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Ingredients in making of Windows Phone 7

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Intergration is the keyword here - taking all the good things Microsoft has in its pocket and put it all together is no simple feat>

Windows Phone 6.5 the honeycomb upgrade from 6.1 was humble and it had reached its peak - the tiny icons and stylus requirements were getting phased out..capacitative touch screens are the 'in' thing.
+SilverLight

WinPhone7 - Save more than one number for texting

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In Windows Phone 7 for now [7.0.7004.0] you can text only mobile number.
if you have and existing contacts with extra mobile numbers - they are are stored as home > you just cannot send a text to home number. :(

Here is the workaround >

How to use the Windows Phone 7 as a USB drive

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Learn how to tweak your registry so that your computer recognizes the Windows Phone 7 as a removable USB drive. You'll only have access to the Music, Pictures and Videos folders, but those are the most important folders anyway when it comes to moving big files.

1. Open Windows Registry Editor by typing regedit in your start menu
2. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\U SB
3. Perform a search for ZuneDriver
1. The search should yield a result similar to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\U SB\VID_045E&PID_04EC&MI_00\6&27ffd631&0&0000\Devic e Parameters\WUDF
4. Click up one level to the Device Parameters key
5. Change ShowInShell from 0 to 1
6. Change PortableDeviceNameSpaceExcludeFromShell from 1 to 0
7. Change EnableLegacySupport from 0 to 1
8. Change EnableDefaultAutoPlaySupport from 0 to 1

That's it! You can now plug your Windows Phone 7 into your Windows PC using the supplied USB cable and it will be recognize…

Get HD-Trailers on your Windows Phone 7 / Zune

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 Like to watch trailers and want to get them on your phone or zune ?

WinPhone7 - Import Sim Contacts

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 Want to copy over your sim contacts - but cants figure out the option ?

WinPhone7 - Change Pictures Hub Background

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Change Background of Pictures Hub on Windows Phone 7
On Start screen tap “Pictures”
Then Tap and Hold on blank space on background of Pictures hub, a menu with two options will display, so choose that according to your requirement.

Windows Phone 7 - MarketPlace India

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Marketplace is not available in Zune if you login with a Live ID registered with India as your country.
This means no App,Games, Music or Videos and podcasts which is rarely used.

Performance Tuning your Android

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A. Faster Image/Gallery Loading

pop-in the sd-card onto the pc/connect to PC - browse the SDcard to the DCIM folder and move off all the images to the machine...go through other folders - search and destroy.