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Another task done: Wunderlist for Windows Phone

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Windows Phone owners have good reason to hit their app store today: Wunderlist, a free task management app, has landed on the platform. The software, found in the Windows Marketplace, offers cloud-based task synching and the ability to email tasks directly to the app. The Unwired web site correctly notes...
Another task done: Wunderlist for Windows Phone

Amazon Rejects Apple's Claim That Its Use Of "App Store" Is False Advertising

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Flashback! Remember this one? Last year, Apple filed a trademark lawsuit against Amazon, claiming that Amazon’s use of the term “App Store” (as in “Amazon Appstore”) could contribute to confusion among consumers as it was not, as Amazon believes, “a generic term.” Other app store providers like Microsoft and Google...
Amazon Rejects Apple's Claim That Its Use Of "App Store" Is False Advertising

Nokia Maps Update Brings Groupon Deals, Advanced Route Planning

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Nokia Maps is giving wheelin’ and dealin’ a new meaning. Today, the cellphone manufacturer released an update to its mapping application for Windows Phone devices that adds daily Groupon deals and advanced route planning to the mix. Now, whenever you perform a search within Nokia Maps, the app will display...
Nokia Maps Update Brings Groupon Deals, Advanced Route Planning

Unofficial Vine App 6Sec Finally Lets Windows Phone Users Upload Their Own Micro Movies

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A few people have taken up the challenge of bringing some kind of Vine support to Windows Phone, but so far all the ersatz Vine apps in the Windows Marketplace do is let people view those 6 second clips. According to WPCentral’s Daniel Rubino, developer Rudy Huyn’s 6Sec is different...
Unofficial Vine App 6Sec Finally Lets Windows Phone Users Upload Their Own Micro Movies

Mobile app news roundup: DeNA, GREE and Zynga

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New MMA directors — The Mobile Marketing Association has announced its new 13 member board of directors. The elected directors will serve a two year term. They are: Jonathan Carson , CEO of Digital, Nielsen Carolyn Everson , VP Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook Louis Gump , VP Mobile, CNN Jack...
Mobile app news roundup: DeNA, GREE and Zynga

Chrync synchronizes your Chrome bookmarks, tabs on Windows Phone

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Are you both a Google Chrome and Windows Phone user? Comfortable handing over your Google login details to some Swiss startup you’ve never heard of? Do you also have $2.49 burning in your pocket, just waiting to get spent? I doubt there are many of you, but if you’ve managed...
Chrync synchronizes your Chrome bookmarks, tabs on Windows Phone

Mopapp measures app value with all-in-one dashboard

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London-based startup Mopapp is looking to make its mark in the competitive mobile analytics space by providing developers with a single dashboard that tracks downloads, reviews, revenues and advertising performance. Unlike other analytics providers such as Flurry, Apsalar or Kontagent, developers using Mopapp do not need to install an SDK...
Mopapp measures app value with all-in-one dashboard
Microsoft Reportedly Planning OS X-Style Cheap, Annual Windows Updates

Windows Store begins accepting PEGI 18 games today

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Microsoft's Windows Store will begin accepting games with a rating of PEGI 18 today after initially announcing that the store would not accept "mature content". Back in October, the Windows Store guidelines stated that games and apps with a rating over PEGI 16 would not meet the store's certification...
Windows Store begins accepting PEGI 18 games today
Marketplace for Windows Mobile 6.x shuttering on May 9th

Office Mobile 2010 Released as Free Upgrade

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Microsoft has released an upgrade to Office Mobile 2010 in conjunction with the release of Office 2010. Office Mobile 2010 has been available for Windows Mobile 6.5 devices in beta form since last year. This new version is a free upgrade and is available in the Windows Marketplace. Note that...
Office Mobile 2010 Released as Free Upgrade

Nokia and AOL announce Entrance, an entertainment app for Nokia's Windows Phone devices

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In case you didn't notice, Microsoft and Nokia are holding a pretty major press event right now, and while we've mainly been waiting for some shiny new hardware, a few fresh apps never hurt either. Nokia just made a joint announcement with AOL, unveiling an entertainment hub called Entrance,...
Nokia and AOL announce Entrance, an entertainment app for Nokia's Windows Phone devices

A completely redesigned Google Search App for Windows 7.5 phones

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(Cross posted on the Inside Search Blog)Windows Phone owners can now get easy access to the Google Search App, available in the Windows Phone Marketplace. Check out these features which help you get useful results fast: Google Autocomplete: As you type in your search, our autocomplete feature offers search predictions...
A completely redesigned Google Search App for Windows 7.5 phones

Windows Phone 7 To Get ‘Try Before You Buy’ App Store

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At the launch of this year’s Mix10, Microsoft is announcing a new app store for Windows Phone  7.The Windows Marketplace, to give its proper name will offer a new interface featuring a dynamic panoramic design and active merchandising to increase the discoverability of games and applications.As part of Microsoft’s drive...
Windows Phone 7 To Get ‘Try Before You Buy’ App Store

