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Windows Phone Store picks up a minor update

Windows Phone Store picks up a minor update

Looks like the Windows Phone Store picked up a UI update that now features a description of the featured app. The tile size of the featured app has also been changed, and is now significantly larger than others. Other than the change to the homepage, we don't notice any other updates to the...
Fix for Windows Phone Store in-app purchase breakage nears, as developers get fed up

Fix for Windows Phone Store in-app purchase breakage nears, as developers get fed up

Running an app store is likely not an easy technical task. It is probably made more difficult when you are like Microsoft, who is rumored to be combining the Windows Phone and Windows Stores into one, or at least starting that process. Regardless, when outages happen, it can frustrate consumers....
Digital Gift Cards app lets you give the gift of apps

Microsoft's Digital Gift Cards app lets you give the gift of apps, games

Don't know what to give friends or family this holiday or for any other special occasion? Microsoft is making it easy with a Digital Gift Cards app that will let you send a gift card in various denominations to your loved ones so that they can redeem the amount to purchase apps, movies, music, or...

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Chase Mobile app will be removed from the Windows Phone Store on Jan. 26

Chase Bank plans to remove its Chase Mobile app from the Windows Phone Store on January 26, according to a number of reports sent to us today by Windows Central readers. The first version of the Chase Mobile app launched for Windows Phone devices in September 2012 and allows Chase Bank customers...
Over 560,000 apps are now in the Windows and Windows Phone stores

Over 560,000 apps are now in the Windows and Windows Phone stores

Microsoft has updated its official combined number of Modern apps that are currently available in its Windows and Windows Phone stores to over 560,000 apps. This compares to the 527,000 apps that Microsoft said were available from both stores back in November. The updated statistic was...
2015 starts with WindowsPhone.com redirect loops and pending downloads

2015 starts with WindowsPhone.com redirect loops and pending downloads

Microsoft seems to be shifting some things around on the backend to the Windows Phone Store as little issues are cropping up for some users. As Microsoft heads into 2015, unifying their Windows and Windows Phone Stores is a priority but such changes can bring hindrances as well. Two issues that...
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Microsoft: 71 percent of Windows Phone apps are installed on low memory devices

Microsoft has confirmed that the vast majority of apps (71%) downloaded from the Windows Phone Store are installed on low memory devices. These phones have 512MB of RAM or less and are running Windows Phone 8 or Windows Phone 8.1. The numbers are part of Microsoft's monthly app update for both...
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Microsoft unwraps digital gift cards for the Windows Store and Xbox Store

There's a new Microsoft site selling digital gift cards for the holidays. Over the weekend Microsoft launched the Digital Gift Cards app for Windows Phone. This app allows you to buy and send digital gift cards for the Windows and Xbox Stores. Now you can buy those digital gift cards with or...
Digital Gift Cards app lets you give the gift of apps

Microsoft's Digital Gift Cards app lets you give the gift of apps, games

Don't know what to give friends or family this holiday or for any other special occasion? Microsoft is making it easy with a Digital Gift Cards app that will let you send a gift card in various denominations to your loved ones so that they can redeem the amount to purchase apps, movies, music, or...
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Microsoft combines Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone app policies, reveals code of conduct

Microsoft has combined its app policies for both Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone apps into one place on its website as part of an effort to make them more clear for app creators to understand. Microsoft announced the changes in a blog post, which will affect any app developer who wants to...
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PSA: Windows Phone Store down for some [Update: It's back]

Update: It appears that the Windows Phone Store is back in business. Download on. Having trouble accessing the Windows Phone Store? You're not alone. About 3:10 PM PST is when we first started getting errors connecting to the Windows Phone Store. Since then tips are coming in from others that...
Windows Phone Store picks up a minor update

Windows Phone Store picks up a minor update

Looks like the Windows Phone Store picked up a UI update that now features a description of the featured app. The tile size of the featured app has also been changed, and is now significantly larger than others. Other than the change to the homepage, we don't notice any other updates to the...
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Grab these two Star Wars games for Windows Phone before they disappear

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star & Star Wars Assault Team will soon be pulled from the Windows Phone Store. Today, Disney pulled both games from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. The Developers of the game, Nimblebit, have announced that Disney gave them no prior knowledge of the move. The...

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