• Goodbye Netflix Profiles?

    Unfortunately, the good folks at Netflix have decided to cut their Netflix Profiles feature (the one I talked about on this post over three years ago–also describes how we used it to this day). Pretty unfortunate as it was definitely a useful feature for those that used it as it was meant to be used (different members of your family…

  • Setting your IE home page on WM6

    Fueled by my recent find, I set off to find what was hopefully a simple registry tweak to set my IE homepage on my smartphone. It turns out it’s as simple as changing the value of the following key to the URL of your choice: HKey_LocalMachine\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\AboutURLs\home If you don’t have one already, download one of the many Windows Mobile…

  • Mobile sites: Cantoni.mobi

    I kill plenty of time browsing the web on my phone. I’ve even developed a daily habit of reading the daily featured article on Wikipedia (though I wish it had a mobile version–if it actually does, I can’t find it, please enlighten me).

  • Comcast just got faster?

    I was reading this post on Omar’s blog where he was talking about Comcast upgrading customers by the end of February to a faster service. I decided to check out my connection’s speed as well and came up with the following. Pretty nice eh? A happy surprise indeed though I frankly have no clue if we just got this up…

  • Custom Domains Hotmail on WM6

    I’ve been using Windows Live Mail for my domain mail for a while now via the Custom Domains service (now called Windows Live Admin Center). I recently upgraded to a Windows Mobile 6 smartphone (from WM5) and couldn’t figure out how to get my mail account set up. It turns out you have to sort of trick it to make…

  • Live ID & Xbox accounts are permanent

    I hate how it’s actually not possible to update your xbox account with a different Windows Live ID (formerly known as Passport account) than the one you first used when you signed up for Xbox Live. I bought one of the original Xboxes when they first came out which was well before Windows Live Custom Domains (now known as Windows…