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Microsoft asks Germans what apps they want ported to Windows Phone, gives away T-shirts

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Microsoft asks Germans what apps they want ported to Windows Phone, gives away T-shirts
There was a time when the lack of decent applications was among Windows Phone's prime flaws. Today, things are steadily changing for the better, yet Microsoft's mobile platform still has a long way to go until it is up to par with Android and iOS, at least in terms of software availability.

Thankfully, Microsoft is working on the matter. In fact, the software giant is reaching to Windows Phone users with a new campaign. In a nutshell, German consumers are being asked what are the applications they want to see ported on Windows Phone. And in case an app for a specific purpose does not exist, Microsoft is ready to accept fresh ideas. Oh, and did we mention that those who submit their app requests might win a T-shirt?

The campaign is running on Microsoft Germany's Facebook page, so those of you who are fluent in the language are free to check it out. Those who are not are still free to look at the pictures.

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posted on 31 May 2012, 07:16 3

1. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5539; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


Maybe MS should ask U.S. smartphone buyers the same question? And then followthrough with the app developers. Gotta be a few BB owners looking to switch.

posted on 31 May 2012, 08:13 3

2. charudutt (Posts: 13; Member since: 18 Apr 2012)


NOKIA N WINDOWS R DOING GR8 WRK!!!! really have to work hard if wanna come close to IOS AND ANDROID!!!! ALLL D BEST WINDOWS N NOKIA!!!

posted on 31 May 2012, 08:26

3. Credo (Posts: 687; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)


Please Make Action Movie FX for Windows Phone :D,
or at least something that looks very similar :)

posted on 31 May 2012, 08:49 3

4. Schmao (Posts: 302; Member since: 05 Jul 2009)


How about someone goes on the App Store and port the first 100,000 apps under the top rated. I don't we will be missing anything too important after that.

posted on 31 May 2012, 17:49

5. lubba (Posts: 1310; Member since: 17 Jan 2011)


Why are they asking the Germans? I need a Wells Fargo app here in the US!

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