Islam 360: World’s First Searchable Qur’an & Hadith App in Roman Urdu

The apps has over 1.5 Million Downloads on all platforms and has just been overloaded with tons of features for Windows Phone. The app is a resultant of efforts from Mr. Zahid Hussain Chihpa and is launched in collaboration with local Microsoft DX division. Salient features of the app includes, Quran recitation with more than 16 Qari’s….


ITCN 2014 Windows Phone Hackathon powered by Microsoft

ITCN 2014 is around the corner and Microsoft will be organizing a 3 day long Windows Phone Hackathon starting 26th Aug on the date of ITCN Asia. The hackathon is open for startups, students and professional developers to come and hack for Windows Phone and win cool Windows Phone devices. Register Now! http://itcnasia.com/hackathon Prizes: We’ll…


Event Calendar of MIC Karachi Jan 2014

Microsoft Innovation Center – Karachi is running a program called Technical Skills Accelerator. This program is focused on capacity building as well as skill development in IT industry and academia. The objective is to drive the LSE [Local Software Economy]. Under Skills Accelerator Program Microsoft Innovation Center Karachi is going to deliver training sessions on…

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What’s New in Visual Studio 2013?

Visual Studio 2013 is out for quite sometime now and for those of you who are trying to figure out what Visual Studio 2013 has to offer from web to Windows to Windows Phone development. Whether you are using C#, XAML, HTML, or Visual Basic, there is a lot of exciting new additions to ease…


Create same application for windows phone and windows store backed by cloud and Win Imagine Cup Challenge!

Windows and Windows Phone apps are better together. Connected through the cloud with Windows Azure, they enable seamless experiences from PC to laptop to tablet to phone. Developing an app for both platforms is within reach for any student developer and gives you great experience with connected software and cross-platform development. So why wait? Find…


orientation Support For windows Phone 8

While developing for windows Phone 8, we sometimes, neglect the fact that all the apps support orientations, and we have to implement them to give the end user a good experience. this blog post will guide you through this, step by step. Step.1: create a blank Page windows Phone App Step 2: Open MainPage.xaml  …

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Translate & Text for Windows Phone & Windows 8.1

Translate & Text is now available for both Windows Phone and Windows 8.1. This is the first Windows Store 8.1 application produced under 3rd batch of Microsoft Innovation Center, Lahore. Application provides the ability to translate a single phrase from English language to 12 other Languages (i.e. Urdu, Arabic, Chinese, French, Japness,  Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Dutch,…


Event Calendar of MIC Karachi Nov 2013 – Dec 2013

Microsoft Innovation Center – Karachi is running a program called Technical Skills Accelerator. This program is focused on capacity building as well as skill development in IT industry and academia. The objective is to drive the LSE [Local Software Economy]. Under Skills Accelerator Program Microsoft Innovation Center Karachi is going to deliver training sessions on…

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Custom Converter for Windows Store & Windows Phone 8

Could you please tell us a bit about yourself and your background? My name is Asma Khalid I hold master’s degree in computer science from LUMS, batch 2011- 2013. I have completed my bachelor’s degree in computer sciences from FAST-NU Lahore campus, batch 2005-2009 with Deans List Honor Certificate in Fall 2005 and Spring 2006….