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Windows Phone 7 Made Simple by Jon Westfall

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Chapter 25. Exploring the Marketplace

Back in the Dark Ages (circa 2000), owning a device like your Windows Phone 7 phone (such devices were then known simply as PDAs) meant two things. First, it meant that you had your information with you wherever you went, as long as you synchronized manually by plugging into your computer regularly. Second, it meant that finding new applications and getting them onto your PDA could be a real pain. But now, 10 years later, things have changed dramatically: your information is generally stored online somewhere, and you can find all that cool stuff straight from your phone's screen using the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace. In this chapter, we will cover how to use the Marketplace to explore new applications, games, ...

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