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Nokia announces winners of Future Capture contest; some amazing imaging apps are coming soon

Nokia announces winners of Future Capture contest; some amazing imaging apps are coming soon

Shortly after the Lumia 1020 launched, Nokia announced an open contest to developers around the globe. It was called Nokia Future Capture. The contest aimed for developers to dream up imaging apps and hacks to take advantage of some of the new hardware in the Lumia 1020. Nokia then chose ten ideas, flew the developers with those ideas to Sweden, and had a hackathon to see which ideas...

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Winning apps from the Macedonia Windows Phone Developer Camp competition announced

Winning apps from the Macedonia Windows Phone Developer Camp competition announced

Competition winners from a Windows Phone Developer Camp have been announced. The Dev Camp, sponsored by T-Mobile, saw a "huge" amount apps being submitted to win smartphones running Microsoft's OS. Much like we've seen elsewhere, these sessions aid developers who are new to the platform, who'd like to network and pick up on some skills and knowledge from more experienced personnel. So...

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Coded in just 30 hours, SpaceShooterz blasts onto the Windows Phone Marketplace [Video]

Coded in just 30 hours, SpaceShooterz blasts onto the Windows Phone Marketplace [Video]

A few weeks ago we mentioned the results of a recent Windows Phone hackathon, where devs get together, dream up and code apps and games within a fixed time period. One of the noteworthy games that came out of that workshop was SpaceShooterz by Cubeslam. A retro arcade space shooter, the game needed some music and some finishing touches before it headed to the Marketplace. Luckily for...

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