12 Apps & Services for Surviving Conference Season for iPhones… and Windows Phones

Just in time for SXSW and Mix10, courtesy of Amybeth Hale at Mashable is her list of 12 iPhone Apps for Surviving Conference Season… “As conference season is upon us (including SXSW, of course), I began thinking about all the things one might need to survive and stay connected with a busy schedule of travel…


Surviving SXSW in Austin: A few helpful hints

Added 031210: @Microsoft: Tag #sxswHaiti on Twitter, @PayPal & @Microsoft will donate $0.25 to @SavetheChildren: http://bit.ly/918YAk Pls RT! Looking for something to do? Check out the list of nearly 700 SXSW side parties http://bit.ly/aO6zkS from 360sxswi! SXSW food parties (scroll down for today’s lineup) http://bit.ly/b4oH32 from 360sxswi. Thinking about lunch? A roundup of guides to food…


Thinking about joining a new club? Take a look at the Windows Clubhouse

Groucho Marx famously said… "I don’t care to belong to any club that will have me as a member." Well, there’s an exception to every rule. I found such an exception in the Windows Clubhouse. The Clubhouse is a community where you can connect with other members and help people learn how to use Windows….


Solved: Word Completion on the AT&T Fuze

I recently solved the Word Completion problem I was having on my AT&T Fuze (HTC Diamond). I received a new phone from AT&T in late December and found that Word Completion was not working, even when selected in Settings>Input. I found that the phone is configured out of the box with Word Completion ‘off’ which…


Windows Mobile My Phone (no, it’s not "MyPhone") beta site debuts. Sign up soon available soon?

I just saw that the new Microsoft Windows Mobile "My Phone" site (or is it myPhone? 😉 went live… "Coming soon… Microsoft My Phone syncs information between your mobile phone and the web, enabling you to: Back up and restore your phone’s information to a password-protected web site Access and update your contacts and appointments…


Announcements: Cumulative 2008 Daylight Saving Time and Time Zone Update for Windows Mobile Released

Check out http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958729, "A December 2008 cumulative daylight saving time (DST) update is available for Windows Mobile-based devices", which the Mobile team just posted.  You may need the update in order to see times correctly displayed on your Windows Mobile phone… A December 2008 daylight saving time (DST) update is available for Microsoft Windows Mobile-based…


Advisory: Information on daylight saving time changes for Mauritius and Egypt in 2008

Coming soon to our Hot Topics for Daylight Saving Time changes page, information on changes accommodating Mauritius and Egypt. Guidance for Mauritius on Upcoming Daylight Saving Time Implementation for 2008-2009 As noted at http://www.afrol.com/articles/29955 on July 23, 2008 and in L’Express newspaper, the government of Mauritius has decided to adopt Summer Time (as it’s known…


What time is it Down Under? Daylight Saving Time comes to much of Australia on October 5

A quick quick Tweet as the Register’s James Sherwood reports that the Daylight savings shift to cause phone havoc Down Under (that’s Australia…): “Unsuspecting Aussies could be in for a spot of time travel this weekend, because Australian network operator Telstra has warned that some Down Under phones won’t support the country’s upcoming daylight savings…


Announcement: Coming in December: Microsoft Updates to Daylight Saving Time and Time Zones

First off, I want to welcome Lourdes to the DST blog over at http://blogs.technet.com/dst2007.  She is coordinating the efforts on our daylight saving time and time zone updates and releases for current products across the various product groups at Microsoft.  A tough job, to say the least.  She will also help coordinate messaging and communications…