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Microsoft updating and rebranding the Windows Marketplace

0. phoneArena posted on 12 Sep 2012, 15:39

It looks like the days of the Windows Phone Marketplace are over, because Microsoft has decided to rebrand it the Windows Store. The move is just another piece of the puzzle that brings together Windows 8 and Windows Phone...

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posted on 12 Sep 2012, 15:51 8

1. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


i get the feeling windows will be like android with a little bit of ios in it.......which is a great thing actually, i see it being better than ios no doubt, and i also see it becoming a real competitor for android!

Heres to the future of "real companies"

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 17:01

4. CharlieAtInfinity (Posts: 253; Member since: 10 Apr 2012)

Same, no more hate for Windows Phone 8. Its got many features I need like Bluetooth file transfer and hope more like USB Mass Storage to drag and drop files without Zune :)
Hope Sony also makes Windows Phone 8 Devices.. I hate the fact that they are only sticking to Android :( I do love Android a lot but want to see Sony do more..
I still have my old Sony Ericsson Aspen and it was a awesome phone :)

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 15:52 2

2. cptbeatstix (Posts: 101; Member since: 19 Jul 2012)

Michael, some of these other writers need to take note on how to write a proper article. I'm glad that WP users will have a better market place to be able to browse with having to look at "Sexy (insert random woman title" every 5 apps.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 16:43 1

3. droiddomination (Posts: 203; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)

i LOVE windows phone! it is sooooo smooth and polished. i put down android and have not looked back since. only wish i could change my username to reflect that.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 22:22

5. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)

i really love windows phone 8/ windows 8 (for tablet, but of desktop---no) but hate that they change its "marketplace" to "store"!! now, they're all store--- apple app store, google play store and now windows store!!!

kinda glad that blackberry's app store will still be called "BlackBerry App World" coz its really different!!

i wish they didnt change it!! Windows Marketplace sounds nice and unique!

now, i think mozilla's app store will be called mozilla marketplace!

but hoping that microsoft change its mind and let it be called again as marketplace.. i even hate that google change android market to play store!

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