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Windows Phone 8.1 may allow developers to directly respond to store feedback

Windows Phone 8.1 may allow developers to directly respond to store feedback

Sam Sabri 157

A week from now we’ll be packing our bags and getting ready to head to San Francisco. This is where Microsoft’s 2014 Build conference will take place. The focus is on developers and upcoming product innovation Microsoft is making for them. We’ll see what Microsoft has in store not just for developers, but consumers as well, when they unveil Window Phone 8.1. Not only will developers be...

Mobile payment provider Fortumo launches fund for Windows Phone and Windows 8 developers

Mobile payment provider Fortumo launches fund for Windows Phone and Windows 8 developers

Paul Acevedo 14

In-App Purchases are extremely common in mobile apps and games these days. As an AT&T customer, I have the option of paying for Windows Phone IAPs by credit card, carrier billing, or Microsoft account. People with different carriers or living in other countries might not have access to those same payment methods. And you normally couldn’t use carrier billing for Windows 8 purchases...

Microsoft reportedly considering an acquisition of Xamarin, would boost Windows Phone apps

Microsoft reportedly considering an acquisition of Xamarin, would boost Windows Phone apps

Sam Sabri 82

Here’s some stellar news for Windows Phone developers. Microsoft is rumored to buy software development company Xamarin. Microsoft and Xamarin have always had a cozy relationship. Last November the two tightened their marketing and technical ties with a new partnership deal. Xamarin is a popular tool because it allows developers to create Android and iOS applications uses C#, the...

Windows Phone App Studio picks up new update, reveals over 20,000 apps have been published

Windows Phone App Studio picks up new update, reveals over 20,000 apps have been published

Sam Sabri 37

Remember Microsoft’s Windows Phone App Studio that is currently in beta? It’s the killer program that allows you to unlock your phone and create basic apps using a web tool. That web tool is powerful enough to let novice users and developers create simple apps. More experience developers might use it to quickly create a prototype of an app. It launched way back in early August of last...

Windows Phone 8.1 SDK reveals burst photo mode, password management in IE 11 and more

Windows Phone 8.1 SDK reveals burst photo mode, password management in IE 11 and more

Sam Sabri 226

Windows Phone 8.1 SDK leak This past week we’ve seen a flurry of new surrounding Windows Phone 8.1, the upcoming update to your favorite mobile operating system. The information we’re getting comes from developers who are leaking screenshots, info and more onto the web.  Today we’re looking at the latest information and screenshots to come out of surrounding Windows Phone 8.1. Want IE...

Microsoft’s modern.IE development site has saved developers over 1 million hours of coding and testing

Microsoft’s modern.IE development site has saved developers over 1 million hours of coding and testing

Michael Archambault 25

You might not be familiar with Microsoft’s modern.IE website, but web developers around the globe sure are. The website launched by Microsoft focuses on providing tools, documentation, and industry connections for web developers who are trying to get the best optimization out of Internet Explorer and other web browsers. Recently, the site has claimed that it has saved over one million...

Lomogram passes 4.5 million downloads in Windows Phone Store, big congrats to developer DevRain Solutions

Lomogram passes 4.5 million downloads in Windows Phone Store, big congrats to developer DevRain Solutions

Sam Sabri 34

As a mobile platform Windows Phone sits in third place. It’s a distant third however when you compare it to both iOS and Android. Depending on who you ask, we’re at somewhere like 4% marketshare globally. That’s still pretty small, but also presents a huge return for developers who make killer apps. Like the guys at DevRain Solutions who have just reached a killer milestone in the...

Grab the winners of Nokia's 'Create Master' contest for your Windows Phone and make it great

Grab the winners of Nokia's 'Create Master' contest for your Windows Phone and make it great

Rich Edmonds 11

Nokia kicked off its global Create contest late last year and we've covered new missions kicking off as the program ran its course. Developers were invited to develop apps for a number of categories, ranging from image and photography all the way to work life. Nokia has now announced the grand winner of the Create contest, as well as winning apps for each category. Pass the break to...

Nokia pushing out fix for Play To, addresses issues with GDR3 Developer Preview

Nokia pushing out fix for Play To, addresses issues with GDR3 Developer Preview

Rich Edmonds 13

Nokia recently confirmed issues with an update for Play To on Windows Phone, which enables users to stream media, such as photos, music and videos to other DLNA enabled devices. The issue was that those running the GDR3 Developer Preview and the latest version of the app were missing crucial software components required for both to get along in harmony. Today, Nokia has unveiled a fix...