The ultimate reference for Windows Phone 7

If you’re thinking about extending your Windows experience to your smartphone, Windows Phone 7 Secrets by veteran technology writer Paul Thurrott is a must-read. This encyclopedic guide gives you everything you need to tap the power of Windows Phone 7, from pre-purchase considerations to integrating Windows Phone 7 with PCs and the Web. There are chapters on taking digital images, gaming, playing music and videos, and — oh yeah — getting work done with Office Mobile. The book is chock-full of insider perspectives that only a technical expert such as Thurrott can provide.

Thanks to our friends at Wiley, all Windows Secrets subscribers can download Chapter 1, “Pre-Flight Checklist: What to Do Before You Get Your Windows Phone.” This chapter starts with a detailed discussion of Windows Live and why it’s an important component of a Windows Phone system. It also covers key information you’ll want to know before heading to the local phone store.

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