Microsoft announces Facebook Login for Windows Phone and Windows

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Microsoft’s Windows and Windows Phone are showing a bit of progress when it comes to device sales. That being said, a lack of high-quality applications and useful third-party tools following into both of the operating system’s stores remains one of the few valid criticisms about both operating systems. It seems Microsoft is hoping that bringing […]

5 Windows Phone Alternatives to Top iPhone and Android Apps

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system launched three years ago to critical acclaim and rather disappointing sales. Since then, it’s slowly been crawling its way into relevancy by adding support for more modern processors and partnering with Nokia to produce hardware comparable to the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. While sales of […]

75,000 Windows Phone Apps Published In 2012, Microsoft Says

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In its efforts to compete against Apple and Google, Microsoft published a total of 75,000 apps and games for Windows Phone in 2012. Microsoft announced the number, as well as a number of other stats, in its Windows Phone Developer Blog this week. In addition to the 75,000 apps the company certified and published there […]

Microsoft Developer Evangelist Retracts Windows Phone 8 Statement

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Over the past few days we’ve heard conflicting reports about Windows Phone 8 on current Windows Phones. The issue came from a Microsoft developer evangelist who said that all current phones will receive Windows Phone 8. Today that developer evangelist has retracted his statements. In an MSDN blog post, Nuna Silva admits that his statement was wrong. […]

Can the Lumia 900 Be Windows Phone’s ‘Droid’?

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The Nokia Lumia 900 is topping sales charts as users discover the young Windows Phone operating system. Can the Lumia 900 deliver a “Droid Effect” to Windows Phone, boosting Windows Phone App selection and appeal? In the fight with the iPhone and Android for market share, Windows Phone is the underdog, much like Android was in 2009. In […]

Windows Phone Needs A Better App Experience

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Reviewing the Nokia Lumia 900 reminded me of just how bad the app experience is on Windows Phone 7. I already knew that I wouldn’t be able to find equivalents for every iPhone app, but I hoped that Microsoft tried to emulate the iOS App Store experience for updating apps. Sadly, updating Windows Phone apps isn’t […]

6 Best Twitter Apps To Celebrate Twitter’s 6th Birthday

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Twitter turns six years old today. In dog years, the site is 37 years old, which matches how long it feels like Twitter has been in our lives. In that short time the site has become a way to share and spread news, organize revolutions, and overshare to a ridiculous degree. Twitter’s users generate over […]

Sid Meier’s Civilization and Pirates Coming to Windows Phone

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With the bad news about Verizon and Windows Phone that I should have seen coming but was too optimistic to accept, this doesn’t have me as excited as it would if I was using Windows Phone as my daily driver right now, but it’s still good to hear. Sid Meier’s Civilization and Pirates are coming to Windows […]

Sid Meiers Civilization and Pirates Coming to Windows Phone

With thebad news about Verizon and Windows Phone that I should have seen coming but was too optimistic to accept, this doesn’t have me as excited as it would if I was using Windows Phone as my daily driver right now, but it’s still good to hear.Sid Meiers Civilization and Pirates are coming to Windows […]