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TouchStudio 1.1 beta, create more useful apps for WP7 on WP7

Last month, Microsoft Research team released a beta app for WP7 called TouchStudio which is an app to code another app. As of now, no other mobile platform has got such app. This amazing app might not interest professional developers but students and hobbyists would surely find this interesting. It requires barely any programming knowledge to code a new app which can access your phones data, media, sensors and cloud services like social networks.

Xperia X10 finally gets to taste a few drops of Honeycomb

“Hardware limitation” – this has been a favourite reason/excuse since a very long time for not providing firmware upgrades to Android devices by the manufacturers. Until recently, Sony Ericsson’s Xperia X10 too wasn’t going to get firmware upgrade beyond Android 2.1 (not officially, atleast.) And now when its official that Xperia X10 is indeed going to get an Android Gingerbread upgrade, XDA member Chumby_666 has managed to port the Android Honeycomb SDK to it.

Windows Phone Keyboard Tips & Tricks

1800PocketPC put together an article highlighting some of the effort that went into creating the Windows Phone soft keyboard. Aside from all the work that was done researching...

Don’t forget to backup. Oh, Windows Phone. Never Mind

Yesterday, I did something on my phone that took less than a minute and cost me about seven hours of rebuilding. Decided to start tinkering with Advanced Configuration,...

CM 7.1.0 Packing 2.3.4 About to Hit

So Google dropped Android 2.3.4 on stock Nexus S owners. Those not fitting that description have been SOL until the fairly near future as I just scored and flashed me a...

Confession: I’m Digging Kill the Duck: Town Invaders

When Kill the Duck first hit the Windows Phone marketplace I was a bit shocked at how quickly it rose to the top of the charts, being that it was a...

Google blocking tethering apps in the market

I suppose its about time, allow me to introduce you to the beginning of the end for Androids “wild wild west” behavior. Is this a bad thing? NO! it...

Microsoft makes iPorting a lot easier

I could over analyze this with a nice size article, or I could just sum it up in 2 sentences. Lets try the 3 sentences route. 1....

Android 2.3.4–not just bug fixes, GTalk with video call support

One of the reasons, anyone would prefer Google Nexus S over any other Android phone is definitely because of the “Pure Google Experience” – no third party customization, gets update earlier than any other Android device. Google has just announced that the next firmware update, Android 2.3.4 for Nexus S has got bug fixes along with a surprise - video and voice chat support for Google Talk.

Hypership Out Of Control: Retro Space Action For WP7

Fun Infused Games has released Hypership Out of Control Lite into the Marketplace. It’s a remake of the classic 8-bit space shooters with retro sounds and text to match but finger...