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US and Canada Getting $9.99 Per Month Zune Music Pass On Oct 3

On October 3rd, Zune Music Marketplace and Zune Music Pass will roll out in Canada, providing access to a growing music catalog from all the major labels, as well as tens of thousands of indie labels.

With this, Canadian users will be able to sign up for Zune Music at a monthly cost …

Zune Software 4.8 Update Ready For “Mango” Now Available

Microsoft has release the next version of the Zune software. “Our primary goal with this release was to make the Zune software the best companion for your “Mango” Windows Phone, so the team implemented a few new features and made a bunch of under-the-hood refinements and fixes, including several based on your feedback,” revealed Matt …

“We’re In” Application for Windows Phone Makes Organizing Get-together’s a Breeze

Bing Search announced the “We’re In” app for Windows Phone today as of August 18 — is a great way to save time and frustration when planning your roadtrip or meeting your friend at the mall – helping you connect with your friend faster.

“The app makes organizing get- together’s, carpooling and trying …

Protective Wraps for Windows Phone from GelaSkins – iPrint & Scan WP App

Looking for some protective Windows Phone 7 cases — just check the following eye-popping protective wraps for Windows Phone from GelaSkins.

The wraps stick to your phone using a residue-free 3M adhesive, and are available for models including the Samsung Focus and Omnia 7, HTC Trophy and HD7, and the LG Quantum.

Xbox LIVE Sudoku and Xbox LIVE Minesweeper Landed in the U.S. Marketplace for Windows Phone

Two of the most immensely popular puzzle games of all time–the PC classic Minesweeper and the newspaper staple Sudoku–just landed in the U.S. Marketplace for Windows Phone.

“But these aren’t just any versions of the classic games. They’re official Xbox LIVE editions–so now they come with all kinds of cool powerups and achievements. …

Zune HD: 9 New Apps and Updates Now Available in the Zune Marketplace

Amid Windows Phone 7 “Mango” hype, Microsoft hasn’t forgotten about the Zune HD despited being rumored about its impending demise. The Redmond company has unleashed a range of new and updated games and apps for the device onto the Marketplace, as reported by Zunited.

All of the apps and updates mentioned below exclusive …

Build a New Tower Defense Game with ScriptTD for Windows Phone 7 Platform

ScriptTD is an open source project that allows anyone to easily create a new Tower Defense game for the Windows Phone 7 platform, without any prior programming knowledge. The project lets you create new art & audio and edit some XML files to bring it all together into a polished game without having to write …

Zune Music Test Begins in Australia, Expanding Outside the US/UK Soon!

Microsoft is quietly testing the music component of the marketplace in Australia right now. It had been rumored before that it might be coming to the country soon. Zune 4.8 users who have their system location set to Australia and/or an Australian Live ID will now see the “Music” tab teasing the goods.

Fujitsu IS12T Mango Windows Phone 7 Expected in August; Microsoft Points for WP7 Game Microtransactions

It appears that the first Windows Phone 7 “Mango” smartphone may available a bit sooner than expected.

The Next Web reports that the Fujitsu IS12T smartphone will have the honor of becoming the first “Mango” phone scheduled to be released in August. The phone will come with a 3.7 inch screen and is waterproof, not much else …

Zune Branded Subscription Video Streaming Coming To Xbox

When it comes to watching videos on the Xbox 360, most people turn to Netflix or Hulu. Xbox does have its own video store — under the Zune brand — but it has an anemic selection and an unpopular download-and-watch delivery system that, frankly, hasn’t changed much since it was introduced in 2006. The Daily …

Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App for Windows Mobile and Android Launched

Recently, during the Interactive Leadership Forum session, Microsoft shared several social media and online resources bringing out for partners and one partner asked the question, “I didn’t even know about that resource. How can we keep track of these informational resources?”

To that end, Microsoft today announced the “availability of the “Microsoft Partner …

Groupon, Home Depot for Windows Phone 7 Now in Marketplace – “Mango” Have Bing Vision and Shazam-like Music search

The official Groupon app for Windows Phone arrived in Marketplace. Deal hunters rejoice and nab nearby deals, see what Groupons you’ve picked up, and redeem them electronically.


In additon to Groupon, yesterday, the official Home Depot app also landed in the Markeplace. The app let you …

Guide to Use ‘Zune Pass’ Outside of USA

Microsoft’s music subscription service the “Zune Pass” is truely an incredible music subscription service. Unfortunately only officially supported in a few countries so far. If you’re really keen to try it out, you can follow the steps below that will help you resolve this until the Zune Pass is opened up to more …

Windows Phone 7 Numbers That Matter: 11,500 Apps in Marketplace

At the MIX10 conference last year the Windows Phone team showed, for the first time, the application platform and tools that developers would use to build applications and games for Windows Phone 7. Now, as the MIX11 is looming around, Microsoft has posted some of the numbers that illustrate WP7’s developments over the course:

The System Center Blog Aggregator Windows Phone App Hits Zune Marketplace

Ever since Windows Phone 7 was launched late last year there’s been a growing buzz surrounding Microsoft’s new phone OS, and with the recent announcement that the Windows Phone Marketplace had surpassed 10,000 apps in those 4-5 months and was growing fast (now well over 12,000). And, now the System Center Blog Aggregator app was …