Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Windows Phone 7 Details Leaked

Microsoft will own your phone

PERENNIAL MOBILE ALSO-RAN Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Series specifications have been splayed all over the Internet.

Dutch website Tweakers.net got hold of documents about the architectural details underpinning the Windows Phone 7 operating system.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Windows Phone 7 Series Gets A Slight Name Change

Microsoft listens to the critics

When Microsoft announced its new mobile OS in February, it was called Windows Phone 7 Series. Most everyone raved about the new OS, but its name got a lot of flak.

Many complained that it was an overly wordy and complex name that didn't exactly roll off the tongue. Others joked that BMW might take offense over the 7 Series moniker which is used for its flagship luxury sedan.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Windows Phone May Be Making a Comeback

Developers’ interest in Microsoft’s Windows Phone software for smartphone has risen sharply, since the Redmond giant introduced a new version of the mobile operating system on Feb. 15, according to new survey data from Appcelerator, which offers tools that help programmers create apps.

iPhone SDK vs Windows Phone 7 Series SDK Challenge

In this series, I will be taking sample applications from the iPhone SDK and implementing them on Windows Phone 7 Series. My goal is to do as much of an “apples-to-apples” comparison as I can. This series will be written to not only compare and contrast how easy or difficult it is to complete tasks on either platform, how many lines of code, etc., but I’d also like it to be a way for iPhone developers to either get started on Windows Phone 7 Series development, or for developers in general to learn the platform.