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Some of the coolest features of Windows Phone 7’s Mango build are Bing’s new built in features. If you are classically trained as an Android user, you may be familiar with such applications as Yelp, Shazaam, Bardcode Scanner, QR Droid and Google Voice Search. These of course are applications that need to be downloaded from the market and can clutter your phone–the Samsung Focus S with WP7 Mango integrates the power of all of these apps into one app, Bing-powered search. Now when you hit the capacitive search button...

1. Delete Search History Accidentally viewed some NSFW content? Need to clear your browsing history? Fear not, you can find the delete history function in (…)  >  Settings > Delete History. Remember kids, this action will delete all temporary files, history, cookies, and saved passwords from Internet Explorer. 2. Pin your favorite websites to your home page Did you know, you can pin a website to your start screen as a tile? It’s quite simple, just hit (…) > pin to start  and place it as you would any other...

Like us on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend CareAce App Review: Samsung Mobile Print For those of you guys who own a Samsung wirelessly netowrked printer and a Samsung Android phone, I have great news! Samsung MobilePrint is an application developed by Samsun that allowes users to print directly from their Android phones, to their WiFi enabled printers. [Read more] CareAce Survey: What do you think of the new  Windows Phone 7.5 Mango OS? Compared...

Compared to Samsung’s flagship Android devices, the Focus S release was considerably more low key, which led us to wonder how this affected our user’s knowledge and opinion of the device and its latest operating system. The week before, we conducted a field survey at our local AT&T store to find out how the Focus S was fairing against its competitors and to our surprise, it was doing quite well. We found that the WP7 platform as a whole was competing well against Android and iOS and that the Focus S was outselling its...

Since the beginning of time, people have wanted to put custom ringtones on their cell phones. The same is true for users of the Samsung Focus Mango phone. There is however one small problem–Microsoft didn’t make the process of adding custom ringtones very intuitive. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place to find your solution. It’s actually a very simple process which I will now begin to walk you through. 1. Prepare your ringtone–it must follow these 4 rules: 39 seconds or shorter Less than 1MB MP3 or...

If you’ve wanted to use your Mango Phone as a quick drag-and-drop storage device, you may have noticed that it does not show up in the windows explorer. Here’s a simple guide on how to change that. 1. First you want to hit the start button + R and typing “regedit.exe” 2. Next, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\USB , hit Ctrl + F and search for “zunedriver” 3. Now that you are in the correct directory, we are going to edit 3 keys: Change ShowInShell from 0 to 1 Change PortableDeviceNameSpaceExcludeFromShell...

This post is a Tips archive for the Samsung Focus 7 Mango Phone 1. How to precisely aim your cursor 2. How to hard reset your Focus S 3. Extended keyboard symbols shortcut 4. Changing background color and theme 5. Voice Commands 6. Integrated Applications 7. Camera and Camcorder Features 8. Multitasking 9. Voice Search 10. How to pin a website to the start menu 11. How to activate drag and drop file transfer 12. How to quickly switch to camera from standby mode 13. How to add custom ringtones 14. Turn off camera shutter sound 15. 5 Samsung...

If you haven’t really heard of what’s going on with Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform, it’s likely because of Android and Apple’s sheer dominance of the market. Microsoft however is not about to let that become the status quo. Windows Phone 7 Display at Bellevue Square AT&T Store CareAce’s offices are headquartered smack dab in the middle of techtown–we recently moved but used to live right next door to Microsoft’s Redmond campus. We thought we would venture into the wild and take...

Samsung recently followed up it’s WP7 Focus with the newly minted Focus S, which comes equipped with Microsoft’s latest Windows Phone 7 build, Mango. For those of you who have yet to convert or are just curious, you can give Mango a whirl on your Android phone with Microsoft’s browser-based WP7 demo: If you’ve never had a chance to use a WP7 device, this little demo gives users a nice feel for the basic UI and layout. Although the app list is not live, you can click different tiles on the homescreen such as the...

Samsung is very well known in the Android realm for their breakthrough line of Galaxy devices, and although not to the same magnitude, the same could be said with regards to the Windows Phone 7 platform and the Focus. The Samsung Focus S is an improved version of the original Focus which was released last year. The sleek new smartphone weighs in at a scant 3.9 oz, with mere .33 inch waistline. The brand new 4.3-inch, Super AMOLED Plus display adds an extra .3 inches to the displays size and upgrades the old PenTile grid to a full RGB...