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Microsoft has squashed Marketplace app update bug

08/17/2012, A couple of days ago, we reported that Microsoft has suspended new Windows Phone apps from being posted because there was a bug in the system, but it seems that things have finally gotten resolved. According to Mazhar Mohammed, the latest happening has...

Windows Phone Marketplace hits 100,000 apps

06/20/2012, At the Windows Phone Summit today in San Francisco, Microsoft revealed that its Windows Phone Marketplace now has 100,000 apps to boast. So far the growth has been steady, as expected. Earlier in January this year, Microsoft announced that it has already...

Marketplace lands in 13 more countries

03/28/2012, Windows Phone owners who happen to live in Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, and Venezuela, here is some good news for you, and hopefully it will be able to perk you up...

Windows Phone Market Place gets encryption

11/10/2011, Piracy has long moved on from ships boarding one another and plundering whatever is on board the other ship, to the much more modern (and less bloodthirsty method) version that involves unauthorized downloads of work in the digital format – most...

Windows Phone Marketplace web version goes live

09/27/2011, Word is going around that the web version of Windows Phone Marketplace has already gone live – so that means those of you who are about to pick up your first Windows Phone Mango smartphone (or have upgraded your Windows Phone 7 with the Mango...

Freshlist is a text-based marketplace

09/13/2011, If you’re the type of person who loves eating fresh produce, and buying them directly from the source or the farmer’s market is a must, Freshlist is a text-based marketplace that will allow you to either buy or sell produce in real time.

Foursquare v2.3 app arrives on Marketplace

07/22/2011, Love being mayor without having to run for office and hold expensive campaigns when election time comes around? There’s an easier to achieve that goal – through the use of Foursquare, where checking in enough times over the course of time will...

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace now carries 25,000 apps

07/01/2011, It wasn’t too long ago when we announced that the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace carried 20,000 apps. Now it looks like the app store has reached another milestone: 25,000 apps. This comes after 263 days from when the Marketplace first launched – not too...

No more new apps in Windows Mobile 6.5 Marketplace after July 15th

05/24/2011, People who still use Windows Mobile 6.5 devices will be receiving a kick in the butt to upgrade their phones soon. Well, indirectly of course. Microsoft has announced that as of July 15th, 2011, developers will no longer be able to submit new apps to its...

LG rolls out Windows Phone 7 Korean input application

04/25/2011, It goes without saying that those living in South Korea as well as Japan tend to have their very own kind of handsets as well as applications, since the languages used in both countries are not as commonplace as with other parts of the world –...

Xbox Live’s “Games on Demand” Downloads Continues to Rise

03/23/2011, Microsoft hasn’t hopped onto the Blu-Ray train for its Xbox 360 console yet because the company sees digital distribution as an increasingly important feature that will become the de-facto way to purchase video games in the future. According to a...

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace passes the 10,000 app milestone

03/13/2011, Barely a fortnight after bringing you news of the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace hitting the 9,000 apps mark, here is news of a new milestone – it seems that the Marketplace has gone one up on that milestone by surpassing the 10,000 apps for download...

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace has over 9,000 apps

03/01/2011, After hitting the 5,000 apps mark at the end of December, there wasn’t a whole lot of news about the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace’s app count after that. Well, it’s been two months since then and it has been reported that the Windows Phone 7...