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Just published a Windows Phone or Windows 8 app? Get rewarded today!

  Microsoft has implemented a number of promotions to reward students and independent developers who have recently submitted apps in the Windows Phone and Windows 8 marketplaces.  In this post, I am going to give a brief overview of the current promotional offerings.  Of course, you will want to make sure to take a look…

Details of Recent Outages for Youtube Apps on Windows Phone – More to come?

You may have read  that Microsoft recently had their Youtube API key revoked from Google, leaving their visually impressive app more or less dead in the water (Source).  This story followed a previous cease and desist from Google on the grounds that an earlier incarnation of the application did not properly display advertisements for certain…

Michael Phelps Fans Windows Phone App

Codeplex always has great resources for practical use in .NET Development. Recently, a Social Viewer Template has been released for the Windows Phone 7 @ http://socialviewer.codeplex.com With this release, you can easily create applications which interact with popular social media applications such as Twitter , Flickr, and Facebook. Using the current stable release, I modified…