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What "funny" questions can Cortana answer?
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Few I came up with myself: Hi. How old are you? Good night. Do you like Siri? Why we are here? Tell me joke. Do you love me? From here: Are you male or female? Which is better google or bing? What ...

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How to disable WiFi straight from the Action Center?
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8 votes

I think this is by design. It can be because you can set how long do you want your WiFi to be turned off before it turns itself automatically on. There are options in Turn WiFi back on dropdown menu: ...

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How can volume dialog be dismissed?
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8 votes

I know of one way I can dismiss this dialog. AFAIK it behaves the same way as the keyboard - so you can dismiss it simply by tapping the BACK button. However, I don't know if this is the fastest and ...

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What "funny" questions can Cortana answer?
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There is similar post on WPCentral Dear Cortana, do you love me?. Some of theirs that are not here: Who is Doctor Halsey? I love you. Am I beautiful? I’m lonely. What does Cortana mean? Are you human?...

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What keyboard shortcuts can I use when typing on WP7?
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http://www.trustedreviews.com has a very comprehensive list of what is available. I have copied them here for convenience. Add full stop and space by tapping space-bar twice When you are typing any ...

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What is meant by Skype Integration in Windows Phone 8?
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I looked at Skype garage blog and there are some mentions there: (we are talking about Windows Phone 8 version of the app) For Preview 2.0 (12th November 2012): you'll get all of the Skype basics in ...

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How can I change the phone number of contact when writing SMS?
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You can switch phone numbers in SMS thread. It is same procedure as you would switch to some online IM channel - use little button with two arrows on it. It is located at the bottom right corner of ...

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Why is there a 10 megapixel max for images when syncing to OneDrive? Even over WIFI?
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UPDATE: Now this has been confirmed on WPCentral article: (On WP8.1) enabling the ‘Best Quality’ option under ‘backup to OneDrive’, the high resolution images are rightly saved to your OneDrive ...

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Is it possible to allow toast notifications but hide them from the action center?
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I think this is not possible from the settings in current version of the system. I think this option is left for the developers - they now have API for manipulation with own action center items, so ...

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Is there a Windows Live Messenger mobile app for WP7?
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I think that with Windows Phone 7, you don't need a special app for Windows Live Messenger chat, because this channel was integrated into OS. You can go into Settings->email+accounts->add an account ...

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Why does the artist image sometime not appear on the lock screen?
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OK, so for the edit: This is dependent on your few things: active/accessible internet connection zune music pass must offer music from this artist in order to have some pictures of it/him/her artist ...

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Opening .mobi files on Windows Phone 7 Kindle app
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Unfortunately I don't have Kindle app on my WP7 phone because it is not available for my marketplace. But from my experience on Kindle 3 hardware reader and Windows Kindle app, you can send the .mobi ...

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Does typing to Cortana make her behave differently?
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3 votes

From my experience she behaves the same. The only difference is that she is quiet - just silently writing you back. To be specific: I just wrote "How are you?" to her and her response was "Quite well,...

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Outlook email account and attachments - "Download didn't complete. Try again."
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You should be able to download the message following these steps: Tap the attachment and let the error message appear. Tap the BACK button Tap the Synchronize botton (the one with arrows) Return to ...

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Is there a version of Live Writer for Windows Phone?
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If you are using Wordpress, you can use their official app for managing your blog. Just search for "wordpress" in marketplace or follow this link. I think there is no mobile version of Live Writer.

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How to view image tooltips in IE?
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1 votes

Well, it seems like this is not possible with out of the box IE functionality. But you can have it making simple bookmarklet. In Internet Explorer, show the three-dot context menu, select add to ...

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Is there a way to force quit an app?
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Or, if the problem is that you are just too deep in the navigation stack and you would have to press the back button a million times to quit it, you can just relaunch the app - press start button and ...

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Any solution for 3G traffic counting?
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Anybody from Czech republic can use application called FUP Monitor which is free and can be downloaded here. Credit for the idea of such app goes to @paranoid. This is chance for anyone from ...

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Flash degradation when going to standby
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With usual flash write endurances of about 100 kcycles, that would mean I can do that action about 55 times/day during 5 years (ignoring other wearing actions). That calculation assumes, that every ...

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