Posts Tagged ‘7’

Tethering with Samsung Omnia 7 on Vodafone (NL)

Written by Tom Verhoeff. Posted in WP7

The first rumours about tethering on the Samsung Omnia 7 and other WP7 devices started showing up a few months ago already. Since i love tethering for those few moments a really need an internet connection on my laptop, but don’t have wifi or my internet dongle around i decided to give it a shot with my Omnia 7. It requires a bigger effort than internet sharing back in the days with WM6.5, but I’m happy it works anyway. Here’s what you need to do:

WP7 Review Reader – Status update & CSV Export

Written by Tom Verhoeff. Posted in WP7

Three months ago i released the Windows Phone 7 Review Reader to give WP7 developers easy access to their app reviews all over the world. It was meant to be a temporary solution until the App Hub was updated with extra features like accessing app reviews. During the last 90 days we’ve seen some big improvements to the App Hub (download numbers, for starters) but we are still waiting for some extra features. My little tool already had over 50K pageviews since its launch on the 2nd of November so it should be clear that developers want this information. To fill the gap that’s still left by Microsoft i will start to add new features to the review reader on a regular basis starting today.

Windows Phone 7 Review Reader

Written by Tom Verhoeff. Posted in WP7

It’s been about 2 weeks since the first Windows Phone 7 devices became available and the Windows Phone 7 Applications Marketplace officially launched. This means consumers now have access to all the applications and for us developers this means our products (apps) can actually be sold. Unfortunately Microsoft does not provide easy access to reviews on the marketplaces just yet, all you can do is fire up the Zune software and check out the ratings in your local marketplace. I discussed this issue with Matthijs Hoekstra and have been trying to find a solution during the last few days.Fortunately i found one: