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Microsoft announces 130K apps on Windows Phone Store, strong progress made in 2012

Microsoft announces 130K apps on Windows Phone Store, strong progress made in 2012

Rich Edmonds 148

Microsoft has announced that the company has passed the 130,000 app marker on the Windows Phone Store. In a blog post on the Windows Phone Developer blog, Todd Brix goes into some detail about how the platform is progressing, as well as how the year 2012 was for the company's mobile machine. Highlighting a ChangeWave Research piece, Brix proudly unveils that Windows Phone owners are...

Microsoft rumored to buy Appcelerator, giving possible boost to Windows Phone software

Microsoft rumored to buy Appcelerator, giving possible boost to Windows Phone software

krystea 47

According to Business Insider, Microsoft is interested in buying Appcelerator (www.appcelerator.com). Appcelerator is a mobile app cloud company that powers some 50,208 applications installed on over 111 million devices, which is roughly 10 percent of the world’s smartphone apps. Appcelerator’s development product, Titanium, provides an impressive amount of tools for developers to...

What is missing from Windows Phone 8? About 20 Xbox games that no longer work.

What is missing from Windows Phone 8? About 20 Xbox games that no longer work.

Paul Acevedo 150

Yesterday’s delisting of Turn N Run – literally the night before our review went live, and only six days after the game’s release – highlights a large and ongoing problem in the world of Xbox Windows Phone games. Since the debut of Windows Phone 8, incompatibility with the new OS has been discovered among a number of Xbox WP7 titles. Each of these games has been completely delisted from...

Tweetro hits token limit and shows what’s wrong with Twitter’s new policies

Tweetro hits token limit and shows what’s wrong with Twitter’s new policies

Daniel Rubino 27

We mentioned Tweetro recently when we interviewed developer house LazyWorm Apps who are also behind the Windows Phone app MetroTube. The Twitter client is meant for Windows 8 and runs quite well on RT devices like the Surface. Unfortunately, it has also stopped working. That’s not the fault of the developers though but rather due to in part to two reasons (1) it’s very popular (as is...