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Around 3000 apps for Windows Phone 7 Series on the wayBy Hanleigh Daniels 26 November 2010 | Categories: news
Microsoft has announced that it has already attracted over 15 000 developers for its new smartphone operating system, Windows Phone 7 Series.
“We’re heading into one of the biggest shopping weeks of the year and we’re on pace to offer roughly 3,000 apps and games by the end of this week,” stated Todd Brix, who runs the Marketplace for Windows Phone. “We’ve also seen a near 80% increase in the number of registered developers since September, with more than 15,000 developers already signaling their intent to bring exciting content to Windows Phone. Clearly we’re just getting warmed up.”
Just getting warmed up is the correct choice of words since Redmond has some way to go before catching up to Nokia, which announced last week that it over 400 000 new developers joining Forum Nokia in the last 12 months, as well as 92 developers crossing the million download mark for their apps.
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