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Nokia – Iceberg, right ahead.

This morning, like you, I read about the Nokia cuts. Nokia appear, in my opinion, to be hitting the same issue that Microsoft and Windows Mobile tackled four or five years ago. Complacency. There was far too much washing about. Nokia were the undisputed king of the mobile …

Numbers are everything… Can Microsoft reverse the trend?

Figures recently released  by comScore reveal a telling story regarding market share for the major smartphone manufacturers in the United States. Perhaps the biggest suprise is the fall of Microsoft’s share of the market from 5.2% in November ’11 to only 3.9% in Februrary ’12. Microsoft can only …

Marketplace for Windows Mobile 6.x – Two months and counting

Back in June last year we heard that Windows Marketplace was headed for the bin and now it looks like that’s happening. Emails are going out to say that the shut-down begins on May 9th, which is just two months away. A huge number of you have sent …

Windows Phone 7 Tango shots – The devil is in the detail

Russian website wp7forum.ru appear to have shots and information about the upcoming Windows Phone Tango release. They highlight a number of changes, including the support of additional countries, an increase on the amount of preloaded apps (from 16 to 40), SIM contact management and importing (ideal for new …

How to use the Windows Phone Web Marketplace

Microsoft have been busy adding videos to their Youtube channel in the last few days. The latest one I have spotted is this one that tells you all about the changes to the Marketplace they have made. These changes certainly sound familiar and they are obviously playing catchup. …

Marketplace choice increases – 9000 apps available

The number of apps in the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace continues to rise. WindowsPhoneAppList.com now reports that over 9000 applications are available – up from 8,200 a couple of weeks back. Nearly a quarter of those apps are games and, although it’s still a small number compared to …

Windows Marketplace gets another web portal

Another website is now available for those looking to browse Windows Phone 7 applications and games on their desktop browser. It joins AppsFuze, MarketPlaceBrowser and WP7AppList to name just a few. The new WindowsPhoneAppList.com site lets you filter by price, category, language and get statistics about WP7 apps. …