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Windows Phone Marketplace opens in 5 new countries

02/03/2012, For those of you who have gotten Windows Phone devices in countries without the Marketplace, we’ve got good news for some of you. Today, Microsoft announced the launch of the Windows Marketplace in five additional countries. From now on, folks in...

Windows Marketplace hits 60,000 apps

01/22/2012, If “lack of apps” is the main reason why you haven’t switched to Windows Phone yet, it won’t be an excuse for much longer. It has just been reported that Microsoft’s mobile operating system’s app store, the Windows...

Windows Marketplace hits 30,000 apps

08/23/2011, Another month, another milestone reached for Microsoft Windows Phone. It was back in July when we reported about the platforms app store, Windows Marketplace, hitting 25,000 apps, and now it has been reported to hit 30,000 apps. While it’s still a...

Windows Phone 7 sideloading will require a fee

06/18/2011, Back when Windows Phone 7 was released, the folks over at Team ChevronWP7 released a tool that allowed users to install apps on their WP7 devices without having to go through the Windows Marketplace. It wasn’t too long before Microsoft made them...

Windows Marketplace now has 20,000 apps

05/28/2011, It was only a couple of months ago that we reported the app store for Windows Phone 7, Windows Marketplace, surpassed the 10,000 app milestone. As of today, that number has been doubled to 20,000 apps. Talk about a growth spurt! It looks like the Windows...

Microsoft encourages developers to create more expensive apps

05/27/2011, It looks like Microsoft is encouraging the developers to create more high quality apps that can fetch a higher price from the Windows Marketplace instead of the free or 99-cent commodities that other app stores seem to offer. In a recent press briefing,...

Windows Phone 7 app developer hits the jackpot

03/31/2011, In a recent case study released by Microsoft Advertising, a Windows Phone 7 app developer, Richard Foster, has been said to have earned $28,882 in just 4 months, using Microsoft’s Advertising SDK for Windows Phone. Now it may not be the runaway...

Facebook for Windows Phone 7 updated

03/21/2011, Windows Phone 7 has been touted as one of the best platforms to experience Facebook on phone, due to its deep integration with the social network especially through the usage of its Live Tiles. But recently, the official Facebook app has had some major...

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace Passes The 4,000 App Mark

12/16/2010, The number of apps being offered on Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 Marketplace seems to be steadily increasing. It wasn’t too long ago that we brought the 3,000 app milestone to your attention and now trackers out there are reporting that the...

Google Search App For Windows Phone 7 Arrives

11/08/2010, Microsoft and Google are fierce rivals on various fronts, but when it comes to search, both companies don’t mind featuring their search application on either platform. Google has announced that the Google Search application for Windows Phone 7 is...

No Porn Apps For Windows Phone 7 Devices

06/07/2010, You might remember that Steve Jobs didn’t want any porn-related content appearing on the App Store, a restriction that doesn’t exist on the Android Market. Now it seems that Microsoft has agreed with Apple’s take on the porn issue, as...

Windows Marketplace ready for launch

10/04/2009, Microsoft’s App Store equivalent for their Windows-powered smartphones, known as Windows Marketplace for Mobile, is ready to roll out alongside the new 6.5 OS come this October 6th. This is good news for new owners of Windows Mobile 6.5 handsets,...