Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is executive editor of Windows Central. He has been covering Microsoft since 2009 back when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, Surface, HoloLens, Xbox, and future computing visions. Follow him on Twitter: @daniel_rubino.

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Microsoft agrees to address homebrew demand with ChevronWP7 developers, unlocker discontinued

Microsoft agrees to address homebrew demand with ChevronWP7 developers, unlocker discontinued

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In a rapid fire week, Microsoft, via Brandon Watson, have contacted the developers of the unlocking tool ChevronWP7. Instead of filing a cease and desist or making other legal threats, Microsoft instead did the right thing: opened discussions with them, specifically about the strong desire for a homebrew community. While MS has been extremely supportive of professional developers, the...

Dell Venue Pro available on December 14th for $150? [Update: You can order 16GB now as well]

Dell Venue Pro available on December 14th for $150? [Update: You can order 16GB now as well]

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Update: Now the 16gb version is available for $149.99 on contract with free 2nd Day Shipping if ordered by December 2nd. (Thanks breadbooze and Jose P for the tip!) Update: Well looky here, if you follow THIS LINK, you can order the 8GB version for $99 on contract right now. Not bad. (Thanks, Sam S., for the info!) The Venue Pro may make it for Christmas after all. We have to leave this...