Windows Phone 7's Impossible App Mission

Microsoft's already done a lot right with Windows Phone 7, and it's not even out until late this year. But after today's announcements, there's one lingering question: How can Windows Phone 7 possibly catch up, in terms of apps? » 3/15/10 8:00pm 3/15/10 8:00pm

Windows Marketplace Will Be the Only Source For Windows Phone 7 Apps

What many feared (or briefly thought about without much emotion either way) has turned out to be true: Microsoft PR has confirmed that Windows Marketplace for Mobile will be the only source for Windows Phone 7 apps, meaning that you can't sideload apps, and that Microsoft will be the sole gatekeeper for all apps on… » 3/15/10 4:10pm 3/15/10 4:10pm

Netflix App Streams Gorgeously on Windows Phone 7

Here's the first demo of Netflix running on Windows Phone 7. Keep in mind, it's technically a prototype, but equipped with show subscriptions and 3G streaming, Netflix is super hot on the platform. We want this. Now: » 3/15/10 1:45pm 3/15/10 1:45pm

Windows Phone 7 Apps: First Video

Click to viewSo this is how apps are going to look on Windows Phone 7: visually captivating, great animations, 3D transformations. It's a very distinctive look and feel from iPhone apps, and may be just what Microsoft needs to establish themselves. » 3/15/10 1:09pm 3/15/10 1:09pm

Windows Phone 7 Apps: Everything You Need To Know

Windows Phone 7 Series: It's a thing! And it looks pretty great, so far. Last month's announcement, though, left a lot of questions. Questions which are answered here, in Gizmodo's live updated coverage of Microsoft's MIX 2010 keynote. » 3/15/10 12:12pm 3/15/10 12:12pm

Windows Phone Marketplace Partners: Pandora, Foursquare, EA Mobile, AP,…

It's not clear yet when Microsoft's newly announced Windows Phone Marketplace is going to launch, but when it does they'll have a bevy of partners already on board, ranging from the AP to Foursquare to Pandora. And they look good! » 3/15/10 12:11pm 3/15/10 12:11pm