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Windows 8 Store will sell adult-rated games in UK, after Microsoft reverses decision

Windows 8 Store will sell adult-rated games in UK, after Microsoft reverses decision

By 26 October 2012

Games such as Skyrim, Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed and Max Payne will be available to buy through the Windows 8 Store after all, following Microsoft’s decision to relax what content could and couldn’t be sold in the UK.  Previously, Windows App... >>

Windows 8 Marketplace says no to adult-rated games

Windows 8 Marketplace says no to adult-rated games

By 11 October 2012

Games with content deemed inappropriate for children will not be available to buy from the Windows 8 Marketplace, it has been revealed. A Microsoft representative has said titles such as The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Max... >>

Nokia Lumia 610: Five out of top 10 games won't work

Nokia Lumia 610: Five out of top 10 games won't work

By 28 May 2012

Half the games in Windows Marketplace’s top ten games chart can’t be downloaded to the Nokia Lumia 610. After a Spanish Windows Phone blog revealed that, along with Skype, both Angry Birds and football classic PES 2012 could not be installed on to... >>

Microsoft makes Marketplace changes: No more Zune apps and Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update now essential

Microsoft makes Marketplace changes: No more Zune apps and Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update now essential

By 25 April 2012

Windows Phone users will soon no longer be able to buy apps for their device from the Zune PC software. It’s the first of two changes Microsoft is implementing, the second being that to buy any new apps, or to update existing ones, your device must... >>

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace: 6,000 strong and growing

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace: 6,000 strong and growing

By 12 January 2011

It's still got a long, long way to go before its on par with the app store (it's a generic term don't you know) offerings from Apple and Google, but Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Marketplace is growing at a fairly rapid rate. Just two weeks back Microsoft... >>

First five...Windows Mobile apps to download

First five...Windows Mobile apps to download

By 1 January 2010

If you got a new Windows-based handset for Christmas, then you'll likely be interested in exploring the content Microsoft has ready and waiting for you in the online Marketplace app store. Here's five apps we think are worth the download... Bing Bing... >>

Windows Marketplace for Mobile gets updated

Windows Marketplace for Mobile gets updated

By 12 November 2009

"Much anticipated upgrades for Windows Marketplace for Mobile" have now gone live, reports Microsoft in a blog post. Part of the second wave of features promised, there's said to be more advanced anti-piracy protection and an improved developer portal,... >>

VIDEO: Rejected Windows Marketplace apps revealed

VIDEO: Rejected Windows Marketplace apps revealed

By 22 October 2009

Microsoft is promoting its Windows Marketplace for Mobile app store with a comedic clip revealing apps that didn't make it through the vetting process. Highlights include a virtual sundial, the familiar-looking game pung, the enabler and moustaches of... >>

Five Windows Mobile 6.5 phones to watch out for

Five Windows Mobile 6.5 phones to watch out for

By 6 October 2009

It may not have been quite the upgrade Microsoft had conceived of with the company's initial route map for 2009 but the launch of Windows Phone/Windows Mobile 6.5 today comes with no less ceremony. Naturally, an operating system is all very well and good... >>

Quick guide to Windows Mobile 6.5 - Windows Phone

Quick guide to Windows Mobile 6.5 - Windows Phone

By 6 October 2009

Want to know what all the fuss is about? Read our quick guide to find out more about what the changes are, what they mean, and how they affect you. We'll also give you a run down of the good and bad points. What is Windows Phone? It's the rebranded name... >>


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