Tag Archives: Windows Phone 7

Detecting whether or not Zune is connected when using photochooser task.

When a windows phone is connected to the computer and zune is open, apps on the phone can’t access the photos stored on the phone through the photochooser task. If zune is connected the photochooser task will immediately return with e.TaskResult set to TaskResult.Cancel, which is the same return value as if the user had [...]

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Moving from XNA to XNA/Silverlight hybrid on WP7

With the Mango update for WP7 you can now create “Windows Phone Silverlight and XNA Applications.” I’ve decided to make a game to make use of this Silverlight/XNA hybrid technology, with the main advantages I see being able to use the Silverlight web browser control in game for things like social network integration. However, as [...]

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ERBY Updates

ERBY version 1.2 has been submitted and should be available in a few days. It only includes a few minor fixes, the main being the problems with reading and translating Chinese text. Another fix regarding downloading books from Project Gutenberg has been implemented. Books with Chinese or other non-latin characters should now display correctly when [...]

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New App: ERBY eReader!

I have just release a new app to the WP7 marketplace. ERBY eReader is an ebook reader for Windows Phone 7. However it is made for those who are learning a foreign language. When reading a book, you can just tap on a word and get a tranlation. It is powered by Microsoft® Translator, so [...]

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