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Microsoft removes Exchange ActiveSync from Google account setup, temporary workaround present

Microsoft removes Exchange ActiveSync from Google account setup, temporary workaround present

Google is set to cease supporting Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync for its array of online services, including both GMail and Calendar. This will prevent consumers from setting up accounts on Windows Phones with both contact and calendar support (but will not affect those who already have email configured on Windows Phone). Consumers who make use of said features will have to go through...

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Befriend your lockscreen with the brilliant HelloFriends for Windows Phone 8

Befriend your lockscreen with the brilliant HelloFriends for Windows Phone 8

We’ve been getting a lot of Windows Phone 8 live lockscreen apps lately and we couldn’t be happier. With these new tools for developers we’re going to start to see some real creativity in the coming weeks and we just found our new favorite: HelloFriends. The app is so ingenious, we’re kind of shocked Microsoft didn’t build this in to the OS—after all, the concept is their very own....

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Nokia releases exclusive Contacts Share app for Lumia line of Windows Phone

Nokia releases exclusive Contacts Share app for Lumia line of Windows Phone

Nokia promised back a few weeks ago that they had plenty of software to still releases yet for their Lumia line of Windows Phones and today they did so again with the Contacts Share app. Contacts Share is yet another “fill what’s missing in Windows Phone” app from the Finnish company and should be a huge boon for business users. The app is simple enough as it allows you to send contact...

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Microsoft updates Live on Windows Phone. Now integrates Twitter profile into People Hub.

Microsoft updates Live on Windows Phone. Now integrates Twitter profile into People Hub.

New Twitter integration with Live and the People Hub. Left (New) and Right (Old). Microsoft has evidently updated how Twitter interacts with Live services on Windows Phone by automatically pulling down a contact's Twitter profile an merging it into "Notes". We're not sure when the change occurred but reader Kaush noticed the difference today which evidently happened when Windows Phone...

Daniel Rubino 31
Editor's Choice: People Search will make your Windows Phone life easier (and it's free today)

Editor's Choice: People Search will make your Windows Phone life easier (and it's free today)

Regular visitors of our site will be familiar with Ronny Gydar, the Windows Phone dev who's behind the popular Trines Hangman game. If you know the quality and dedication behind that app then you'll know what to expect from his latest: People Search. People Search is what it sounds like: a contact search app. But it's based off of the T9 system instead of a full-QWERTY keyboard meaning...

Daniel Rubino 31