Items tagged with Windows Marketplace

While Apple’s App Store is certainly enjoying unprecedented growth, Microsoft is getting closer to joining the game and launching its upcoming Windows Marketplace for Mobile. At Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans, the company reported that it is on track to open for application submissions from developers on July 27th. Microsoft also announced intentions to offer a developer contest later this month with details to be disclosed on the 28th. We’ve known for a while that the Windows Marketplace will launch with Windows Mobile 6.5 in the fall. Until now, support for previous versions... Read more...
We’ve known for a little while that Microsoft was working on its own application store for Windows Mobile-powered devices. However, details surrounding the store have been pretty vague until now. Thanks to some new information from Microsoft, we now know more about its application store, which will be called the Windows Marketplace. For starters, the company plans to charge developers an annual fee of $99 to become part of the Windows Marketplace ecosystem. There will be an additional $99 fee for every application the developer submits. To help grow the marketplace, Microsoft is allowing registered... Read more...