QRCode scanner in Windows Phone 8.1

Did you know there is a native QRCode scanner inside your Windows Phone? It’s been moved around from Windows Phone (7,75,8) and in 8.1, it’s now part of your camera, as a lens named Bing Vision.

This quick screen cast shows you how / where to find and use the QRCode scanner.

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Windows Phone: Lost Screen App


You just realized you don't have your phone in your pocket or purse! #Panic! #Panic! You're also safety conscience, and you have a lock on your phone. Now all the good people of the world, have been limited on how they can return your phone. You're … [Continue reading]

Windows Phone + Cortana + XBOX music


When you hear that new (or old) song on the radio, or in a club, wouldn't it be great if you could grab a copy and save it on your phone? Well you can, and it's **VERY** easy to do with Cortana on Windows Phone 8.1 This is a quick video/screen … [Continue reading]

Microsoft Azure Websites: Full Support for Wildcard DNS and SSL

Azure Websites SSL

Microsoft Azure Websites is Pure Awesome. The speed and amount of work that can be done in a very short period of time is just amazing. Today, I'm sharing a feature that I've been waiting for, for a long time. Wildcard support for DNS and SSL … [Continue reading]

Uber: Town Car Service on Demand


Uber is a new(ish) type of fancy car service that is on demand, and is now available in PHX Metro (and growing quickly to most parts of the world). I've used Uber in AZ, CA, and WA and NYC. Always great service; fast and clean. They have an iPhone … [Continue reading]