Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Required, 9 New Windows Phone Markets, And No More Zune Marketplace

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Microsoft has brought out a couple of new changes (and announcements) today in order to pave the way for the future of Windows Phone. The quick one-two is the following: The Zune PC software will no longer be used to shop for Windows Phone applications Windows Phone 7.5 Mango will be required on all devices that want to download new applications from the … [Read more...]

23 New Markets Joining Windows Phone Marketplace This Month

As previously announced, 23 new markets will be joining the App Hub submission database for Windows Phone marketplace this month. Specifically, the 23 new markets are the following:┬áBahrain, Bulgaria, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Estonia, Iceland, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine, … [Read more...]

Microsoft Provides Windows Phone Marketplace Infographic For Interested Developers

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Brandon Watson posted an infographic over at the Windows Phone Blog showing the year of 2011 for Windows Phone, specifically focused on statistics that developers would want to know about. The statistics shown matter to developers interested in entering the Windows Phone Marketplace of applications and games. The infographic shows many great positive areas and statistics for … [Read more...]

Samsung’s Movl Connect Platform Picks Up Windows Phone 7

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With the new and great features already available on Samsung Smart TVs, and the many more new features announced at CES 2012, the Movl Connect Platform behind it all has picked up Windows Phone 7. As shown in many areas around the Movl Connect Beta website, the Windows Phone 7 has been added to the team of devices that will work with Samsung Smart TVs to deliver a multi-screen, … [Read more...]

Developers, it’s time for Mango App Submissions

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In advance of the public release of Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, Microsoft has announced they have begun accepting and certifying Mango app submissions through the App Hub. Developers can now bring features such as fast app switching, background audio, multiple and double sided Live Tiles, better search integration and more. The app updates will only be available to those running … [Read more...]