Tag Archives: Windows Phone Marketplace

The Windows Phone App Problem

Last week the situation with Windows Phone Apps was once again in the news as the Marketplace/Store reached 145,000 apps.  On one hand we had many critics pointing out that the rate of growth for Windows Phone has slowed considerably.  … Continue reading

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Losing patience with Windows Phone

I have to say that my patience with Windows Phone is wearing off.  There are two reasons for this.  The first is the lack of real progress on the application front.  The second is the feeling of abandonment surrounding the … Continue reading

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The Windows Phone developer business experience

This morning a blog entry by Steve Behrendt got me thinking about what the business experience must be like for Windows Phone developers.  Actually it is more than Windows Phone developers, it is developers for any of the app stores. Prior … Continue reading

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Expect a slow Q3 for Windows Phone 7 Apps

I fully expect the pace of new apps coming out of the Windows Phone 7 marketplace to decline over the summer before accelerating wildly this fall.  The reason is pretty obvious, developers are going to be turning their attention to … Continue reading

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