Despite being impressed by the design of Windows Phone 7 models, it was uncertain whether or not Microsoft would be successful in the age of iOS and Android devices (which unfortunately capture most of the media’s attention).
Although the company has yet to release any sale figures for their phones, developers are excited about Windows Phone 7 (as one can tell by the number of apps debuted Â at launch).
Windows Phone 7 is now available at AT&T and T-Mobile retailers across the United States. Iâ€™m pleased to announce that as of today, Windows Phone 7 customers in launch markets around the world already have access to nearly 2,000 apps and games â€“ exceeding the 1,000 mark we set in early October. Iâ€™m also happy to report that Marketplace is fully open to submissions from any of our 13,000 registered developers in the 30 supported markets. […]
Weâ€™veÂ added to a great set of free Windows Phone Developer Tools that have already been downloaded well over half-a-million times, delivered a brand new developer portal dubbed App Hub that brings app and Xbox indie game developer resources together and have now made Marketplace available to all registered developers to help get their apps to market. Â (Windows Phone Developer Blog) [Read more…]
Originally posted on November 9, 2010 @ 3:19 pm