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Another late Marketplace update keeping Sally's Spa at bay, plus Fling raises its price

Another late Marketplace update keeping Sally's Spa at bay, plus Fling raises its price

As folks ‘in the know’ know, updating a platform’s Marketplace/app store is a challenging and laborious thing. Regular occurrences like publishing the latest Xbox Live game and updating the Deal of the Week might seem (to simple laymen) like things that could be easily set up in advance, but that is not the case at all. If you need proof, just notice how the Windows Phone Marketplace...

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Marketplace updates late two weeks in a row. Fragger trapped behind enemy lines

Marketplace updates late two weeks in a row. Fragger trapped behind enemy lines

Remember how the Marketplace didn’t update until about 9:30 AM PST last week? We may be in for a repeat, as neither the new Xbox Live game, Fragger, nor the Deal of the Week have gone live yet. Fragger, in case you’re wondering, is an Angry Birds-style game in which players toss grenades at enemies. It comes from Miniclip, the makers of Gravity Guy and will cost $2.99. As for the Deal...

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Windows Phone Marketplace not updated yet, TextTwist 2 trapped in word game prison [Updated]

Windows Phone Marketplace not updated yet, TextTwist 2 trapped in word game prison [Updated]

As you may have noticed by now, this week’s Xbox Live release, TextTwist 2, hasn’t shown up on the Marketplace. Nor has an older game’s price dropped as the Xbox Live Deal of the Week. It’s frustrating for folks like me who want to grab TextTwist and get their spelling on. A little background info: the Windows Phone Marketplace usually updates during the wee hours of Wednesday morning...

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