A while back and after years on Windows Media Center I switched to XBMC. More precisely, I installed OpenELEC on my mediacenter PC. It’s a small Linux distribution that does only one thing, but that it does well: Boot insanely fast and launch XBMC. Continue reading
As you might remember, I tried out Windows Phone 8 a while back (see here and here). While the operating system itself was already good at the time and I really liked the better mail client and overall GUI experience, in the end I went back to the iPhone. Too many things were missing.
As I wrote earlier, I decided to have another go with Windows Phone. This is the second part, roughly a week after switching to a Nokia Lumia 820. Continue reading
While I’m pretty much committed to Microsoft products both at work and at home, up until now I was using an iPhone 5. It’s a nice device for sure, but somehow I wanted to see if Microsoft finally got their act together.
I’m currently testing a Nokia Lumia 800 and might switch over from iPhone if everything works as it should. So far I’m very impressed with the speed of the device, and direct editing of Office documents is at last possible again. Of course one of the benefits of coming back to Windows Phone (last Windows Phone I had was an HTC HD2 running Windows Mobile 6.5) is that it’s easier for me to create Apps. Continue reading