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Live Apps - Microsoft’s new language for apps with Live Tile functionality [Updated]

Live Apps - Microsoft’s new language for apps with Live Tile functionality [Updated]

Live Apps, Microsoft's new marketing language Yesterday we ran a story with some new marketing material for Best Buy that focused on Windows Phone 8. What caught our attention was the use of the term ‘Live Apps’ and even more so the description on how to view them (swipe up, down, left, right). The idea as the time was that this might be some new feature—possibly related to multitasking...

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Follow up: Windows Phone Tango does not increase multitasking app limit to eight

Follow up: Windows Phone Tango does not increase multitasking app limit to eight

As a follow up to Monday's story regarding Windows Phone Tango and the reported increase in the number of apps for fast-app switching, the story has proven to be false. What was seen was a custom Tango ROM for an HD2 where the ROM-chef (HD2Owner) had increased the number of apps in the taskswitcher from five to eight -- but alas, in the official Tango ROM this is not the case and five,...

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