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Pradeep / WMPoweruser:
Microsoft Research Releases Socl App For Windows Phone 8 Devices   —  If you are not aware of Microsoft's own social network called Socl, here is the description from Microsoft.  Socl offers a set of simple, fun “create experiences” that make it even easier to express and share ideas with people worldwide …
Dec 9, 2013, 8:55 PMIn context
Pradeep / WMPoweruser:
How to install the Windows Phone 8 update 3 preview   —  Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Aka Update 3 Preview Download Available  —  If you missed the news, Microsoft today detailed the upcoming Windows Phone 8 Update 3 (8.0.10512) which we usually referred as GDR3 update.
Oct 14, 2013, 12:45 PMIn context
Surur / WMPoweruser:
Nokia saying final farewell to Symbian this summer   —  The Financial Times reports that Nokia will send its final shipments of Symbian handsets to store shelves this summer.  —  Their Windows Phone shipments only surpassed their Symbian shipments in Q4 2012 and Nokia still shipped 500,000 of the handsets in Q1 this year.
Jun 12, 2013, 7:00 AMIn context
Surur / WMPoweruser:
Mainstream support for WP 8 ends July 2014, WP 7.8 September 2014   —  Plaffo.com reports on the life cycle support dates of Windows Phone 7.8 and Windows Phone 8.  —  According to the table Windows Phone 7.8 will receive security updates until 9 September 2014, while Windows Phone 8 will sunset on the 8th July 2014.
Mar 18, 2013, 5:35 AMIn context
Surur / WMPoweruser:
Job posting confirms Holidays target for next major Windows Phone release   —  There has been some controversy about the time scales for the next major release for Windows Phone and its counterpart for Windows 8.  —  According to Mary Jo Foley Windows Phone Blue will come after the Windows 8 release …
Mar 3, 2013, 4:25 PMIn context
Surur / WMPoweruser:
Windows Phone Dev Centre will now allow multiple XAPs for the same Windows Phone 7 and 8 app   —  Here is an interesting development for Windows Phone Developers.  The latest improvements to the Windows Phone Dev Centre allows developers to basically publish two different apps for Windows Phone 7 …
Jan 16, 2013, 9:50 PMIn context
Surur / WMPoweruser:
75,000 Windows Phone apps published this year, 54 apps per phone downloaded   —  Speaking on the Windows Blog, Todd Brix, Senior Director of Windows Phone Apps Team, made some announcements about the year in review for the Windows Phone Store.  —  He noted Microsoft certified and published 75,000 apps …
Dec 27, 2012, 1:25 PMIn context
Surur / WMPoweruser:
Microsoft claims 100% + increase in app downloads, developer revenue after WP8 debut   —  On Twitter Microsoft's Todd Brix, Senior Director, Windows Phone Apps Team, has announced that Windows Phone app downloads and developer revenue has more than doubled since the advent of Windows Phone 8 in November.
Dec 3, 2012, 8:35 AMIn context
Surur / WMPoweruser:
Windows Phone Developer Toolkit updated for Windows Phone 8   —  Microsoft has announced the release of the Windows Phone 8 version of the Windows Phone Toolkit.  —  The Windows Phone Toolkit provide an additional package of controls that developers can use with the Windows Phone SDK …
Nov 20, 2012, 8:55 PMIn context
Surur / WMPoweruser:
StatCounter data shows Windows Phone overtaking Blackberry in US by November 2012   —  More by virtue of Blackberry's plummeting market share than amazing Windows Phone growth, it seems the installed base of Windows Phone is set to overtake that of Blackberry in US by the end of November 2012 (around week 47).
Aug 20, 2012, 6:15 AMIn context

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