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Continuum Tips and Tricks: Change the desktop background

Continuum Tips and Tricks: Change the desktop background

| December 29, 2015 | Reply

  Hello MNB Readers! Continuing our Continuum Tips and Tricks episodes, we will now demonstrate how to change the desktop background when using Continuum for phones. The video also contains a few tips about the types of backgrounds that may work best, horizontal vs vertical backgrounds and a few minutes of rambling about why the Windows […]

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Continuum Tips and Tricks: Episode 2 – How to use Continuum without buying an adapter

Continuum Tips and Tricks: Episode 2 – How to use Continuum without buying an adapter

| December 8, 2015 | 6 Replies

Dear MNB Readers! Welcome to another episode of Continuum Tips and Tricks! I would like to demonstrate how users can use Continuum for phones without having to buy a Miracast Wireless Display Adapter (or wired Continuum Dock) by utilizing devices that you may already own. Continuum utilizes a technology called Miracast (my wife says it […]

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Continuum Tips and Tricks – Episode 1: How to use the old Project My Screen feature

Continuum Tips and Tricks – Episode 1: How to use the old Project My Screen feature

| December 3, 2015 | 10 Replies

  Dear MNB Readers! I hope everyone is doing well. I have had my Microsoft Lumia 950 for about 2 weeks now and I would like to take the time to cover some of the less covered things about Continuum for phones. Before I get into the Tips and Tricks segment, I want to share […]

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Get 100GB of FREE OneDrive storage for up to 2 years!

Get 100GB of FREE OneDrive storage for up to 2 years!

| February 9, 2015 | 4 Replies

Dear MNB Readers, Microsoft is feeling generous today as they are giving away 100 Gigabytes of OneDrive storage for up to 2 years for FREE. What’s the catch? Well….you have to sign up for Bing Rewards or be an existing Bing Rewards user and Bing Rewards is only available in the United States at the moment. […]

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Weekend Watch: Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter Unboxing and Lumia 1520 and 635 Demonstration

Weekend Watch: Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter Unboxing and Lumia 1520 and 635 Demonstration

| December 7, 2014 | 10 Replies

Good Day MNB Readers! We have managed to secure a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter (WDA) that allows you to wirelessly mirror or cast what is on your device’s screen to a larger display such as a HDMI equipped TV or monitor. Here is a quick run down of the features: See it all on your big screen Share […]

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Sailfish for Nexus 4 Updated to 1.0.7.16 – Added “Demo Image”

Sailfish for Nexus 4 Updated to 1.0.7.16 – Added “Demo Image”

| June 23, 2014 | Reply

Jolla has just pushed out the Sailfish OS 1.0.7.16 update for Nexus 4. Remember, this is still an “under- development” and is not the final release at all, so there will be bugs. Few useful things to note in this release are the mention of HADK coming “very soon”and that there is now a “demo image” […]

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How To Get Beats Music Outside The USA

How To Get Beats Music Outside The USA

| January 31, 2014 | 9 Replies

  The latest player in the music streaming game is Beats Music, which launched for WP today, after being out a week or so on iOS and Android. Unfortunately, its US only (Australia is said to be next) but what if you want to test it out now? The easiest way that I managed to […]

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#WPDev: Windows Phone Testing & Error Management Pluralsight Course Goes Live

#WPDev: Windows Phone Testing & Error Management Pluralsight Course Goes Live

| December 13, 2013 | Reply

A few weeks ago we told you about a pluralsight course by our friend Lars, that helped Windows Phone developers to create some great apps. He has just published his second course, that discusses Windows Phone Testing & Error Management. The course goes into creating test libraries, test data, performance stress testing etc, as well […]

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Video: Sailfish OS running on Nokia N9 (+ guide)

Video: Sailfish OS running on Nokia N9 (+ guide)

| December 10, 2013 | 36 Replies

News of Sailfish running on the N9 has been circulating the interwebs for a bit. I’ve been using it on one of my N9s for a few days, and made this little video showing it off. http://youtu.be/u5ii7k-OYM8 Now, the easiest way to install it is to follow the guide for installing Nemo and replacing the Nemo.tar.bz2 […]

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