Google Search app for Windows Phone gets total remake

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Google has introduced a revamped search app for Windows Phones. Google Search App lets Smartphone owners running WP7.5 conduct searches with greater speed and an improved user interface (free, Windows Marketplace). The key changes include auto completion, voice-based searching, and location-driven results.......
Google Search app for Windows Phone gets total remake

Distimo Monitor Lets Developers Track Mobile Apps Across Platforms

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App store analytics startup Distimo is diversifying its business model and broadening its current offering of reports for operators and handset manufacturers with a new product dubbed Monitor. This solution enables mobile application developers to collect and analyze relevant statistics about their works across app stores. Bonus points for...
Distimo Monitor Lets Developers Track Mobile Apps Across Platforms

Microsoft And Google Bury The Hatchet To Work On A Windows Phone YouTube App With Ads

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Once a upon a time, Microsoft saw fit to put together a YouTube app for Windows Phone 8 and it was actually pretty great — it let users download videos straight from the app and there was nary an ad to be found. To absolutely no one’s surprise, Google wasn’t...
Microsoft And Google Bury The Hatchet To Work On A Windows Phone YouTube App With Ads

Windows Marketplace tweaked, installs to storage cards now possible (Android, take note) -- Engadget

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Windows Marketplace tweaked, installs to storage cards now possible (Android, take note) -- Engadget
Move over iPhone: AT&T to spend up to $150M on Lumia 900 campaign

Why Microsoft Should Allow Third Parties to Sell WinPhone Apps

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Microsoft has said that it will require applications developers for its upcoming Windows Phone OS to sell their apps exclusively through the company’s official storefront, reversing a long-held strategy of allowing a host of third-party retailers to sell Windows Mobile offerings. It’s a move that’s sure to destroy some of...
Why Microsoft Should Allow Third Parties to Sell WinPhone Apps

IDC pegs Windows Phone to pass iOS by 2016. (Really!)

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Research firm IDC offers up its look at smartphone market share through 2016 and suggests several surprising trends: Android may peak this year while Windows Phone will jump past iOS in 2016. The market for BlackBerry phones won’t disappear either says IDC, as emerging markets will look to RIM for...
IDC pegs Windows Phone to pass iOS by 2016. (Really!)

Foursquare updates its app for Windows Phone 8 with lock screen notifications, NFC check-ins and more

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Foursquare is rolling out an updated version of its location-based recommendation app for Windows Phone 8, which it says has also been optimized specifically for Nokia’s latest Lumia smartphones. Version 3.0 brings a number of new features to the table, including the ability to pin people and venues to the...
Foursquare updates its app for Windows Phone 8 with lock screen notifications, NFC check-ins and more

Review: Indigo wants to bring Siri-like conversation to the Android platform

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Ask Indigo what it can do and it will give you a few pointers on what to ask it. Indigo is a digital personal assistant application that launched in April in both the Google Play store and the Windows Marketplace. Unlike Google Now, it kick-starts a conversation with every...
Review: Indigo wants to bring Siri-like conversation to the Android platform
Microsoft: Over 75,000 Windows Phone Apps Were Published In 2012, Average User Downloaded 54

Box shares the app love with Windows Phone, hopes SkyDrive doesn't get special treatment

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Up until now, Box.net (otherwise simply known as Box) had been quietly snubbing the Windows Phone platform altogether, but today's the day the cloud service finally ports its storage and sharing goods to Redmond's mobile OS. As far as the app goes, Box is keeping things relatively simple --...
Box shares the app love with Windows Phone, hopes SkyDrive doesn't get special treatment
An over-abundance of apps isn't the same as app burnout

Apple, Google, And Others Agree To Mobile App Privacy Policy Guidelines

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Though Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM, Amazon, and HP don’t always see eye-to-eye, the six of them have entered into an agreement brokered by California Attorney General Kamala Harris to take a tougher stance on the issue of mobile privacy. Going forward, the six companies involved must provide users with a...
Apple, Google, And Others Agree To Mobile App Privacy Policy Guidelines

Windows Mobile 6.x Hits the End of the Road

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Microsoft sets shutdown of Windows Marketplace for Mobile 6 and pushes its customers to Windows Phone products....
Windows Mobile 6.x Hits the End of the Road

The Truth about Mobile Application Stores

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At the recent Mobile World Congress 2010, Dutch app store analytics firm Distimo presented their findings on the six largest mobile application stores in existence today: the iTunes App Store, BlackBerry App World, Google Android Market, Nokia Ovi Store, Palm App Catalog and Windows Marketplace for Mobile. In their presentation,...
The Truth about Mobile Application Stores

PayPal arrives on Windows Phone devices running version 7.5 or higher

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eBay's money-exchanging service has brought its payments platform to Windows Phone 7.5 handsets. PayPal's new app lets you send and request cash and check your account details (hopefully while laughing maniacally at your own affluence). A "local" feature will also direct you toward vendors who accept the standard, just...
PayPal arrives on Windows Phone devices running version 7.5 or higher
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