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Summer TechSchool

Hey Gee..eeks!! around the globe, The Developer Source is making FREE online sessions on how to develop Universal Apps for Windows. We are providing a path for beginners to increase their development skills. About Summer TechSchool Summer TechSchool is the new… Continue Reading →

Working with alarms and reminders

Introduction Alarms and reminders are some of the various Windows Phone scheduled notification options that every developer can take advantage of to make his app more responsive and useful. They inherit from ScheduledNotfication and the ScheduledActionService class. In this tutorial… Continue Reading →

Why you should think about updating your Windows Phone 8 apps to 8.1

With Windows 10 coming out soon, there are still a lot of Windows Phone 8 apps around. Those apps didn’t get an update to Windows Phone 8.1. And of course, that’s not a big problem, because Windows Phone 8 apps… Continue Reading →

Want to get to know Cortana better?

Do you own a Windows Phone 8.1 device with Cortana enabled? Here’s something rather useful. Microsoft has put up a new web page where you can see all of Cortana’s functionality, as well as recently added features. You can visit… Continue Reading →

WP8C3 – Building your first app


Get AdMob into your Windows Phone apps and start making money

As making money is an interest of many people, I loved to share a way to make money with a Windows Phone app, basically, we’ll use in this tutorial Google’s AdMob to put advertisements and gain money on seen ads… Continue Reading →

Windows Phone reportedly to be dropped in favor for ‘Windows’ into your Lumia

We’ve heard that Microsoft’s next version of Windows and Windows Phone will be unified for a fully shared API and universal apps to run in all devices but seems like Microsoft will change the plans to drop the Windows Phone… Continue Reading →

Opera Mini for Windows Phone is finally available

The most awaited Opera Mini browser for Windows Phone has just arrived to the store as beta and available for the consumer to preview Opera Mini is full of features that fit our needs and makes it a good replacement for other browsers in the smartphone operating systems and here is a list of the features available for Windows Phone version : ✔ Browse faster: Content-heavy webpages with lots of images and graphics load faster. We make webpages lighter, so you can enjoy the fastest browser for your device. ✔ Save data: Opera Mini can reduce webpages down to 10% of their normal size. That saves you data, giving you faster, cheaper internet. ✔ Navigate easily: Bigger buttons and a clear layout make Opera Mini easier to use. ✔ Be social: Share your favorite content in a snap! ✔ Browse safely: Opera's focus on security and data privacy, keeps you safer on the web. To get Opera Mini installed in your Windows Phone smart device, click on this link It's time now to wait for other popular browsers like Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Do you think they will be available very soon ? leave your reply in comments below!

The most awaited Opera Mini browser for Windows Phone has just arrived to the store as beta and available for the consumer to preview Opera Mini is full of features that fit our needs and makes it a good replacement… Continue Reading →

Microsoft goes after Siri again

There have been released a lot of commercials lately that favored Cortana (Windows Phone personal assistant) over Siri (iOS personal assistant). Microsoft already made a lot of those funny videos against all sorts of products, like the Macbook vs Surface… Continue Reading →

WP8C2 – Discovering Windows Phone design guidelines

Windows Phone is a very unique smartphone operating system with its Metro UI user interface which is basically a set of rectangles called tiles, they are in different sizes and they could be static or dynamic (live tiles). A Windows… Continue Reading →

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