The Connected Kingdom

“The internet in the UK is worth £100 Billion … In the global internet league table, the UK sits at number six. Ahead of the US, Germany and France”   Nice video from Fresh Networks Rob Technorati Tags: Internet,UK


Microsoft Support via Twitter in French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese and Dutch

In my last blog I mentioned…. “…and  if you are on Twitter you can follow @MicrosoftHelps which provides English language support via Twitter.” Well since then I have been pointed to the fact that we have the equivalent support in other languages including: French = @MSVousAide German = @MicrosoftHilft. Spanish = @MicrosoftAyuda Portuguese = @MicrosoftAjuda…


7 FAQs about Windows Phone 7

The following list of 7 things to know about Windows Phone 7 comes from our EMEA customer support teams, and are some of the most frequently raised questions that they get. Failed Initial Registration of Windows Phone 7  – if you get a failure with your initial phone registration for a Genuine Windows Phone due…


Latest Windows Phone 7 Ad : Football

Find out more at the “New Windows Phone 7. Designed to get you in and out – and back to life.” Rob Technorati Tags: WP7,Football


Getting Internet Explorer to open Office docs in Office Vs Internet Explorer (KB162059)

OK so this can be an annoying problem where Internet Explorer opens Office documents such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. in the browser itself rather than the appropriate program after clicking a hyperlink.. But luckily there is a Microsoft Fix it available for it… You can read more about this problem and other solutions Rob…


72 Windows Phone 7 tips and tricks–Pocket lint

OK so I have had my HTC Mozart WP7 for a few days now and am really enjoying finding out and using the new OS, and this article from Pocket Lint is a great place to start for tricks and tips for Windows Phone 7. 72 Windows Phone 7 tips and tricks I particularly like…


Russian Eurovision winner Dima Bilan Windows 7 Theme available to download

Courtesy of my Russian colleague Anton @afontanov is this new Windows 7 theme (only available from the Russian site) Download Dima Bilan Windows 7 Theme “One of the most prominent Russian artists of our time, winner of Eurovision, repeated winner of prizes of the leading music channels. Download the new theme for Windows 7 (c)…


Download Holiday Lights theme for Windows 7

“Brighten your desktop with sparkling images of holiday celebration and winter wonder in this Windows 7 theme.” Download Holiday Lights theme Rob Technorati Tags: Windows 7,Theme


Russians love to Social Network.

Just spotted this data from @_netimperative_ about the average number of hours spent on social networking sites, per visitor in August 2010, and it looks like the Russians really love there social networking. It doesn’t surprise me that the UK is high up as well. Rob Technorati Tags: Social Networking


Windows is again sponsoring the Jingle Bell Ball

Just like last year Windows is sponsoring Capital FMs Jingle Bell Ball being held on the weekend of 4th/5th of December.  It has it usual great line up including Kylie, JLS, The Black Eyed Peas and more. This year you can be a star with Windows 7 by submitting your audition videos and if you…