Post image for Check Chris Ashley Out On The Pocket Show

Chris was invited to be a guest on The Pocket Show and what a great time it was. Windows Phone 8.1 was discussed as well as Amazon’s new phone aspirations. There is also some gaming talk around Epic’s Unreal Engine and iTunes Radio.

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With the Windows 8.1 Developer Preview releasing today there are a ton of new awesome features that people will come across. However, I did not expect Cortana to be able to control my Insteon Light Switches already. Thanks to Snap Switch for Windows Phone you can already use voice commands through Cortana to turn lights […]

Post image for Talking Home Automation With Windows On Chit Chat Across The Pond

The great Allison Sheridan invited me to be on and talk about my experiences converting my house into a smarthome by adding home automation. The ability to control my lights, door lock, heating and cooling via my Windows Phone, or Windows 8.1 tablets are all possible because of the Insteon products I have installed. On […]

Post image for Control Insteon Devices With Windows Phone Using Snap Switch

You can use Windows Phone to control Insteon devices using a very cool app called Snap Switch. I recently started transforming my house to a smarthome using Insteon technology which allows you to remotely control your lights and other appliances. All of the devices can be controlled from a computer however the cool part comes […]

Post image for AT&T Allows 2 Year Contract Customers To Switch To AT&T Next Plans

Anyone that wanted to take advantage of the AT&T Next program but were turned away because the status of the current agreement, are now eligible. Last summer AT&T introduced the Next Program which allows you to upgrade your mobile phone every year. The problem for many that wanted to take advantage of the new program […]

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AT&T continues to lead the other carriers with the range of smartphones and sent us the Samsung ATIV S Neo Windows Phone to play around with and after a week I couldn’t help feeling is a nice phone that has no wow factor. The Samsung Ativ S Neo has plenty of features going for it […]

Post image for Windows 8.1 Features Get Confirmed Start Button Making A Come Back

When Microsoft released Windows 8 there were a lot of complaints about how they implemented it however, the Windows Blue release looks to address many of the complaints. On Winsupersite.com Paul Thurrott gave readers a pretty good look at what is coming in the first major update to Windows witch is 8.1.

Post image for Nokia Firmware Update Released For Some Lumia Phones

Yesterday Nokia released a new firmware update that hit some of the Lumia phones or more specifically the 920, 820 and 620. The update is geared towards fixing issues on the phones especially the connectivity issues some people were seeing. The update will be rolling out over the next few weeks however you can force […]

Post image for Review Of the Energizer Qi Inductive Charger With Windows Phone

With wireless charging being a cool feature on some of the newer Windows Phones, the Energizer Qi Inductive charger is the perfect accessory for you. When we unboxed the Energizer wireless charger, we found that the device was simple to setup with just finding a location for the charge plate and plugging it in. After […]

Post image for WhatsApp Messenger For Windows Phone Having Some Issues After Update

The popular cross platform messaging app WhatsApp has received a major update on Windows Phone 8 bringing some pretty cool enhancements. The developers of WhatsApp for Windows Phone promised a major update to and the delivered on features with the ability to support Lock Screen notifications and backups.