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Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview 14383 could be next for the Fast RingJuly 7, 2016 | Michael
An emulator of the build has already leaked online
Microsoft has released to developers an emulator of the Windows 10 Mobile build 14383 to test new software on a PC before trying it on a real phone.
This emulator … Read More
Background activity improvements to help developers in the Windows 10 Anniversary UpdateJune 8, 2016 | Diyan
Microsoft introduces a new background activity mechanism
Third-party developers can use a simplified method to enable background activity for their Universal apps. This will be possible after the Anniversary Update in July, as Microsoft will provide a new option for … Read More
Microsoft buys Xamarin – a company that creates tools for developersFebruary 27, 2016 | Windows Phone Area
Microsoft aims to create a real Universal App Platform
The Redmont-based software giant has announced the acquisition of Xamarin – a company that offers cross-platform tools for building apps. Using the Xamarin tools, any developer with C# background can create … Read More
Windows Phone Internals gives you a Root access to selected Lumia phonesNovember 26, 2015 | Michael
A tool unlocks the bootloader of some Windows Phones
An XDA developer has released a suite of tools called ”Windows Phone Internals” by which you can unlock the bootloader of selected Lumia phones, enable Root Access and flash custom ROMs.
No Android apps on Windows in the near futureNovember 16, 2015 | Windows Phone Area
Project Astoria put on hold
Microsoft announced in April different tools through which developers could easily build Windows apps using their existing code for Android and iOS.
Some of the Windows 10 Mobile builds even had an Android … Read More
How to Promote Your App in the Windows Phone StoreSeptember 7, 2015 | Windows Phone Area 1
Promoting your app in the Windows Store is not a difficult process when you know what’s involved. In fact, promoting apps in the Windows Store is not unlike promoting an app in the Apple App Store or Google Play. That … Read More
Enthusiasts have successfully installed Android apps on Windows 10 phonesAugust 8, 2015 | Diyan
A leaked version of Project Astoria tool allows installing Android apps on Windows 10 Mobile devices
Microsoft will officially release its Windows Bridge for Android in the fall, but an early version of the tool has already leaked in China … Read More
Microsoft makes its iOS-Windows bridge tool open sourceAugust 7, 2015 | Diyan
Windows Bridge for iOS is now available for developers
In April this year, Microsoft announced that iOS and Android developers would be able to use their existing app codes to build Windows 10 apps using special tools – bridges.
Today, … Read More
Windows Phone developer tools can work with Swift /Objective C code from iOSMay 4, 2015 | Windows Phone Area
Microsoft makes easier for any iOS and Android developer to use old code and build Windows apps
The big news at BUILD 2015 were the Microsoft’s plans to attract iOS and Android developers by announcing new tools for converting existing … Read More
Preview for Developer smartphones are getting a newer OS buildFebruary 28, 2015 | Windows Phone Area 1
Build 14234 is now being rolled out
Update: It seems to be a small configuration update for Preview for Developer devices. It takes less than 10 minutes to install.
Original story: For those users who have joined the Preview program … Read More
Update 2 for Windows Phone 8.1 is close to release for Preview for DevelopersFebruary 15, 2015 | Diyan
Windows Phone 8.1.2 will be the last update before Windows 10
Microsoft is expected to finish the distribution of Lumia Denim with Windows Phone 8.1.1 to all unlocked devices before the end of February but smartphones enrolled to the Preview … Read More
Important update for Windows Phone Preview for DevelopersOctober 24, 2014 | Michael 1
Fixes and improvements for users on the Preview Program
Microsoft has released a new update for all users who are part of the special program for early updates on Windows Phone – Preview for Developers.
The new version 8.10.14192.280 has … Read More