Windows Phone Stopwatch 5.1 RTM

Updated for Windows Phone 7.5, formerly known by the codename “Mango”, Windows Phone Stopwatch 5.1 has been Released to Marketplace (RTM) and so I thought I’d give an overview of this latest release and some of the new features. With 100,000 downloads and an average rating of four stars, from over 420 reviews in the…

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Debugging the Update Process for Windows Phone Apps

In my blog post entitled Testing the Update Process for Windows Phone Apps published last night we discussed the need for testing the update process for your Windows Phone applications. In this blog post we explore how to debug the update process for Windows Phone applications. “It was the best of times, it was the…

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Testing the Update Process for Windows Phone Apps

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” It was with these famous words that Charles Dickens began his book A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…”, while he was referring to one of history’s most explosive eras, he might have…

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Windows 8 First Apps Contest

Windows 8 is powered by apps, and we’re excited to see all the great apps our developers will build. If you’re a developer you should definitely be following the Building Windows 8 and Windows Store blogs and beginning today you might also want to check out the Windows 8 First Apps Contest. Get started today…

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Windows Phone Wants to Feature Your App!!!

Got a great app idea? Building an amazing app right now? Your app could be featured in its own digital advertising campaign. Each month from December through February,up to seven apps will be selected and promoted in campaigns created and funded by Windows Phone. What could this mean for you? Digital Ad Campaign We’ll create…

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Windows Phone “Mango” Update Begins!

The Windows Phone “Mango” update process began this morning at around 10:00am PST as the Windows Phone 7.5 becomes available to users around the world and the majority of customers will have an opportunity to update their phones within the next four weeks. Eric Hautala provides more information on this on the Windows Phone Blog,…

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Dilbert’s Scott Adams accepts the Windows Phone Challenge

We’re all likely familiar with Scott Adams Dilbert cartoon although what you might not have heard about is the fact that Microsoft’s Brandon Watson just challenged Scott Adams to the Windows Phone Challenge. Brandon challenged Scott to give the Windows Phone an honest run and said that if he didn’t prefer the experience to that…

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Windows Phone “Mango” – Released to Manufacturing

While I’m sure you have already heard the news, Windows Phone “Mango” was Released to Manufacturing this morning and is now on its way to our handset and mobile operator partners to optimize “Mango” for their specific phone and network configurations. You can read more about the RTM announcement in the blog post written by…

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Got Exceptions? AppHub Windows Phone Application Crash Reporting

Any developer will tell you that debugging applications in production environments presents them with some unique challenges and applications on Windows Phone are no different.  With the new version of the AppHub developers portal debugging exceptions occurring within your applications on phones out in the wild just got a little easier. AppHub now allows registered…

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Boeing Takes to the Cloud with a Solution to Market its Best-Selling Airplane

Yesterday during the opening keynote of the Worldwide Partner Conference, Steve Ballmer announced that Boeing was taking to the Cloud with a solution to market its best-selling airplane, the 737. The Boeing 737 is the best-selling airplane in aviation history. With new 737 models continually being developed for the product line, Boeing wanted to create…

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