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Forum: Thoughts Media Status Updates 10-14-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 40,619
Posted By Philip Colmer
Jason, it has been an honour and a pleasure to be...

Jason, it has been an honour and a pleasure to be part of the Thoughts Media community. Thank you for setting it up!

To the review team, thank you for all of your hard work. It has been a...
Forum: Windows Phone Accessories 01-24-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,081
Posted By Philip Colmer
Interesting - not come across that concept...

Interesting - not come across that concept before. I wanted the headset for both music and calls. So I'm not worried about the issues with video, etc. It really is just for when I'm out walking or...
Forum: Windows Phone Accessories 01-23-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,081
Posted By Philip Colmer
Thanks for the word of caution. At the moment, it...

Thanks for the word of caution. At the moment, it looks like the Sony is my favourite so I will take what functionality I can get from the phone and, if it is lacking, hope that MS improve the stack...
Forum: Windows Phone Accessories 01-22-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,081
Posted By Philip Colmer
Any Bluetooth stereo headset recommendations?

I've got a Windows Phone and I'm looking to get a stereo Bluetooth headset. Criteria are that it should allow me to use my own earbuds, control music playback and make/receive telephone calls.
...
Forum: Windows Phone Software 01-18-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 13,432
Posted By Philip Colmer
Looks interesting but unfortunately not available...

Looks interesting but unfortunately not available on the UK marketplace.

Philip
Forum: Digital Home Articles & Resources 12-30-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,152
Posted By Philip Colmer
Whilst not a service offering that perhaps has...

Whilst not a service offering that perhaps has the same feature set, I use SkyDrive. The recent improvements make sharing content a lot easier, even with people that don't have Live IDs, and 25GB for...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 09-29-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,260
Posted By Philip Colmer
Question Have you tried the new podcast support in Mango?

One of the new features in Mango that I was looking forward to was integrated support for downloading podcasts. Now, I realise that the functionality to download podcasts from the Marketplace is...
Forum: Digital Home Talk 06-01-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,581
Posted By Philip Colmer
It was interesting to read some of the comments...

It was interesting to read some of the comments on the linked-to article.

I know that the electronics companies are working really hard to develop glasses-free TVs, some of which have now been...
Forum: Digital Home Hardware & Accessories 04-01-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,647
Posted By Philip Colmer
Synology DS1511+: Up To 45TB Of Network Accessible Storage

<p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/dht/auto/1299329597.usr200.jpg" style="border: 0;" /></p><h6><strong>Product Category:</strong> Network Attached...
Forum: Windows Phone Developer 01-27-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,654
Posted By Philip Colmer
Apologies for not being able to link to where I...

Apologies for not being able to link to where I read this, but apparently the copy & paste functionality will work anywhere on the MS apps, but will require a text box on third party apps.

So...
Forum: Zune Talk 01-24-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,584
Posted By Philip Colmer
No, it is the embedded Intel graphics. The laptop...

No, it is the embedded Intel graphics. The laptop is an E4310 with i7 processor and associated chippery.

Doing a web search revealed a thread on a TechNet forum suggesting that someone was also...
Forum: Zune Talk 01-23-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,584
Posted By Philip Colmer
I'm seeing the same problem on a Dell laptop with...

I'm seeing the same problem on a Dell laptop with two monitors - one is connected by DVI and the other via VGA, both running at 1920x1080.

If I put the Zune screen on the primary monitor (where...
Forum: Digital Home News 12-23-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,235
Posted By Philip Colmer
My own wishlist for a device like this: ...

My own wishlist for a device like this:

Support for Windows CE or perhaps the rumoured ARM version of Windows.
Support for HDMI
Wi-Fi or PowerPlug support
UK plugs!
Then maybe, just maybe,...
Forum: Digital Home News 12-12-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,268
Posted By Philip Colmer
I'm not so sure that we'll see the end of Windows...

I'm not so sure that we'll see the end of Windows Media Center or the end of Windows Media Player in Windows 8. At least, not without some significant work being put into the Zune software, and I'm...
Forum: Laptop Thoughts News 12-10-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By Philip Colmer
A lot of this can be done with Live as well. I've...

A lot of this can be done with Live as well. I've got my personal domain set up to use Live so that I have a personal account that ties in with Hotmail, etc. Very easy to set up and you can have...
Forum: Windows Phone News 12-08-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,981
Posted By Philip Colmer
I've got the LG Optimus 7 and I'm very pleased...

I've got the LG Optimus 7 and I'm very pleased with the choice. There were a number of factors that decided this handset for me over the Samsung:

Memory - I knew I wanted to watch video and...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 10-29-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,659
Posted By Philip Colmer
Paul Thurott has posted on his blog the...

Paul Thurott has posted on his blog the explanation he has been given by MS: http://windowsphonesecrets.com/2010/10/29/microsoft-speaks-on-micro-sd-and-windows-phone-storage-expansion/.

In a...
Forum: Windows Phone Software 08-08-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,838
Posted By Philip Colmer
Oooh - the Bing translator sounds really...

Oooh - the Bing translator sounds really exciting. Does the fact that MS have released the source code, though, mean that they aren't going to release it as an app?

Getting really excited about...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 07-24-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,589
Posted By Philip Colmer
As an existing WM user, I am definitely looking...

As an existing WM user, I am definitely looking to get WP7 when it is released. I've been very happy with WM, and I know that there will be some areas where the restrictions of WP7 will get in the...
Forum: Laptop Thoughts Events 07-23-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,165
Posted By Philip Colmer
I'd use it to buy some Blu-Rays off my Amazon...

I'd use it to buy some Blu-Rays off my Amazon wish list. I've come to the (slow) realisation that the cost of going to the cinema is just prohibitively expensive and we'd be better off staying at...
Forum: Windows Phone News 05-10-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,466
Posted By Philip Colmer
I'm looking forward to it as it would seem to...

I'm looking forward to it as it would seem to meet my requirements of providing push email at no additional charge. That said, I'd want it to work with Outlook, ideally, rather than the current...
Forum: Digital Home Printing 04-07-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 189,599
Posted By Philip Colmer
Great review, Jason! It shows that you've put a...

Great review, Jason! It shows that you've put a HECK of a lot of work into it!

Personally, I've used MyPublisher before and always been pleased with the results. Over the years, they've continued...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 11-18-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,990
Posted By Philip Colmer
Weirdly enough, for some reason I thought that...

Weirdly enough, for some reason I thought that Media Player did precisely that! Funny how logic just doesn't really apply these days ...

Yeah, I guess I'll just have to use something else to...
Forum: Windows Phone Thoughts Site Updates 11-18-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,562
Posted By Philip Colmer
:eek: Sorry for not reading your post more...

:eek: Sorry for not reading your post more carefully ...


Yeah, I did find it. I was flummoxed by the fact that the "Pocket PC Talk" forum had been moved and most of the others hadn't so I...
Forum: Windows Phone Talk 11-18-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,990
Posted By Philip Colmer
Sussed it - the computer seems to have needed a...

Sussed it - the computer seems to have needed a reboot after the drivers for syncing with WM got installed. Weird - and poor behaviour.

So I'm now managing to sync recorded TV programmes over to...
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