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Windows Phone 8 images reveal pinnable credit cards and new lock-screen notifications

Windows Phone 8 images reveal pinnable credit cards and new lock-screen notifications

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Pinnable CC's and new notifications Many of the new features of Windows Phone 8 are already known due to the leaked SDK over the summer but exactly how some of it will look is still a bit unclear. Take for example the NFC Wallet app. It’s a safe assumption that it will allow many different options—storage of coupons, deal cards, frequent flier pass and of course your credit cards. It’s...

Windows Phone 8 allows Lock-screen notifications and wallpaper for 3rd party apps

Windows Phone 8 allows Lock-screen notifications and wallpaper for 3rd party apps

Daniel Rubino 42

We’ve hinted at this before and the leak of the Windows Phone 8 SDK is validating our claim that “Apollo” will allow richer notification support for 3rd party developers. Developers will now be able to have their app send notifications to the Lock Screen with the content reflecting the app’s Live Tile: “In Windows Phone, the lock screen contained a handful of notifications such as the...