Darren Humphries

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Darren Humphries

Darren is a long time, grizzled mobile tech enthusiast from Canada. He is a Microsoft MVP for Windows Phone, an Editor with MobileJaw.com and co-host of TheLoveOfTech Podcast.

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Windows Phone, you're a tortoise

Is anyone else feeling like watching Windows Phone 7’s growth is like watching grass grow?  When it launched we all stood at the sidelines and gave a huge cheer only to watch it waddle off the start...

Are you guilty of Android ROM addictions?

If you are an Android user, raise your hand.  Now put it down before anyone wonders what your problem is. Ah, Android.  What a great mobile OS.  We love that it comes in all shapes and sizes and...

Is that an iPhone?

Is that an iPhone? If you have been using a large screened, slate-styled phone you have almost certainly been asked this question.  Heck, even if it isn’t even close in design you may have been...

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc Review by Darren

For the last week I have been using Sony Ericsson’s new Xperia arc (yes, it’s lower case “arc”),  sent to me by Rogers Wireless in Canada.  The arc is a slim and sleek Android phone with one of the...

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc First Impressions by Darren

For the last few days I’ve been playing around with the Sony Ericsson Xperia arc from Rogers Wireless.  This is one slick phone with a super slim profile, 4.2-inch screen, 8-megapixel camera, and...

We need more power!

We need more POWER! Battery power, that is! Most days I carry at least two phones with me, sometimes more.  You would think that with juggling my tasks between these phones I would have more than...

We don't need no stinking tablets!

Tablets, tablets, everywhere!  You just can’t avoid the barrage of announcements about tablets these days.  From the iPad, iPad 2, XOOM, Galaxy Tab, PlayBook and TouchPad there is no hiding from the...

Windows Phone for photog fun

I’ve been bitten by the shutterbug!  After a trip to South Korea last year to visit LG’s headquarters I got the urge to take a LOT more pictures than I had been.  There was so much to see in South...

The NoDo update is coming!

In the last couple days users in parts of Europe with unbranded Windows Phones have been getting the much-anticipated NoDo update.  At the time I am writing this there is no schedule on who is...

Microsoft giving Nokia a billion dollar gift basket

In case you hadn’t read this; Microsoft will reportedly be paying Nokia one billion dollars over 5 years to use the Windows Phone OS on its hardware. How does this kind of deal work?!  My simple...

Is Windows Phone ready for business?

RIM has a stranglehold on corporate users and iPhone has made impressive strides into businesses.  Is Windows Phone suitable and ready to get down to business? RIM just keeps on chugging along...

After its first OTA rollout, Windows Phone 7 is all grown up

Windows Phone Update works! Well...sort of. Microsoft’s first update for Windows Phone 7 is now being pushed out but it doesn’t appear to be the smoothest rollout.  Some users have experienced...

Windows Phone is throwing a party! Will you be there?

By now you know the grilling that Microsoft has had over adding features to Windows Phone 7.  Users have been asking for multitasking, cut and paste, and multitasking.  Did I say multitasking twice...

Nokia, Microsoft; I now pronounce you partners!

Have you ever met a couple that seems like there is no way they could be together but are somehow defying the odds?  Welcome to the Nokia/Microsoft partnering! While there has been a lot written...

Hey Nokia, is that a Windows Phone in your pocket?

Perhaps you've heard the rumour by now of Nokia putting Windows Phone on their smartphones; if not, you're welcome.  But is this really a good strategy for Nokia at this point?  What are their...

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