Showing Off Windows Phone 7’s Internal Apps

Every smart phone ships with a number of apps included, developed internally by the programmers. Here's a taste of what you'll find no WP7: Spirit Level, Unit Converter, Bing Translator, Shopping List, Weather, Stocks, and Unite (and accelerometer game). Not only will these be bundled with the OS, but Microsoft is releasing all the source codes for these apps to developers, … [Read more...]

Control Windows Media Center with Meteor for Windows Phone 7

Do you have a home theater PC or use Windows Media Center with any regularity? Then you might want take a look at Meteor, an app that will be available for Windows Phone 7. It's currently in development, but will provide users with the ability to access music, TV, movies and recorded TV on your PC using your Windows Phone 7 device. This happens with the use of a Media Center … [Read more...]

Seesmic Twitter App for Windows Phone 7 Gets Demo Treatment

Seesmic is one of the more popular Twitter apps available on the Android platform and they are bringing their app to Windows Phone 7. We expect a durth of Twitter apps for Windows Phone 7 and for an early release, Seesmic looks quite good. Of course, we're smitten with the metro UI of Windows Phone 7. Doesn't it make everything look better. via WMExperts … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 Developers To Receive Test Hardware Next Month

Developers for Windows Phone 7 have something big to look forward to next month when Microsoft plans to deliver test hardware. This will be a major step towards the holiday release of Windows Phone 7, as it allows developers to test their apps on actual hardware. These test units shouldn't too exciting to non-devs, as they will most likely be non-descript hardware similar to … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 Side-loading Allowed for Devs


What we've seen so far with respect to Microsoft's Marketplace is going to draw some serious similarities to Apple's App Store. With Android, end users can install applications from any source, even if it's from outside the Android Market. Not so for apps on Windows Phone 7. To accommodate developers, Microsoft is easing restrictions on them. At TechEd 2010, istartedsomething … [Read more...]