Tag Archives: wp7

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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New Game: Sort It!

I’ve just released a new game for WP7 called Sort It!. It’s a simple game, all you have to do is sort the shapes into the correct box. The challenge comes when the colours are removed so you need to look at the shapes, or when the colours of the shapes don’t match the colours [...]

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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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Level Editor for Maze Escape

I have just submitted an update to Maze Escape with a new level editor. It should be availiable for download in a couple of days. With it you can now create your own mazes to play. I have also fixed a bug that sometimes resulted in duplicate high scores appearing in the high score table.

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Maze Escape Trial Mode

Maze Escape has just been updated. It now has a trial mode allowing you to play the first 6 levels for free. Coming soon to the full version is a level editor allowing you to create your own levels.

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Maze Escape for Windows Phone 7 Released

Maze Escape has now been ported from the Swingame framework to Windows Phone 7, and is availiable for download. Click here for more infomation.

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