Canada is a hotbed for game and app development and our country is
actually the gaming industry’s third largest employer in the world, which is
just one reason the Windows Phone 7 team in Canada loves its app developers.
The Windows Marketplace now holds over 12,000 apps and Windows Phone
7 continues to be focused on supporting developers so they can continue to
deliver the great new apps Canadians crave.
From March 11-13, Canadians across the country went head-to-head in the Great Canadian Appathon,
a 48-hour competition to create a working Windows Phone 7 game with a $25,000
grand prize at stake.
People are always looking for a
shortcut. That’s why we like technology. It allows us to do almost
better, faster and easier. It’s why we’re so excited about our “To the
campaign that highlights all the cool stuff you can do with Windows 7 +
Live (if you haven’t yet, check out Family
Don’t fear – While the
holidays are over, at least CES 2011 offers us techies a first look at
the gifts we’ll be asking for next Christmas. Over the years many great
products have debuted at CES (VCR in 1970, Camcorder in 1981, HDTV in
Microsoft Xbox in 2001, and Blu-Ray DVD in 2003) and this year has been