Status Bar (SystemTray) for Silverlight Apps for Windows Phone 8.1?

In my last post, I talked about using the “Status Bar” in Windows Phone 8.1 to make optimal use of our screen space, like the Bing apps do. What I forgot to mention, was the code mentioned in that post applies only to the new Windows Phone 8.1 Universal Apps (i.e., targeting Windows RT). If…

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Status Bar in Windows Phone 8.1

Have you used the Bing apps for Windows Phone? You know, Bing News, Weather, Travel etc.? How about the email client? Noticed how these apps use the Status Bar on the top?       I think that is very efficient use of the screen space, while not really hiding the status bar. But until I…

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