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From the Forums: Is the Apple patent victory beneficial for Windows Phone, and should all good apps be paid?

From the Forums: Is the Apple patent victory beneficial for Windows Phone, and should all good apps be paid?

Rich Edmonds 22

August is closing to an end, and we're all gearing up for the imminent rumours, announcements and discussion that will take place over the next number of weeks in the lead up to Windows Phone 8. As we prepare for a hopefully eventful September, let's take a quick look at popular threads from the weekend on the Windows Phone Central forums. We covered the result of Apple's patent...

WPCentral gets interviewed by AdDuplex on techblogging and Windows Phone developers

WPCentral gets interviewed by AdDuplex on techblogging and Windows Phone developers

Daniel Rubino 5

Me pondering what we look for from developers If you’re a Windows Phone developer and want a peek behind the current on Windows Phone Central and our process on app reviews, you’ll want to head to the AdDuplex blog. AdDuplex as many of you know powers the developer promotion network behind many Windows Phone apps (and now Windows 8) and the service’s creator, Alan Mendelevich, was...

From the Forums: Should HTC focus on Windows Phone and which Surface tablet would you buy?

From the Forums: Should HTC focus on Windows Phone and which Surface tablet would you buy?

Rich Edmonds 46

It's that time of the week where we bring you the latest and greatest threads that have been hot on the Windows Phone Central forums the past couple of days. Our community accumulates posts at a steady rate and interesting discussions take place on a daily basis. So what has been happening over the weekend just gone? kylej1050 has created a new thread asking the question, "Surface Pro...

Poll results: 54% think Microsoft should re-name WP8 to Windows 8 Phone instead

Poll results: 54% think Microsoft should re-name WP8 to Windows 8 Phone instead

Daniel Rubino 59

Windows Phone Central ran yet another interesting poll this past weekend on the forever controversial topic of “What should Windows Phone be called”? The proposal was to re-name “Windows Phone 8” to “Windows 8 Phone” due to the benefit of co-branding and the fact that the new iteration of Microsoft’s mobile OS shares the same kernel as the upcoming desktop OS.  The benefit for...