What happens when an Italian, a Dutch, and a Brazilian developer all get on a Skype call to talk about Windows Phone? This happened recently, and in addition to a jovial conversation about pizza, stroopwafels, and feijoada, an idea emerged about how to ignite global interest in the mobile platform that brought them all together.
This free app makes it even easier to shop Best Buy’s catalog and find great deals. You can easily compare products, find stores, and even check for smartphone upgrade opportunities. Have a favorite Best Buy store in your neighborhood? Pin it to your Start screen and it’ll update with specials that pop to your attention at a glance.
On Wednesday, the Windows Phone team released an update to the App Studio, responding to feature requests and suggestions they received from developers, including improved navigation and integration with SkyDrive.
Including a WebBrowser control in your Windows Phone app is a great way to integrate Web content in your app. Why? It can help you extend the value of your investments because you don’t have to recreate content for use on different platforms.
If you’ve ever played the ridiculously addictive original “Angry Birds Star Wars” game, this sequel pretty much sells itself. But “Angry Birds Star Wars II” for Windows Phone doubles down on the action by letting you decide if you want to use the Force for good – or take a darker path by joining up with the greedy Pork Federation.
Did you know that the time and resources you’ve invested building your mobile website can translate simply and easily into a hybrid Web app that’s ready to publish in the Windows Phone Store? A hybrid Web app is a cross-over solution that bridges HTML5 content with C# to access Windows Phone specific features.
As Sibos 2013 gets underway in Dubai, Microsoft partners SunGard, Thomson Reuters, Temenos and FreedomPay are announcing new apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 that will help financial services companies worldwide grow their businesses.