope so. Photosynth is an amazing technology

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Nokia Transit Beta 2.0 Available, Supports St. Louis Metro Transit

After receiving my Nokia Lumia 900 I immediately became interested in the Nokia specific apps available. They are all quite good, but was disappointed to find that Nokia Transit did not support the St. Louis area. Nokia Transit (or Nokia

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Skype for Windows Phone Out of Beta & Available in Marketplace

We wrote about the Skype beta for Windows Phone a while ago. Today, the Skype 1.0 became available on the Windows Phone Marketplace. There are few updates and some features that are still missing but if you need your Skype

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St. Louis Area Windows Phone Twitter List

I’ve started a twitter list bringing together folks in the St. Louis area or Midwest that are Windows Phone influencers. A link to the list is at https://twitter.com/mwgeek/stlwindowsphone If you know of others that should be added please contact us.

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First St. Louis Windows Phone Meet Up A Success

Today I joined other Windows Phone enthusiasts in St. Louis at Triumph to talk Windows Phone. I apologize to the group for not doing more than a single tweet to promote the event.  There was a wide array of devices

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Nokia Lumia 900 Data Connectivity Fix/Update Available Now–4/13

Nokia just tweeted via their @NokiaUS twitter handle that the update is available now (4/13), 3 days ahead of schedule. To get your update simply plug your Lumia 900 into a PC running the Zune software and you will be

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