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  Reply # 736635 23-Dec-2012 18:40 Send private message

Slightly off topic but just realized today that my broadband usage has gone through the roof (5~6gb/day) it looks like the culprit was skydrive folder constantly syncing or doing something, deleted skydrive off the PC and problem seems to have disappeared

@ Mauricio - I had issues on windowsphone website today where it could not locate my phone despite my phone with a similar message



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  Reply # 736654 23-Dec-2012 19:27 Send private message

Check my blog - there's an update I posted on how I got it working.




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  Reply # 736657 23-Dec-2012 19:36 Send private message

NzBeagle: The Podcasts setup is pretty crap, access podcasts on phone, this is empty, go to store to find some podcasts, nothing in there. Check online *Subscribing to podcasts on your phone is not available in all locations or languages..
The native podcast feature is only available in the US for some reason. The weird region restrictions on windows phone are a bit of a nuisance.

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  Reply # 743233 11-Jan-2013 11:43 Send private message

Wade: Slightly off topic but just realized today that my broadband usage has gone through the roof (5~6gb/day) it looks like the culprit was skydrive folder constantly syncing or doing something, deleted skydrive off the PC and problem seems to have disappeared


I had this problem as well. There was a folder of items that was constantly trying to sync but couldn't for some reason. The problem was that there was no way to tell which files or folders it was... the good bit was that I hadn't yet synced much anyway so I just started over.

I haven't tested to confirm this, but I believe it was caused by a bunch of TIFF image files in an images folder. I don't think Skydrive liked them as images.
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  Reply # 745565 16-Jan-2013 11:04 Send private message

Speedtest.net have released their official app today for Windows Phone 8 only.

http://www.windowsphone.com/en-nz/store/app/speedtest-net/4fcd4de1-050b-44dc-b123-a786808eb49b






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  Reply # 745587 16-Jan-2013 11:24 Send private message

Nice, installed.




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  Reply # 745606 16-Jan-2013 11:42 Send private message

billgates: Speedtest.net have released their official app today for Windows Phone 8 only.

http://www.windowsphone.com/en-nz/store/app/speedtest-net/4fcd4de1-050b-44dc-b123-a786808eb49b


Cheers for the heads up, the app looks pretty nice too, quite like it.

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  Reply # 748239 21-Jan-2013 15:15 Send private message

Vodafone are finally getting the 8X. Pity is the boring black one :(

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  Reply # 748250 21-Jan-2013 15:44 Send private message

nunasdream: Vodafone are finally getting the 8X. Pity is the boring black one :(


I've had mine a little over a month now, and a bit disappointed, some of the coating has already started to come off on one of the corners, note, no drops, just wear and tear.

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  Reply # 755032 3-Feb-2013 12:27 Send private message

The nokia 920 on special at Noel Leemings although it says telecom xt will take orange and 2 degs but you have to restart the phone each sim change




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  Reply # 756304 5-Feb-2013 21:07 Send private message

NzBeagle: The Podcasts setup is pretty crap, access podcasts on phone, this is empty, go to store to find some podcasts, nothing in there. Check online *Subscribing to podcasts on your phone is not available in all locations or languages.

New Windows Phone Desktop App doesn't have this option and Zune doesn't see WP8....


I had windows phone 7.5 last year and gave it up and went back to android because of the frustrations I was having with Zune and Podcast's which I have found has now been made worse with the lack of Zune.
I would of thought Nokia or my favourite podcast app Beyondpod might of had a windows phone app by now that would be worthwhile as none of the ones in the market have reached the ease of Beyondpod on my GSIII.

Until then I will be using it to manage the podcasts for the daily commute.

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  Reply # 773615 2-Mar-2013 12:37 Send private message

The official Portico WP8 update finally arrived on my Lumia 920 last night. Check for updates on your phone and it should arrive.
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  Reply # 773903 3-Mar-2013 15:03 Send private message

Just downloading photosynth for wp8 as I type :D

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  Reply # 773908 3-Mar-2013 15:29 Send private message

I found it while going through Microsofts tip and tricks in their news list this morning dam the overcast weather.

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