Initial Thoughts on Windows Phone 8

Today, Microsoft gave the first look at Windows Phone 8, due out this fall. Windows Phone 8 is more of a hardware spec than a software spec and this new hardware will support a new feature set not available to current Windows Phone 7.5 phones. The most obvious change that sets the new OS apart is the new start screen. While this looks similar, gone is the blank space to the right of the tiles.…

Lumia 900 - A 3 Week Review

It’s been three weeks since I received my newNokia Lumia 900 and I thought I’d give some feedback from the perspective of a few weeks out. As a reminder, I previously used a Samsung Focus as my daily driver. I previously blogged about this phone in my pseudo-review. Pros I really have gotten used to the buttons all being on the same side of the phone. It took some effort to re-acquaint myself with the lock/unlock button being in the middle of the phone but it’s second nature now.…

Me and My Lumia 900 - a pseudo-review

Update: See my feelings after using the phone for 3 weeks. Make no mistake, I am a Windows Phone fanboy. I’m not a phone reviewer, but wanted to give a few notes on my transition from a Samsung Focus┬áto the Nokia Lumia 900. Pros Beauty The aesthetic beauty of this phone is undeniable. I find myself taking it out in public more than usual just so people can get a glimpse of it (we are talking about phones, right?…