Posts Tagged ‘windows phone marketplace’

WhatsApp Pulled From Windows Phone Marketplace Due To “Security Issues”

WhatsApp Pulled From Windows Phone Marketplace Due To “Security Issues”

Something that has been irritating me over the last weekend has been WhatsApp’s disappearance from the Windows Phone Marketplace. I had it installed on my HTC HD7, which my brother happened to uninstall mistakenly. And then I got the Lumia 610 for review. I decided to go install WhatsApp on both the phones, but to my utter shock, it was nowhere to be found.

Windows Phone Users: You’ll Need To Have WP 7.5 Mango At Least To Download Apps

Windows Phone Users: You’ll Need To Have WP 7.5 Mango At Least To Download Apps

If you’re a Windows Phone user running a version of the OS older than Mango (Windows Phone 7.5), then here’s something that is going to effect you – Microsoft will soon disallow downloading/updating/buying of apps on such devices.

Microsoft mentioned a couple of changes to the Marketplace experience today. The first change,…

Windows Phone Marketplace Comes To 19 More Countries, And More

Windows Phone Marketplace Comes To 19 More Countries, And More

Just a quick heads up guys, Microsoft has added 19 more countries to it’s list of markets where it’s application store, the Marketplace, can be accessed. This number adds up to the existing number of 16 markets, taking the total to 35.

Here’s the list of those 19 markets that have been added:

Brazil Chile Colombia Czech Republic Denmark Finland Greece Hungary India Japan Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Russia South Africa South Korea Sweden Taiwan

Seven…

Microsoft Shows Off The Web Version Of Marketplace, We Rejoice

Microsoft Shows Off The Web Version Of Marketplace, We Rejoice

Up until now, to access the Marketplace on your computer, you’d have to install the Zune software first. Sort of irritating to know that to merely access the application store, you’d have to download ~100 MB software and install it. Personally, I find it very, very irritating.

But now, Microsoft seems to have realised that it’s not really fair to force the users into doing something. And so, they have…

Windows Phone Marketplace – 9072 And Counting…

Windows Phone Marketplace – 9072 And Counting…

It was 6000 in January this year. 2 weeks back, it rose to 8000. And now, it stands at 9072. What am I talking about? The total numbern of Apps and Games in the Windows Phone Marketplace. Well, it has already surpassed HP Palm’s App Catalogue. Well, it looks geared up overtake Blackberry’s App World, which hit just 15000…