Windows Store Tips: Create great promo images LONG BEFORE you submit

[Windows Store Tips] When you submit to the store you get an opportunity to add promo images to your submission. It is tempting to skip over these as a) they are optional and b) they are in odd sizes! However … Continue reading →

Windows Phone and Windows 8 positive stories – Blackberry replaced by Lumia

Three positive stories. “Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses” (Reported on November 27th) “Facebook data suggests Microsoft has sold 4.2 million Windows Phone handsets since October” (Reported on December 9th) “Teenage daughter dumps Blackberry for Lumia 610” (Reported … Continue reading →

Slides and links from Windows 8 Round Table 29th Nov 2012

If you attended the event yesterday in London then firstly, thank you for coming and secondly, you can find the slides we used attached to this post or via this direct link. The tips I listed in my part of … Continue reading →

Windows Store Tips:Follow the company developer account guidelines

[Windows Store Tips] When you create a developer account on the Windows 8 store you can either create a company account or an individual account. I have seen several companies get into a “bit of a pickle” with store company … Continue reading →

Installing an application on Windows RT for testing is simple pimple

There appears to be a small myth that getting a Windows 8 store app on a Windows RT device  during development is complicated. I think this stems from a) some of the (quite complex) blogosphere posts on Windows RT and … Continue reading →