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Red Stripe Deals: Xbox Live Title ‘Sallys Salon SE′ and More

Red Stripe Deals: Xbox Live Title ‘Sallys Salon SE′ and More

May 9, 2013 No Comments

This week, the Windows Phone ‘Red Stripe Deals’ includes Sallys Salon SE, Encyclopaedia and Spectral Souls. Sallys Salon SE Encyclopaedia Spectral Souls   Windows Phone Team: Each week the Store’s Red Stripe Deals Collection will feature three popular apps and games—typically one Xbox game, one indie game, and one top-rated app—for at least 50% off […]

Improved Traffic Data Coming to U.S. Windows Phone Users, Others Soon

Improved Traffic Data Coming to U.S. Windows Phone Users, Others Soon

June 14, 2012 1 Comment

Microsoft has announced that it has begun rolling out improved traffic data to Windows Phone devices in the United States. The data, provided by Nokia, expands the number of highways and roads vehicle congestion measurements are available for.   Microsoft expects to make the improved data available to international users soon. Specifically, these 26 countries […]

Tango Update Nearing Availability for International Nokia 710 Users

Tango Update Nearing Availability for International Nokia 710 Users

June 10, 2012 1 Comment

SymbianTweet has obtained a list of Nokia 710 carriers the company intends to make Windows Phone  Tango available to soon. Here they are: Countries Listed: Austria Belgium Denmark Estonia Finland Germany Hungary India Indonesia Malaysia Norway Netherlands Poland Singapore Spain Sweden South Africa Switzerland Thailand Vietnam Operators: Mobileone Singapore MTN ZA SingTel Singapore StarHub Singapore Telenor DK […]

Nokia Lumia 900 Update Rolling Out to AT&T Users

Nokia Lumia 900 Update Rolling Out to AT&T Users

June 6, 2012 1 Comment

A new firmware upgrade has been made available for Nokia Lumia 900 users on AT&T. According to changelog, the update provides… A “purple tint” screen color issue fix Improved proximity sensor inaccuracy Miscellaneous enhancements That’s not all. Nokia released a statement along with the update, hinting at good things to come for Lumia owners: “In […]

Microsoft Hotmail Team Releases “Graymail Inboxer” Augmented Reality Game for Windows Phone

Microsoft Hotmail Team Releases “Graymail Inboxer” Augmented Reality Game for Windows Phone

June 6, 2012 1 Comment

The team at Microsoft’s Online Services Division is celebrating the (relatively) recently augmented Hotmail e-mail filter systems by releasing a game for Windows Phone devices. Titled “Graymail Inboxer”, the app – produced by Somewhat, Ltd (which, as far as we can tell, is an internal developer congregate) – challenges users to assume the role of […]

Sony Ericsson Windows Phone Prototype Caught on Camera

June 3, 2012 1 Comment

A video of an unannounced Sony Ericsson Windows Phone device has recently emerged on YouTube. Called the “Julie” (or “Jolie”), it seems ergonomic and functional enough, though certainly in-development and work-in-progress, as can be seen below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6_G5vi1Qug While it’s not entirely surprising that Sony Ericsson was testing a WP7 smartphone (indeed, we’ve seen another experimental […]

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EXLUSIVE: Developing Independently: Phyne Games and Windows Phone (Interview)

EXLUSIVE: Developing Independently: Phyne Games and Windows Phone (Interview)

June 1, 2012 1 Comment

Developing games and applications independently is a definitive challenge. Lack of funding and manpower sometimes depressingly overcomes ambition, and sinks the most promising of indie projects. There are success stories, however, and Phyne Games is one of them. We talked to founder and programmer Arturo Nereu to learn more about app development, marketing, and Windows Phone from […]

Windows Phone 8 Feature: New Supported Screen Resolutions

Windows Phone 8 Feature: New Supported Screen Resolutions

May 31, 2012 1 Comment

A source at WPCentral has revealed the supported resolutions for Microsoft’s upcoming smartphone operating system. Specifically, 480×640 (VGA), 480×800 (WVGA), 720×1280, and 768×1280 (WXGA). Phone Arena reports that these resolutions could lead to Windows Phones with extraordinarily high PPI. “[O]n a 4.5 inch screen, the pixels per inch would come in at 332, topping the […]

Windows Phone More Popular than BlackBerry in France

May 31, 2012 1 Comment

WMPowerUser reports that Windows Phone usage has overtaken BlackBerry ownership in France recently. WP7 is also more popular than BB  in Germany, Italy, and Ireland, but lags behind BlackBerry in Spain and the United Kingdom. Slow and steady wins the race. Source: WMPowerUser

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Making a Game for Windows Phone

May 30, 2012 1 Comment

Windows Phone Geek has recently posted an interesting documentation of the Windows Phone 7 app-making process: how an application is conceived, how it’s planned and designed, and how each preconception is realized. It’s the making of Bandinos, and is quite an intruiging read for would-be or current developers. Be forewarned, though – it is pretty […]

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