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Brandon Watson

Brandon Watson, Director of developer experience for Windows Phone, leaving Microsoft

Brandon Watson, Director of developer experience for Windows Phone, leaving Microsoft

Daniel Rubino 62

We're getting word in that Brandon Watson, no stranger around here at WPCentral, will be leaving Redmond for greener pastures.  In a recent Tweet he made (and a confirmation we received), he notes: "The rumors are true. The team is in great hands. I'll miss working on #wpdev. I will the community, but won't be a stranger." In a way, this should not be a surprise as his old Twitter...

Dilbert's Scott Adams declares Windows Phone a "winner" against iPhone 3GS, EVO 3D

Dilbert's Scott Adams declares Windows Phone a "winner" against iPhone 3GS, EVO 3D

Daniel Rubino 29

If you recall, Scott Adams of Dilbert fame was lamenting his iPhone and EVO 3D on Twitter and thus fell in to Brandon Watson's clutches. Watson famously offered Adams a $1,000 donation to his favorite charity if he would take Windows Phone for a spin and didn't like it. Well, Adams received the phone and has written up a decent little review of it compared to his iPhone 3GS and HTC EVO...

Microsoft serious about facilitating homebrew community, schedules roundtable with ChevronWP7 team

Microsoft serious about facilitating homebrew community, schedules roundtable with ChevronWP7 team

Tim Ferrill 4

We’ve been covering the exploits of the ChevronWP7 team for a couple of months. From the original release and the various applications released for unlocked devices, to Microsoft having a heart-to-heart with the team and the subsequent discontinuation of the unlocker, it’s been a busy couple of months. The stated reason for ChevronWP7 development being discontinued was that Microsoft...